Glass Fencing - Patch Fittings

Glass fencing with patch fittings

With many different styles of glass pool fencing on the market we thought to try and offer you a clear explanation of every single type. This article will discuss specifically what a patch fitting system is and whether it is appropriate for you. Generally there are many variables that come into play when picking what type of glass pool fence to buy, for example, the immediate environment, if the system needs to match something that is existing, individual taste, and certainly, budget.

A patch fitted frameless glass fence system makes use of either a 10mm or 12mm thick toughened glass panels suspended by minimal metal clamps that hold the glass in position. These clamps are referred to as ‘patches’ in the industry, and this produces an illusion that the glass is floating between a set of posts, only held up by these 4 clamps.

The glass is often most likely to be either 10mm or 12mm thick, the deciding factor boils down to the space that the glass needs to span in between the posts. There are certainly specific rules that vary from one state to another and that is the reason that we recommend using a professional installer. Importantly one that knows the regulations from your region and can guarantee that your pool fence or balustrade will certainly pass the necessary inspection for compliance.

These systems have the tendency to be a good option when your home already has a few existing posts and the ground may not be a solid concrete base– this choice gives additional support to make it a safer system. A good example is a patio or verandah with a roof that is supported by posts and the ground may be a slightly older timber deck or paved on top of a gravel base. A frameless glass panel that is mounted on spigots may not actually be among the most suitable application for this type of ground so the second best thing is for a patch fitted frameless system.(LINK TO THIS WEBPAGE). The glass is still what we would certainly call a frameless system, as the glass is not actually set into any posts, but is suspended by the four small patches, two on either side.

A frameless glass patch fitted system might be the one that is best fit to your glass pool fence in the Gold Coast. But you always have the choice to combine this style with another, and also a distinct choice in glass colours (LINK TO PAGE). We can suggest the system, or systems that is best suited to you and your budget. With new patch fittings that have been engineered and coming on to the market, see to it that you carry out your research so you can get the system which is pleasing to the eye and doesn’t compromise on safety.

If you wish to learn more about the system that may be best for your Gold Coast needs, to get a free quote, or perhaps even to get our suggestions on how best to design and structure your Glass Pool Fence solution, speak to us on 1300 937 902.

Customised Solutions

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.

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Lifetime Warranty

Lifetime Warranty

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.


Company Brochure

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.


Absolut Value

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.


Design Concepts

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.

Get a free quote today!

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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