Is it just us, or is it getting cold in here?
It seems like the cooler weather was right on cue, hitting just as we turned our clocks back an hour for daylight savings. While the days might be getting dimmer and the sky damper, we’ve got a few tricks up our sleeves for keeping things bright and beautiful around the home during autumn and winter.
The savvy architect knows that safety and style should go hand-in-hand when it comes to designing a home. Fortunately (for both architects and homeowners alike), Clear Edge Glass retractable door systems are as functional as they are fashionable. Offering a wealth of natural light and an overall appearance of more space, Clear Edge Glass doors should be your go-to design feature for indoor/outdoor flow-focussed Australian homes.
We’ve all got a sunny spot in the house where we like to sit and soak up a little light. If you live here in Australia you’ll know that such situations are only short-lived, especially during those intense 30 degree days. If you’re eager to maximise on that sunshine without feeling like you’re sitting in an oven, read on!
So you’ve just purchased a property with a killer view. Perhaps your home looks out to an endless oceanic vista or a sparkling city skyline? Maybe you’d just like to see the greenery you worked so hard to accumulate and arrange in your garden? Whatever scene you’d like to see, the best views are found through a wall of Clear Edge Glass doors.
Here’s how it works…
Usually, the generic windows and doors that you install around your home come with thick frames and cumbersome latches. Opening and closing your average sliding door usually involves some serious tugging, and only ever results in your door being piled against another door. When you open a common sliding door or window, you’ll be left with a section of wasted space where you cannot enter or exit your home (or enjoy your breeze), and you miss out on a portion of your view.
Even most bifold doors can take up precious view real estate with their clunky frames. Nothing ruins a gorgeous sunset quite like a row of obnoxious wooden panels sitting awkwardly between your bifold doors.
And don’t get us started on those toe-catching floor tracks that you’ll commonly trip over when you pass through an open sliding or bifold door.
With all this considered, let’s see how the Clear Edge Glass retractable sliding glass door system can improve upon the clunky sliding door systems of old.
Clear Edge Glass and your view
Want to know what an evening with Clear Edge Glass looks like?
Picture this: you’re sitting in your lounge with your evening cuppa watching the sun setting over the ocean. You can see every sun-soaked cloud from the comfort of your couch without having to open a single door or window. If you wanted to invite that sea breeze into your home, all you’d have to do is smoothly slide each of your elegant glass panels to one side and stack them neatly against your wall. Sit back and enjoy the uninterrupted view without a single panel, frame or track to obscure the seascape.
That’s a Clear Edge Glass sort of evening.
Ready to make the most of your view? Get in touch with the Clear Edge Glass team to get your retractable glass door system installed in 2019.
If you’re looking to invest in your shop, salon, restaurant or cafe in the New Year, then you need to consider advancing your establishment with a sleek new wall of Clear Edge Glass doors. Our doors are a welcome addition to any indoor or outdoor establishment. With an elegant appearance and a practical and fully-retractable glass door design, you’ll have customers piling in all year long.
The Clear Edge Glass sliding door installation team have been extremely busy lately with summer incoming! A popular type of project that we’ve had the pleasure of working on lately has been this beautiful set of foldable windows for an Australian apartment with stunning, sweeping views.
While our most common projects involve our frameless glass doors, these foldable windows are an excellent asset to any apartment. Today, we’ll tell you why your property could use a swish new set of these elegant and oh-so practical windows.
It feels like it’s been an age since we could leave our homes dressed in a single layer. Spring is in full swing, but blink and you’ll miss the few months of home-preparing mercy between today and the sizzling heart of Summer! Any second now your workmates, family and friends will be giving you nudges and prods for that Summer BBQ you keep promising them.
Before the holiday rush kicks in, let’s talk about a stylish method of Summer entertaining that’s sure to put your home at the top of everyone’s ‘to visit’ list this year and for many years to come! It’s a new way of indoor/outdoor entertaining, and it all starts with a Clear Edge Glass retractable window system.
As we make our way through the busiest months of the year, the promise of a beachside holiday in the summer feels like an eternity from today. To get you through these hectic months leading up to summer, we’ve devised a few interior tricks to help you establish your own personal paradise at home; a tranquil oasis to retreat to after a tough week at work.
Capture all the elements of a relaxing beachside holiday with these tips and tricks…
Select the sunniest space
Your private faux beachside oasis starts with the sunniest space in your home. If you’ve lived in your home for a while, you’ll be well acquainted with the room that sees the most afternoon sunshine. Locate the wall that meets the most rays of sunlight and let this be the new location for your elegant wall of Clear Edge Glass doors. If you’re already lucky enough to have our frameless glass door system installed in your Australian home, you’ll know that this spot, be it a sunroom, living room, dining room or otherwise, will be the perfect place to establish your DIY tropical retreat.
Bring the beach into your abode
Let your interior be inspired by natural elements that evoke a summer by the sea throughout your home. Decorate your interior with your favourite tropical motifs:
- fill jars or decorative coffee table trays with seashells and beach sand
- find tropical trees to surround your sunny room (the bigger and greener the better!)
