Is Glass for Railings Safe for Family Homes?

June 9th, 2017 | in Panorama Glass Blog

Glass railings are a popular choice for homeowners that want a modern look in their space. Glass provides a spacious feeling within your home by allowing open vistas from room to room. The translucence of glass can sometimes give the impression of fragility, when in actuality; glass is extremely hard and safe for railings. This makes it an excellent choice for railings in family homes.

Enjoying your beautiful Vancouver or Lower Mainland view from your deck or balcony is best enjoyed without railings in the way. Custom railings made of glass will not only allow you an unobstructed view, but it is extremely secure and safe for homes with children or pets. Glass is a strong building material and is highly resistant to mold and mildew making it a perfect choice for rainy weather that home endure in Vancouver.

If translucent glass isn’t exactly the right look for your design project, then opaque or textured glass can provide you with a different look, while still allowing light to pass through and be safe and secure. Glass doesn’t need any special maintenance, just a gentle cloth for cleaning. Wiping dirty fingerprints is easy and doesn’t require any special cleaners or toxic solutions.

With over 35 years in the construction industry, Panorama Railings is a railing contractor that specializes in all types of railings interior and exterior ranging from frameless glass to stair railings. Your safety is our number one priority and you can be assured that our glass railing installation for your family home will adhere to all current British Columbia building codes as well as municipal policies and requirements. Contact us to talk about how we can create a customized glass railing for your design project. Glass railings are a beautiful addition to any family home.

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