Glass Staircases

The Ultimate Guide to Glass Staircases: Designing, Renovating, and Installing

Glass staircases are a work of art that not only elevate your home decor but also add functionality and safety. At Universal Glass Systems, glass staircases are a perfect addition for anyone looking for a sleek and contemporary style. So whether you are looking to revamp your existing staircase or create a new one, we can help you create a customised design that will give that wow factor to your home. This ultimate guide will provide a comprehensive overview of glass staircases, covering everything from their benefits, designing tips, cost considerations, safety features, frequently asked questions and more.

The Benefits of Glass Staircases

Bespoke glass staircases are an excellent choice for homeowners looking for a modern yet elegant design. Glass provides an illusion of spaciousness and brightness to any room, making your home feel more open and welcoming. It also allows natural light to flow through your home, providing added shine to the atmosphere. Glass staircases are also easy to maintain, are durable and require minimal upkeep. Unlike other staircase options, our glass staircase panels are made from high-quality, tempered glass, which is solid, and safe glass.

Types of Glass Used for Staircases

Universal Glass Systems offers a wide range of glass stair panels in unique styles, thicknesses and colours for your stairs. Some of the glass types used in our bespoke staircase design include but are not limited to clear glass, frosted glass, coloured glass, and textured glass. Frosted glass provides privacy, while coloured glass creates a dramatic look. Textured glass adds a level of sophisticated elegance. Furthermore, our glass panels are made from either toughened or tempered glass, which is resistant to wear and tear, making it exceptionally durable.

Bespoke Staircase Renovations

At Universal Glass Systems, we provide bespoke staircase designs that cater to your style, budget, and expectations. Whether you want a contemporary or traditional style, we have the expertise and experience to bring your ideas to life. Our team of experts will walk you through the design process and tailor the design to your requirements. We offer a range of staircase options, including spiral staircases, straight flights, and bespoke designs suitable for you. Our in-house Luton-based factory has the latest glass technology and equipment to produce custom-made products that meet British safety standards, ensuring customer satisfaction.

Glass Staircase Design Ideas

At Universal Glass Systems, we provide the best glass staircase design ideas. We havariousent styles to suit any home decor, from minimalist to contemporary aesthetics. Our staircase design ideas can also be tailored to your needs and budget. Our design experts can help you find inspiration from our previous projects or the latest industry trends. We offer glass staircase panels with curved or straight lines. In addition, our sleek glass staircases come in different colours, including neutral, metallic, bold colours, or black. From now on, we will work with you to ensure that we incorporate your preferences while adding a wow factor to your home.

 Glass Staircase Cost Considerations

Glass staircases vary in price based on several factors, such as design specifications and type of glass. Based on the bespoke nature of our products, costs may differ. However, we provide a complete breakdown of the expenses at the design stage to keep things transparent. That way, you can make an informed decision about what is best for your budget. Our experts work closely with you to ensure the design and cost align. Our high-quality services and materials result in products of exceptional durability and value. We provide an affordable option for bespoke glass staircases to varieties of homes.

 Safety Features of Glass Staircases

Safety is our top priority at Universal Glass Systems. All our glass products are made to comply with British Safety Standards, ensuring that they are strong, safe, and sturdy. Our glass is treated with either toughened or tempered glass to ensure the panels cannot break into dangerous shards. Additionally, we conduct rigorous product testing to guarantee that our products can withstand heavy usage over time. Safety features such as handrails, balusters and treads are also provided to enhance the safety of the users. Therefore, we

Glass Staircase FAQS

At Universal Glass Systems, we pride ourselves on delivering excellent customer service. We are always ready to answer your questions and concerns about our products and services. Below are the frequently asked questions we get regarding glass staircases and you can also see the Glass Staircases page on our website:

Are glass staircases slippery?

No, not at all. Our treated glass is anti-slip, making it easy and safe to walk on.

Are glass staircases safe?

Yes, they are safe. Our glass staircase panels are made from high-quality tempered glass, which is strong, secure, and breakage-resistant.

Are glass staircases expensive?

Glass staircases come at various prices, depending on your design specifications and the type of glass used. With Universal Glass Systems, you can be assured of the best quality and affordable price for bespoke glass staircases.


Glass staircases are an excellent choice for homeowners seeking a modern look. At Universal Glass Systems, we customise glass staircases to fit and elevate your home decor. Our team of experts work with you to tailor designs to your style while ensuring safety and security are at the forefront of the invention. With quality glass and glazing services, we have gained a reputation for excellent service and craftsmanship. So if you’re looking for staircase renovations or bespoke staircase designs, please contact us today to help us create that wow factor you’d like.