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How Does Glass Railing Improve Your Commercial Property Value?

Stair rail glass in a commercial building

What makes a property valuable? Flooring replacement, bathroom renovations, or perhaps re-roofing? These are common renovations but if you're looking for something unconventional, opt for glass railings.

Glass railings are both functional and stylish features that increase the resale value of your commercial property. We've listed reasons that you should install a glass railing on your property.

1. Clear View

Commercial properties should be expansive, not constrained. Glass railings serve that purpose by offering a clear view of the surroundings. Whether it's a staircase or a balcony, the glass railing lets in natural light and offers an unobstructed view.

A glass railing can make your property stand out and combine a traditional and modern look. If you install them on the staircase, you get a wider view, whereas glass railing defines balconies.

2. Protective Layer

Glass railing is a perfect compromise between aesthetic appeal and safety. You get to enhance the visual appeal of your staircase or balcony and protect your pets and children from falling. Glass railings are made from tempered glass, alternatively known as strengthened glass, which doesn't break easily. Even if it breaks, the glass doesn't disintegrate into sharp pieces that might cause injury.

3. Visual Appeal

Glass railings are hands down the most aesthetically appealing alternative to traditional railings. They improve the property's visual appeal, adding a neutral appearance that derives its beauty from the outdoors. If your property is located in an alluring area, you can maintain its value with translucent railings.

4. Design Versatility

Glass railings are versatile. You can opt for framed railing or go completely frameless. Framed railings are popular for stairways, pools, and slopes because of their stronger grip, whereas frameless railings are perfect for patios and balconies. Both options are convenient and elegant.

5. Convenience & Durability

Glass railings are extremely durable. They can withstand the test of time and harsh weather. A glass railing is a wise option even in places where natural calamities are common. They look perfect for indoor and outdoor spaces.

6. Easy Upkeep

Unlike wood, iron, or other materials, glass is low-maintenance. Glass is intricately designed but durable, so it doesn't warp like wood or rust like iron. You can clean it quickly using a quality cleaning spray and wipe down any dirt buildup. Scratches, chips, or other glass damages are also easy to fix.

Railing glass undergoes high-temperature treatment to make it durable and incredibly tough so that it's resistant to extreme weather conditions.

7. Customization Option

The glass railing is customizable so that you can match your property's overall aesthetics. Whether your property's structure is traditional or modern, you can customize them to complement the property's architectural appeal.

Glass railing in a building

Install Glass Railing In Your Commercial Property

At Shower Doors of Austin, we offer stair rail glass installation services in Austin. As a glass expert company in Austin, we offer interior glass solutions to homeowners, architects, builders, remodelers, and designers. We've worked on scopes and residential and commercial projects. Discover our custom glass collection of interior glass, custom shower doors, tabletops, and more. Reach out to us for free consultation and estimate.

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