5 Reasons to Choose Glass for Your Railings and Staircases


One of the main reasons that glass elements are so popular in home design today is that they help to create the illusion of more space in the building. The illusion of more space makes the area appear even larger than it really is, which is something that cannot be achieved by using metal, chrome, or iron options.

With a glass railing for stairs or elevated areas, just as with a glass shower screen or glass door, you get to enjoy a transparent border, creating an open, fresh, and more expansive atmosphere.


Glass railings are very popular because they have the benefit of not blocking the light in a home. Glass railings also allow for light to shine through, enhancing the presence of sunlight and also serving to create a more open, airy feel while indoors.


One major benefit of installing glass railings is its ability to add a touch of modern sophistication to any building that it is fitted in. This will also be useful for you when you plan to sell your house as you will get a good amount of money during resale. 


What makes glass railings very appealing to homeowners is how durable they are and the minimal amount of upkeep required to keep them looking new. Of course, over time they will get dirty, especially if they are outside railings. However, with a regular cleaning routine that includes the glass railings around the home, you’ll keep them looking in pristine condition for many years to come.


As well as looking wonderful, a glass railing is exceptionally robust. Your new installation will last for many years and will require little or no maintenance.

The majority of glass railings are crafted out of one-quarter inch thick tempered glass. This means it’s very unlikely they will crack or break due to normal, day to day stressors. This makes them a great option if you are looking for low-maintenance railings.

 The excellent durability of glass makes it well worth your investment, since glass railings have the ability to last for decades.

We are always eager to help with the design and  installation of your Glass Railing System. AMG has a qualified team of installers who, together with the owner, are always on standby to guide you through the process.

We would love to hear about your project. Contact us to request a FREE quote and get pricing, offers and product information.

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