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Tips For a Successful Fire Inspection in Boston

on July 22, 2019
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Fire inspections are conducted annually to ensure commercial buildings are safe to use and provide adequate protection and means to escape in the event of a fire. As the owner of the property, it’s your responsibility to ensure your building has proper fire safety measures. At Boston Ironworks, we’ve put together a little checklist that would help you handle Boston fire inspection and ensure your property passes it. 

What to Use? Materials Involved in Metal Fabrication

on July 18, 2019
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Different kinds of metals and materials are used to create different kinds of installations and parts. Each metal has a unique response to heat and has to be molded in a special way. Some metals will be great for fences, doors, railings, etc, while others wouldn’t be. Fabrication services in Boston know which metal to use for what purpose.

Fire Escape Boston: Planning is Key

on April 22, 2019
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A fire can break out anywhere. It can happen without warning and spread rapidly, which is why it is essential to have a good escape plan in place beforehand. Most families don't create a fire escape plan in advance, and that leads to severe injuries or even fatalities. At Boston Ironworks, we believe that everyone should have an escape plan and should practice fire drills to make sure they can respond promptly in stressful situations. Here's a look at how to create a plan for fire escape Boston:

Boston Blacksmith: The First Steps

on April 18, 2019
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Blacksmithing is an engaging profession. It combines artistry and technology, with knowledge and skill to create a wide range of products. We at Boston Ironworks have been a part of this industry for decades now and understand how it works. Here’s a brief look at how to become a Boston blacksmith:

Reasons to Choose Custom Spiral Staircases

on April 15, 2019
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Staircases come in different designs and material combinations. They are large structures that add an interesting architectural element to any room. That's why it is essential to choose a good one for your home. The wrong design will stand out like a sore thumb and compromise the beauty of your property. At Boston Ironworks, we always encourage clients to consider custom spiral staircases. Here are some reasons why they are an excellent choice for any property:

Types Of Metal Decks In Boston

on February 26, 2019
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Metal decks are widely used in commercial and industrial settings. The ones that you can choose from include acoustical metal decking, aluminum floor decking, steel floor, and roof decking. Metal decks Boston have corrugated or ribbed profiles and are made via the roll forming process.

How To Build Your Own Handicap Railings In Boston

on February 22, 2019
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If you have a handicap ramp outside your business or home and need ADA compliant handicap railings Boston, you have two options before you. You can either hire a fabricator and get a custom railing welded or can build these railings yourself. And if you choose the latter, it can end up saving you a significant amount of money on the feature.

Ornamental Iron Repair: Step By Step

on February 18, 2019
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Ornamental iron railings and grillwork are extremely resilient and are able to withstand exposure to the elements well. But there are times when the elements and age take their toll on the features and these installations begin to show signs of deterioration.

 

If you have features made of ornamental iron Boston on your property and have noticed signs of wear in it, call us without delay. It's never a good idea to defer getting this kind of damage or deterioration fixed as that can only lead to further problems and expenses.

Starting a Project: Wrought Iron Fences Sizes and Recommendations

on September 22, 2018
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Fences are an important part of a property’s outdoor appearance. A great fence will contribute to your home’s value and curb appeal, but a bad one can easily become an eyesore. At Boston Ironworks, we have worked with wrought iron fences for several years now and encourage people to consider fence height carefully. It’s not uncommon for property owners to install a taller or shorter fence that they need. Here are some options to consider:

Appealing Handicap Railings Designs

on August 15, 2018
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Public buildings like government offices, schools, libraries, etc., need to provide comfortable access to people with disabilities. Things like ramps and handicap railings are essential and will make sure people can move through the building easily. However, many property owners believe installing handicap railings can compromise the design of their property. At Boston Ironworks, we recommend the following tips that will help you create an appealing handicap railings installation:

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