Enhanced Safety and Style: Exploring the Advantages of InvisiRail

Enhanced Safety and Style: Exploring the Advantages of InvisiRail™

When it comes to design and home improvement, safety and aesthetics are paramount considerations. One innovative solution that seamlessly integrates both aspects is the utilization of glass railing systems, particularly those offered by InvisiRail™. These sophisticated systems not only provide a secure barrier but also elevate the visual appeal of any space. Let’s go over some of the advantages of incorporating glass railing systems into your next projects.

Unobstructed Views

The choice is clear! One of the most striking features of InvisiRail™ glass railing systems is their ability to provide unobstructed views. Unlike traditional railing materials such as wood or metal, which can block sightlines, glass offers transparency that allows for uninterrupted panoramas. Whether installed on a balcony, deck, or staircase, the sleek glass panels create a sense of openness, making any space feel larger and more inviting.

Enhanced Safety

While aesthetics are important, safety should never be compromised. InvisiRail glass railing systems prioritize both, offering a secure barrier without sacrificing visibility. The tempered glass panels used in these systems are exceptionally durable and resistant to impact, providing reliable protection against accidental falls. Additionally, InvisiRail’s precision engineering ensures that each installation meets stringent safety standards, providing peace of mind for homeowners and businesses alike.

Durability and Low Maintenance

InvisiRail’s commitment to quality extends beyond safety and aesthetics to include durability and low maintenance. Unlike traditional railing materials that may deteriorate over time due to exposure to the elements, glass is inherently resistant to rust, corrosion, and decay. Additionally, InvisiRail’s glass panels are treated with a special coating that repels dirt, water spots, and other contaminants, reducing the need for frequent cleaning and maintenance.

Design & Sustainability

Another advantage of InvisiRail glass railing systems is their versatility in design. Whether your aesthetic preferences lean towards modern minimalism or timeless elegance, these systems can be customized to complement any architectural style. With options for various hardware finishes, homeowners and designers have the flexibility to create a railing solution that perfectly suits their vision. As sustainability grows increasingly important, InvisiRail glass railing systems offer an eco-friendly alternative to traditional railing materials. Glass is a recyclable material, making it a sustainable choice for environmentally conscious consumers. Furthermore, the longevity of InvisiRail’s glass railing systems means fewer resources are required for replacement or maintenance, further reducing their environmental impact.

InvisiRail™ glass railing systems represent a marriage of safety, style, and sustainability. Whether used in residential or commercial settings, InvisiRail’s commitment to quality and innovation shines through, making them a top choice for architects, designers, and homeowners alike. Experience the transformative power of InvisiRail glass railing systems and redefine the way you view safety and style.

You can find more information about our Glass Railing systems on our website or by contacting any InvisiRail™ or Liv Building Products representative.

InvisiRail™ at the Spring Cottage Life Show

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InvisiRail™ at the Spring Cottage Life Show

Spring has officially arrived! We invite you to join us at the 29th Annual Spring Cottage Life Show, where all the magic of cottage country comes togetherunder one roof. From March 21st-24th, 2024, the International Centre in Mississauga will transform into a bustling hub of activity, as enthusiasts gather to kickstart their cottage plans!

This event isn’t just a trade show; it’s a celebration of everything that makes cottage living special. The Cottage Life Shows have been connecting businesses like ours directly with cottage owners. Serving the Ontario market, the Spring Cottage Life Show has become the unofficial kickoff to cottage season, attracting 39,000 eager cottagers eager to explore the latest trends and innovations.

From builders and contractors to exhibitors and homeowners, the show creates a space to meet for all those who share a passion for cottage living. At our booth, you’ll have the opportunity to meet our team and discover the beauty and functionality of Invisirail’s glass railing systems. Designed to enhance the natural beauty of your outdoor space while providing safety and durability, our innovative products are the perfect complement to any cottage setting.

There’s so much more happening at the show. Explore stylish decor options, browse arts and crafts, and indulge in delicious food and entertaining ideas. With exciting water toys and recreational gear on display, you’ll find everything you need to make the most of your time by the water.

Join us at the Spring Cottage Life Show As we celebrate the 29th annual kickoff to cottage season! For more information, visit the Cottage Life website where you’ll find a full list of events and exhibitors. We can’t wait to see you there!

Details:
Booth 135 – Aisle 100 – Hall 1

The International Centre
6900 Airport Road
Mississauga, ON
L4V 1E8
Enter at Halls 1, 2, & 5

Show Dates & Hours:
Thursday, March 21: 12pm – 6pm
Friday, March 22: 10am – 8pm
Saturday, March 23: 9am – 7pm
Sunday, March 24: 10am – 5pm

InvisiRail™ at the NAHB International Builders’ Show 2024

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InvisiRail™ at the NAHB International Builders' Show 2024

The NAHB International Builders’ Show (IBS) is back, and it’s bigger and better than ever! In Las Vegas, NV, from February 27th to 29th, 2024, come see us where the most cutting-edge products and services in the industry will be on display!

