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...
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...
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...
Grounding/Bonding Posts and Railings Within Five feet of Pool

Grounding/Bonding Posts and Railings Within Five feet of Pool

This post is intended to provide some background information with regard to the grounding and bonding of metal fence and railing parts that are within five feet of the waters edge in a pool situation. There is an incorrect general practice that any metal item that is...
Frameless Glass Fencing Curved Sections

Frameless Glass Fencing Curved Sections

We are often asked if we can fence a curved patio or a section with a radius. The answer is that we can using straight sections of glass. Curved or radius glass is available but it is very expensive. By balancing the size of the glass panel with the radius of the...