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What are the Top Benefits of a Glass Railing?

Updated: Jul 6, 2023

Railings add support and safety to the stairs, but it is challenging to find good railing designs that match your interiors. Fortunately, glass railings give you a beautiful combination of view and practicality. These are also quite trendy in today’s times, thanks to their versatility and interior beautification appeal. It’s quite common these days for homes, offices, and even shopping malls, etc., to have glass railings for their interior value as well as the many benefits they provide.

Let us look at some more advantages of installing glass railings in the blog below.

  1. They are Aesthetically Appealing: Glass railings are easily more eye-catching and visually appealing than any other material. This is why most luxury houses have glass railings since they enhance the look and are easy to maintain in a dynamic and busy lifestyle.

  2. They Are Low Maintenance: In comparison to other materials used for railings like wood and steel, glass railings are easier to maintain. They do not require regular painting or any other routine treatments to appear new. Moreover, they don’t lose their finish. They are also easier to clean in the event of any stains or prints. You can simply use soap and water or an efficient glass cleaner to get them squeaky clean.

  3. They are Safe: Glass railings look quite stylish and provide all the safety benefits that are required of railings. Additionally, they also protect against high winds, accidental falls, and impact due to changing weather. If you want to further increase the safety quotient, opt for toughened or tempered glasses. They are highly durable and tough glasses that can easily withstand heavy external impacts.

  4. You Get Multiple Design Options: Glass railings come in numerous varieties and designs. Moreover, you also get a variety of designs and finishes like frosted and tinted among others, for your home or office space.

  5. They are Durable: Glass railings are long-lasting when cared for adequately. They do not require the paint jobs or finishing that other materials usually would. They also do not absorb any stains and can be cleaned easily, as we just read above.

  6. They are Cost-Effective: Wooden railings are extremely expensive to buy and set up. And let’s not forget that metal is labor-intensive and that all materials have high maintenance costs. In contrast to these, however, glass railings are not only cost-effective but also save you a ton of expenses on remodeling and finishing jobs, given their litany of benefits.

  7. They are Easy to Install: Wooden railings require many people for carving, painting, and finishing. Similarly, metal railings need manpower to solder and carry them. In comparison, glass railings are pretty easy to install. Additionally, you also do not need a lot of muscle to set these up. Glass railings can be quickly installed by fewer people within a couple of days.

  8. They Provide Unobstructed View: Since glass is transparent, you can easily see through glass railings. This is an excellent advantage if you wish to exhibit something at the back of the stairs.

  9. They Don’t Corrode: Metals get corroded, and wood railings get dampened significantly by the changing weather. However, glass is not affected by any of these environmental factors and remains new for a long time.

About Pro Glass & Railings-

If you're looking for a glass railing system for your home or office spaces, choosing our premium performance for premium results at Pro Glass & Railings is the best choice to make. We also offer glass services for railings, showers, custom mirrors & decorative glasses, doors, glass office partitions, and more. Call us at (416)-740-5553 to get a direct quote or fill out our contact form to know more.

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