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When to Install Wind Barriers for Your Yard

When to Install Wind Barriers for Your Yard

Having dinner on your deck or balcony can be relaxing – unless a strong breeze suddenly scatters things on the table or blows leaves on your food. The wind might be a frequent problem if your house is located in the mountains or near a body of water. A wind barrier is...

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All About Glass Staircase Railings

All About Glass Staircase Railings

Glass stair railings can be a stylish alternative to traditional metal or wood railings. Glass offers a modern, clean look that lightens up your home and brings in natural light. It can also help you set the tone for the rest of your house if you're looking for a...

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Spiral Staircase

Spiral Staircase

This is probably the most challenging project we have worked on to date.  A custom fabricated spiral staircase featuring floating steps and spanning four floors. Twenty one shaped glass panels attached to each step using Q-Railing stand-off posts, powder coated in...

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Q-Railing Surface Mounted Stair & Landing Balustrade

Q-Railing Surface Mounted Stair & Landing Balustrade

Sometimes 'Less really is More'.  When it comes to stair railings and balustrades there are many options available to builders and home owners from stainless steel wire to traditional wooden railings. Trying to combine safety with style can be a...

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Installing a CRL Windscreen

Installing a CRL Windscreen

INSTALLATION NOTES - CR LAURENCE AWS ALUMINUM WINDSCREEN SYSTEMS We were recently contracted to install a CRL AWS Aluminum Windscreen System for a rooftop pool area in Brooklyn New York. The CR Laurence AWS System was selected by the project Architects and the...

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All About Concealed Railing Systems

All About Concealed Railing Systems

Glass railings are becoming increasingly popular in both homes and businesses because of their sleek and minimalist appearance. Since glass railings can be installed using a variety of methods, they can complement a multitude of architectural designs. What Is a...

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3 Reasons to Choose Glass Railings Indoors

3 Reasons to Choose Glass Railings Indoors

If you’re thinking about changing your building’s interior to make it safer or to improve its appearance, you might be considering several design options. Glass railings can protect people from injuries, and they can also be a stylish addition to a home or business....

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Stand-Off Posts

Stand-Off Posts

The stand-off post railing consists of small brushed stainless steel posts that are attached to the side of a wall, stairs or other hard surface. They are designed to hold a panel of tempered glass. Posts can be powder coated any color. A carpal or handrail can be...

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Wooden Handrails

Wooden Handrails

Here are some pictures of a wooden handrail that we recently installed in Dobbs Ferry NY. The handrail is made of oak. The glass was attached to the side of the stairs using Q-Railing Stand-Off posts that were powder coated in matt black. 1/2" tempered 'Starphire'...

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Inspiring Examples of Modern Glass Fence Designs

Inspiring Examples of Modern Glass Fence Designs

Glass fences are one of the most popular types of fence these days. And with good reason. Glass is an extremely versatile material, and when it's used as a fence, it can be incredibly stunning. The look of a glass fence is clean and modern, and there are so many...

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How a Glass Fence Can Entice Home Buyers

How a Glass Fence Can Entice Home Buyers

Glass fences and glass railings have become popular options for homeowners looking to add a touch of luxury to their homes. In addition to being modern and stylish, glass fences are also incredibly functional.  Whether the plan is to enjoy your home for a while or...

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4 Facts About Glass Pool Fences

4 Facts About Glass Pool Fences

Glass pool fences are a great addition to any pool area. They're strong and durable, but also transparent so you can still enjoy the view of your pool and your landscape without any obstructions. If you're interested in seeing what a glass pool fence can do for your...

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A Glass Fence Gives You Peace of Mind Around Your Pool

A Glass Fence Gives You Peace of Mind Around Your Pool

If you have a pool on your property, safety should be a top priority. Having a barrier around a pool is essential to keep children out of harm’s way. Installing a glass pool fence can give you peace of mind. A Glass Fence Can Keep Kids out of the Pool Glass fencing is...

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Why Are Glass Fences Around Pools So Popular?

Why Are Glass Fences Around Pools So Popular?

Glass fences are a wonderful option for pool safety, visual appeal, and durability. Here are just a few of the reasons why they have become the most popular choice for pool fences. 1.      Glass Fences Are Customizable People are loving glass fences because they now...

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Glass Cleaning & Removing Lime Deposits

We have recently had several requests from clients to provide some recommendations on how to remove hard water marks from glass panels so we decided to test various products and techniques to establish the best products and the best techniques. We purchased several...

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Why You Should Choose a Glass Fence for Your Front Yard

Why You Should Choose a Glass Fence for Your Front Yard

Glass fencing is often used to enclose pools and protect children, but it can also be installed in a front yard. A glass fence can keep kids and pets on your property, keep intruders out, and let you enjoy the natural beauty that surrounds your home. Protect Kids and...

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Beautify Your Property with a Glass Fence

Beautify Your Property with a Glass Fence

For most homeowners, security and curb appeal are top concerns. If you want to keep intruders out of your yard and keep your kids out of harm’s way, but you also to enjoy the natural landscape that drew you to the property in the first place, a glass fence is a...

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3 Cool Ideas for Your Glass Fence

3 Cool Ideas for Your Glass Fence

Glass fencing can be used in a wide range of applications. This versatility is one reason why it’s so popular with homeowners. If you’re thinking about changing your backyard or patio area, here are a few ways to incorporate glass fencing. Surround the Pool with a...

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We Answer Some of the Most Asked Glass Railing Questions

We Answer Some of the Most Asked Glass Railing Questions

Glass railings are becoming more and more popular. You may have seen them in shopping malls, public buildings, and maybe even in the homes of friends or family members. If you’re curious about the benefits of glass railings and how much care they require, here are...

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Frameless Glass Wind Breaks

Frameless Glass Wind Breaks

We recently installed a glass wind break for a client in Old Saybrook, CT. They have a property on the water with a stunning view and a great entertainment area. Unfortunately the wind constantly blowing off the bay would make it hard to enjoy meals or even the simple...

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How Do Hurricane Force Winds Effect a Glass Fence

How Do Hurricane Force Winds Effect a Glass Fence

We are often asked whether a glass fence will withstand hurricane force winds so I am pleased to provide some additional information about wind load calculation with regard to the specific loading effect on a fence panel. Forgive my basic physics but I understand the...

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Tips for Keeping Glass Railings Pristine

Tips for Keeping Glass Railings Pristine

Owners of homes and businesses install glass railings because they can keep people safe without blocking the view. If you want to prevent a fall from a staircase or balcony, but you want people to be able to enjoy the scenery around them or take in a building’s...

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Indoor and Outdoor Glass Fence Uses

Indoor and Outdoor Glass Fence Uses

Glass fencing and glass railings have become increasingly popular as homeowners and business owners have come to recognize their numerous benefits. Glass fencing and railings can be used in a wide range of applications, both indoors and outdoors. Reasons to Install a...

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