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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.

Step By Step: Bathroom Handicap Railings Installation

on September 22, 2016
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Bathrooms can very tricky places to navigate for people with limited mobility. Ordinary bathrooms simply aren’t safe to use, for elderly and handicapped people; so if you have them in your home, you need to add a handicap bathroom to the house. One of the most important aspects of such bathrooms are handicap railings. They offer essential support and help people avoid slips and accidents. At Boston Ironworks, we consider handicap railing installation a very easy DIY project that almost everyone can handle. Here’s a step-by-step guide to the process.

Everything You Need To Know About Wrought Iron Gates

on September 22, 2016
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Wrought iron gates are very popular, mostly because they’re elegant, have a timeless design, and are more affordable now. It’s important to choose the right gates for your property because the wrong design can compromise the look and curb appeal. Before you purchase a gate, we at Boston Ironworks, recommend you consider the information mentioned below.

Back to Basics: Classic Wrought Iron Balcony Designs

on September 22, 2016
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Balconies have a big impact on the exterior looks of your property. If you choose the right design and build, these balconies would blend in smoothly with the property and enhance its beauty. If you choose wrong, they’ll stand out like a sore thumb and compromise the value of your property. At Boston Ironworks, we offer a wide range of wrought iron balcony designs and can custom-build something for you as well. However, there are some basic designs that work well on all kinds of properties and they’re very popular with our clients.

Things to Consider When Choosing your Fabricated Gates

on August 24, 2016
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Gates are just as functional as they are beautiful.  They give some much needed privacy and security, while adding a sense of elegance and grandeur to your property. In most cases, they’re also a one-off expense; because well-maintained gates can easily last for several decades without causing many problems.

At Boston Ironworks, we’ve also noticed that good gates increase the value of a property along with the curb appeal. That’s why it’s important to choose them well; here are some factors you should consider:

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.

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