Glass railings are modern options for balconies, and they are increasingly becoming more popular. Glass is great for balconies because it allows people to enjoy the view. However, it is important for glass balcony railings to be installed properly since incorrect installation may compromise their integrity. We at Art Metal Workshop can provide you with the best glass balcony railings and install them for you as well. Our glass balcony railings have reasonable prices, and you can expect us to help you find the right one to fit your needs and your budget.
The material that we use for our glass panels is tempered glass, which is created by treating normal glass. Because of the treatments, the glass becomes more durable and less brittle. And in case it breaks, you won’t have to worry about it harming anyone since it breaks into pieces with no sharp edges.
We offer both frameless and framed glass railing options. Frameless glass railings give balconies a transparent and minimalistic appearance. Meanwhile, framed glass railings are made of glass panels in metal frames. The best material to use for the frame is aluminum since it is maintenance-free and resistant to rust.
When you hire us as your installation company, you will be able to choose from various frames and glass panel sizes. You can trust that our specialists will be able to install the glass balcony railings on practically any surface. Give us a call at 416-848-4588 and check out our website to know more about how you can use glass railings for your balcony.
Glass is a relatively new option for balconies, yetit isbecoming more widely spread and highly popular. It makes a terrace, patio, balcony, etc. safe and doesn’t block a view. Besides that, glass balcony railings have a number of other benefits:
The weight of the railings is extremely important when you plan an installation. The heavier your railings system is, the more support it needs. Glass is a good option here, as a simple balustrade made from 10mm thick clear toughened glass will weigh about 30 kg/m.
Tempered glass is most often used for glass panels. It’s created by making normal glass undergo certain thermal and chemical treatments. The inner layers are put into tension, while the outer – into compression. As a result, the glass becomes more difficult to break, and even if it breaks, it’s not likely to harm a person. This is becausethe glass shatters intotiny granular chunks without sharp edges.
There are two main types of glass balcony railings:
The first type has glass panels framed in metal elements. The combination of glass and aluminum is the best, as it’s literally maintenance free. At Art Metal Workshop Inc. we can offer you a number of different types of frames and sizes of glass panels to choose from. Our experienced technicians are able to install them on any surface, from concrete to wood.
The second type is mostly used by people who want their balconies to look minimalistic and transparent. These panels are installed without frames, they are secured by supportive details fixed on the surface, and guarantee you the best view from the balcony.
Glass balcony railings will become a stylish and safe addition to your high-tech house with anastonishing city view. Both framed and frameless glass railings are gaining more popularity due to their qualities. If you want to learn more about toughened glass and how it can be used for your balcony, our specialist will be happy to provide you with all the details.