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Better Safe than Sorry: Fire Safety Tips

on December 05, 2016
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Fire-related accidents and disasters can happen to anyone and they tend to occur when you least expect them to. It’s vital to be prepared and know how to respond to such disasters. At Boston Ironworks, we encourage clients to look at fire escape solutions for every property they own. This will ensure you have a safe egress option in case disaster strikes. Here are some tips on what to do during a fire disaster:

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.

Different Types of Fences for your Home

on November 15, 2016
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Fences add security and privacy to your home but choosing the right one can be a difficult task. Different fences are suitable for different purposes so it’s important to find something that fits your requirements and budget. At Boston Ironworks, we specialize in wrought iron fences but will always offer honest advice when it comes to fence types suitable for your requirements. Here’s a brief introduction to products available in the market.

6 Types of Boston Gates Designs

on November 08, 2016
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Gates add security and beauty to any property but it’s not easy to choose the right one. You need to consider the amount of space you have on your property, the purpose of the gates, the kind of mechanism you want, and how much do you want to pay for it. At Boston Ironworks, we manufacture and sell different kinds of gates and are always willing to offer all the advice you need on Boston gate designs. Here’s a brief introduction to the types of gates available to you.

Blacksmithing Thorough History: A Quick View

on November 01, 2016
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Blacksmithing has a long, interesting history that dates back to around 1,500 BC. The craft has evolved over time and become sophisticated and intricate. Modern blacksmiths use age-old techniques along with the latest tools to shape and form metal. At Boston Ironworks, we like to reflect on our history and understand how blacksmith work has evolved over the years. Here’s a brief introduction to the history.

Stairs Solutions for Small Houses

on October 28, 2016
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If you have a modestly-sized home, and are getting a loft built, you may be in a quandary as to whether you should install a ladder or staircase. The fact is that both these features have their pros and cons and what you choose will be largely dependent on your personal preferences. Our designers here at Boston Ironworks find that this is one of the most widely-debated topics when people are getting their lofts built.

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:

The Importance of Having Handicap Ramps in Boston

on August 10, 2016
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It’s easy to ignore the needs of the less physically able people of our society. Very few property owners have to go that extra mile and spend money on handicap support systems and installations. They don’t install ramps that can provide easy access to people in wheelchairs.

Unfortunately, this can cause considerable amount of stress and embarrassment to people with those disabilities. At Boston Ironworks, we strongly believe that every building, especially public buildings, should have handicap ramps because:

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.

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