Introduction:
In the previous blog we read all about railings, different types of railings and their applications. Now it is time to deep dive into each of them in detail. Let’s start with one of the most popular and frequently installed one, i.e. Glass railings. Glass railings are the best example of not only luxury but also safety. 

Pros of glass railings:

Least maintenance: Compared to other hardwood railings glass railings do not need a paint job or a finishing treatment making it a low maintenance material in railings. Their beauty and durability is well maintained and this is a bonus point for glass railing owners especially on desks as it is exposed to water, sunlight and wind. All they require is a regular wet wipe with soap and water.

No corrosion: Glass panels are corrosion free when exposed to moisture making it the best railing option on decks.

Tolerant to extreme temperatures: Unlike other hardwood railings, glass railing has no fear of surface cracking. The largest advantage of glass railings is that it offers prime durability. Also tempered glass does not shatter and hence is not a hazard when cracked.

Customizable: There are 2 options, frosted glass which adds privacy or else you can go with the traditional transparent glass which is a see through. For a deck the ideal option is a transparent one which would not obstruct the scenic views of the water.

Easy assembly and installation: Glass railings are very easy to assemble as well as install. Even if you are looking for an upgradation, it will be done in required time lines.

Cons of glass railings:

Cleaning: You need to keep fingerprint marks away from the glass and hence it will require daily cleaning. Mostly cleaning is required as kids and animals often smudge the glass making it look shabby.

Cost: With so many added advantages comes great cost. If you are considering to install glass railings around your deck, get ready for a hole in your pocket.

No privacy: If you’re looking for a transparent glass railing, gear up as this is going to be a see through glass which gives you no scope for privacy.

 

Types of Glass Railings:

There are many types of glass railings installed in India. Let us throw some light on the top 3 types of glass railings.

Glass Railings for Decks: While you are in the process of deciding on a railing option for your deck or balcony, glass railings should be your prime selection. As you have gone through the advantages of glass railings above in this article, it makes it to be a practical pick. There are two major points to look out for to make glass railings suitable for raised decks and balconies. Firstly, glass railings are the safest option for raised platforms. The trait of glass is that it doesn’t wear out or deteriorate, or rot and hence sturdy glass railings can be safe and dependable throughout their entire lifetime. This feature will avoid accidents and mishaps. Secondly, glass railings can preserve views and scenery, allowing for uninterrupted scenic perspectives. This is one of the prime reasons why glass is apt for balcony and deck railings.

Glass Railings for Decks: While you are in the process of deciding on a railing option for your deck or balcony, glass railings should be your prime selection. As you have gone through the advantages of glass railings above in this article, it makes it to be a practical pick. There are two major points to look out for to make glass railings suitable for raised decks and balconies. Firstly, glass railings are the safest option for raised platforms. The trait of glass is that it doesn’t wear out or deteriorate, or rot and hence sturdy glass railings can be safe and dependable throughout their entire lifetime. This feature will avoid accidents and mishaps. Secondly, glass railings can preserve views and scenery, allowing for uninterrupted scenic perspectives. This is one of the prime reasons why glass is apt for balcony and deck railings.

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Framed Glass Railings: Framed glass railings consists of clear glass panels held in place by a sturdy frame. You have a choice on the material to use as a frame. You could pick metal, but if you want a maintenance-free option then aluminum is the choice you must make. The beauty of a framed glass railing system is that it preserves views, ensuring sightlines and scenery with a dash of security. They are also commonly seen around swimming pools, where having a clear view is a matter of safety. Since they feature a frame and have a provision for top rail, framed railing systems are a great installation for stairs and raised platforms.

All you need to know about glass railings by irontech, metal fabricator, Mumbai

Frameless Glass Railings: When you have a stunning view that you just cannot afford to cut with a frame is when you must invest in a frameless glass railing. These railing systems feature glass panels without bordering frames, allowing for unobstructed views that no other railing can match up to. Due to this prime feature, it is an ideal pick for balconies, decks, and rooftop terraces.

All you need to know about glass railings by irontech, metal fabricator, Mumbai

Are you looking for a manufacturer that can design customized railings for your property or deck? IronTech  a metal fabrication company in Mumbai is your one stop solution for all your glass railing system needs. With a specialized and creative team your wishes will be delivered to our optimum efforts.