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How A DIY Glass Pool Fence Or Railing Can Add Value To Your Home

How a DIY Glass Pool Fence or Railing can add Value to your Home

Do It Yourself?

It’s a question as old as time itself. Do I get someone else to do it, or do I do it myself? Whilst there are countless advantages to having a qualified Tough As Glass professional install your quality glass pool fence or balustrade, the alternative is far more simple than you may have thought. Our DIY glass pool fence and balustrade instalment kits are not only cost effective, but also easy enough to undertake for any home renovator.


The vast majority of the population are intimidated by DIY home projects. They may believe that they don’t posses the required skills, or just avoid projects due to time restraints. Our DIY kits are more time effective and easier to handle than you could ever imagine. All DIY kits include a free measure and quote, and in the unlikely event of a problem, you will also have the peace of mind that a Tough As Glass representative is only a phone call away.

According to Australian Investor Magazine (March 2014 Issue), you could be looking at a 30% increase in sales revenue for a property with the right pool and fencing combination. Those willing and wanting a pool to complement their home will pay a premium to have one.

Quality Glass Pool Fencing

A quality glass pool fence from Tough As Glass will not fade, rot, buckle or rust like conventional fencing. The aesthetic affect from this superior product is unparalleled. The advantages of a DIY quality glass pool fence or balustrade are also hard to fault. The home renovator will not only have the guarantee of installing the most stylish and contemporary building materials available, but they will also save money on installation.

There are strict guidelines governing pool fences in NSW, but that does’t mean that home installation is more complicated. With the Tough As Glass team on your side, you will have a wealth of experience and immediate communication with our professionals at your fingertips. This ensures your DIY installation experience is second to none. Upon installation, all you need to do is call your local council, and they will come to inspect your quality glass pool fence or balustrade. When it meets the rigorous demands of the industry safety standards, a certificate of competency will be issued upon completion.

The hidden benefits of DIY

Besides the obvious benefits that DIY home renovations or installations have like saving money and adding value to your home, there are these hidden benefits you may not have considered. These benefits may just sway you into deciding to DIY your glass pool fence with one of Tough As Glass’ DIY kits. One hidden advantage is the transferable skills you will gain. When you complete any DIY project, you are developing new skills that you can then apply to other projects around the home which will only add more value to your property.

When you do the installation and erection of your quality glass pool fence yourself, you get the added benefit of working to your own schedule. What this means is that your pool fence construction can fit in around your life. The convenience of this is just another reason why you should chose a quality DIY kit from Tough As Glass. A new pool fence that will add visual appeal to your home and add even more value to your property.

More Benefits

Another benefit of DIY that you may not have considered, is that when it is complete, you get a sense of accomplishment and pride. The feeling like you have had a vision, and seen it come to fruition through your hard work. This can inspire you to complete more of your renovations and add even more value to your property.

Lastly, when you chose a DIY kit from Tough As Glass, you can use the money saved to transfer onto other improvements around your property and increase the value overall even more.

DIY advice

When completing DIY home improvements, there are several ways to make the process run smoothly and without any unexpected hiccups. A recent survey by Mortgage Choice found that over 40% of homeowners plan to renovate their home at some point to improve their quality of living or up the value of their home. There are many things to consider when planning DIY renovations. First things first, you need to prepare and research. Pick your battles. Do your research and make sure that you know what sections or elements that you can do yourself, and know when its time to call the professionals.

When you choose Tough As Glass, one of our qualified service contractors will come to your property and give you a free measure and quote and answer any questions you may have. So you can feel confident that you have made the right decision in erecting your glass pool fence yourself.

Another important thing you must do when you are in the planning and researching phase of your DIY project is consider resale value. You don’t want to make mistakes when you renovate that may negatively affect the appearance, safety aspect or overall value of your property. This is why organisation is key. With Tough As Glass, you are choosing a product that has a proven track record when it comes to not only value adding, but also the safety of your pool area and overall aesthetics of your property.


So you are now ready to take the DIY challenge. Your next step is to make a plan and try to stick to it. Life doesn’t always go to plan, but careful planning and preparation will make your journey more enjoyable in the long run. Always remember to make your schedule realistic and manageable. Stay organised, keep all expenditure records, and above all stay motivated! There may be times when patience will be your most valued quality, but that will just make the finished project even more positive and rewarding. Remember that upon completion you will need to get your fence inspected to ensure correct installation as safety is paramount. When you decide you’re ready to take the plunge, Tough As Glass is your safe choice.


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Author Bio:

Christine Sharman is a freelance writer and English Teacher who enjoys blogging for Business websites. Contact [email protected]

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