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Jacksonville Beach Scrap Metal Services

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  • 4 years in business
  • 96 hires on Thumbtack
Abraham B.
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Good communication - came by and picked up a long piece of scrap metal no problem. Bills via Square for easy credit card payment.

Iron Horse, Inc.
from 15 reviews
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
Gayle T.
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Patrick did a great job. Hauled off all the scrap wood at a reasonable price in one load.

River city prowash
from 9 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Jim P.
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Nick did a terrific job in cleaning a VERY dirty, moldy brick home on French Street as well as the driveway and interior of a large metal garage. He arrived on time, worked for 4.5 hours, was thorough (even cleaned curb in front of house!) and his charges were competitive. He changed out light bulbs in ceiling of garage for no extra charge). I asked him for a quote on two other projects on our home. I strongly recommend Nick for your pressure washing needs. Jim Parry

  • 2 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Mike R.
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Gizmo did a great job! He welded two end tables of mine in less than 30 min. Very professional, prompt, and precise. Will use again soon.. Thanks!

  • 3 years in business
Nichole B.
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In the middle of a complete renovation of a vacant oceanfront condo, I suddenly found my team short handed and under a tight deadline. I had several emails out, searching for help. Keith of F.A.P. was first to respond and came out to estimate the job straight away. He was on another project at the time, but I requested that he start on mine too if at all possible. Not always the best path when contracting, but it worked out. The condo project was at the cusp of the finishing stage and every detail was critical. There were more than a few puzzles to solve at every juncture of the work that was left to be done. The building had unusual measurements, metalstuds, all metal interior non-standard door frames and concrete ceilings and floors. This made every fit a chore. Keith gave a fair estimate and promised to do whatever it took to complete the scope of work on time. Keith and his crew did just that. I made several design changes on the fly, as can be expected and Keith didn't flinch. He kept me apprised of the day to day, when I could not be present and sent quick progress reports with texted photos. Something others had failed to do, even when specifically requested. I highly recommend Keith and FAP! Where others failed, FAP delivered. Resourceful, Honest and Reasonable! - Nichole B, Ponte Vedra Beach

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack

We are a professional metal recycling and junk removal business working in the St. Augustine area. Let us help you clean up and recycle what we can. We take appliances, TVs, old computers, wires, car batteries, etc. We will also be willing to give estimates on hauling your junk to the dump. We are very prompt and efficient!


We haul scrap metals or heavy duty metals. We will haul for free, anything you need picked and moved that no longer works, or you just want out of your way.


Don't throw scrap metal away, we will come pick it up. All types of metal including household appliances such as washers, dryers, dish washers stoves, and refrigerators too, and micro-waves.

  • 4 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack

My name is Marshall K. Nail, owner and operator of MKN Heavy Duty Fabrications. Due to running my business part-time, I am able provide welding/metal fabricating services usually cheaper than most. Well-built, heavy duty, custom products as well as solid repairs is what my company is all about.


I drive to you and remove small amounts of metal. I don't do demolishing work but just light removal! I'm also a professional tile installer who can do small jobs. I basically do floors and bathrooms!


We will come and pick up all unwanted metals and cars that are also with titles. That way, you don't have to take them and pile them up in your yard.


I do junk removal for recycling mainly aluminum items. I am participating in the statewide efforts to make Florida lands clean, recycled and prosperous.


We will come and remove any type of scrap metal auto parts and appliances such as washers, dryers, stoves, refrigerators, freezers, dishwashers, microwaves, a/c units and hot water heaters. We will remove anything as long as it is metal. We also remove batteries, copper, aluminum and brass stainless steel. We will come to your location and remove anything metal for free.

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How does a welder work?

A welder is person who works (typically) with metal. Welding can be done with a wide variety of metals including aluminum, wrought iron, stainless steel, carbon steel and galvanized steel. A welder uses extreme heat to meld together metal pieces to repair or create metal structures. Welding is used for automotive, structural, plate, decorative, pipe, restoration and other metalwork projects. Some items that are made by welding are custom fences, metal gates, interior decorative metalwork, and safety features such as window bars or safety gates for children or pets. The average national cost for welding services ranges from $100 to $150, although pricing can be higher depending on project scale and whether the cost of the metal is included. Hourly rates for welding services can range from $65 to $125. Welders may have a minimum service fee, especially if they are performing the work at your location. Welding can be dangerous work without the proper safety equipment, so welders work with protective masks and body coverings to prevent damage to their vision or skin. Some examples of welding repairs could be $25-$30 for tacking together small items (such as patio chairs), or $35-$100 for larger repairs on metal furniture. Bigger projects, such as a baby gate to seal off the top of a staircase, could cost $550-$750. This price would include one full day of metal cutting, one full day of welding and construction, one to one and a half full days of grinding and painting, and a few hours of installation.

