A glass railing system is a type of railing primarily or entirely made of glass. They provide a modern and stylish appearance, adding elegance and transparency to any space. Glass railings are widely used on balconies, staircases, and terraces, enhancing both beauty and safety.
Our team outlines a comprehensive plan for efficient railing installation, including materials, budget, and steps involved.
We present a range of railing design options to clients for their consideration and selection.
Our skilled technicians ensure proper installation of the chosen railing design with top-notch tools and techniques.
Glass Stair Railing System Explained
Glass stair railings are a system of railings installed on a staircase structure, constructed primarily with glass. They provide transparency and openness to the space while ensuring reliable support and safety while moving up and down the stairs. Glass stair railings can be designed in various styles, adding elegance and modernity to the interior of homes or offices.
There’s no need to worry about the glass railing systems breaking with a few touches. They are made of strong tempered glass, ensuring their durability and stability. Therefore, incorporating glass railings for interior stairs into your design will not only create a transparent, elegant, and sleek look but also ensure the safety of you, your children, and your pets.
Your indoor glass railing can be made entirely of glass or include handles made of other materials, such as wood or stainless steel. The final decision is up to you.
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Glass Railings Benefits
In general, the following list of benefits can be attributed to glass railings (regardless of their location):
- Aesthetic advantage: frameless glass railing creates a clean, modern, and elegant look that complements various architectural styles. They add spaciousness and transparency to the interior or exterior, maximizing the use of natural light.
- Unobstructed views: glass railings provide excellent visibility and panoramic views of the surroundings. Glass balustrades do not limit visual perception, allowing you to enjoy beautiful landscapes or open up space inside the room.
- Safety: the glass used in glass railings is typically made of tempered or laminated glass, making it strong and safe. They can withstand significant loads and impacts, providing reliable protection and preventing potential hazards. In the event of critical damage where wood or even metal would break, glass fractures in specific patterns, without releasing shards or glass dust. The same effect is observed, for example, with bulletproof glass.
- Easy maintenance: glass railings are easy to clean and maintain. Often, all that is needed is to wipe them with a soft cloth and a cleaning agent. Glass is not prone to corrosion and does not require additional coating or treatment.
- Durability: glass railings have a long lifespan as glass is resistant to the effects of time, UV radiation, and weather conditions. They do not rust, crack, or fade, making them durable and reliable.
- Design versatility: Glass staircases and banisters are available in various design options, allowing you to choose the optimal combination that suits your interior or exterior. You can opt for transparent, frosted, tinted, or decorative glass panels according to your preferences and style.
- Environmental friendliness: glass is an environmentally friendly material that does not contain harmful substances. Moreover, glass is not only nature-friendly but also friendly to all residents of the house. If your pets or even children have a habit of licking various objects, you can rest assured that they won’t be exposed to any toxins because glass simply doesn’t contain any.
However, to enjoy all these benefits, it is essential to choose a reputable company that provides glass railing installation services.
Low Iron Glass Vs. Clear Glass
Low Iron Glass
|Manufacturing Material||Silica with nominal iron content||Combination of soda ash, lime and sand|
|Manufacturing Process||Heating the materials and then shaping the process||Heating the materials and then shaping the process|
|Transparency||Offers more transparency than clear glass||Less transparent than low iron glass|
|Strongness/Strength||Same strength||Same strength|
|Can it be tempered?||Yes||Yes|
|Cost||20-30% expensive than clear glass||cost-friendly glass|
|Scratch Resistance||Less scratch-resistant than clear glass||More scratch-resistant|
Benefits of Choosing Luxury Staircase Railings for Your Glass Railings
As mentioned before, a lot depends on choosing the right company. In this case, paying more doesn’t necessarily guarantee better quality; in fact, it could even be worse than expected. It is essential to select a company with an exceptional reputation. One such company is Luxury Staircase Railings.
By choosing our company, you will get the following benefits:
- Planning: a team of professionals will handle all the planning for you, taking into account your preferences and recommendations. They will consider not only your taste but also the preferred material, your budget, and all the necessary installation steps to make the process as convenient for you as possible.
- Design: you will be able to choose a design that best suits your interior and personal preferences from an extensive list of pre-made options.
- Installation: professional workers will install your railings in a way that avoids any damage, using the latest available installation technologies and the best tools.
If you plan to invest in beauty and aesthetics – you may want to do it right!
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Glass railings - FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Glass railings typically use tempered glass panels supported by an aluminum or stainless steel frame, with glass clips or posts to hold the glass in place. Additional handrails can be made from materials such as stainless steel, aluminium, wood or glass.
Yes, we offer custom design options for our clients. Our team works closely with each client to create a glass railing solution to suit their specific needs and we are always happy to make changes to ensure our clients are completely satisfied with the final product.
The duration of glass railing installation depends on the size and complexity of the project. We always strive to complete the installation as quickly as possible while maintaining a high level of quality and safety. Our team will provide approximate timescales for each project during the planning and exhibition phase.