- burn citrus or sea mist scented candles to let all your senses know that it’s time to relax
- enjoy your uninterrupted outdoor vista through frameless glass doors, or slide open your Clear Edge Glass retractable glass door system to enjoy the sounds and the smell of the ocean air
Invite the outside in
If your sunny space is situated by an outdoor entertainment area, garden, or (best of all) a pool, you can really capture that summer holiday lifestyle. By simply sliding your Clear Edge Glass Door stackable door system to one side, you’ll instantly situate your sunny indoor space among the outdoors. Enjoy the uninterrupted sights and sounds of leaves dancing in the wind, poolwater lapping and (if you’re lucky enough to be living by the ocean) a beachside vista; all without having to even leave the house! Nothing is out of reach through foldable and frameless glass doors!
Maximise your client’s lighting
Clear Edge Glass retractable sliding glass door systems effortlessly invite natural light to flood and fill your client’s home. Warm, bright sunshine is essential for any Australian home, and our retractable glass will work to draw in the sun’s beneficial rays without turning your client’s home into a humid greenhouse. Our Low-E Glass Technology works a little bit like a polarised pair of glasses: protecting your eyes (or in this case, your interior) from sun damage, overheating, and even road noise!
Maximise your client’s view
Frame a sweeping view for your client in a wall of edgeless glass. Open your client’s living room up to the outdoors by replacing an otherwise bland wall, square window, or clunky sliding door with our sleek, stylish Clear Edge Glass Door system. Open or closed, Clear Edge Glass doors offer a classy, modern solution to Architects who might be looking to make the most of a beautiful location. Be it the communication of a gorgeous green garden or a sweeping oceanic vista, let Clear Edge Glass Doors do all the talking for your next architectural design!
Give your client a smarter space to work with
Installing Clear Edge Glass Doors into the design of your client’s home will allow easier access, freedom and flow between their interior and garden/outdoor entertaining area. By eliminating dated sliding door designs and investing in a sleek wall of foldable glass doors, you’ll provide your client with sleek simplicity and functionality – the likes of which they’ve probably never known!
Imagine being able to unite your deck and living room in a matter of seconds, without any chunks of metal to trip over or sliding doors to push only half a distance away. This is the magic of Clear Edge Glass: a system that wastes no time in neatly getting out of the way when you want to seamlessly join the interior and exterior of your ideal entertainment area.
Treat your clients to a home that functions and appears more beautifully than they could have ever dreamed of with Clear Edge Glass Doors! For Australian architects, we can offer you a stack of brochures to pass on to your clients, and give you more detailed and technical information as to how our glass door system holds up against harsh weather conditions and elements. Get in touch with our team today!
One of the worst worries we face during the winter is mould and mildew. Moisture builds in our homes as we take hot showers, boil the jug and simple breath indoors during the winter, and if we aren’t opening up our homes to a sufficient amount of fresh air and light each winter, we’re going to be facing the unhealthy consequences. We understand that keeping a home bright and full of fresh air can be challenging during winter, especially when opening up your home means letting out all the warm air!
Fortunately, we have a rather stylish and practical solution, and it comes in the functionality of our frameless glass sliding door system.
Clear the air
While your Clear Edge Glass doors are a fully retractable glass door system, this doesn’t mean that you are limited to an ‘all or nothing’ opened or closed setting. Would you like to let in some fresh air to promote healthy ventilation throughout your home on a cold winters day? We have a way!
Simply fold one panel completely open, then slide each remaining glass sliding door slightly along until a small gap remains between each pane of glass. These small gaps will work beautifully as a temporary ventilation system, inviting a crisp winter breeze to work its way through your home.
Our Clear Edge Glass foldable glass doors are undoubtedly the best solution to any dark, damp and dreary homes. Invite instantaneous light into any room of your home when you choose to replace one wall (or even half a wall) with a section of our foldable glass doors or windows. With nothing to block its path, daylight will travel effortlessly through a wall of Clear Edge Glass doors, bringing with it the antibacterial, anti-dust and altogether warming properties of natural sunlight.
Worried you’ll lose heat through your Clear Edge Glass Doors while your blinds are up? No worries: Clear Edge has you covered. We offer Frameless Glass treated to be Low E, or ‘Low Emissivity Glass’. With a special coating of super thin metallic oxide, shortwave solar energy can enter the building, but the longwave energy being pumped through your heaters is kept inside. Essentially, light gets in and the cold weather stays out! It’s easy on the heat pump: our sliding door system provides Australia’s most efficient and attractive thermal insulation through a wall of sleek glass.
Sit back and watch the show
There’s something magical about being able to cuddle up behind a wall of comfortably-closed Clear Edge glass sliding doors on a rainy day. With uninterrupted views through our ingenious frameless glass, you’ll be able to enjoy a full view of those dramatic winter storms. Our frameless design offers homeowners views without any obnoxious metal frames getting in the way, so you’ll feel constantly connected with the world outside while enjoying all the warmth and comfort of the indoors.
With Clear Edge Glass, its the best of both worlds really!