Balustrade Posts: How Strong Do They Need To Be?

Balustrade posts and railings have become increasingly popular architectural features. Not only are they safe and durable, but well-designed balustrades can add more than you might expect to the aesthetics of a building, while at the same time creating privacy for its inhabitants and users. Many people are confused about what balustrades are and how […]

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Fitting Your Balustrade: Fixing Depths & Compatible Materials

There are lots of details to consider before buying a balustrade, but that’s why our team is on hand to answer any questions you may have. You shouldn’t wait until the installation stage to find out what depth you need to fix your posts or channel base into. Ensuring your fixing area is suitable for […]

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How to install our Stainless Steel Handrails

Welcome back to the SHS blog, in this edition we will look at how to install our Stainless Steel Handrails. They are sturdy and very fashionable. We offer 3 different types of handrail end cap at SHS Products, we have; the tapered end cap, the domed end cap and the flat end cap. Installation for […]

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Jargon Buster Vol.8 – Wire Rope Products Edition

It’s time for another edition of the SHS Products Jargon Buster. Today in Vol. 8 we are simplifying Wire Rope. If this is your first time with us let us fill you in. In the Jargon Buster we go through some of the terms used in the balustrade industry and attempt to simplify them for […]

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FAQ’s

There’s no such thing as a silly question. While we are on the phone to our customers gathering information for their balustrade we get asked lots of questions. Some of them are more common and asked more frequently than others. Here we will answer some of those most frequently asked questions.   Do I need […]

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Jargon Buster Vol.5 – Spigot Products Edition

Welcome back to another edition of the SHS Products Jargon Buster, today in Vol. 5 we’ll be demystifying Spigots. If this is your first time with us let us fill you in. The Jargon Buster is where we go through a few of the terms regularly used in the balustrade industry. Whilst some words are […]

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Maintaining Your Aluminium Balustrade

If you have purchased our Infinity, Frameless or Palisade systems, then you have an aluminium balustrade. Congratulations! Read on for our comprehensive maintenance guide. Our aluminum rails are made from IAS components with precision fabricated parts that go through multi-level “Quality Assurance Program” to ensure the highest standards. These parts go through a 5-stage powder […]

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SHS Jargon Buster Vol. 4 – Stairs Edition

We’re back again with another edition of our SHS Jargon Buster. This time we’ll be exploring the terms used for measuring your stairs to fit a balustrade or railing. Stairs are complex areas to fit railings or balustrades to, due to all the different angles and measurements required that need to be completely accurate. A […]

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Types of Balustrade Glass

At SHS Products, glass is central to what we do! We use it in the majority of our balustrade systems. Our manufacturing facilities mean we have many different options available for our systems including Toughened, Toughened Laminated, Coloured and Frosted. The difference between Toughened and Toughened Laminated Toughened glass is […]

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