Get Summer Ready With Glass Railing For Your Deck

Whilst it may not feel like it right now, spring is well and truly here. In between downpours and unexpected snow showers, now is the perfect time to get your garden ready for summer. Work hard now and you’ll reap the benefits in the sun. For a clean and contemporary look, why not invest in […]

Jack Schofield Smashes The Manchester Marathon

Inspired by the Commonwealth Games, we’re starting to think about giving those New Year fitness resolutions another go. One person who needs little encouragement to get out on the bike or in the pool is Glass and Stainless sponsored athlete Jack Schofield. He’s got his 2018 season off to a brilliant start with an impressive […]

Can glass table tops be painted?

Can glass table tops be painted? In short, yes. You just need to get the preparation right. This means thoroughly cleaning the glass, priming the surface and using high quality products. Painting a glass table top may seem like a bold move but the payoff can be brilliant. In the perfect example of upcycling, a […]

Made To Measure Glass Stair Panels For Hallways

Made to measure glass stair panels are a brilliant modern alternative to traditional spindles or other styles of railing. A glass panel of any shape or size is fitted to completely fill the space between the handrail and base of a balustrade. Stair panels can be made from a wide variety of materials but, unsurprisingly, […]

Frameless Glass Doors For Shops

As high streets modernise, frameless glass doors for shops are proving incredibly popular. Unlike traditional shop fronts, these doors don’t use aluminium door stiles or railing as framing. Instead, glass connects to glass. This creates a more open and welcoming entrance in which window shoppers are given a wonderful view of your products or service. […]

Do Juliet Balconies Require Planning Permission?

Named for Shakespeare’s most famous leading lady, Juliet balconies are incredibly stylish and elegant features. Suitable for a variety of homes, a Juliet balcony is essentially a balustrade fitted to the exterior of a large window or French doors. They are available in a wide array of styles and aesthetics, ranging from highly decorative Victorian […]

What is architectural glazing?

We’ve come a long way since those early days of small and practically opaque crown glass windows. Nowadays, glass is everywhere, in all manner of shapes and sizes. Advances in technology and manufacturing have led to the production of a far sturdier and more robust glass, commonly known as architectural glazing. Available in a variety […]

Choosing Glass Door Designs For Wardrobes

If your wardrobe is looking a bit old, tired and dated, you may want to consider fitting sparkling new glass doors. They’re perfect for adding a touch of elegance, class and splendour to your bedroom. With bespoke glass, you can choose from a wide range of styles and finishes, all of which can be precisely […]

How To Clean Glass Splashbacks

Boasting a stunning shine and eye-catching colour, glass splashbacks can be a stand-out feature in any kitchen. They’re brilliant at reflecting light around the room and help to give the impression of greater space. Both hygienic and aesthetically pleasing, they are a must-have for any modern, elegant home. Having invested in a high-quality glass splashback, […]

How To Install Cantilevered Glass Staircases

Cantilevered glass staircases, commonly known as floating staircases, are a bold statement of interior design. With an almost sculptural aesthetic, they quickly become a talking point and source of intrigue. Whilst commonly installed in contemporary settings with lots of flattering light, they can complement any style of interior design. Treads can be made from a […]

Types of Shower Door Handles

Choosing your shower door handles may seem like a fairly innocuous decision, but it can fundamentally alter the look of the whole bathroom. There is far greater variety of finish, form and size out there than you probably realise. We recommend that you take your time and think carefully about the effect that you are […]

How to Fix Glass Clamps

When you install a glass balustrade on stairs, walkways, mezzanine floors, balconies and balconettes, you have two main choices for fixing the glass panels in place. One is to fit the panels into a channel in the floor, creating so-called ‘frameless’ glass balustrades. The other is to mount the panels to upright newell or balustrade […]

Working Out Your Perfect Deck Railing Height

Compared to patios, most garden decking is intended to create a more clearly demarcated area in your garden. Rather than just being a paved section, decks tend to be raised off the ground and are often surrounded by balustrades and a deck railing, creating an enclosed, self-contained and distinct seating area. There are several reasons […]

Benefits of a Fire-Rated Glazed Partition

Whatever the construction or alteration project you are undertaking, you are never completely free to build according to your fancy. Designs and plans have to take into account various regulations, and it is often a case of striking a balance between compliance and your original aesthetic vision for a glazed partition. Fire regulations are amongst […]

Three Factors to Consider When Choosing a Glass Canopy

Adding a glass canopy to the front of your building is a perfect opportunity to blend practicality with cutting-edge design. Built around the main entrance of your premises, a glass canopy provides a welcome refuge from the elements for visitors – a dry place to, for example, take down an umbrella or remove a hood […]

Refresh Your Bathroom With Shower Sliding Doors

Tired of showering surrounded by a mouldy old curtain that doesn’t stop water dripping all over the bathroom floor? Looking for a way to improve use of space in your bathroom or en suite, and give it a bright, fresh new look? It may be time to rethink your shower space with sliding doors. Whether […]

A Perfect View – Frameless Glass Balustrade

Having a fine view outside your home is a luxury to be enjoyed. If you are lucky enough to have one, it is natural to want a space where you can make the most of it. A frameless glass balustrade can help you do that. Balconies, patios, decked areas and roof terraces make great additions […]

Add that Final Touch With Shower Door Handles

Sometimes it’s the little things that make all the difference. In a bathroom, this can be shower door handles. When you are installing a new shower cubicle, you may spend most of your time and energy choosing door styles, mulling over base units or double checking you have the seals up to scratch. But your […]