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Fire Escape Repairs: Step by Step

Fire escapes are an important aspect of a building as it provides a safe egress route in the event of a fire. Like all man-made structures, it requires regular care and maintenance in order to be structurally sound and safe to use. At Boston Ironworks, we encourage our clients to carry out fire escape repairs and maintenance regularly to ensure there are no problems with the structure. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to carry out the repairs:

Boston Balconies and Decks Building

Decks and balconies are a great way to utilize the outdoor space. They add to the aesthetics and the value of the property and can be a good investment. At Boston Ironworks, we’ve noticed that our clients are often confused by the amount of Boston balconies & deck design options available in the market today.

Which one is better? Wood or Metal Decks

Decks are some of the most popular outdoor installations in the recent years. They have a positive impact on the overall value of the home and provide a great outdoor space for property owners to relax and enjoy a break with their family. There are a number of different kinds of decks available in the market and it’s not easy to make a choice. At Boston Ironworks, we recommend the tips mentioned below as they’ll help you decide whether you want a wood or metal deck.

Types of Iron Fences Designs

Iron is a very versatile material and can be molded into a number of different shapes and sizes. That’s one of the reasons why iron fences are popular and have been used for centuries now. There are a number of iron fence options available in the market today and property owners often struggle to make the right choice for their property. At Boston Ironworks, we like to help clients as much as we can so here's a brief introduction to different types of iron fence designs.

Ornamental Iron Works: Components and Materials

Metal is malleable and flexible, which is one of the reasons why it has been used in construction for centuries now. It’s resilient and can withstand extensive amounts of wear and tear. It’s also versatile so an ironsmith can shape and mold it into different designs for different purposes.

Metal can be used as both core building material and decorative and ornamental material as well. At Boston Ironworks, we love to experiment with ornamental ironworks and encourage clients to consider this material as a decorative aspect.

Balcony Railing Design: A Complete Guide

Balcony railings provide protection and ensure you have something to prevent a fall if you lose your balance.  These features are also an important aspect of the property’s exterior appearance and look. They add design, character, and structure to the property and make it stand out. At Boston Ironworks, we encourage clients to think about the balcony railing design carefully and explore the options available to them before they make their choice. Here’s a guide that can help with the process:

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