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How To Match Your Balustrades To Your Building

deck and steel balustradeWhen choosing balustrades for your home you can’t exactly just grab the first ones off the shelf and put them up around the building. There are many things to consider to ensure that the balustrades suit your home, both practically and aesthetically.  

It is important to choose balustrades that not only provide practical functionality, but that add architectural value to your home as well. Factors that you will need to take into consideration include:

Staircase Tips

stairway without balustradesIf you’re building or renovating your home, or other building, remember to pay close attention the staircase, balustrades, and handrails. Staircases often occupy prime positions in homes, and are often the first thing people see when they walk in, therefore it is important that close detail is paid in order for your staircase to make the right statement.

Why Glass?

glass balustrades As a home-owner, you want to keep your home looking slick and stylish without the hassle of high-maintenance features and constant work. For a stylish look that provides the safety features you need glass balustrades are the top choice among interior designers and architects.

But, you may ask why these glass balustrades are growing in popularity, and it is quite simple.
 

Babyproofing 101 – Make Sure Your Home Is Baby Safe

From about 8 months onward babies can start to crawl. They will also start to pull up on tables, chairs and other surfaces that had previously been out of reach. This means that you need to make sure that your baby does not have access to certain areas, such as stairways and swimming pools by installing safety gates, and that the areas he/she roams are hazard free.

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