Entries by Anna Carruthers

Skylights For Flat Roofs

When it comes to skylights, you aren’t limited by the pitch of your roof. Skylights for flat roofs certainly exist and they can be used to brilliant effect, allowing natural light to pour into your property. In some circumstances a more elevated pyramid skylight or roof lantern may be more suitable, but subtle skylights for […]

Top 7 Benefits Of Skylights

Increase the amount of light in a room Improved air quality through greater ventilation Greater control over room temperature Doesn’t compromise your privacy Creates a greater sense of space A more eco-friendly option Beneficial to your mental health Skylights are a brilliant way of introducing light and fresh air to darker, smaller rooms. They can […]

How To Install Skylights

If you are a keen on DIY and have a familiarity with carpentry, you might be thinking about how to install skylights. This can be a good way to keep down costs but you need to be confident in what you’re doing. If in doubt, get a professional to do the work. How To Install […]

Jack Schofield Survives Eventful Barcelona Ironman

Glass & Stainless sponsored triathlete Jack Schofield has successfully completed the 2018 Barcelona Ironman after overcoming huge difficulties in the bike section. We have closely followed his training and racing over the past year as Jack has built up to this race, the biggest of the 2018 season. This was to be the culmination of […]

What is architectural glazing?

Architectural glazing simply refers to any glass that is being used as a building material within a structure. It can be used both externally and internally to stunning effect, including windows, doors rooflights, canopies and curtain walls. Now a staple design feature of modern commercial buildings, bespoke glass is also a popular choice for the […]

3 Ways To Use An Opaque Glass Partition Wall

Here are our top 3 ways to use an opaque glass partition wall: To provide privacy whilst maintaining natural light To switch between privacy and transparency To create a blank canvas Providing privacy whilst maintaining natural light with an opaque glass partition wall With an opaque glass partition wall, you get the best of both […]

How To Install Glass Shower Door Handles

Glass shower door handles come in a whole range of styles and sizes. At the most basic level you need to decide whether or not to choose a set of back to back handles that work in pairs, or a single mount handle which can function on its own. You also have the choice of […]

How To Install A Sliding Glass Shower Door (With Frame)

Given the choice between a shower curtain and a glass shower door, we would always recommend the latter. From a practical perspective, they are for more waterproof than a shower curtain as the entire space is sealed shut with no gaps. A glass shower door is easy to maintain, and you don’t need to worry […]

How To Install A Glass Splashback

Glass splashbacks are a brilliant way of adding a bold splash of colour to any kitchen. They come with the added benefit of having a highly reflective surface which light can easily bounce off, making a room feel bigger and lighter. Here’s how to install a glass splashback in 5 easy steps. Remember, when working […]

Jack Schofield Conquers Ironman Maastricht!

Another glorious summer weekend and more brilliant news from Glass and Stainless sponsored athlete Jack Schofield! On the back of an impressive performance at the 2018 ITU World Long Distance Triathlon Championships where he placed 6th in his age group, Jack has just finished 2nd in his age group at Ironman Maastricht. In fact, his […]