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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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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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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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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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What do you want to know about steel?

What do you want to know about steel? Frequently asked questions You’ve seen it loads of times where you go onto a website and there is a frequently asked question section.  Most of the time with useful stuff like delivery … Continue reading

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