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Keeping them Good: Wrought Iron Gates Maintenance

on January 05, 2017
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Wrought iron gates have been around for hundreds of years. Most traditional manors and ancient buildings have these gates because they’re durable, elegant, and worth the expense. If you maintain these gates well, they can last for decades and still look brand new. At Boston Ironworks, we recommend that you follow the steps mentioned below to keep your wrought iron gates in a good condition.

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.

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.

Ornamental Iron Work: Uses and Tips

on October 21, 2016
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Ornamental ironwork has been used in various applications since the start of the 20th century. These installations are extremely resilient and durable and even today, some properties have ornamental ironwork pieces that are over a century old. Today, methods like basic metalworking and machining are used by hobbyists in their general metalworking projects. However, only skilled and expert artisans are able to provide ornamental iron work services.

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