Is A Glass Balcony the Right Choice for You?

Is A Glass Balcony the Right Choice for You?

A glass balcony offers a stylish touch to any property, by providing plenty of light for outdoor and indoor areas, as well as a sleek and contemporary finish.

If you’re considering a balcony installation, take a look at this guide to help you decide if a glass balcony is the right choice for you.


Glass balconies are popular features across many types of property. They come in all shapes and sizes and can range from smaller Juliet-style balconies to larger areas that serve the purpose of extending outdoor spaces. They’re an excellent way to bridge the gap between indoor and outdoor space by offering something in between, meaning glass balconies are becoming more and more popular.

Uses for a glass balcony

Glass balconies have many applications both in and out of your home. They are perfect for creating additional space through features such as mezzanines while providing added health and safety.

They are also easy to clean and maintain – the trick is to make their care part of your regular cleaning regime to keep them looking pristine.

If you’re looking to add a contemporary edge to your business premises, then this could be just what you need. Ideal for extending office space outdoors, providing a breakout area or a wonderful outside space for visiting customers. Office balconies are becoming an increasingly desirable feature for workplaces and are ideal for providing a place for your staff to sit outside and get some vitamin D during the warmer months.

Homeowners can also benefit, particularly if you want to add a balcony without impacting the design and detail of your home.

Glass balconies work well in both indoor and outdoor environments, allowing you to add a wonderful touch to your bedroom or home office. An affordable way to add space and style to your property, and suitable for all kinds of home improvement budgets.

What are the benefits of a glass balcony?

They offer an attractive, minimal design

Glass balconies have a modern, minimal look that can give any property a more contemporary finish. Whether you choose to add them indoors or outdoors you can be sure that they will add a stylish touch without detracting from the overall look of your property. Glass balconies work with both modern and more traditional property types due to their sleek and subtle design.

Glass is also a good choice for apartment balconies. Not only are they safe and durable, but their transparency means that those city views won’t be impacted, which can be a big selling point if you were in the market to rent out or sell a property.

They let in lots of light

With glass balconies you can add space to your property without having to worry about it affecting the light. Glass balconies allow the light to shine through, helping to create the open and airy look that people are drawn to. If you think about the types of property you see abroad, you’ll notice that many of them feature glass balconies as opposed to other types of material, as they help people to continue to enjoy the natural sunlight.

Safety where you need it

Safety is paramount when it comes to areas of height, both inside and outside buildings. Providing a barrier that stops people from falling, a glass balcony offers safety and peace of mind where you need it. It’s important to realise that balconies can cause safety risks as well as prevent them, so make sure you’re familiar with balcony safety before you install yours.

Easy to maintain

As glass is an easy material to keep clean, it just takes some wiping down with glass cleaning products to maintain the appearance of your balcony. Glass is also a highly durable material (we make windows out of it after all!), so you don’t have to worry about the weather affecting the strength and condition of your property.


Glass balconies are an affordable option that will suit most budget types. If you want to choose the right system for your budget, you can browse the different types of glass balcony and balustrade systems that we have available to help you make an appropriate selection. We cut all of our balconies to size, meaning you’re not paying over the odds for your product.

Quick to install

Having your materials already cut to size means that installing your glass balcony is a much simpler process. You can get advice on the best way to install your balcony from experts, or you can hire a professional to do the job for you. It’s important that your balcony is installed securely in order to prevent accidents and any damage to your property.

Let SHS help you choose the right glass balcony for your property

As experts in balustrade systems and glass balconies, SHS can help you choose the right balcony for your needs. Take a look at our gallery to get an idea of their many different uses for commercial and residential properties. You can speak to our experts about your preferences, and we’ll help you choose the right product for your needs.

Getting started with your glass balcony plan is simple, and thanks to our 3D planner, you can begin your design in no time. Use our interactive tool to help you plan out your design and choose the right finish. You can also get a free quote that is tailored to your specific needs. Our experts are on hand to help you choose the right glass balcony for your property, so get in touch today to see how we can help you with your exciting design project.

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