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Safety Recommendations from your Fire Escape Service Company

on February 15, 2017
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You never know when you might need to use the fire escape, which is why you need to keep it in good condition. Property owners often forget to maintain their fire escape systems or plan egress routes because no one believes that a fire could happen to them. At Boston Ironworks, we firmly believe that it’s better to be safe than sorry. As a fire escape service company, we recommend that you take the precautions mentioned below and keep your fire escape in good condition.

Custom Spiral Staircases for Duplex Houses

on February 08, 2017
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Staircases help you navigate from one level of your home to another so they’re an essential part of your property’s architecture. But that’s not their only function because they can add an interesting design element to your home as well. These structures come in different designs and shapes and can be used to enhance your home’s beauty. One of the best examples of beautiful stairs are custom spiral staircases. At Boston Ironworks, we have seen and created a number of spiral structures and understand their impact on the overall design of a property.

Types of Electric Gates & Fences

on February 01, 2017
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If security and privacy are your primary concerns, you should consider installing electric gates and fences. These structures will keep intruders away from your property and ensure you don’t have to worry about your loved ones or valuables. Our clients here at Boston Ironworks often ask for advice on fabricated gates & doors. Here’s a brief introduction to different types of electric gates and fences:

A look into History: Blacksmithing Materials Through the Ages

on January 26, 2017
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Blacksmithing is an ancient profession and over the years, blacksmiths have used a number of tools and materials in their craft. The profession has evolved every time a new metal was introduced into the industry. Blacksmiths throughout history took the time and invested the effort to truly understand how different metals work and how to shape them. A modern Boston blacksmith relies on this knowledge to perform his or her craft.

Driveway Gates Installation Tips

on January 19, 2017
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Driveway gates are a great way to secure your property and add to its curb appeal. However, they need to be installed correctly to work well. If you install the gates in a bad location, you won’t be able to open and close them comfortably. At Boston Ironworks, we provide the tips mentioned below to all our clients who want to install driveway gates properly.

Handicap Grab Bars Installation: A Quick Guide

on January 12, 2017
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Bathrooms can be hazardous for people with disabilities and limited mobility. Such individuals are often injured when they try to step out of the bathtub or shower and slip. Handicap grab bars can help you avoid accidents. These bars can bear 250 pounds of weight and if they’re installed correctly, they’ll offer solid support. At Boston Ironworks, we recommend that you follow the steps mentioned below carefully to ensure the bars are securely installed.

Keeping them Good: Wrought Iron Gates Maintenance

on January 05, 2017
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Wrought iron gates have been around for hundreds of years. Most traditional manors and ancient buildings have these gates because they’re durable, elegant, and worth the expense. If you maintain these gates well, they can last for decades and still look brand new. At Boston Ironworks, we recommend that you follow the steps mentioned below to keep your wrought iron gates in a good condition.

Back to Basics- 5 Types of Door Materials

on December 22, 2016
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Most people don’t give too much thought to the kind of doors they have on their property and feel that a door is nothing but a door after all. However, this couldn’t be further from the truth; there are a number of different  types of doors available and they all serve  very specific purposes. It’s important that you use the right door  for the right application. While we manufacture fabricated  gates and  doors there are other varieties you can choose from too. Let’s take a look at what these are:

Residential Stair Solutions for your Home

on December 19, 2016
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Stairs need to have railings in order to protect people from accidental falls and trips. These railings can also add to the beauty and décor of your property so it’s important to choose the right material. Wood has always been the most popular railing option but people have started to explore other alternatives as well. At Boston Ironworks, we’ve noticed that different types of metal railings have also become very popular. Here are some metal railing options you can consider for your home.

Everything you Need to Know About Wrought Iron Railings

on November 22, 2016
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Railings are an essential safety feature that ensure you have support when you’re in elevated spots, and help prevent any dangerous accidents. Wrought iron railings are also very attractive and will add beauty and charm to your property. At Boston Ironworks, we’ve noticed that our clients have many questions about these railings and if they’re worth the investment. Here are some things you need to know about iron railings before you make your purchase decision.