When are handrails needed?

Staircases

  • There should be a continuous handrail along stair flights and landings.
  • Handrails should project 300mm from the end of the stair
  • Stairs should have a handrail on at least one side if they are less than 1m wide. They should have a handrail on both
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Is self cleaning glass worth it?

Self-cleaning glass is a specific type of glass with a surface that keeps itself free of dirt and grime. Self cleaning glass has a protective coating on the outside of the glass that acts as the 'self-cleaner'. It uses an organic process whereby dirt is broken ...

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Is glass the expensive option?

Is glass the expensive option? Well, contrary to popular belief, glass is not usually the expensive option! Obviously there are exceptions to every rule, but we have designed our systems to ensure that they meet and exceed all relevant regulations using standard PVB glass.  For example, the ...

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The Glass Process

There are 6 main steps in manufacturing float glass:

  1. Melting and refining
  2. Float bath
  3. Coating
  4. Annealing
  5. Inspection
  6. Cutting to order
As all the glass White Metal supplies is either toughened or toughened and laminated, the cut float glass then goes through one or two more processes.
  • Toughening/tempering
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Exciting additions to our Easy Adjust range!

The response to our Easy Adjust system since we launched it has been incredible. Everyone who has used it agrees that it is so easy to install, and looks incredible at the end. There are so many great features about it designed to save you both time ...

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Standard Industry Terms

'Standard industry terms' is something you've probably seen or heard mentioned before. But what does 'standard industry terms' actually mean? Simply, it refers to the terminology that is typically used within an industry. This may mean that the same word has several different meanings, depending on ...

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