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Working Iron 101 – A Guide to Blacksmithing

on March 12, 2016
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Blacksmithing is a very old profession. It has been around for thousands of years. Throughout time, blacksmiths have played a very important role, providing essential tools that would lead to growth, innovation, and development. Needless to say, it’s a highly underrated profession.

It is also a profession that’s considered mysterious and intriguing for some reason. It’s not uncommon to become very curious and ask a bunch of questions when they encounter blacksmiths. That’s why we at Boston Ironworks have penned down this brief post about the bare bones of blacksmithing.

Creative Ideas for Garden Gates

on February 18, 2016
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Gardens are a very charming addition to any home. There’s always this feeling of nostalgia and wonder that people experience when they open a pretty little garden door and step into a green and wonderful garden. The gates only add to the charm of the entire scene. At Boston Ironworks, we believe that a garden gate would add a different design element to your backyard and should be installed in every home. Here are some ideas for fabricated gates and doors.

The Importance of Fire Escape Maintenance

on February 16, 2016
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You never know when you might need to use a fire escape. Most people are content to believe that their homes are safe and they’ll never see it burning. If you’re careful, then yes, you might never have to live through a fire. Unfortunately, disaster often strikes unexpectedly and it’s always wise to be prepared. At Boston Ironworks, we believe that you should maintain your fire escapes well. After all, it’s better to be safe than sorry. There are many fire escapes in Boston and the engineers here know how to handle them. Here’s what you need to keep in mind.

Tips for Designing a Strong and Durable Staircase

on February 14, 2016
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Staircases are some of the most essential aspects of your home. They connect the lower floors with the upper floors of your home. Designers often ignore these installations, believing that their efforts would be better served elsewhere. At Boston Ironworks, we believe that staircases can add an interesting design element to your home if you handle it with care. You can hire a professional to handle your stair solutions or simply plan a design yourself. Here are some tips on how to design excellent staircases for your home.

How to Properly Maintain your Driveway Gate

on February 12, 2016
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The driveway gate has moving metal parts and as you might know, moving metal parts need to be maintained well if you want to ensure that your driveway gate in Boston lasts for a very long time. You don’t really need to call in the professionals to perform this maintenance. A professional would certainly do a more thorough job but if you want to handle the task yourself, we at Boston Ironworks suggest the following steps.

Tips to Build a Unique and Original Garden Fence

on January 18, 2016
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Garden fences enhance your level of privacy and let you enjoy your garden in peace. You don’t have to worry about your neighbors peeping or calling out greetings. You won’t have to worry about people who’re just driving by watch you relax in your garden in your pajamas. Because of this, iron fences for your gardens can be of great use. At Boston Ironworks, we have created several fences and strongly believe that they add security and beauty to your garden.

Indoor Staircases – Appealing and Functional

on January 16, 2016
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Staircases are one of the most essential, but often ignored part of your home. After all, they’re used to move from one floor to another. Without them, you don’t be able access the upper floors of your home. Most staircases are very bland and boring in design. They’re easily forgettable and don’t add much to the overall look and feel of your home.

However, it doesn’t have to be so. Custom spiral staircases in Boston can add a whole new element of design to your home. At Boston Ironworks, we suggest you consider the following points. They might just convince you that a spiral staircase is a good idea.

Giving Proper Maintenance to Metal Doors

on January 14, 2016
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Metal doors can be very appealing and very secure. They fit right in with a modern home and look great. Metal doors are also very low maintenance, especially in comparison to wood. However, they do need some care and maintenance to ensure that they keep looking great and remain strong. At Boston Ironworks, we always suggest that you take proper care of fabricated gates and doors. We provide all of our clients a guide on how to carry our essential maintenance. Here are some tips:

How to Build Strong and Appealing Iron Fences?

on January 12, 2016
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Fences made from wrought iron in Boston have a perennial appeal. They have a timeless quality that can suit any kind of design and architecture. With a little planning, you can create a fence that would complement your home and increase its curb appeal. Iron fences are a wonderful addition to any home and would undoubtedly increase its value as well. At Boston Ironworks, we believe that with a little creativity, your fence would stand out and draw attention. Here’s everything you need to consider:

The Importance of Having a Solid Fire Escape at Home

on December 15, 2015
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It’s very common for your wits to scatter when you’re faced with unexpected crisis. Nothing is more unexpected than a sudden fire that appeared out of nowhere. You don’t know what to do and your mind is clouded. According to experts from the best fire escape company, you have approximately 2 minutes to get out of your home before your life is at risk. At Boston Ironworks, it’s very clear to us that better preparation can make all the difference. Here’s what you need to do: