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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:

Learning the Difference: Porches, Balconies & Decks

on May 19, 2017
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The outdoor areas of your property are one of the first things that visitors to your property see; and you design these with as much care and attention as the indoor areas. While landscapes add greenery and freshness to your immediate surroundings, features such as Boston balconies and deck installations as well asporches add to the functionality of the place and allow you to use these open areas in an optimal manner.

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:

Wrought Iron Balcony Railing Installation: A Complete Guide

on April 25, 2017
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Balconies are an excellent addition to any home. They enhance the external appearance of your home, provide security for your windows, and increase the value of your property. A wrought iron balcony doesn’t cost too much money and is relatively easy to install, so if your home looks bland and plain from the outside, you should invest in one. At Boston Ironworks, we can create custom balconies that fit in perfectly with your home. Here’s how you can install them:

Always Prepared: Boston Fire Inspection Checklist

on April 18, 2017
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Fire accidents can happen to anyone at any time, which is why it’s important to ensure your property has adequate protection against such disasters. Even modern building materials will eventually succumb to fire and cause problems, which is why you need to make sure you have an egress route ready for use at all times. Boston fire inspection professionals can make sure your property is up to standards. At Boston Ironworks, we recommend you consult this checklist to ensure your property is ready for inspection.

Your Best Friend Deserves it: Dog-Friendly Wrought Iron Fences

on April 11, 2017
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If you have a dog and other such pets, you need to make sure that your home environment is suitable and safe enough for them. Dogs are very playful and enthusiastic. They like to explore their environment, get into tight spaces, or try to escape your yard in order to roam the neighborhood. The best way to keep your dog contained and safe is you install dog-friendly wrought iron fences on your property.

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.

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.

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.

Classic and Stylish: Two Rail Iron Fences

on December 12, 2016
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Two-rail iron fences have been around for a very long time. It’s a classic and timeless design that can easily adapt to different kinds of architecture and design. Iron fences are very durable and can easily last for decades at a time if you maintain them well. That’s why it’s important to choose a style that has timeless appeal instead of following trends. Here are some reasons why we at Boston Ironworks recommend this design.

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