How many types of welding are there?

Welding is a method of fusing together two or more pieces of metal using electricity or flame. Welding is used to construct buildings, make metal sculptures, build and repair cars, make gates and furniture, and for many other practical and aesthetic uses. There are multiple types of welding. Here is an overview of the most popular methods:

  • Stick welding: Formally known as shielded metal arc welding, stick welding uses extreme heat applied at the seam of two separate metals to melt them together. A third (intermediary) metal may also be incorporated for added strength. As the metals cool, they are bonded together.
  • Metal inert gas (MIG) welding: Formally known as gas metal arc welding, MIG welding uses a tool to feed metal wire into the weld puddle while an electrical arc melts the wire, which will fuse to the base metal upon cooling.
  • Tungsten inert gas (TIG) welding: Formally referred to gas tungsten arc welding, TIG welding is a similar process MIG welding, but instead of using a tool that continuously feeds metal wire into the weld puddle, the welder must hold and manually feed the stick.
  • Gas welding: A mix of flammable gas and oxygen is used to heat metal to the melting point.
  • Forge welding: Forging metal is an ancient art that involves heating two pieces of metal until they are molten, then hammering them together.

How long is welding training?

Because there are different paths to learning to weld, there’s no single timeline for welding training. Some people attend school part-time while working their current job, while others can focus full-time on their welding training courses. People interested in learning how to weld as a hobby can also take classes from professional welders, such as at KCMA & Services in Waterloo, Indiana.

Expect to take at least two years to go from welding newbie to American Welding Society Certified Welder. A junior college Certificate of Completion welding course is two semesters full-time, or 10 units of coursework. With this certificate, students are qualified for an apprenticeship or internship, rather than a full-time entry-level job. Welding apprenticeships range from 6,000 to 8,000 hours long, equalling three to four years at 2,000 hours per year. Some junior colleges, such as Cerritos College in the Los Angeles area, offer more in-depth welding programs that lead to different welding certifications, such as arc welding and tungsten gas arc welding. These take three to four semesters to complete, so you could be qualified for an entry-level job in about two years of full-time study. Alternatively, you can prepare for employment more quickly through an intensive vocational program at a trade school. For instance, Ohio’s Lincoln Electric Company offers a comprehensive program that prepares people for a welding career in just 20 weeks and 600 hours of hands-on instruction.

Where can I take welding classes?

Your options for welding classes depend on where you live and whether you’re willing to travel. Many skilled professionals offer private or group welding classes across the U.S. Some high schools offer classes for teens, but many people learn from a private trainer or in a junior college or vocational school. Students learn basic welding, machining and fabrication processes, including using gas and arc welding equipment, and qualify for an apprenticeship or internship. Other colleges as well as vocational schools have two-year associate’s degree programs that prepare you to take the welding certification exam and seek full-time employment.

How much is welding training?

The cost of welding training depends on where you take your classes and how quickly you want to complete the program. In general, junior college welding classes are the least expensive, but may take longer; trade schools offer intensive classes that lead to certification more quickly, but are more expensive. For example, Cerritos College, a junior college in Los Angeles that offers a welding training course, charges an average of $46 per unit; most of their welding certificate programs require 19 units of coursework, so cost about $875 each to complete. Pro-Weld, an on-site welding school in Idaho, offers three different welding courses. The 36-week welder fabrication and the 24-week gas tungsten arc welding courses each cost an average of $3,300, while pipe welding costs an average of $2,500 for a 24-week session or an average of $4,500 for a 52-week session. The 20-week comprehensive program at the Lincoln Electric Company in Ohio costs an average of $9,500. Many programs require students to purchase approximately $120-$200 worth of personal welding equipment in addition to textbooks or other class material fees.

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