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Top Custom Toughened Glass Solutions For The Home And Office

Toughened glass is an invaluable material that is widely used in interior and exterior design and architecture, to the extent that we may sometimes overlook just how useful and versatile it can be. Here are just some of the ways that bespoke toughened glass can enhance your home or office, and the options for installation and maintenance.

Applications of toughened glass in the home

Shower screens

One of the most popular uses of toughened glass in domestic settings is for shower screens and enclosures. These are both practical and stylish additions to any bathroom, providing a barrier to prevent splashes and puddles, whilst also allowing more light to filter around the room, highlighting the tilework and creating a sense of cohesion and harmony.

The screens are available in a variety of designs and styles, such as frameless glass for a contemporary look that creates clean lines and a minimalist feel. Framed designs offer a more traditional look and may allow for the use of thinner glass. A choice of clear, tinted or frosted glass is available, depending on personal preference and privacy considerations.

Many people choose to install shower screens as a DIY project. It is possible to buy custom pieces of glass that are cut to exact dimensions you require, and can be fitted with the support of a shower screen u channel. Alternatively you may choose to have the screens professionally fitted as part of a bathroom makeover project.


Glass balustrades are a very popular alternative to more traditional fences and walls, because they can help to increase the flow of light and space, and offer unobstructed views. They can be used in both indoor and outdoor settings for balconies, staircases, terraces, or mezzanine floors.

There is a choice of frameless glass balustrades for a contemporary look where you want to maximise the amount of light or views. Framed glass balustrades offer the opportunity to combine the glass with more traditional supporting materials such as wood or metal, so that you can have the best of both worlds. 

If safety is a high priority, then the balustrades can be fitted with handrails along the top for extra support and visibility. The glass is available in a variety of design choices, such as coloured tints, textures and patterns, or frosting or etching to provide decorative elements or patterns.

The glass can be cut into a variety of shapes and sizes to suit the space or design requirements. However, professional installation is recommended to ensure that the balustrades are safe and secure. 

Table tops

Glass table tops provide a durable, hardwearing and stylish surface for coffee tables and occasional tables, helping to achieve a particular aesthetic whilst being easy to clean and maintain. Glass can also be used as a protective surface for valuable items of furniture to preserve the appearance and longevity of the materials. 


Greenhouses are an essential for gardening enthusiasts to nurture plants, and they require toughen glass to ensure that they are safe to use and can withstand harsh weather conditions. 


Toughened glass in the office

Glass partitions

Glass partitions are an increasingly popular solution for office spaces, as working patterns change and demand and usage can fluctuate. They enable flexible use of the workspace without compromising access to natural light, or involving the time consuming and permanent nature of solid wall construction.

The partitions can include enhanced functionality, including acoustic glass to create more private meeting areas or quiet working zones, and privacy glass that can be automatically changed between clear and opaque to eliminate the need for blinds or curtains. 

Interior glass staircases and mezzanines

Glass staircases and mezzanines offer a stylish and modern interior design feature for offices, creating an inspiring environment for workers and making a great impression on visitors. 

Maintenance tips for toughened glass

Toughened glass is by its nature a highly durable material, and it does not need extensive maintenance. However, some simple measures will keep it in tip top shape.

Clean regularly with a soft cloth and water, or a mild cleaning solution if it is particularly dirty. Remove the excess water with a squeegee, and polish up with a soft dry cloth. 

Avoid direct hard impacts on the glass. Although it is strong and designed to break in a safe manner, there is a risk of damaging the glass if exposed to hard impacts. Inspect the fittings and fixtures regularly to ensure they are in a good state of repair.  

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