What is a glass clamp safety plate and do I need one?
Glass clamps can be ordered with an optional safety plate that fits in the bottom of the clamp and keeps the glass from sliding down. In some areas, building code may require safety plates for fascia mounted systems, particularly if the railing is over an area where people may be walking below. Be sure to check with…Read More
What is the maximum post spacing?
Our systems are engineered for maximum post spacing of 5′.Read More
What railing height do I need?
The minimum height necessary for railing is 36” in most residential applications. However, some areas may require the higher 42” railing that is required for commercial applications. Other reasons for choosing 42” high railing over 36” high railing is that the top rail is generally above eyeline when seated on a deck allowing for an…Read More
Do eGlass Railing™ systems meet building code?
Our railings have been engineered to meet current IRC and IBC, however, the local codes in your area may be different. We recommend that you check with the authority having jurisdiction (AHJ) first to make sure you will be in compliance with those codes before ordering. For more detailed information, check out Glass Railing Building Codes.Read More
Can I cut the glass if the measurements are slightly off?
No, tempered glass cannot be cut after the tempering process. To help you measure and order the correct glass panels for your project see How to Measure for Glass Panels. If your project includes stairs, also see How to Measure for Angled Stair Glass Panels.Read More