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Learning the difference: Metal Welding and Metal Fabrication

Most homeowner aren’t aware of the different techniques and solutions used by experts to shape metal and form structures like gates, fences, doors, and decorative items, etc. Two of the most common techniques used are metal welding and metal fabrication, and both provide different results.

Different Boundary Gate Designs for your Home

Boundary gates are some of the first things people see as they approach your home and they also have a big impact on the curb appeal of your property. As these gates can be relatively expensive to install and problematic to replace, it’s a good idea to consider the various types and Boston gate designs available to you carefully before you make your choice. At Boston Ironworks, we recommend you consider the design options mentioned below:

Handicap Railings Requirements and Specifications

Handicap railings help people with limited physical ability to safely move around a property. These railings are usually installed in bathrooms, hallways, ramps, etc. Without these railings, people with limited mobility are likely to hurt themselves. Handicap railings are designed to provide the right amount of support to everyone who needs it.

Blacksmithing Work: Techniques Guide

Blacksmithing is a very ancient art; there has been a lot of advancement in technology in this field over the years and different types of machines and equipment are now used in the work. Despite this, there has been no major changes in the steps or techniques followed in blacksmith work in Boston.  

To Be Prepared is to be Safe: Home Boston Fire Inspection

As a homeowner, you take great care to build a solid home, construct boundary walls and install safety systems on your property.  You do this to ensure the safety and security of your family and all the belongings in your home.

Wrought Iron Railings Restoration Guide

Wrought iron is a very resilient and long-lasting material and any fencing, stairs or railings that are made using this material can last for a number of years, with careful and regular maintenance. However, if you aren’t careful, the wrought iron railings can get affected by rust, which will impact its integrity and appearance.