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Decorative, secure and private. Composite gates could be the answer

Often when considering having gates fitted it is because you want to keep something out, or in some cases in, and so security is the driving force behind the decision. Wrought iron gates are often thought to be more secure … Continue reading

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Romeo, Romeo wherefore art thou Romeo?

Tips on installing a Juliet balcony You can benefit from glazed doors and fresh air upstairs with the addition of a Juliet balcony to your home. A Juliet balcony is a flush or almost flush safety balustrade usually bolted to … Continue reading

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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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