What Type of Glass Do I Use in a Glass Railing System?

The Case of the Reticent Railing Remodeler   Dear Glass Detective: I’m planning a glass railing for my porch. The opening is 13’8” wide and the glass will be 35” tall sitting on five spigots. It will be attached at both ends with no top railing. Will 1/2” tempered glass meet Michigan building codes? Sincerely, […]

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The Case of the Glass Stairway Railing

The Glass Detective takes on the case of the glass stairway railing and answers a question about the best type of glass to use for railings and balcony barriers. Safety is paramount in these cases so read on to find out more.

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The Case of the Glass Staircase Railing

Question: Dear Glass Detective, We would like glass to go clear down to our stair landing. We know it needs to be safety glass. If one were to fall down the stairs, into the glass, and break through it, they would fall another 5ft. down to a deck. We assume a guard rail might be […]

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