Technical Info


Shower Screens

  • Glass: 10mm Toughened Grade A Safety Glass
  • Hardware: Solid Brass. Finishes include: Polished Chrome, Satin Chrome, 24k Gold. Other finishes upon request.
  • Door Sizes: Width: 600mm (standard) to 700mm.
  • Height: Any height. We build custom made showers.
  • Structural Requirements: 100mm wide solid framing is required for fixing wall mounted doors. Head bracing in the form of a 6mm clear toughened glass panel over the door is required for many situations.
  • Waterproofing: Shower rose position: All efforts should be made during design to ensure that the shower rose is not positioned directly opposite the screen door.
  • Drainage: To ensure that no ponding occurs in the base we recommend that the fall to the waste be a minimum of 15mm over a standard 1000mm base.
  • Door Seals: We provide a removable brush seal on the door along with a clear fire glazed acrylic half round seal to the threshold on all installations.
  • Installation: We recommend contacting us early in the planning of your bathroom so we can assist you with design ideas, and most importantly, ensure your tiling layout and all structural supports are correctly positioned..

Pool Fencing

  • Glass: 12mm toughened Grade A safety glass
  • Hinging: A variety of hinges are available, including hydraulic operated aluminum with PVC coating and spring loaded chrome on brass.
  • Latch: Self-latching satin chrome on brass magnetic system.
  • Channel: Aluminum (powder coated to any colour) or 316 stainless steel
  • Hardware: - Hardware Finish for Preformed Concrete Slab: Hinges and Latch as above
    - Hardware Finish for Exposed Channel Installation: Aluminum (powder coated to any colour) or 316 stainless steel, Hinges and Latch as above
    - Hardware Finish for Up Stand Post installation: 316 Stainless Steel, Hinges and Latch as above
    - Hardware Finish for Bolt Fixed Installation: 316 Stainless Steel, Hinges and Latch as above

Options for installation

Preformed Concrete Slab

Glass Type: 12mm A grade clear toughened glass.
Hardware Finish: Stainless steel
Notes: Design required for new situations where the fence is to be installed into a prepared structural paving slab.

Preformed Concrete Slab drawings Preformed Concrete Slab drawings Preformed Concrete Slab drawings

Exposed Channel Installation

Glass Type: 12mm A grade clear toughened glass.
Hardware Finish: Stainless steel or silver glow pearl powder coat.
Notes: Common design for installations where the fence is required to be installed over existing paving. A sound concrete slab is required under the paving.

Exposed Channel Installation drawings Exposed Channel Installation drawings Exposed Channel Installation drawings

Up Stand Post Installation

Glass Type: 12mm A grade clear toughened glass.
Hardware Finish: Stainless steel or satin chrome on brass.
Notes: For uses where clearance is required under the glass for drainage or cleaning. May be adapted for both timber and new or existing paving.

Up Stand Post Installation drawings Up Stand Post Installation drawings Up Stand Post Installation drawings

Bolt Fixed Installation

Glass Type: 12mm A grade clear toughened glass.
Hardware Finish: Stainless steel
Notes: Suitable for fixing to the edge of pool shells, stairwells or balconies where space is limited or top fixing is not possible.

Bolt Fixed Installation drawings Bolt Fixed Installation drawings Bolt Fixed Installation drawings
  • Preparation required: All fencing and balustrade installations rely on independently engineered sound structural support to be provided by the main contractor. The dimensions and details shown above may vary depending on construction elements and should be used as a guide only.

Balustrades

Glass: 10mm/12mm/15mm toughened glass depending on the external or internal application. External as balustrades and privacy walls, internal as balustrades and floor to ceiling room separators. Curved glass also available for staircases

Installation: As required – channels, mini posts, external bolting

Handrails: Handrails are required for balustrades

Splashbacks:

Glass: 6mm low iron toughened glass with polished edges. Also available are 6mm toughened bronze mirror, 6mm toughened silver mirror and 8.5mm laminated bronze and silver mirror. Curved splashbacks also available. Splashbacks with photographs and/or wall paper designs on the back are also available. For these, we need good quality photographs

Colours: Any Dulux colour. Colour matching service also available.

Sizes: Only limited by our ability to handle the product. Show us the area or your plans.

Cut outs: All power points, GPO, range hood screw holes, holes for taps and shower heads have to be measured before the glass is toughened. Once it is toughened no alterations can be made.

Installation: Attached directly to the wall

Mirrors:

Glass: 6mm or 4mm clear float glass with painted mirror finish. Also available are 6mm bronze, 6mm silver and 8.5mm laminated silver and bronze mirrors. Curved mirrors also available. As standard, all mirrors finished with polished edges and 1mm arris. Bevel on request – 5mm to 50mm

Sizes: The only limitation is the logistics of being able to handle the end product. Being float glass it has to be handled with care. Show us the area or your plans and we will advise how big we can go.

Installation: The mirror can be attached directly to the wall, offset from the wall, with aluminum border and then attached to the wall or attached to MDF board and then to the wall.

Wet Areas: Mirrors used as splashbacks in showers or wet areas need to be toughened or laminated.

Cleaning, Care and Maintenance

Recommended instructions for cleaning using regular maintenance or the Clearcote solution

Recommended Weekly routine

Step One
Clean with non-abrasive household cleaners
We use and recommend Eco friendly Micro fibre products and water
Yes this works

Step Two
Dry your glass
Rubber squeegee or towel

Step Three
Make a coffee, put your feet up

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