Building Regulations for Balustrades

When building a new home or adding an extension, it’s crucial to consider which regulations you need to follow. Although it seems like a hassle at the time, these regulations are made with the user’s safety in mind, and are best thought about before commencing the process, rather than during or after.   In Queensland, over 20 people have died and hundreds of people have been injured between 2002 to…

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Glass vs Stainless Steel Wire Balustrades

The Australian climate can be extreme, from subzero temperatures in the south to 40+ Degree (Celsius) heat in the north, clearly a one type fits all approach to balustrades for your home may seem impossible. Similarly, Australian’s can often experience 2 or even 4 seasons in one day – with winds and storms capable of making you go from wearing shorts and a singlet to rugging up in your jeans…

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What is the Best Balustrade or Pool Fence to Use for Coastal Living?

Erosion and storms are two common problems we face living near the coast, along with sea salt corrosion. It is this corrosion that causes problems with unprotected metal structures, so if you live near the coast or own and run a business near the sea, then you need to be extra vigilant with the type of materials you use on your property. With 85% of the Australian population living on or…

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Brand New Product from Sentrel

Introducing the all new Aluminium Vertical Cable System, incorporating extruded aluminium sections powder coated in a range of colours, and with either aluminium, timber or even no handrail!

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Sentrel Pool Fence – the only compliant cable fence

We have recently had our Pool Fencing tested again to ensure that it complies with the most recent Australian Standards – AS 1926.1 – 2012. This is a very stringent testing procedure – specifically the ‘cone test’. We passed with plenty of room to spare, and we can now confidently say that our Pool Fencing is the only cable fencing system that complies to NATA and Australian Standards. If you…

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Sentrel Products Receives DesignEX Award for Best Product!

Sentrel Vertical Cable Balustrade and Pool Fencing has just been awarded ‘Best New Product – Architectural External & Structural Products’ at this year’s Melbourne DesignEX. Australia’s leading design and architecture event presents the best in contemporary and classic designs.  This trade-only event has been at the forefront of the design and architectural arena for over 20 years. Sentrel’s designer, Brett Harrison, was unable receive the award, which was accepted on his…

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