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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.

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.

Iron Fencing: The Beauty of Ornamental Iron Gates

on September 21, 2016
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Ornamental iron gates have been around for centuries now and they’re still quite popular with home and business property owners. Modern technology and fabrication techniques have made these gates much more affordable and accessible; so there’s no reason why you shouldn’t install on your property. At Boston Ironworks, we encourage customers to consider them because they have several distinct advantages:

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:

Indoor vs. Outdoor Staircases

on July 15, 2016
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Stairs are some of the most essential aspects of multi-storied properties because they give people access to all levels. They’re available in a number of designs and can be made from a variety of materials. At Boston Ironworks, we classify stairs into two broad categories; indoor stairs and outdoor stairs. They’re two different structures, and you need to come up with different plans and stairs solutions for them. Here’s what you need to know about indoor and outdoor staircases.

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:

Pros and Cons of Having Wrought Iron Fences At Home

on May 17, 2016
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Wrought iron fences are back in fashion and many of our clients here at Boston Ironworks have installed them in their homes. There’s something very elegant and refined about properties that have wrought iron fences. However, like all materials, wrought iron has its pros and cons such as:

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