Stair railings have been in fashion for several centuries now, but over the years, the aesthetics have changed. The new modern type of stair railings is glass stair railing. It has been in vogue for almost a decade and its stunning qualities would keep it in use for many years to come. Glass stair railings are visually attractive, and sophisticated, making a space feels bigger and generating the flow of light.
If you are looking for durability and sturdiness, then you should opt for a glass stair railing that is usually about 8mm to 10mm thick. A tempered or laminated glass is the recommended glass panel to be used for a glass stair railings installation. Do you want to know another positive fact about a glass stair railing? You can install it all on your own and with little or no power tools!
Your first and easy step to installing your glass stair railing is by searching for a “glass railings near me” shop to purchase your pre-made glass railings. You would also need to purchase other tools such as; stainless steel screws, post brackets, base plate posts, foaming glass cleaner, handrail brackets, and or glass clamps.
Although other types of stair railings i.e. iron railings have their advantages, for a modern home, most building codes would recommend glass stair railings. That aside, glass stair railings can take on any design and they can either be supported with a wood frame (preferably oak wood) or a steel frame.