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What are wire rope balustrades
What Are Wire Rope Balustrades and When to Use Them?

A wire rope balustrade is a versatile and modern safety barrier that utilises stainless steel posts and wire rope infill to create a sleek and contemporary design. It is made to measure and features a cylindrical top rail.   These balustrades are designed to provide safety and aesthetic appeal to various spaces. Their sleek and contemporary design can enhance the overall look of any area. Consequently, Wire rope balustrades are often used in commercial settings such as hotels, restaurants, and offices, as well as for residential use.   They are also commonly used in outdoor areas like patio spaces, decking,…

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Best steel for outdoor railings
What is the Best Steel for Your Outdoor Railing System

When you are designing your outdoor railing system, it’s usually obvious that you should opt for a metal one. There are just so many pros to that, including better durability, easier maintenance and an aesthetic appearance that most people prefer.  More often than not, you’ll find that steel is the metal of choice for such an application. However, choosing the right steel is hugely important, because there are so many options out there – carbon, stainless, and more – and they all behave differently, as well as having different costs and so on too. So, the choice here is an…

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Glass Balustrade Safety Regulations in the UK Explained

Balconies, verandas, and staircases are common functional features of residential and commercial buildings, but they must conform to regulation standards. Standards protect people from injuries and companies from litigation. Glass balustrades need to conform to standard regulations in the UK; they must be tested for load-bearing weight and be the correct height. In this blog post we’ll give you a rundown of the glass balustrade safety regulations you should be aware of. Key Takeaways: Glass Balustrades A glass balustrade is used for raised platforms and staircases and at height areas that require a safety barrier Glass balustrades are made using…

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