What types of glass are used in glass railing systems?
Tempered or laminated glass are the most commonly used types of glass in glass railing systems.
How thick is the glass used in glass railing systems?
The thickness of the glass used in a glass railing system depends on several factors, including the height of the railing and the location of the installation. In general, glass panels for railing systems can range from 6mm to 15mm in thickness.
What are the different types of glass railing systems available?
There are several different types of glass railing systems available, including frameless glass railing, post and rail glass railing, and standoff glass railing, among others.
What are the maintenance requirements for a glass railing system?
Glass railing systems require minimal maintenance, and generally only need to be cleaned periodically with a mild detergent and a soft cloth.
Can a glass railing system be installed outdoors?
Yes, glass railing systems can be installed outdoors and indoors, and are typically made of materials that are weather-resistant and can withstand exposure to the elements.
What are the different types of metal gates available?
There are several different types of gates available, including swing gates, sliding gates, pedestrian gates, driveway gates, security gates and automatic gates.
What are the different types of metal fences available?
At Penometal, we have a variety of fences including picket fence, ornamental fence, privacy fence, aluminum panel fence and steel fence. Furthermore, we are able to customize your fence based on your architectural needs.
How do I choose the right type of gate or fence for my property?
Choosing the right type of gate or fence for a property will depend on the desired level of security, the available space, and the aesthetic appeal. We will provide consultation by our professionals to determine the best option for the specific property.
Can a metal gate or fence be customized to my specifications?
Yes, all our metal gates or fences are customized to meet specific design and functional requirements. This may include choosing a specific material, finish, or design element.
Can a metal gate or fence be repaired if it is damaged?
In most cases, a metal gate or fence can be repaired if it is damaged. We provide repairment services as well but the repair process and cost will depend on the extent of the damage.
What materials can railings be made from?
Railings can be made from a variety of materials, including wrought iron, stainless steel, aluminum, steel and more.
What is your process for creating custom railings?
Our custom railing process typically begins with a consultation to discuss your project requirements and design preferences. From there, we will create a detailed design and provide a free of charge custom quote for the project. Once the design is finalized, we will fabricate and install the railing to your specifications.
What are some common types of metal guardrail we customize at Penometal?
What design options are available for a custom fabricated staircase?
Design options for a custom fabricated staircase are nearly limitless, and can include features like curved or spiral designs, decorative railings, and built-in storage solutions.
How is a custom fabricated staircase built and installed?
A custom fabricated staircase is built in a fabrication shop and transported to the installation site, where it is reassembled and secured in place.
Can a custom fabricated staircase be designed to meet accessibility standards?
Yes, a custom fabricated staircase can be designed to meet accessibility standards, including requirements related to handrail height and tread depth that strictly follow BC standard code.
What materials can be used in a custom fabricated handrail for stairs?
Can a glass canopy be installed on an existing structure?
Yes, a glass canopy can be installed on an existing structure, provided that the structure is able to support the weight of the canopy. We have engineers on site to determine the feasibility of installation.
Can a glass canopy be used for a residential property?
Yes, a glass canopy can be used for both residential and commercial properties. In fact, glass canopies are a popular choice for homeowners who want to add a modern and elegant touch to their property while also providing protection from the elements.
What are the different types of glass canopy and awning?
There are several types of glass canopy, including frameless glass canopies, supported glass canopies, fixed awnings and cantilevered glass canopies. Each type has its own unique features and benefits.
Can a glass canopy or awning be used in areas with high winds or heavy snow?
Yes, glass canopies and awnings can be designed to withstand high winds and heavy snow loads. We have professionals to ensure that the canopy or awning is designed and installed to meet the specific requirements of the location.
Do you offer custom design services?
Yes, we offer custom design services for all of our metal fabrication projects. Our team of designers and engineers will work with you to create a design that meets your specific requirements and specifications, and we can also provide 3D modeling and engineering services as needed.
We’ve been serving British Columbians since 2016, our clients are mainly from Vancouver, North Vancouver, West Vancouver, Burnaby, Surrey, Richmond, Delta, Port Moody, Maple Ridge, Coquitlam, Langley and more.
Penometal Design and Fabrication Ltd.
1709 Welch Street, North Vancouver, BC V7P 3G9
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