Glass balustrades are a great addition to any home or commercial space. In fact, they can be added to indoor as well as outdoor spaces and looking stunningly beautiful on buildings of any architectural styling. In fact, today, most modern structures including individual homes and office high-rises or even apartment buildings sport a lot of glass.
This could be in the form of facades, large windows as well as glass balconies. Many structures also have glass balustrades for indoor and outdoor staircases. In fact, the latter are becoming so popular that people are now opting for these installations even when they are getting their home remodelled or redecorated and they tend to replace their existing wooden or metal railings with spanking new, modernistic glass ones.
Benefits of Choosing Glass Balustrades for your Balcony
They lend a very distinctive look to any space and there are a range of benefits to choosing this installation for your property. So, what is it that makes these glass balustrades an excellent choice for your balcony?
#1 An improved view
This is probably one of the most significant reasons why people opt for glass balustrades/railings. When you are relaxing on a comfortable chair on your balcony, you want to be able to catch a glimpse of the surrounding view. When you buy a home, to a certain extent, you also buy it because of the surroundings it is in.
For instance, if you buy a beach house or even property with vast landscaped areas, you want to be able to enjoy this view even when you are relaxing in your balcony and that is exactly what you are able to do when you opt for glass railings.
The primary purpose of getting railings installed is to provide additional safety to the balcony space. In many ways, a glass balustrade is far safer than conventional wooden or aluminium railings. It doesn’t have any gaps between segments; and even if a particular design does have gaps, they will be too narrow to compromise the safety of your children or pets.
The other fact is that since glass has a very smooth surface, it doesn’t provide any scope for a child to clamber up it. And so, when you opt for glass balustrades, you get a very strong, solid and safe barrier, that also provides you a very clear view of what lies outside.
#3 Less wind
Based on the location of your balcony, a well-constructed, glass balustrade will provide you a certain amount of shelter from the wind – so you are able to enjoy your balcony area without being affected by strong breeze. This is something a conventional balcony railing can’t provide, simply because it isn’t designed in that manner.
#4 Low maintenance
This is a very important factor as people don’t really want to spend an excessive amount of time keeping glass balustrades clean. You only have to use a squeegee and clean it with some mild soapy water and you will have sparkling clean glass balustrades that look stunning and add to the attractiveness of your property.
Make the Right Choice
After getting to know what the benefits of glass balustrades are, you may no longer be in a quandary or uncertain about whether you should opt to get these installed on your property. Once you have made up your mind that this is an excellent option for your balcony, you also want to ensure that you hire the right contractor for the job.
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Quantum Frameless Glass Team
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