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A room with a view: a recent installation of a Forjj Juliet balcony

A lovely Forjj customer recently shared some stunning snapshots of their newly installed Juliet balcony, and we are absolutely obsessed with the view!

The customer purchased the Forjj Liffey Juliet balcony, a minimalistic steel Juliet with clean lines and a straightforward installation process.

They opted for black powder coating, a stylish and modern complement to the white door the Juliet was […]

2023-09-23T09:02:57+00:00July 26, 2023|

Project spotlight: Westoe Crown Village

Forjj is a brand name and e-commerce website for products designed and manufactured by Steelcraft NE Ltd. We recently worked in partnership with Steelcraft to deliver a large-scale project for Taylor Wimpey! Read an overview of the high-quality metalwork provided for this prominent property development in the North East:

This project involved creating custom metalwork for 685 houses, shops, a […]

2023-07-26T15:01:04+00:00July 4, 2023|

Spruce up your home in time for summer!

British summertime is upon us and, after a long, dark winter, everyone seems ready for some much-needed sun and a breath of fresh air. But could your house be better suited to the summer months?

Here is some inspiration from the team at Forjj for renovating your garden, outdoor spaces, and interior in time for summer:

New garden gates and railings

Many […]

2023-07-26T15:48:36+00:00May 30, 2023|

Enhance small spaces with a Juliet balcony

If you are looking for ways to make your home feel more bright, airy, and open, a Juliet balcony can be the ultimate home makeover! Find out how incorporating a Juliet balcony into your home design can help make it feel more spacious:

A Juliet balcony is a railing that goes across a window, french doors or bi-fold doors, […]

2023-08-02T10:34:50+00:00May 11, 2023|

Ideas for Decorating your Juliet Balcony

Spruce up your indoor and outdoor space by including a Juliet balcony in your home! Let fresh air in and lighten up your home while improving the appearance of the exterior of your property. Plus, a Juliet balcony gives you the opportunity to add extra flair to your bedroom, home office, living space or whichever room you choose to […]

2023-08-02T10:37:49+00:00April 24, 2023|

What is Powder Coating and why should you choose it for your Juliet Balcony?

Powder coating provides additional protection and adds character to your Juliet balcony. Learn about Forjj’s powder coating service and find out if it’s the right option for your balcony:

What is powder coating?

Powder coating, also known as polyester powder coating, is the process of adding a luxurious factory finish to your Juliet balcony. It is an alternative […]

2023-08-02T10:40:07+00:00March 28, 2023|

Looking after your Juliet Balcony

If you have recently purchased and installed one of our Juliet balconies or if you are thinking of purchasing one, we recommend that you ensure you are familiar with the recommended upkeep and maintenance routine.

With that being said, Forjj Juliet balconies are extremely simple to clean and maintain due to the high-quality materials and finishes we use.

Simply follow this […]

2023-07-26T15:54:56+00:00March 22, 2023|

Forjj & Steelcraft move to new premises amidst expansion plans

Forjj’s sister company, Steelcraft (NE) Ltd, has moved its production to facilities that are more than twice the size of its former location to support the two companies’ ambitious expansion goals!

Forjj is a trading name of Steelcraft, a metalwork manufacturer based in County Durham.

Founded in 1989, Steelcraft specialises in the design, production, and installation of high-quality metalwork such as railings, […]

2023-07-26T15:55:14+00:00March 17, 2023|

How to Choose the Perfect Juliet Balcony for your Home

Juliet balconies are a desirable feature for British homes: they enhance natural light, support better ventilation, and make your rooms feel brighter and more spacious. There are a variety of styles of Juliet balconies available, from simple classics to ornate designs, so which one would best suit your home?

Read our guide to choosing the right type of balcony for your […]

2023-08-02T10:50:20+00:00March 1, 2023|


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