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Ornamental Iron Repair: Step By Step

on February 18, 2019
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Ornamental iron railings and grillwork are extremely resilient and are able to withstand exposure to the elements well. But there are times when the elements and age take their toll on the features and these installations begin to show signs of deterioration.

 

If you have features made of ornamental iron Boston on your property and have noticed signs of wear in it, call us without delay. It's never a good idea to defer getting this kind of damage or deterioration fixed as that can only lead to further problems and expenses.

Fire Escape Planning: Tips and Recommendations

on January 05, 2018
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Most people live their entire lives without facing any fire threat, which is why many take fire safety for granted. Unfortunately, a fire can break out without warning at any time so it’s always a good idea to be prepared and know what you need to do in the event of a disaster. At Boston Ironworks, we have built and maintained fire escapes in Massachusetts and are familiar with the safety requirements involved. Here are some tips and recommendations regarding what you should do in the event of a fire disaster:

Different Types of Driveway Gates

on August 23, 2017
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Driveway gates are the easiest way to improve the security of your property and control access. They come in different designs and forms so they can add to the aesthetics and curb appeal of your property as well. At Boston Ironworks, we’ve noticed that most of our clients don’t know how to choose the right kind of gates for their property because they don’t know the options available to them. Here’s a small introduction and description of all the gates options available to you:

Handicap Railings Requirements and Specifications

on July 24, 2017
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Handicap railings help people with limited physical ability to safely move around a property. These railings are usually installed in bathrooms, hallways, ramps, etc. Without these railings, people with limited mobility are likely to hurt themselves. Handicap railings are designed to provide the right amount of support to everyone who needs it.

To Be Prepared is to be Safe: Home Boston Fire Inspection

on July 17, 2017
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As a homeowner, you take great care to build a solid home, construct boundary walls and install safety systems on your property.  You do this to ensure the safety and security of your family and all the belongings in your home.

Wrought Iron Railings Restoration Guide

on June 22, 2017
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Wrought iron is a very resilient and long-lasting material and any fencing, stairs or railings that are made using this material can last for a number of years, with careful and regular maintenance. However, if you aren’t careful, the wrought iron railings can get affected by rust, which will impact its integrity and appearance.

Types of Gate Designs for Dogs

on June 15, 2017
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If you have a dog or two in your house, you like to make sure that they are safe when you are in the house as well as when you are out. Aside from this, there are times when you may need to restrict their access to certain areas of the house. Getting dog gate design in Boston installed at specific locations in your house is one way to achieve this.

Custom Spiral Staircases FAQs

on June 08, 2017
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Custom spiral staircases are becoming quite the trend these days, and they can be installed in the indoor as well as outdoor areas of your property. Since they are specifically designed for you, the design, styling and size etc. will complement the look of your property to perfection. Here are some common FAQs about these elements:

Fabricated Gates & Doors: Standard Sizes for Residential Homes

on May 19, 2017
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A door or gate may seem like a simple enough installation and many homeowners tend to forget that it too needs to be designed, fabricated and installed with care.

Fabricated gates & doors- aspects to consider

There are some basic factors that have to be taken into account when purchasing a door, such as – the style and type of door and whether it should swing outwards or inwards. Once you have made your choice on these points, you would have to start measuring.

How to Choose the Best Fire Escape Ladder for your Home?

on May 12, 2017
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A fire escape is an essential feature of any residential or commercial property. It adds to the safety of the structure and this makes it crucial to choose the right type of fire escape ladder for your home. While making this choice, there are a number of different aspects you’d have to keep in view. The experts at Boston Ironworks have put together these tips to help you pick the best ladder for residential fire escapes Massachusetts:

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