• 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.
For James Letts and his wife Jane it is the ‘freedom of the view’ that they like best about their Balconette Frameless Juliet balcony overlooking their garden at their newbuild home near Market Drayton, Shropshire.
The 1,860mm Frameless Juliet uses Royal Chrome anodised support profiles for its single 21.5mm laminated toughened clear glass panel. It protects first-floor French Doors in their bedroom that has extensive views to the Shropshire countryside and Welsh hills in the far distance.
• Thursday, May 20th, 2021
Glass is often seen as a more unusual option for backyard fencing. Unlike wooden fence panels or brick walls, glass fencing is a modern introduction to our gardens. Here are six of the most common questions people ask when thinking about adding a glass fence to their backyard.
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.
• 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.
• Friday, March 19th, 2021
Now framed with a beautiful Balconette glass balustrade, it was the impressive panoramic view of the Kent coastline that sold this bungalow to a couple from Hythe.
“We didn’t even look at the house, it was the gorgeous view that sold it,” says Susan Treadwell. “That is why when we undertook renovation work, we wanted to create a big outdoor seating and barbecue area to make the most of it. We’ve gained lots of space!”
• 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.
• Wednesday, September 09th, 2020
When your home enjoys stunning views along the Jurassic coastline, enhanced by the sweeping curves and clear glass of Balconette’s balustrading system, it’s clear there are few better places for peace and relaxation than a gorgeous balcony.
Specialists Balconette supplied and fitted their Orbit balustrade on eight luxury apartments in this award-winning, five-storey development on Seaton seafront in East Devon. Echoing the curves of Lyme Bay, the sinuous balconies make a dramatic visual statement on the prominently positioned building.
• Wednesday, August 19th, 2020
Whether you’re a year-round swimmer or a warm-weather dipper-inner, keeping your outside pool or hot-tub at its best and safest is an ongoing commitment. Investing in quality pool fencing gives you peace of mind but can detract from the beauty of your pool and garden. Install pool glass fencing however, and you’ll avoid many of the problems associated with other pool enclosures.
• Wednesday, March 04th, 2020
You wouldn’t know the Frameless Juliet was even there
Julie and Paul Dove selected a 2,180mm-wide Frameless Juliet balcony to provide the required barrier to French Doors in their first-floor master bedroom of their Cotswolds home.
The floor-to-ceiling doors, flanked by tall glass panels either side, allow maximum natural light into the room and make the most of far-reaching views over adjacent countryside near Chipping Campden.