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The Cost-Effectiveness Of Glass Balustrades

If you are looking to update your home and give it a contemporary feel or cordon off an area in your garden you may have considered a glass balustrade. A glass balustrade aesthetically affects but appearance may not be the only consideration. The cost and cost-effectiveness of the glass balustrade will also be a high priority.

It’s important to remember that purchasing a glass balustrade is a long-term investment. A glass balustrade can add value to your property if you were to sell and sometimes a higher upfront cost can result in benefits further down the line. 

The cost of a glass balustrade depends on how big it is, to put it simply the bigger your glass balustrade, the higher the cost. Additionally, the price will depend on the design of the balustrade you choose. We offer a range of balustrade systems including Frameless Glass Balustrade, Post and Rail Balustrade, and Wire Rope Balustrade. If you want a free quote to find out an estimated cost for your balustrade try our Balustrade Designer Tool today. 

How Can a Glass Balustrade Save You Money?

Despite the upfront costs, a glass balustrade can save customers money in the longer term. 

– Durable: glass is a strong material that isn’t going to rot or rust meaning once purchased it will last for years and you won’t have to buy a second one

– Light: with energy costs at a premium, it’s worth making the most of the natural light in your home. Glass allows light through unlike wood or metal, meaning you need less artificial lighting.

– Property value: your choice of material in your home can affect the value of your property if you were to sell or rent. Glass balustrades help to create a modern feel that improves the desirability of your property

Ongoing Maintenance Costs

The great thing about glass balustrades is that after the initial costs, there are minimal if not any ongoing costs. Due to glass being corrosion-resistant, you will only need to purchase the balustrade once and then clean it with soap and water. In contrast, if you opt for wooden fencing or a wooden balustrade you may need to repaint or even replace the system wood if it rots or damages.  

Will Self-installation Save Me Money?

Our balustrade systems make for a perfect DIY project and are easy to install. Many of our customers have fitted their own balustrades to save money. If you are planning to install your balustrade, our team can help with step-by-step instructions. Contact us today for more information. If self-installation isn’t for you, don’t worry, we can recommend someone that can help you out. 

Here at Origin Architectural, we think a glass balustrade is an excellent investment. If you would like to discuss your balustrade project, contact our friendly team today.

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