How To Choose The Right Balustrade for Your Home

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You may be surprised to find out that there is actually o right or wrong choice when selecting a balustrade for your home. The right balustrade for your hoe does not need to be the same as your neighbor’s, or even your best friend.In fact, to choose the right balustrade you simply need to follow these steps:

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Choose The Right Supplier

If you find a reputable supplier of balustrades in Sydney then you’re off to a good start! Check out the balustrade Sydney link to see a great example of one. The right supplier won’t just ensure you have a high-quality product, they will spend the time with you choosing the best product for your needs and personal tastes.You should be able to see some balustrades in their showroom and look at pictures of others they’ve already made and delivered. This will help to inspire you to choose your preferred design. You can even create your own one.

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Budget

The next thing to consider is your budget. The more funds you have available the more complicated and unique the balustrade can be. However, if your funds are limited this doesn’t mean you can’t have a great balustrade, you simply need to consider the ones that use fewer materials, glass or parallel wood is always a good option.

Style Of Your Home

It is important to think about the style of your home. Even if you’re about to redecorate you may not want to replace the staircase. This means you need to consider the current style of your staircase and feature that in your balustrade decision. For example, a traditional wooden staircase may not look it’s best if complemented by a steel and glass balustrade. Of course, it may look good!

That’s why you need your supplier to do a mock-up of the finished product, this will help you to visualize it and decide what really does work best for you. If you want to see a mock-up it’s a good idea to take house plans with you to the balustrade supplier, it will also help them to work out what options are available to you. 

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Maintenance

When selecting a balustrade you should consider how much maintenance, specifically cleaning, it is likely to need. Some materials collect and display dirt better than others. Unless you want to be cleaning your balustrade every day, you may want to consider staying away from glass. Of course, this is directly affected by the number of children in your house, they are much better at getting things dirty than you are!

Legality

It’s unlikely there will be any issues with what you decide to do to your stairs in your home. But, it is worth checking with the local authority first. After all, it is definitely better to be safe than sorry, no one wants to have to rip your new staircase out. You should also remember to use a licensed contractor to install the balustrades, this will ensure they are up to code and safe to use. 

 

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