The IBS isn’t just any trade show; it’s the largest annual gathering for light construction professionals worldwide. In 2023, it welcomed nearly 70,000 visitors from over 100 countries, and this year promises to be even more spectacular.

The highlight of the IBS show is the unveiling of hundreds of new products and services. Leading manufacturers and suppliers take this opportunity to showcase their latest innovations, giving attendees a firsthand look at the future of the industry. Whether you’re looking for state-of-the-art materials or revolutionary construction techniques, you’ll find them on the show floor.

Custom builders, in particular, have much to gain from the IBS experience. Custom Building Central provides a dedicated space tailored to their needs, ensuring they can explore specialized products and services that cater uniquely to them.

But it isn’t just about the products – it’s also about education. With a wide range of sessions, workshops, and demonstrations, attendees can get valuable insights and strategies to tackle niche-specific challenges. From the latest home builder trends to innovative tips from industry experts, there’s something for everyone to learn and apply to their projects.

Networking is another key component of the IBS experience. With professionals from all corners of the globe converging in one location. There are many opportunities to connect, collaborate, and forge new partnerships and friendships!

The NAHB International Builders’ Show 2024 is set to be a game-changer for the construction industry. Don’t miss your chance to be a part of it all! And don’t forget to come see us at Booth SU1615!

Details:
The NAHB International Builders’ Show®
Feb 27th-29th, 2024
Las Vegas, NV
Liv BP & InvisiRail™
Booth SU1615

Projects to Spruce Up Your Home this Winter

Projects to Spruce Up Your Home this Winter
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Projects to Spruce Up Your Home this Winter

Whether you’re looking to refresh your space or add functionality, there’s no shortage of tasks to keep you busy during the colder months. So grab your toolkit and get ready to embrace winter!

Upgrade Your Fireplace

Having a fireplace in your home is central during these colder winter months. This is where everyone will be gathering so what better time to consider upgrading to a more efficient wood-burning stove or gas insert for added warmth, comfort and energy savings. You can also refresh with a new mantle or some artwork – this is a simple way to elevate the space! Transform the space into a cozy retreat where you can curl up in a comfortable chair with a good book on chilly winter nights. Don’t forget to include adequate lighting for reading and ambience!

Renovations & Upgrades

Whether you’re planning larger renovations or smaller DIY projects, winter is a great time to tackle that list. Considering larger renovation projects like updating your kitchen or bathroom? Now is a perfect time to execute those plans. Perhaps there are spaces that might only require a coat of paint or some new furnishings or fixtures – these are perfect DIY projects that will keep you busy and give you a sense of accomplishment.

Refreshing your decor! Sometimes all your home needs is a mini makeover! By updating your decor for the season, you can transform your space creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere for you and your guests!

Winter is also a great time to get up to speed on the latest technology! You can do this by installing smart home devices for convenience, enhanced security, and energy efficiency. Consider upgrading to a smart thermostat, which allows you to control your heating system remotely! On the topic of energy efficiency, prevent heat loss and reduce your home heating costs by upgrading insulation where needed in areas like the attic, basement and the doors and windows of your home.

Organization

Decluttering your home is a great way to seize the opportunity winter presents. Start the new year off right by decluttering and organizing storage spaces. Clear out your basement and garage, closets and cabinets, and you can always start a donation bin for your unwanted items. Take the time to invest in storage solutions like bins and shelves to keep uncommon items organized and accessible. Pro tip: label everything!

Indoor Garden

Bring a touch of greenery into your home by creating an indoor garden and getting a jump on your spring gardening if you have the space! Choose low-maintenance houseplants that thrive in indoor conditions. Add some personal touches using decorative pots! This is also the perfect time to begin checking items off your list and creating a plan for your outdoor spring garden!

Transform your home this winter! Whether you’re making small upgrades or planning larger renovations, taking the time to improve your home will not only enhance its comfort and functionality but also bring you joy and satisfaction!

Caring for your Glass Railing in the Winter Months: InvisiRail™

Your new Glass Railing System requires special attention during the colder months here in Ontario. Our glass panels shed water very easily which keeps them clean. You typically shouldn’t need to clean them any more often than the windows of your house but what about during the winter months when the water is too cold to melt? We’ve put together a helpful guide to ensure your glass railing remains pristine and functional all winter long.

