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What types of glass does Royal Glass work with?

Are you planning any glazing project? we can help you out, we have  three main types of glass they often work with. These are clear, frosted and low iron glass. Each of these offers specific effects.   Clear Glass As a clear type of glass, it is obvious that is transparent. However, it does not really…
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Pool Fencing Regulations

When thinking about pool fencing it is important to place an emphasis on safety. In 2019 there were 82 recreational (intending to be in the water) and non-recreational (no intention of being in the water) preventable drowning fatalities base on Water Safety New Zealandhttps://drowningreport19.watersafety.org.nz/. A few steps can take  Maintain pool fencing Active adult supervision…
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Regular safety checks of your pool fence and barrier

The Building Act 2004 requires your pool barrier to be inspected at least once every three years by council or an independently qualified pool inspector. How to get an existing pool barrier safety check Pool owners no longer need to book an inspection. You will receive an email or letter from us letting you know the…
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GLASS BALUSTRADING 101

Glass Balustrading 101 Before you can begin to design/order your dream balustrade it is important to start at the beginning. What is a balustrade? A simple definition is that a balustrade is a railing or barrier installed on a staircase or balcony to prevent a person from falling. In New Zealand, a balustrade (or barrier)…
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Tiles vs Glass Splashbacks

Splash Backs are one of the features that you can add if you are planning to perform home improvements. It is a feature used in spots close to water, including bathroom, kitchen, laundry and pool. Its main purpose is to protect what is underneath from possible damage. This feature also helps in cleaning a surface…
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Stainless Steel Facts

  Stainless Steel Facts What is Stainless Steel Stainless Steel is a metal alloy made up by mixing steel with other elements to make it corrosion resistant. Iron mixed with Carbon is used to produce the steel then chromium, nickel, molybdenum, silicon, aluminium are all added in various percentages. Chromium is the main element used to…
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What is Anodising? what is powder coating ?

Anodising in an electrolytic passivisation process used to increase the thickness of the natural oxide layer on the aluminium surface. The anodised aluminium layer is ‘grown’ by passing a direct current through an electrolytic solution, with the aluminium object serving as the anode (the positive electrode) Powder coating is a type of coating that is applied…
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Tips on how to Stiffen a Glass Pool Fence or Balustrade

Tips on how to Stiffen a Glass Pool Fence or Balustrade We often receive calls and emails from home owners looking for ways to stiffen the glass panels on their pool fence or glass balustrade. They have either been left with a wobbly or miss aligned fence by their installer or are just not confident with the rigidity…
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Plan for Your Pool Fencing

Plan for your pool fencing  Have you ever completed a home renovation project  later thought “I wish I had known that before I started”?In order to avoid that awful feeling we have created a list of tips and design ideas to save you headaches and dollars, and help you achieve the most from your pool…
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Swimming pool fence technical FAQs

Swimming pool fence technical FAQs Q: What is counted as a fence or fencing? A fence includes any part of a building and any gate or door that forms part of a fence. Fencing is any barrier used to enclose a pool to restrict or prevent access to the pool. Q: Do portable/inflatable pools need…
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