Building, Renovating or Remodeling

Whether you’re building your dream home from the ground up, renovating or a little remodeling; Dream Ironwork has the craftsmanship and creativity to help you transform your home project into a work of art.
3 Things to Consider 
  • Design Options
  • Purpose;  cosmetic or safety and by-law requirements
  • Quality; longevity, powder coating and materials
Design Options
The first thing to consider when building, renovating or remodeling a space usually is the design you’re going for or look and feel. With this in mind, your budget is short to follow, our team understands this obvious element which is why we work closely with you to tailor your design to match your planned budget. This being said, our work is custom from the very start to the very end. All of our designs are custom measured to fit each job, with your input, designs are drawn from scratch, built in house and powder coating done locally. We are able to offer anything from railings, spiral stairs to outdoor furniture, all hand crafted with your personal touch.
Take a look through our website for more ideas;
The next major consideration is the purpose of the request. We offer an array of products that meet functional purposes as well as completely cosmetic art pieces that serve more visual purpose. When is comes to a railing or stairs, spiral / straight run and even fencing; the options are almost limitless when it comes to design, so the purpose is important for us. If a railing is completely cosmetic, meaning it serves no safety or by-law requirements, we’re able to tailor the design more vs if it’s a fence surrounding your new pool. Every city has its own by-laws; here is our local Thorold by-law website;
Maybe not next but definitely a major factor to consider is the longevity of the materials being used, the materials themselves and also back to design quality. The longevity of metal supersedes most materials used in our line of work; wrought iron, steel, cast iron, all, when properly cared for can last decades. Even though the metal is new, preparation is the key to have adhesion and longevity to any paint.  After fabrication it gets sand blasted, from there it’s steam iron phosphate washed (rust inhibitor) which also cleans and degreases. It then receives a Zinc enriched primer powder coat which is cured under high heat. The last step, we powder coat it the colour of your choice, both coatings are applied electrostatically, it too is cured under heat. This allows it to flow and form a smooth and beautiful bond of paint to metal. Once cooled, it’s ready for installation. There is a 5 year warranty on the powder coating.

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Healthy Homes Renovation Tax Credit

Healthy Homes Renovation Tax Credit

The Healthy Homes Renovation Tax Credit is a refundable personal income tax credit for seniors and family members who live with them. If you qualify, you can claim up to $10,000 worth of eligible home improvements on your tax return.

As a senior 65 years or older in Ontario, you could qualify for a tax credit to help with the cost of making your home safer and more accessible.

Updating your entry way or adding safety to your front steps. Take a look at our Railings section for some creative ideas or come on down to our showroom at 65 Ormond St. North, Thorold. ON.

Wall Mounted Railing
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Custom Iron Railing
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Iron Railing
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About the credit

The Healthy Homes Renovation Tax Credit is a refundable personal income tax credit for seniors and family members who live with them. If you qualify, you can claim up to $10,000 worth of eligible home improvements on your tax return. The amount of money you get back for these expenses is calculated as 15 per cent of the eligible expenses you claim. For example, if you spend and then claim $10,000 worth of eligible expenses, you could get $1,500 back.

The Healthy Homes Renovation Tax Credit can help with the costs of improving safety and accessibility in your home.

Please click the link below to navigate to the original source for the information provided; full details and to see if you, a family member or someone you know qualifies for this credit.

Ontario Gov’t – Healthy Homes Credit

(Updated: April 9, 2019
Published: November 24, 2012)

Metal Railings

A staircase or entry way are only as safe as their railings. Our team is dedicated to building sturdy banisters that don’t falter with added pressure. A metal railing can be hand crafted in any metals of your choosing; steel, solid picket, tubed, circular or squared, the wrought iron has a high resistance to fatigue, and we closely follow safety regulations to make sure, and feel confident that we are providing our clients with something that they can stand behind and be supported by. We are confident in the quality of our designs, and work closely with you so that your vision can become a reality.

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