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Glass Balustrades for gardens – what are your options?

Glass Balustrades for gardens – what are your options?

Glass Balustrades for gardens – what are your options?

With winter almost over, many of us are looking ahead to the sunnier months when we can get out in our gardens and make the most of British summertime. If recent years are anything to go by, the warmer temperatures will make it possible to spend more time in our gardens and enjoy relaxing, entertaining and getting our vitamin D intake. But what options are available for balustrades for gardens, and which is the best choice for you?

About glass balustrades for gardens

Glass balustrades for gardens serve many purposes. As an important safety feature, they can help you, your family and your pets enjoy your garden safely, minimising the risks posed by swimming pools, balcony areas, steps, ledges and more. Childproofing your garden is important, and it offers peace of mind for the rest of your family too.

With a glass balustrade, you can enjoy spending time in your garden without the view or sunshine being impacted by your chosen structure. Glass garden balustrades can be minimal and completely transparent, which allows the light in without creating unwelcome shadows. They can also act as wind barriers to keep breezes at bay.

Longevity is especially in outdoor areas, which are exposed to the elements throughout the year. Luckily, glass balustrades are highly durable. Paired with stainless steel, you’ll have a tough balustrade that will last and last without the need for ongoing maintenance.

Choosing your glass garden balustrade with Origin Architectural

There are many factors to consider when choosing a glass garden balustrade, such as cost, size, glass type and design. Origin Architectural presents you with several different options according to your unique requirements.
What’s more, our free 3D interactive designer can help you plot your bespoke design according to your measurements and preferences, allowing you to get an accurate quote in minutes.

The good news is that balustrades are easy to fit, allowing you to put them up yourself or with the help of an expert. A glass garden balustrade is an excellent addition to your outside space, bringing safety, security and luxury to your landscape as shown in this beautiful balustrade we recently supplied in Rotherham.
Browse our selection to find the right style for your taste and space. If you need help, we’ll advise you on sizing, installation and more.

You can contact us on 0113 277 4316, or email us at sales@originarchitectural.co.uk. Use our automatic online quote generator to receive a price within minutes.

 

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Skyforce Top Mount according Test BS 6180 (0,74 kN/m)Tested to Aluminium
GLASS WIDTH UP TO GLASS THICKNESS (tempered glass) GLASS HEIGHT
1000mm 12.76mm 300mm – 1100mm
1700mm 16.76mm 300mm – 1100mm
3000mm 21.52mm 500mm – 1100mm
(According test BS 6180) Tested on the basis that the minimum thickness of the aluminium frame is 1.4mm.   FIXING TO PVC FRAME SkyForce Top Mount Tested to Plastic According to the German Standard ETB Directive
GLASS WIDTH UP TO GLASS THICKNESS (tempered glass) GLASS HEIGHT
1600mm 12.76mm 700mm-1200mm
2100mm 16.76mm (17.52) 900mm-1200mm
2600mm 21.52mm 800mm-1100mm
Tested on the basis that the metal insert in the frame is a minimum of 1.5mm in thickness. I attach a copy of the test report which is in German but which I think we can include anyway.   FIXING TO STEEL OR CONCRETE Skyforce is fully tested at a height of 1.1m up to a width of 3m when fixed to steel or concrete.
Glass H = Glass Height L = Glass Length Working Line Load
6.62 min. 300mm - max. 1100mm max. 1100mm 3.0 kN/m
6.62 min. 500mm - max. 1100mm max. 1100mm 3.0 kN/m
8.84 min. 300mm < 500mm max. 1100mm 3.0 kN/m
8.84 min. 500mm - max. 1100mm max. 1100mm 3.0 kN/m
8.84 min. 600mm - max. 1100mm max. 1700mm 1.5 kN/m
8.84 min. 300mm < 600mm max. 1700mm 0.74 kN/m
10.10.4 min. 300mm < 500mm max. 500mm 3.0 kN/m
10.10.4 min. 500mm - max. 1100mm max. 1100mm 3.0 kN/m
10.10.4 1100mm max. 3000mm 0.74 kN/m
10.10.4 min. 300mm < 1100mm max. 3000mm 0.36 kN/m
FIXED TO TIMBER OR STONE/BRICKWORK   No test data available.   For more comprehensive test data, click here