Glass Balustrades 2022

After a year spent cooped up inside our homes, it is not surprising that balconies will be a popular building project in 2022. But how much does the installation of a glass balcony cost?

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The installation of a glass balcony in Sydney is by no means an inexpensive undertaking. However, a balcony has many advantages as an investment. It can increase the size of a room and increase the amount of light in a home. You can also use it to unwind in the open air, dine alfresco, cultivate plants, appreciate nature, and hang laundry.

When you install a glass balcony, the value of your home will increase by an average of 5-10 percent!
This is explained in our article.

The construction of a glass balcony can be a difficult undertaking. Consider the current structure and how well it can support the new installation, as well as the installation’s design, materials, and any necessary planning permissions. This can add up when having a professional install a glass balcony.

What is the cost of glass balcony installation in 2022? Here are the costs associated with each type of balcony.


Glass Balconies

Juliet glass balconies are extremely space-efficient and can be installed without requiring structural alterations to the building. These balconies are available in a variety of designs, allowing you to choose one that complements the aesthetic of your home.

Typically, these balconies lack a floor that can be used to step or walk out. If your home has French doors or large windows and you need to install a balcony for safety, this is a fantastic option.

How Much Does The Installation Of A Glass Balcony Cost?

A glass balcony will likely cost between $1900 and $6900, depending on factors such as the size of the balcony, its design, the materials used, and the property’s location.

Depending on the Sydney property, these structures may be made of elegant and traditional steel or sleek, frameless glass. Glass balconies are a slightly more modern option and, as the balcony is made of glass, will cost between $1500 and $5,000 more than steel railing balconies.

As glass balconies necessitate no major structural modification, you are likely to encounter minimal resistance or limitations during installation. Typically, their construction is significantly less expensive than that of standard balconies. This is due to the fact that they will not necessitate planning permission or complex structural modifications to a property, as would be required when constructing an extended platform.

Numerous individuals select a Juliet as a less expensive option. Typically, they cost more than $1600, which is negligible compared to the average cost of a walk-out balcony, which ranges from $4000 to $7000.

Due to their simplicity as structures, they are also very easy to maintain and repair, making them an excellent property investment.

What Elements Affect The Cost Of Constructing A Glass Balcony?

Glass balconies can vary significantly in price.
Let’s take a look at the various variables that can impact the price, so you know what to keep an eye out for if you’re just beginning your search.


Installation of a glass balcony that spans a large expanse of windows or doors will be more expensive due to rising supply and labour costs. The installation will be more expensive the larger the glass balcony.

Glass balconies are constructed to accommodate french doors or larger, longer windows and serve as safety barriers around these openings. If this requires the installation of new windows or doors along the balcony, there will be an additional cost.


Glass balconies are available in a variety of styles, including the traditional steel posts or a chic glass Juliet balcony. Even with glass, a variety of design options are available.

You should select a Juliet balcony design that complements the architectural style of your home and the desired aesthetic.

Increasing complexity and intricate designs result in an increase in materials, which results in a price increase. If your glass balcony design is intricate, installation may take longer and cost more, so it is essential to confirm this with your preferred builders.

Not only balconies, but the size and complexity of every structure will have a significant impact on the final cost of installation.

In lieu of a glass balcony, you may choose a small walk-out area if you have a larger home and more outdoor space to utilise. Many balconies provide enough space for you to set up a small outdoor seating area for all of your outdoor dining needs. You may even be able to create a small container garden on the balcony.

It makes sense that a larger balcony would be more expensive. You want to ensure that the work is completed properly and is structurally sound.

To ensure everything is safe and up to code, it may be necessary to conduct a structural survey.
The price of a standard balcony ranges between $10000 and $15000. With any balcony that includes a stepping platform, you must also obtain planning permission to ensure that your neighbours and the surrounding area do not experience privacy or sunlight issues. For this, there will be additional expenses to consider.

Pricing Your Glass Balcony

It can be difficult to provide a price list for each glass installation because we perform so many distinct types. However, we do provide a comprehensive price list so that you can get an idea of what to expect to pay. Click here to download it and bring your balcony design one step closer to fruition. contact us today for a free estimate! (02) 8076 7495.

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