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Types of Gates Design: Which One is Better?

on March 09, 2018
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Gates don’t just offer security and privacy, but also enhance your property’s outdoor beauty. They can make a landscape look more sophisticated, a garden charming, and driveway more elegant. At Boston Ironworks, we encourage people to consider the design of these structures carefully. That will help them decide which option is perfect for their home. Here’s a look at Boston gate design choices and tips on how to select a good fit:

Stainless Steel 101: General Info and Applications

on January 26, 2018
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Installing a balcony railing, balustrade, staircase railing, etc. requires effort, money, and time. Most property owners want these installations to last for several years without becoming damaged. The longevity of any structure depends largely on the type of material used in its construction. At Boston Ironworks, we always recommend stainless steel because this material has proven its merit in real life conditions. Here are some applications and general information on stainless steel:

Stair Solutions for Small Places

on January 15, 2018
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A staircase is one of the most important structures in a multistory property. It allows you to navigate from one floor to another easily and quickly. Unfortunately, these structures also tend to take up a lot of valuable space in a smaller property and can be very inconvenient. At Boston Ironworks, we understand staircase designs and know these structures can be easily installed in smaller spaces without taking up too much room. Here are some of the stairs solutions we recommend so clients who want to save some space on their property:

Fire Escape Planning: Tips and Recommendations

on January 05, 2018
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Most people live their entire lives without facing any fire threat, which is why many take fire safety for granted. Unfortunately, a fire can break out without warning at any time so it’s always a good idea to be prepared and know what you need to do in the event of a disaster. At Boston Ironworks, we have built and maintained fire escapes in Massachusetts and are familiar with the safety requirements involved. Here are some tips and recommendations regarding what you should do in the event of a fire disaster:

Top Reasons to Consider Having Custom Spiral Staircases

on December 28, 2017
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Multi-storied properties need a staircase so people living there can move between floors easily. These staircases come in different sizes, shapes, designs, and colors. Most traditional staircases are straight and boxy, and usually don’t add much beauty to the interior or exterior appearance of the property.

Apartment Security Tips: Fabricated Gates and Doors

on December 20, 2017
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The safety and security concerns of apartment owners or renters are quite unique. They share the space with other renters and owners, and the building often has to deal with a large amount of foot traffic. All of this increases the likelihood of intrusion and burglary, which is why tenants or owners need to find ways to improve the property’s overall security. At Boston Ironworks, we encourage clients to consider fabricated doors and gates.

Handicap Railings Installation: Installing simple bars

on December 11, 2017
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People with disabilities, injuries, and limited mobility always struggle to scale stairs. They’re more likely to fall and sustain injuries, which is why it’s a good idea to install handicap railings. These railings will provide the necessary support and stability if individuals climbing the stairs trip or lose balance. Handicap railings installation isn’t that difficult and can be a quick weekend project. At Boston Ironworks, we recommend the steps mentioned below to install handicap railings:

Blacksmith Work: Types of Anvils

on November 28, 2017
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An anvil is one of the most important tools in a Boston blacksmith’s collection. It is a flat, uniquely-designed, heavy block of metal that provides blacksmith’s with a surface to work on their metal. The anvil also has some structural elements that help the blacksmith shape and form the metal according to their liking.

Fire Extinguishers Safety for a Successful Fire Inspection

on November 23, 2017
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All properties are required by law to conduct thorough fire safety inspections regularly and they need to pass this inspection in order to be deemed safe for occupation. These inspections determine whether the property has adequate protections in place to prevent fire and if they have easily-accessible solutions to help occupants in the event of the fire.

Metal Fabrication Services: What is and Where is Headed

on November 21, 2017
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The metal fabrication industry has seen its ups and downs over the years. It has come a long way from the profitable industry that it was in the post World War II era. Today, many metal fabrication shops are struggling to remain afloat and maintain profitability. While the conditions have improved considerably since the economy bounced back from the last recession, the industry still needs to change and transform a little in order to thrive. At Boston Ironworks, we offer a diverse range of fabrication services in Boston and believe that diversification is the only way to maintain a healthy business in this industry.