Author Archives: Karen Sykes

What is Wrought Iron?

What is Wrought Iron? wrought iron noun: wrought iron; modifier noun: wrought-iron a tough malleable form of iron suitable for forging or rolling rather than casting, obtained by puddling pig iron while molten. It is nearly pure but contains some slag in … Continue reading

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5 tips to get your garden summer ready

5 tips to get your garden summer ready OK so it may not feel like summer is quite here yet but that is good. Good?! Why? Well its good as it gives you chance to work on getting your garden … Continue reading

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Bespoke vs B&Q*

A Bespoke Service or DIY? So it’ll soon be Easter and the bank holiday season.  No doubt you, along with thousands of others, will decide to tackle some DIY over the bank holidays and head out for your nearest DIY … Continue reading

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What is galvanizing?

Galvanizing wrought iron Galvanizing is a process we use to help protect the wrought iron products that we make from wear and tear and rust. Once your bespoke product has been made it is sent off for galvanizing before being … Continue reading

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Belated Happy New Year!

Belated Happy New Year from all of us here at Sykes Bespoke Steel We hope that you had a good break and have had a great start to 2019 already After a very difficult 9 months with ill health we … Continue reading

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New Year New House?

New Year, New House? Moving house this year? So it’s the second week of the New Year and no doubt you have already done at least one or more of the following:- -started a diet, wrecked your diet -joined a … Continue reading

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Thank You and Merry Christmas

Thank You and Merry Christmas As we are in the last working week of the year we just wanted to take this opportunity to say thank you and Merry Christmas to all our customers, suppliers, colleagues and friends. We had … Continue reading

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Building relationships – how we help builders

Building relationships – how we help builders We know builders are busy people. When they are not out estimating jobs they are buying tools and supplies, working on the job in all weathers and then trying to do all the … Continue reading

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Struggling with steps? Handrails Provide Ease of Access

Struggling with steps? Handrails Provide Ease of Access If you struggle with steps to your property, or are concerned about icy weather causing issues then a handrail can help provide ease of access. Handrails are an easy solution to provide … Continue reading

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National Home Security Month

National Home Security Month October is National Home Security Month which is an event created to raise awareness around the importance of home security. Opportunist thieves According to a survey most burglaries occur during the week and between the hours … Continue reading

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