6 Creative Ways to Use Glass in Your House

May 28, 2022

The possibilities are endless when it comes to using glass in your house. You can take a relatively boring room or feature in your house, and turn it into something beautiful with glass. In recent years, glass has become more and more popular, for both aesthetic and practical reasons. Interior designers and homeowners alike have been taking advantage of the benefits that come with using glass, such as its strength, ease of maintenance, aesthetic appearance and versatility. You can truly transform your home with glass. Read this blog post about 6 creative ways to use glass in your house… 

Add a Modern Twist with Glass Walk On Floors 

Walk on glass floors adds value to your home and looks fantastic. As this is a unique type of installation This type of glass installation can be fitted both internally and externally, and are perfect for roof terraces or basements, as it allows an abundance of natural light to shine through. The glass we use for glass walk on floors at TuffX is extremely durable and safe. All of the glass we used has been tested and can withstand even the harshest weather conditions. Also, the glass is anti-slip, so you don’t need to worry about accidents occurring. 

Enjoy the Creativity and Tradition of Stained Glass

Stained glass is a remarkable use of glass that dates back thousands of years to Roman and Ancient Egyptian times, with its peak popularity during the Renaissance period. The history of stained glass is very interesting, read this blog post if you are interested in finding out more. In recent years, it has become more and more popular. Many people who decided to install stained glass opt for traditional stylings, however, some are more adventurous with their ideas. There is so much creative freedom when it comes to stained glass. Embrace your inner creativity with a twist of tradition with stained glass.

Install a Dramatic and Classy Wine Cellar Entrance 

If you have a wine cellar in your home, then this can become a dramatic focal point in a room of your home and shouldn’t go to waste. There are various ways to show it off, with hinged glass floors or a toughened walk on the floor. It will give your house a classy and dramatic feeling and will make your guests feel extremely impressed (and probably quite jealous!)

At TuffX, we have worked on a walk on the floor for a wine cellar. This was a unique and interesting project, check out our case study on this project here

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Instate a Glass Wall For A Flood of Natural Light 

If you want to take your home to the next level, you should consider instating a glass wall. This is a stunning, creative and purposeful way to use glass in your house. You can enjoy the flood of natural light in your home and benefit from its well-being effects, visual upgrade and decrease in utility costs over time.

To install a glass wall you can either knock down a pre-existing wall or find a spot to partition off. There are many creative ways to install one in your house. Glass walls create the illusion that the room is larger than it actually is, which can add value to your home. If you are looking for a modern and minimalist twist to your house, then glass walls are the way to go. 

Upgrade Your Staircase 

Staircases are an often overlooked feature in your house that is perceived as ‘boring’. This does not need to be the case. You can transform your staircase into a focal point in your home by giving it a modern update. Using glass rather than wooden bannisters or handrails will create a sleek and stunning look in your hallway. Additionally, a glass staircase will make your hallway appear less cluttered. 

The toughened glass that we use at TuffX is safe and durable, and it can hold a lot of weight. So you would not be sacrificing your safety by going with a glass staircase rather than a wooden one. Even if you have children or pets in your home, you will not need to worry about their safety when using the stairs. 

Optimise Your Lighting System With a Skylight 

Skylights and rooflights (are you wondering what the difference is between the two? Find out here) are a great way to introduce natural light into a small or dim room. Skylights can upgrade a room and turn it into something amazing, and allow you to reap the benefits of natural light. This is one of the easiest and most affordable ways to utilise glass in your home. Here are some of the benefits of skylights:

  • Skylights bring in a flood of natural light, and this will save you money on electricity, brighten up your house and allow you to reap the well-being benefits of sunlight. 
  • Create the illusion that your room is larger than it is.
  • Adds to the value of your home.
  • Improves the overall appearance of your house.