Balustrades are fences or railings, consisting of a set of identical vertical posts (balusters) supporting a horizontal railing. They are common in many architectural designs, being incorporated into everything from staircases and balconies to pool fences. They can be as aesthetically pleasing as they are functional.
While it may be necessary to install the balustrade as a safety barrier they can often be best thought of as a way of defining space. Think of them as walls between different rooms. We rarely have houses that are all one room, so we need not have gardens or other areas as one large space.
Else, we might install a glass fence, which provides a protective barrier without seeming to intrude on the space.
Made of Iron or aluminium these barriers can be sparse and open looking, yet work quite effectively. Popular on stairway they suit vintage and some modern houses.
Popular on outdoor furnishings such as balconies or into stairway these timber barriers can be painted or left bare, making them rustic or slick looking.
A low maintenance and long lasting options. Stainless steel is difficult to paint, but many like its semi-shiny natural look.
Tempered glass is durable, and hardly noticeable.
Australia has strict laws about installing safety fencing around pools. But as long as the fences fulfils the safety requirements there are a lot of pleasing design options. It is always possible to design a pool fence Sydney residences find suitable.