If your home has a balcony, preventing accidents should be a top priority. You also want to make the space on your balcony as attractive as possible. Although you can use several types of railings on a balcony, a glass railing is an excellent choice for several reasons.
KEEP PEOPLE SAFE
With any balcony, there is the risk that someone could fall and get seriously injured. This is why it’s essential to have a sturdy barrier in place. Glass railings are made with tempered glass that is durable and impact resistant.
Barriers that are used on balconies often have gaps or consist of a series of horizontal slats. Those types of railings can be dangerous in homes with young children. Little kids can squeeze through small gaps and climb on railings. If you have young children and you install a glass railing on your balcony, it can give you peace of mind since your kids won’t be able to climb the smooth panes of glass or squeeze between them.
MAKE THE BALCONY LOOK MORE SPACIOUS AND BRIGHTER
A solid barrier creates a defined boundary, but a glass railing can make it possible to see what’s on the other side. That can create the illusion that your balcony is larger than it really is.
Light can shine through glass, which can make the balcony and the area around it appear brighter. That can allow you to continue using your balcony well into the evening if you choose to do so.
KEEP MAINTENANCE TO A MINIMUM
Another advantage of glass railings is that they are easy to clean. All you need is a mixture of dish soap and water or vinegar and water to remove dirt, dust, and fingerprints. With a small amount of routine care, you can keep a glass balcony railing in pristine condition.
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A glass railing can make your balcony safer and more attractive so you can enjoy it without worry. It can also increase your home’s value and help you attract a buyer if you decide to sell at some point in the future. Given all the benefits of glass railings, people who are searching for their next home may choose your house instead of another and may be willing to pay more than they would for a comparable house in the same area.
US Glass Fence installs beautiful and durable glass fences and railings at homes and businesses. If you’re interested in having a glass railing installed on your balcony, contact us to learn more about our railings and the installation process and to request an estimate for your project.