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Monday, 7th September 2020 Handrails

Stainless Steel Balustrade – Benefits, Installation & Maintenance Tips

Stainless steel balustrade is used in many indoor and outdoor applications and can provide important aesthetics, safety and design features to your construction. It is essential to choose the right type of stainless steel balustrade so that it achieves the outcome that you require. At Keble’s Trading, we stock quality stainless steel balustrade systems.

Favoured by many, stainless steel balustrade Melbourne is a functional, versatile and a modern building feature. It can be used to complement both traditional and modern designs and styles. You can use glass panels or wire rope to complete your stainless steel balustrade design. Our stainless steel components are available in both Standard Grade 304 and Marine Grade 316 stainless steel for your consideration. The latter has additional protective properties against marine conditions, including salt deposits. Properties closer to the sea should consider the latter type of stainless steel for its enhanced corrosion resistant qualities.

To help you make an informed decision when you consider stainless steel balustrade, here is an essential guide. If you have any questions about stainless steel balustrade, including our product range, do not hesitate to contact us on 1800 067 687.

What is stainless steel balustrade used for?

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Stainless steel balustrade is used in domestic and commercial construction. Stainless steel balustrade helps to act as a safety barrier, fence, divider or border. Stainless steel balustrade can be applied to balconies, mezzanines, staircases, rooms, outdoor entertainment areas, pathways, ramps, indoor and outdoor gardens and more. Stainless steel is a sturdy and reliable construction material that offers durability over the long-term.

Stainless steel balustrade is preferred by many builders for its quality, ease of installation, ease of maintenance and because it can be fabricated to suit specific design requirements. Tailor your stainless steel balustrade with customisable options, dimensions and styles so that your new balustrade blends in perfectly.

What are the benefits of stainless steel balustrade?

Stainless steel is the perfect alternative material to plasterboard, wood, tiles, stone, bricks, frameless glass, and other common building materials. Stainless steel lasts a lifetime if maintained correctly. Here are some of the benefits of stainless steel balustrade:

• customisable to suit your exact needs and requirements;
• easy to install into new and existing constructions;
• reliable material that has properties to minimise corrosion;
• stainless steel will not crack, sag, delaminate or twist (unless subject to unreasonable force);
• easy to maintain and does not require a complex cleaning regime;
• affordable option compared to other materials;
• can be easily repaired if required;
• suitable for fastening with screws, bolts or welding;
• available with marine grade properties; and
• complements glass panels, wooden trims and wire rope.

Why buy stainless steel balustrade?

Stainless steel balustrade is a common construction material used in existing and new properties. Whether you are installing a staircase, renovating a balcony or constructing a decking entertainment area, a stainless steel balustrade can add a visual dimension in addition to its structural integrity. Stainless steel balustrade can also be used for commercial applications to provide safety benefits that other materials will not offer.

At Keble’s Trading, we offer a wide selection of square and round tube, handrail fittings, toughened glass, spigots, rubber gaskets, glass clamps, glass panels, wire rope fittings and other associated balustrade fittings including latches, hinges and more.

How to install stainless steel balustrade?

It is recommended to use professional tools, equipment, parts and accessories when installing stainless steel balustrade. The balustrade is designed to last a long time, so invest in reliable materials to help you complete an effective job.

Ensure that you consult the approved designs and drawings, and check that your installation satisfies any building code requirements. All installations should consider any other aspects of the build or renovation so that it effectively complements the works and does not cause issues to other aspects of the construction or renovation.

How to maintain stainless steel balustrade?

It is important to regularly maintain stainless-steel balustrade. The material does not require an extensive maintenance or cleaning regime. Clean stainless steel using lukewarm water and a soft cloth without the requirement to use of any special solutions.

If you do want to remove a stubborn stain or polish your stainless steel, use special applicants that have been specifically designed for stainless steel applications. Avoid harsh or corrosive chemicals as this may damage the integrity of the steel.

At Keble’s Trading, we stock wire rope, stainless steel balustrade and glass panels. You can visit us in-store, order over the phone or by email, pick-up in-store or have your items delivered to your door. For enquiries about our products or placing an order, email us at or contact us on 1800 067 687.

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