Framelss Glass Fencing - Spigots
Fully Frameless Glass Pool Fence Mounted on Spigots
There are a lot of types of pool fencing on the market today and so we decided that we should attempt to explain precisely what these systems are and how they work. This is extremely important to us that each and every client understands their choices, and chooses the style that best suits their demands. Several of the factors which we are going to need to take note of are: pool safety compliance, building code compliance, visual appeals, the requirement to suit an existing system, the immediate environment, and certainly, the budget.
Among our more in demand choices is the fully frameless glass pool fence system. It is a fully frameless glass system containing glass panels, supported on top of small metal posts called ‘spigots’. Generally it will be composed of 12mm thick toughened glass panels, while the spigots are a small post that could be either inserted into the ground or prepared with a ‘heavy duty’ rapid-set cement. This is normally done when the glass panels will be installed on a stable concrete base. One option that helps make this glass pool fence extremely versatile is the alternative for the spigots to be installed to a timber deck. This will obviously depend upon the quality of the deck, and whether or not it is properly prepared with enough joist timber to fix through the decking.
The glass sits in these spigots and supports the panel, which can weigh anything up to 80kg. Because of the weight of these glass panels it is extremely important that the ground they are being set on is solid with little or no possibility of movement or slippage for the lifetime of the fence. There can be some adjustment tolerances possible, but ultimately that will contribute to your maintenance time on the fence. However, if carried out the right way from the beginning then the fence ought to be maintenance free – except for a little cleaning.
For glass pool fencing especially, there are stringent rules controlling to the spacing between the panels and also the distance from the ground to the bottom of the glass, and the distance from the glass panel to the side of a structure. These rules are quite specific and that is why we always recommend getting a professional installer to install the glass, especially on the Gold Coast given that all pool fences must be passed by a Pool Safety Inspector.
The final product will be panels of glass that appear to be floating above the ground except of course for the two spigots. This style of pool fencing has become incredibly popular over the last decade due to the accessibility of the toughened glass on the market. So, the name really does say it all; a frameless glass fence.
If you want to learn more about the system that could be most effectively for your Gold Coast needs, to get a free quote, or even to get our guidance on how best to style and construct your Glass Pool Fence solution, speak to us on 1300 937 902.
At Absolut, we have the expertise to provide custom architectural designs for all frameless glass pool fencing applications such as raked glass, coloured tinted glass and even curved glass. Absolut’s stainless steel hardware comes with options for premium soft close hinges to hold 12mm gates and a range of customised square or round spigots along with customised stainless steel special fittings to suit any application.
Our custom glass is engineered to the highest standard by Australia’s leading glass manufacturer.
We provide an Lifetime Structural Warranty on all frameless glass pool fencing and glass balustrade installations. This provides our clients cover against any unlikely problems in our products or in our workmanship. This is a competitive edge that provides us a substantial advantage over our competitors.
Our company catalogue contains a range of success stories and fantastic Glass Pool Fencing products readily available on the Gold Coast. Absolut Custom Glass has been installing frameless and semi-frameless glass pool fences for close to 20 years so you can feel assured you are dealing with a company that knows its business well.
Glass Fencing is more affordable than ever! So, don’t believe that our quality products will bust your budget. You don’t become successful in this business for close to 20 years by overcharging. We are still one of the most trusted and competitively priced companies in our industry in the Gold Coast and South East Queensland.
We pride ourselves on the fact we have the capacity to design a pool enclosure that will bring out the best in your home and add to the value for your property for many years to come. We recognize that the pleasure of owning your own pool can’t be trumped, and you want to have the ability to make the most of your views.
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Get in contact with us today for a free measure and quote for all your glass pool fencing and glass balustrade requirements. We will beat the price of any of our competitors. We provide a lifetime structural warranty on all frameless glass fencing.
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