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Types of Iron Fences Designs

on September 25, 2017
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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

on September 21, 2017
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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

on September 20, 2017
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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:

Different Types of Driveway Gates

on August 23, 2017
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Driveway gates are the easiest way to improve the security of your property and control access. They come in different designs and forms so they can add to the aesthetics and curb appeal of your property as well. At Boston Ironworks, we’ve noticed that most of our clients don’t know how to choose the right kind of gates for their property because they don’t know the options available to them. Here’s a small introduction and description of all the gates options available to you:

Learning the difference: Metal Welding and Metal Fabrication

on August 21, 2017
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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

on August 16, 2017
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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

on July 24, 2017
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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

on July 19, 2017
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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

on July 17, 2017
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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

on June 22, 2017
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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.

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