• Sunday, July 25th, 2021
Looking for a low maintenance, attractive and long-lasting balcony or Juliet balcony? There are several options available to you such as a galvanised balcony railing, an anodised aluminium balcony railing and a frameless glass balcony railing.
The best option for your project depends on what you want your balcony railing to do for you and your property. Here’s our rundown of the difference between galvanised balcony railings, anodised aluminium railings and frameless glass balcony railings.
• Monday, July 12th, 2021
Proving you are never too old for DIY in your seventies, Barry Hazard installed this beautiful 14-metre-long Balconette balustrade on the back of a new kitchen extension with a little help from his wife Ann.
“Everything fitted perfectly. It took a week to install by myself – partly due to the weather – and with a little assistance from my wife. Not bad for a first-time fitter of 70+,” he says.
• Thursday, June 10th, 2021
With more of us spending an increasing amount of time at home, further emphasis has been placed on how we can maximise space and daylight in our living spaces. Not surprisingly, external balconies and Juliet Balconies have attracted rising levels of interest. So, how do you use a Juliet Balcony?
A glass Juliet Balcony is a wonderful and cost-effective way to enhance light, space and views in virtually any type of building. From larger commercial and communal projects, such as retail developments, restaurants and retirement homes to family homes and flats, there is a Juliet Balcony to suit any scheme.
With no posts to obscure the view, this simple, yet stylish Balconette balustrade near Whitehaven in Cumbria creates a seamless connection to sunsets and the sea.
Its ‘sheltered’ design in the west-facing newbuild house was a key factor for homeowner Keith Ross so that he and his family could make the most of far-reaching views, whatever the weather.
• Sunday, April 18th, 2021
An interior Juliet balcony makes a stylish, practical and affordable addition to any home. The minimalist design of a glass Juliet balcony makes it a great choice for bringing in more natural light and enhancing views without taking up much space.
What to consider with an Interior Juliet balcony?
When paired with sliding or French Doors on upper floor rooms, a modern Juliet balcony provides the necessary safety barrier when the doors are open to increase ventilation. If you are considering an interior Juliet balcony, here are some ideas to inspire you.
• Thursday, April 08th, 2021
Keeping beautiful views over three counties from the patio decking at their Herefordshire home was of paramount importance to Gill and Ronald Webb – and their smart Balconette balustrade fits the bill perfectly.
With the advent of better weather and easing of restrictions, this Balconette Aerofoil Glass Balustrade System helps to create a social space on patios where guests can lean on the sturdy wing-shaped handrail, chat and admire the view.
• Saturday, February 27th, 2021
Assistance from Balconette’s technical team on the design and installation of this distinctive T-shaped Glass Juliet balcony enabled Shawn Reed to fit it himself and maximise enjoyment of countryside views from his home near Brampton, Cumbria.
• Wednesday, February 17th, 2021
Tantalising sea views are delivered through 171 metres of Balconette’s clear glass balustrading at these luxury modern apartments – with a famous connection – located on the prestigious North Foreland estate, one of the most desirable areas in East Kent.
Residents of the two contemporary apartment blocks at Ocean Drive, Broadstairs have private access to a secluded beach below via the famous ‘The Thirty-Nine Steps’ from John Buchan’s renowned novel of the same name, first published in 1915.
• Sunday, February 07th, 2021
Striking glass balustrades supplied by Balconette add extra external space while opening up extensive countryside views at this unique self-built home in a rural location on the Lincolnshire/Cambridgeshire border. Construction of the four-bedroomed home near Peterborough took three years and it was completed in March 2020 just before the first national lockdown.
• Friday, January 15th, 2021
From dilapidated office block to modern luxury apartments, Farringdon House in the centre of East Grinstead, Sussex has been totally transformed with Balconette’s products adding that all-important ‘Wow’ factor.