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    Plastic handrails – alternative to metal and wood

    Unlike metal, plastic is as durable as wood and almost not susceptible to corrosion, but it costs much less than other materials. This is because both the raw material and the method of manufacture are not very expensive. Therefore, PVC handrail, used in the installation of some types of stairs and fencings for gazebos, balcony or porch is quite popular in manufacturing. PVC – what’s so good about it? Polyurethane pads are used to prevent slipping and therefore increase the level of safety during the operation of construction. There are different sizes (however, 40х4 is the most popular). It has a lot of benefits: Efficiency – PVC handrail itself is…

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    Terrace and balcony railings

    No balcony is complete without railings. Important factors for their installation are great height and aesthetic note in the design of the building. Without balcony, the house doesn’t look so harmoniously and picturesquely. Besides, it if’s absent, the residents are deprived of some joys (for example, the ability to drink tea outdoors in the warm season and dry clothes). Railings provide safety. Therefore, they must be strong, safe and made of materials, proven by time and practice. You can build them with your own hands – all you need is to observe the norms and technologies of installation. Choose the material: benefits and drawbacks Any materials can be used for…

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    Railings for the bathroom to assist persons with disabilities

    The life of persons with disabilities is full of difficulties. Sometimes, they find it hard to just visit the bathroom. Fortunately, the manufacturers of plumbing and accessories think about these people and offer the handrails for disabled people that significantly facilitate their lives. Such products are useful not only for the persons with disabilities who find it difficult to sit down and stand up because of joint diseases. Specialized equipment is installed not only in the home bathrooms, but also in many public places, including cafeterias, restaurants, hotels, large shopping centers, railway stations, etc. People often use folding option, which is comfortable for disabled persons and doesn’t take much space.…

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    How to make stair railings

    The main structural purpose of handrails is protection of the individual from the risk of injury. Every staircase with more than three steps must be equipped with safety elements, the most reliable of which are welded metal railings and fundamental wooden handrails. There are strict requirements for the total height of railing (900-1900 mm) and its ability to withstand a load of 100 kg per 1 running meter. Railings must be properly mounted and fit perfectly into the interior. Manufacture of handrails and railings with your hands is a difficult task, but this article will help you answer the question of how to build the stair railings and what materials…

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    Bathroom grab bars.

    Bathroom is characterized by high humidity and quite slippery tiled surfaces. For this reason, such premises are often equipped with different devices. Handrail for the bathroom can significantly facilitate the lives of people for specific use and common users. Ergonomic holders are installed for ease of use of bathroom at the level of the toilet. Not only private apartments, but also catering establishments, shopping and entertainment centers, swimming pools and hotel rooms are equipped in this way. Grab rails: unusual decoration If you don’t want to live in unsafe conditions that can end in trauma (especially for older people, small children and persons with limited physical capacity), it makes sense…

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    How to install the balusters for the glass stairs?

    In the modern two-story apartments or houses, staircase is indispensable. Steps may not play a great role in the decoration of the staircase. However, the material, shape and design of balusters are very important. Balusters: definition and functions Indoor staircase draws attention, as it become the main object of design. One can’t avoid looking at it! This construction can set the interior style of the whole room. Construction that consists of glass components looks fragile and unusual. Besides, glass balusters add elegance to the overall interior. Moreover, they make the staircase look wealthier. Floating in the air – that’s what you can feel when going up and down the stairs,…

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    Design options for the glass railings

    Staircase is not just a decoration of the house, but a necessity. It is impossible to go up and down the stairs without this structure. Two-story houses or multi-level apartments can’t do without the stairs. This inter-floor construction has two main functions: 1) connective; 2) decorative. Material for the glass railings As the staircase must be safe, it is usually equipped with the glass railings. This construction is both safe and modern, as durable glass has become the most popular material used for the protective staircase constructions. Glass railings are made not of the common window glass but of the special durable and high-quality glass. There are following variants of…

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    How to provide care for the glass handrails?

    When it comes to manufacturing the glass staircase, the designer’s imagination can run wild. There are many interesting design options for this construction. Staircases made of several materials look unusual and often perform the decorative function in the interior. Staircase with the glass railings in combination with other materials However, the main function of the staircase is a connective one. If your private/country house, cottage or apartment has several floors, you can’t do without the stairs. This construction connects them with each other. Apart from the safe steps, railings also have an important function. For example, glass handrails for the stairs look easy and gentle. Glass is considered a fragile…

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    Features of glass steps for the stairs

    In the two-story houses (and even apartments), staircase is not just a whim, but a necessity. It is used to get to the second floor and come downstairs. And if the staircase is original and modern, it can become the main adornment of the premises and the unusual element of decoration in the room. Such as the stairs with the glass steps. Features of stairs with glass steps Stairs with glass elements have come into use not long ago. It may seem to you that such structure is fragile and unreliable. But in fact, the steps made of this material (as well as all the other glass details) are durable…

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    Accessories required for the glass stairs

    Staircase constructions that consist of glass elements visually increase the space; they don’t look rude and massive and can be installed in any interior. For example, glass railings are a beautiful and strong detail of construction. Characteristics of glass stairs Recently, the stairs with glass elements become more and more popular. If you install the glass railings in accordance with all requirements, they will provide safety of the whole structure. Glass stairs look equally great in the two-story houses, multi-level apartments, shopping centers and stores. However, some options require the stairs with non-railing fixing of glass railings, and the other – safe constructions with the racks from other material. Glass…

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    Benefits of granite steps

    Stairs from natural stone at the entrance or inside the building is not only a great way to show your wealth, good taste and sense of style to your guests, but also a profitable design solution characterized by high reliability. Despite a quite high price, many owners of the country houses and cottages order the steps from granite or marble. To date, these are the most common types of natural stone, used in finishing works. What’s so great about this material? Let’s find it out. What type of stone should you use? Marble represents a decorative material, characterized by softer or, on the contrary, more saturated shades, which makes it…

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    Glass staircase constructions (triplex)

    Modern interiors, aimed at the people who appreciate comfort, beauty and innovative solutions borrowed a lot from the decorative styles of the past. An example of such borrowing are the glass staircases, which give lightness and elegance to any accommodation. Glass constructions in the modern interior Staircases with glass fencing are aimed at both large shopping centers and private apartments. They will easily fit into the interior of country house or penthouse. Ordering the service of manufacturing and assembling the stairs can make any interior solution bright and non-standard. Porch and furnishings for the glass railings are also included in the original design-project. 3D-layout can be made from the photo…