Glass balustrading has become a very popular choice these days as it offers a spectacular view from both inside living areas within the home and outdoor entertaining areas. Similar to pool fencing, Glass Balustrading come in frameless and semi-frameless forms, although does require a hand rails to be attached to comply with building rules and regulations.
At True Blue, we provide balustrading for both domestic and commercial applications. We are willing to commit to those larger projects where glass balustrade is needed, such as at apartment buildings, child care centres and age care facilities.
True Blue Pool Fencing service all Melbourne suburbs including homes in Brighton, Eltham, Croydon, Ferntree Gully, Hawthorn, Heidelberg, Warrandyte, Diamond Creek, Templestowe and Hurstbridge.
If glass isn’t what you’re looking for, we are more than able to provide you with some information in regards to the different forms of Balustrading we have experience with, including metal and alloy designs.
Glass Balustrading comes in 2main forms, these are referred to as Frameless Glass Balustrade and Semi- Frameless Glass Balustrade.
Frameless Glass Balustrade as with Glass pool fencing is 12mm thick toughened glass which is then toughened to meet the Australian Standards of Pool Fencing and Balustrade.
The 2 main ways frameless glass balustrade are held in place with spigots attached to the bottom of the glass, connected with small round stainless steep buttons which are called stand offs that secure through the glass itself. The standoff’s face are mounted onto the bottom beam of the deck or into the bottom of the concrete slab.
Semi Frameless glass balustrade is used similar to what semi frameless glass pool fencing, with generally 10 mm thick glass.
It is housed into stainless steel r is powder-coated alloy glazing posts with silicone.
Both semi-frameless and frameless glass balustrade require a hand rail at the top of the glass if it exceeds a metre drop down.
Both Semi-Frameless and Frameless Glass Balustrades are specifically used if the client wishes to have a clear view through the balustrade.