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Metal Decks Maintenance: A Quick Guide

on October 14, 2016
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There are a number of outdoor decking materials available in the market today, but steel proves to be the most resilient and durable one. Steel is increasingly being used in deck installations as well in the in the installation of various other outdoor features. However, the one downside to having a metal deck is that it’s susceptible to rust.

FAQs about Custom Spiral Staircases

on August 17, 2016
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Spiral staircases are very interesting and can be a great addition to any home or property. However, they need to be built well to be safe for use. They also need to fit in with the overall décor and architecture of your property. Sometimes, custom spiral staircases look out of place and ugly, no matter how well they’re constructed. At Boston Ironworks, we often get a number of questions about these structures and we address some of them below:

Everything You Need to Know About Ornamental Ironworks

on August 03, 2016
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Metals like iron and steel are very malleable. They can be molded into different sizes and shapes to create great ornament pieces. Iron has been used for several hundred years to accentuate properties all over the world.  The metal has been used in gates, fences, chandeliers, and other such accessories.

At Boston Ironworks, we have a team of skilled blacksmiths and ironworkers who can shape metal into a variety of different forms that can enhance the beauty of your property. Our ornamental iron work services are of high quality and great design. Here’s a brief explanation of what ornamental ironwork is.

Fire Escape Recommendations for Your Home

on July 22, 2016
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Fire can strike anywhere and cause damage to anyone. It’s important to be prepared and ensure your property offers appropriate means to escape the disaster. At Boston Ironworks, we’ve observed that many property owners neglect emergency exits and don’t have proper plans in place to deal with fire. As the best fire escape company in our area, we always offer our customers honest and unbiased advice about these installations. Here are some recommendations for you:

It's all about looks: Wrought Iron Balcony for your Home

on July 08, 2016
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A wrought iron balcony can add dimension and charm to your home and increase its curb appeal. The exterior of your home won’t look as flat and boring if you have an elegant balcony there. However, you need to choose the right design and size because balconies immediately attract attention and can be an eyesore if they don’t blend in well with the rest of the architecture. At Boston Ironworks, we recommend these balconies to clients who want to add a little interest to the façade of their home. Here’s some information about them:

Rusty No More: How to Repair an Ornamental Iron Gate

on July 01, 2016
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Wrought iron is elegant and sophisticated, which is why it has been used on properties for hundreds of years now. It’s resilient, can withstand outdoor elements easily, and adds to the beauty of any home. Unfortunately, wrought iron is also highly prone to rust and requires a certain amount of yearly maintenance to stay in a good condition. At Boston Ironworks, we recommend the following maintenance steps for your ornamental iron gate:

Bathroom Grab Bars Installation Guide

on June 15, 2016
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Bathroom grab bars are essential if you want to create a disabled-friendly bathroom. They offer people with physical disabilities and mobility problems to use the bathroom facilities safely and avoid injury. You need to install sturdy and resilient grab bars that would withstand pressure and weight and offer people a secure grip.

While the bar itself should be well-made and strong, the handicap railings installation is the key. If the bar isn’t installed properly, it won’t handle the pressure and will come off the wall. At Boston Ironworks, we suggest you follow the steps listed below to install it securely.

Pros and Cons: Custom Spiral Staircases

on June 08, 2016
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Spiral staircases can be visually stunning and can enhance the beauty of your home. However, they’re not the right choice for everyone. In some homes, these structures fit right in and look like they’re a natural part of the design. In other homes, they stand out like a sore thumb; so it’s important to consider the pros and cons of custom spiral staircases. At Boston Ironworks, we suggest you consider the points listed below before you opt for a staircase installation.

Prevention is Key: Fire Escape Planning

on May 19, 2016
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No one really anticipates that fire would strike their home and threaten their life. In fact, most people believe that this disaster would never happen to them but they’re wrong. Fire accidents can happen to anyone and, if you’re not adequately prepared for it, the disaster can cause injuries and even death. At Boston Ironworks, we encourage our clients to have a thorough fire escape plan in place. That can save your life and help you avoid serious injuries.

Benefits of Steel Balcony Railing

on May 12, 2016
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Stainless steel always looks clean, modern, and chic, no matter how you use it. This durable material is low-maintenance and very attractive, which is why it can be used to create an excellent balcony railing. If they’re well made and properly installed, railings can enhance the beauty of your home and increase its security. Here are some benefits that our clients here at Boston Ironworks have experienced. 

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