Category Archives: Balustrades Articles

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...

Three great examples of innovative balustrade systems

When it comes to interior design, most people consider paint colours, unique worktop materials and feature walls. What people very rarely think about, however, are balustrades. If you’re amongst the many who overlook the potential of a balustrade system, then you’ve come to the right place! Square 1 Balustrades have a team of in-house specialists who have designed and fitted a range of innovative balustrade systems ideal for both external and internal use. So when you go to them for… Read More...

Why You Should Use Stainless Steel in The Home

Depending on what style of interior design you are attracted to for your home, there will be a number of types of materials to choose for different rooms. If you’re going for something rustic, you might want to use plenty of wood and stone. However, if you want a contemporary feel for your home, steel and glass are some of the best options available. Here we describe why you should choose stainless steel. It’s Durable and Resistant to Corrosion Stainless steel… Read More...

The Benefits of Installing a Balcony

If you live in a second floor flat in a city or large town, one area you might be lacking is the option of outside space. Although living in a flat in a city affords you a number of benefits like being close to work opportunities, being able to take part in an active social life and being in a prime location without spending huge amounts of money, there are also some restrictions. To inject some sunshine into your… Read More...

Some of The Most Impressive Glass Buildings in The World

Glass has been utilised for windows since the times of the Romans, dating back as far as 100 AD. However, since then, the material has been used for much more than just windows. Now, we’re in an age when entire structures are fashioned from glass and are at the forefront of the increasing futurism of our cities’ skylines. Here are some of the most impressive glass structures in the world. The Shard Starting close to home and standing at 309.7 meters,… Read More...
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