Author Archives: AndyPara

Simple ways to extend your living space

Lockdown. It’s been a strange old time hasn’t it? Never before have we all spent quite so much time at home, staring at the same four walls. No longer just our retreat after a long day, homes have become the office, gym, even the classroom. Not surprising then that many of us have started to get a touch of cabin fever. Becoming a little disgruntled with your property is understandable – and so too is wishing there were ways you… Read More...

Easy glass maintenance – wipe away your doubts

Has being stuck at home during lockdown left you very aware of sticky finger marks and smudges on your glass windows and doors? Have you been considering using more glass in your home but are put off at the thought of having to try and keep it clean? Here at Square 1 Balustrades we love glass – we can’t sing its praises highly enough – and we wouldn’t want a little thing like cleaning to put you off using… Read More...

How to choose the right type of balustrade system for your home

Is making the final decision on a balustrade system proving difficult? We get it. With so many balustrade types available, settling on the perfect one for you can be easier said than done. Whether you’re looking to improve the look of your commercial building or want to change-up the aesthetic of your home, at Square 1 Balustrades, we can help you make that difficult decision. There could be a multitude of reasons for why you’ve not quite decided on a… Read More...

Upgrading your garden during lockdown

Much like the rest of the world, the UK is currently going through a period of national lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. These are unprecedented circumstances that we find ourselves in, and whether working from home or going through furlough, everyone is struggling to find meaningful ways to spend this extra free time. The good news is, now is the perfect time to give your garden that long-awaited TLC you have been putting off for months (or even years!)…. Read More...

How to clean glass balustrades

So, you’ve decided to add glass balustrades around your home? Great choice! Glass balustrades such as those we sell at Square 1 can not only add value to your home, but are visually appealing and create the illusion of additional space. However, these benefits can quickly be lost if your glass balustrades aren’t well maintained, so what do you need to know? With many years under our belt, the team here at Square 1 are perfectly placed to offer customers… Read More...

How much do glass balustrades cost

Although balustrades have been key features of architecture for as long as we can remember, glass balustrades are a much more contemporary addition. Despite this however, the glass balustrade has quickly sky-rocketed in popularity, seeing the traditional balustrade slowly be phased out for its more modern counterpart. But how can you benefit from glass balustrades, and how much can you expect to pay? At Square 1 Balustrades, there isn’t much we can’t tell you about balustrades! As the go-to suppliers for… Read More...

Why your home needs a Juliet balcony

Balcony installation isn’t just reserved for large homes and extravagant budgets. In fact, Juliet balconies are a fantastic way of boosting the value of your property whilst also offering homeowners a plethora of additional benefits that can’t be had with other balcony types. If you’re considering a Juliet balcony, you’ve come to the right place as today we’re looking at the benefits of fitting a Juliet balcony to your home, and why it’s much easier than you thought! Read on… Read More...

Get your decking spring ready with a brand-new balustrade

With spring right around the corner, there’s no better time than the present to start preparing your home and garden for the warmer months. The chances are that your garden decking has taken a beating over the winter, but don’t fear – we know just the thing to help! A decking balustrade not only looks great but can add security and value to your outdoor space. At Square 1 Balustrades, we specialise in offering high-quality, bespoke balustrades and balconies for… Read More...

Revamp your boring staircase for 2020 with these five simple upgrades

Have you become complacent with your home décor? You may not realise it but your staircase could be the key to transforming your home in 2020. Despite being one of the biggest features of any multi-storey home, stairs are often overlooked as a means of adding design and flare and are left to age whilst the rest of the house is upgraded. If this all sounds familiar, then you’ve come to the right place! At Square 1 Balustrades, we’re experts in… Read More...

Four Stair handrail ideas for your home

A recent study revealed that a person’s home accounts for around 15% of their total happiness – so it makes sense that regularly updating and improving the fixtures and fittings of our space is something we’re all guilty of. However, when the budget is tight, what can you do to make changes that will still leave a big impression? One great place to start is with your stairs – and stair handrails are both an affordable and effortless way… Read More...
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