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Turning Your Outdoor Space into a Winter Wonderland

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Turning Your Outdoor Space into a Winter Wonderland

The holiday season is fast approaching and choosing the right decorations for your home’s exterior may feel like a daunting task! Are you looking for something simple, classic and elegant or is the Griswold’s house more your speed? No matter your ambitions, here’s some holiday decorating ideas to help get you started!

Inflatables

There’s no arguing that inflatable decorations have taken the holiday scene by storm these past few years – it seems like everyone has them! From Santa and snowmen to festive characters from classic movies, these larger-than-life additions can instantly transform your lawn. Remember, a few well-placed inflatables can make a big impact!

Lighting

A true classic and certainly the most effective way to make your home stand out during the holidays is with string lighting. This can be extensively strung up or simple and elegant like lighting a welcoming entrance way to your home. Helpful tips: consider upgrading your lighting system for LEDs which last much longer or investing in a timer never hurts! Remember, always be safe when climbing those ladders!

DIY

There’s so many fantastic ways to get creative with your decorating! With social media, people have accounts specifically dedicated to DIY projects. These are great guides to make your DIY dreams come true and to be the place that stands out in your neighborhood! Some helpful places to start are with painted plywood cutouts of some of your favourite holiday characters or create a scene to make people laugh! Try something new, you never know what you’ll come up with! There’s always creative people around at the holidays – you can support locally and buy homemade decorations too!

Seasonal Planters, Wreaths and Garlands

A more simple type of DIY are seasonal planters – fill large pots with evergreen branches, pinecones, and red berries for a classic winter look. You can also add twinkling lights to make your planters truly stand out. Using wreaths and garlands in your entrance adds a grand element to your home and your guests will love them! If you have large windows or a glass railing system, garland and boughs can be a great accent.

With the right decorations, you can turn the outside of your home into a magical winter wonderland. No matter your preferences, the key is to have fun and let your creativity shine. So, make some hot chocolate, enlist the help of friends and family, and get ready to create lasting memories with your beautifully decorated outdoor space this holiday season.

Happy Holidays!

The 2023 Fall Cottage Life Show with InvisiRail™

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The 2023 Fall Cottage Life Show with InvisiRail™

The 19th annual Fall Cottage Life Show is right around the corner and InvisiRail™ is thrilled to be a part of this exciting event! Join us from the 10th to the 12th at the International Centre in Mississauga for an incredible showcase of cottage must-haves. This year’s show is sure to be packed with a variety of thrilling events and products!

Make sure to swing by the Main Stage, where you’ll discover top-tier expertise, advice, and innovative ideas on cottage ownership, real estate, renovations, DIY tips, delectable recipes, and the most recent trends in cottage design. The complete schedule is available online! Proudly sponsored by Beaver Homes and Cottages, the Main Stage is set to be a hub of invaluable information and creativity.

Next, don’t miss out on the Cottage Workshop, where experts will provide valuable insights into your latest building projects and DIY aspirations. This year, skilled Cottage Life carpenter Wayne Lennox, alongside build partner Brian Halbot, will be constructing a fantastic kids’ playhouse. And here’s the best part – you have the chance to win it! The Cottage Workshop is sponsored by Home Hardware!

This year, your ticket to the Fall Cottage Life Show grants you access to not just one, but two fantastic shows! Your entry includes admission to the Seasons Christmas Show as well. We can’t wait to welcome you and share this amazing experience with you! 

See you there!

Show Dates & Hours:
Friday, November 10th – 10am to 8pm
Saturday, November 11th – 9am to 6pm
Sunday, November 12th – 10am to 5pm

Click here to purchase your tickets! 

Venue:
The International Centre
6900 Airport Road
Mississauga, ON
L4V 1E8

(Entrance located at Halls 2/3)

Fall Tips: Preparing Your Garden

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The evenings are growing shorter and the air is becoming cooler, which means it’s time for gardeners to shift their focus and prepare their gardens for the winter months ahead. Fall is a very important time of the year for garden care – it’s all about preparation and maintenance. Here’s some tips to help you prepare your garden for next year!

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Decorating Your Cottage Getaway

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When it comes to creating an inviting and stylish outdoor space, your glass deck offers a unique opportunity to merge the beauty of nature with modern design. Not only does your InvisiRail™ glass railing provide open views of your surroundings but also serves as a blank canvas for creative decor ideas. No matter your style or preferences, there are numerous ways to transform your cottage into the getaway of your dreams!

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Get Inspired with InvisiRail™

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Inspiration doesn’t always come easy. Combining the charm of a lakefront cottage with nature is hardly seamless, but that’s not to say it isn’t possible! Have a look at this recently completed deck and railing system! We hope that it inspires you, giving you something to think about when it comes to your own slice of paradise!

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