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4 Benefits Of An Outdoor Glass Balustrade

If you’re looking for a chic, sophisticated, and elegant look for your home, then an outdoor glass balustrade should be exactly what you are looking for. Outdoor glass balustrades are a form of stylish barrier or fencing. Balustrades were traditionally made from wood, then concrete, and even from metal, though nowadays it is glass balustrades that prove to be the most desirable. If you are looking to enhance the look of your home with the use of glass balustrades, here’s a look at how fantastic these products are. Our guide with 4 Benefits Of An Outdoor Glass Balustrade.


The problem with most conventional balconies is that a great deal of natural light is often blocked off. With glass balustrades, this isn’t a problem because the transparent glass allows plenty of natural sunlight to flow through it and into the home behind it. This is especially important for us in the UK when we finally get some sun we need to make the most of it! 


If you have a concrete or wooden balustrade, once it gets dirty it becomes very hard to maintain and clean, and if cleaned or rubbed too hard can even damage it. With glass, however, any marks are instantly visible and can be cleaned away with little effort. Some glass cleaner and stainless steel cleaner leaves for easy maintenance. 


Another great benefit of outdoor glass balustrades is that they can open up areas, making them appear more spacious. Concrete balconies can make you feel boxed in with solid walls around you, whereas transparent glass in an outdoor space makes the spaces feel larger than they actually are.  


Glass balustrades are made from incredibly thick glass that would be virtually impossible to crack or break by normal everyday standards. Wood rots and fades, and is damaged by the sun.  

For those by the sea where the elements are particularly strong, we recommend our mirror-polished stainless steel. This helps protects the balustrade from the sea air and stronger elements. This was especially important in the balustrade pictured below, supplied by Origin to Kirkwall in Orkney Island. Suffering very strong winds and being next to the sea, a stylish yet highly durable balustrade was a must.    


  • Origin Mirror polished posts  
  • Mirror polished handrail  
  • 10mm toughened glass 

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