Author Archives: Karen Sykes

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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Which type of gate should I choose?

Which type of gate should I choose? There are many reasons for someone to want a gate but have you thought about the type of gate you want? “What there is more than one type?” I hear you cry! Well, … Continue reading

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What is Powder Coating?

What is Powder Coating? Powder coating is a durable, attractive, long lasting finish that when applied correctly can give years of protection to metal components. It is used as an alternative to paint. The powder is applied electrostatically to a … Continue reading

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How to Look After Your Stainless Steel Product

How to look after your stainless steel Stainless steel is a great alternative to wrought iron and is seen as more of a modern alternative to the traditional black, wrought iron railings you often see.  Here at Sykes Bespoke Steel … Continue reading

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