Invisible Grill has been on the Singapore market for the past five years. It is common in residential apartments and commercial buildings. It is being widely accepted all over Singapore due to its aesthetic appeal and innovative design. Application areas of invisible grill can only be limited to the userÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s imagination. Some of the common areas where it is installed include the staircase railings, laundry area, open view balconies, air-conditioner ledges, windows, swimming pool safety rails or in compound fencing. Most people choose invisible grill over conventional aluminum grill that is often aesthetically unappealing and obstructs open viewing that is highly appreciated in most modern home designs.
However, there are certain mistakes that should be avoided while installing invisible grill in your home and they are as described below.
Exceeding the separation between stainless steel cables
Home owners have an option to install the stainless steel cables at a distance of between 2Ã¢â‚¬Â and 4Ã¢â‚¬Â wide from each other. However, the industry practice recommends a separation of about 3Ã¢â‚¬Â. Home owners should honor the recommended separation distance since it plays a big role in ensuring the safety of children. This is extremely important if the grill is being installed on an open view balcony. Using the recommended distance protects children from slipping through the gaps and they would have to employ considerable effort in order to get through.
Installing them in HDB apartments and landed properties
Invisible Grill system is not recommended for installation in HDB apartments located along corridors as well as landed properties. However, some experts recommend their installation along with security systems. This will eventually increase the cost of installation while the security systems will relatively not play any role in enhancing the security of the home. Additionally, installing them will serve as an open invitation to burglars. Such building should be installed with conventional iron or aluminum grills that can be locked with a padlock. To avoid the damages associated to them, it is advisable that their installation be avoided completely in such buildings.
Installing invisible grills that do not match your furniture
Before installing them in your home, you need to analyze your furniture as well as the general appearance of your home. Some of the grills do match well with your traditional furniture but might not fit with the contemporary types. For ideas on the best types of invisible grills, you need to carry out extensive research from the Internet and some of the popular home magazines for ideas on how they can fit into each other. When your invisible grills match with the furniture, the home has a more appealing look than when each one of them has a unique design.
Installing invisible grills without considering the structure of your building
There are several types of invisible grills to choose from for your home. The structure of the building dictates the type of grills to be installed. Concrete buildings require invisible grills made from heavy materials. However, such heavy materials cannot work best for buildings made from wood and other lighter materials. Remember, the weight of the invisible grill has an effect on the house and you have to avoid using too heavy types. Whenever the grills stress the building material, you will start experiencing miniature cracks that will soon transform and result in huge damages.
Ignoring the size of the windows
The size of your window plays a big role in the type of invisible grill that should be installed. Grills that match with the size of your windows will provide your home with the best design you need as compared to installing invisible grills just because you think they excite you. To understand the best grills for your home, it is advisable that you visit a home improvement store that will provide you with a number of designs to choose from. Additionally, they will also provide you with professional advice on the best designs to choose from depending on the size of your windows.
Avoiding the above mistakes will provide an easier maintenance time with your invisible grill. They have a sturdy nature and the capacity of the stainless steel cables to hold their tension integrity for a longer period of time is enough satisfaction that they will effectively serve your home. With the several stores in Singapore, you have a wide variety of choices to make regarding the installation of your invisible grills.