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How Strong Do Balustrade Posts Need To Be?

How strong balustrade posts need to be will depend on a number of varying factors, here we have explained the crucial differences between materials, heights, load requirements and designs. A balustrade is essentially a railing system made up of supporting posts called “balusters”. These balusters are connected to form a unit with a handrail positioned […]

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SHS Jargon Buster Vol.8 – Wire Rope Balustrade Products

It’s time for another edition of the SHS Products Jargon Buster. Today in Vol. 8 we are simplifying the Wire Rope balustrade. In the SHS Jargon Buster we go through some of the terms used in the balustrade industry and attempt to simplify them for you. Whilst some words are more obscure than others it’s always […]

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How to install our Pinion Stainless Steel & Glass Balustrade

Our Pinion balustrade system is a stainless steel and glass balustrade system made up of steel posts with ‘arms’ that hold glass panels in place. This glass balustrade is perfect for both internal and external uses, from balconies, decking or stairs. The glass balustrade can also be customized with either clear or frosted glass in […]

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How To Prepare Your Fixing Area

When installing a balustrade, it is essential that you have the right parts and tools for the job. Part of the installation equation that people often forget is the proper preparation of the fixing area. As the place where your balustrade will sit, you can imagine it’s quite important that this area is ready for […]

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How to Fit a Glass Balustrade: Infinity Easy Install Guide

This time around SHS will show you how simple it is to fit the Infinity glass balustrade system. Whilst this is possibly our easiest system to install we do recommend having help to lift the glass panels for safety.   Items supplied by SHS: Baseplate gasket, Screws, Wall Track, Infinity Posts, Glass Panels. Items needed: Impact Driver, Spanner. […]

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How to Measure a Balustrade: Centreline Vs Overall

Measuring your balustrade is extremely important as we manufacture the systems to your specifications. These bespoke designs rely on accurate measurements from yourself or one of our surveyors. This guide contains the top tips to ensure that you give us the correct measurements for us to make your bespoke system. We ask that you measure […]

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An Easy Install Guide to Installing a Balustrade: Professional or Elegance

  Are you looking for advice on installing your balustrade? SHS has an easy step by step fitting guide to help you out. If you are installing an Elegance Glass Balustrade system, or a Professional Glass Balustrade system, your first steps will be extremely similar (if not exactly the same). Never fear we’ll clearly indicate […]

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All you need to know about the Elegance Glass Balustrade System

Add a touch of elegance to your domestic or commercial property with this (literally) elegant glass balustrade system from SHS. Design The Elegance glass balustrade system can be used to compliment your balcony, garden, patio or internal walkways. It provides stylish glass panels with cylindrical stainless steel posts available in either a satin or mirror […]

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How To Choose The Right Balustrade – Infographic

Choosing the right balustrade system for your home can seem like an impossible task. There are different variations of the product for many applications, so you often don’t know where to start; that’s fine! We’ve created this infographic to make your life easier. Take a look now, and you should gain a better understanding of […]

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