Welcome to Unity Metal Podcast, Unity Metal Podcast is a podcast focused on the innovative world of stainless steel railings. Each episode features interviews with industry experts, product designers, and contractors who specialize in the design and installation of stainless steel railings for residential, commercial, and industrial properties. From the latest advancements in stainless steel railing technology to design inspiration and best practices for installation and maintenance, this podcast has something for everyone interested in the strength and beauty of stainless steel railings. Tune in to learn more about this versatile and durable product. We hope you enjoy our podcast and would love to hear your thoughts. We'd always appreciate your feedback and you can get in touch with us on email Thanks for listening!

Latest Episode

Glass Railing Safety Tips For Families With Children And Pets

May 29, 2023

Welcome to our podcast, where we delve into the world of glass railings and their safety implications for families with children and pets. In this episode, we explore the modern appeal of glass railings, their practicality, and the safety measures needed to ensure a hazard-free environment at home. We discuss the importance of correct installation, regular maintenance, and childproofing measures. We also shed light on the different types of glass railings, their installation, and maintenance procedures. Learn how to clean and care for your glass railings to prolong their lifespan and maintain their aesthetic appeal. We also share valuable tips on making your glass railings safer, such as using tempered glass, ensuring proper spacing, securing the glass, and covering the edges. We also delve into the practical uses of glass railings and answer frequently asked questions about glass railing safety. Join us as we navigate the world of glass railings, ensuring your home is both stylish and safe.

The Art of Polishing Stainless Steel Railings

May 28, 2023

Shine On: The Art of Polishing Stainless Steel Railings. In this episode, we delve into the world of stainless steel railings, those sleek, shiny guardians of our safety and home aesthetics. We'll guide you through the process of maintaining their polished look, from gathering the right materials to the final buffing. We'll discuss the importance of regular cleaning, the technique of sanding the surface, and the application of primer and wax. We'll also share expert tips on buffing the railing and the crucial final cleaning. But we don't stop there! We'll also touch on some optional decorative touches to make your railings stand out. And, of course, we'll talk about the essential steps to maintain your stainless steel railings in between polishing sessions.Join us as we reveal trade secrets and expert tips for a lustrous, fingerprint-free finish that’ll have your railings gleaming like new. Whether you're a homeowner, a DIY enthusiast, or a professional, this podcast is your go-to guide to keep your stainless steel railings looking their best. Tune in and let's shine on together!

How To Customize Your Stainless Steel Railing For A Perfect Fit In Your Property

Apr 22, 2023

Your property is unique and a reflection of your architectural taste. As such, a stainless steel railing system on your property should match the existing design and capture the desired look you’re aiming for.There are many ways you can customize a stainless railing system to add sophistication to your property. Doing this starts with measuring your space to picture where you will install it and ends with fastening the last screw.However, many considerations must be made until you get to the last step. That’s why we’re here, and in this article, we’ll provide you with insightful tips on how to customize a stainless steel railing. Read on to create a checklist for everything you need to achieve the perfect fit.

How To Choose The Best Stainless Steel Boat Rails For Your Vessel?

Apr 17, 2023

Boat rails are essential for marine vessels. They provide safety, comfort, and stability while preventing people from falling overboard, especially in rough waters. In addition to ensuring safe sailing, boat rails help passengers navigate the boat.All boat rails, be it stern rail, bow rail, or any other, are equally important. As passengers rely on them for safety, they must be made from durable materials capable of withstanding the dangers of open waters.Marine-grade stainless steels, such as 316L steel, are the best choice for boat rails with their superior corrosion resistance, ability to withstand extreme weather conditions, and resistance to wear and tear.Stainless steel, especially marine-grade, not only provides safety but is cost-effective. You save more in the long term by cutting costs on maintenance, replacement, and repair.

How To Remove Scratches From Your Stainless Steel Railing

Apr 12, 2023

Stainless steel railings are durable, corrosion resistant, and suit varying commercial and residential architectural concepts. They offer many benefits, from easy cleaning to being cost-effective.Despite their countless benefits, stainless steel railings are susceptible to scratches. This is a common problem that can happen due to several reasons. From everyday use to regular cleaning, many factors can cause the railing to get scratched.Identifying these scratches and addressing them is vital. Doing this ensures the railing looks attractive while keeping the metal rust and corrosion free. If your stainless steel railing is beaten up and you’re looking for ways to repair it, we’ve got you covered.

How To Protect Your Stainless Steel Railing From Rust And Corrosion

Apr 9, 2023

Despite popular misbelief, stainless steel can rust, and so will your stainless steel railing if not maintained. How prone a stainless steel railing is to rust depends on several factors, such as the environment it is in and the steel’s chemical composition.Chromium is the primary alloying element that turns carbon steel into stainless steel. It creates a layer of chromium oxide that essentially seals the iron. This process prevents the iron from reacting with the environment. As a result, the metal doesn’t rust and remains shiny and lustrous.However, environmental factors and exposure to acidic substances can damage the chromium oxide layer. Salt, chlorine, and neglecting cleaning and maintenance speed up this destructive process.

Why Stainless Steel Railings Are A Smart Investment For Your Property

Apr 6, 2023

Stainless steel railing systems have numerous advantages. Whether for your balcony, deck, stairs, or walkway with cable or glass, they are cost-effective, aesthetic, durable, and most importantly, safe.Stainless steel railings are a worthwhile investment for any contemporary architecture. They last for years with their exceptional durability while increasing property value. These railings come with various design options that fit different aesthetic preferences. While some of the reasons stainless steel railings are a good investment are evident, there is more to them. In this article, we’ll cover what makes these railings a smart investment for your property.

The Role of Hardware and Fittings in Glass Railing Quality

Apr 1, 2023

The article discusses the significance of hardware and fittings in ensuring the stability and safety of glass railing systems. These components serve different purposes but are equally essential, and some can be customized based on clients' aesthetic preferences. However, quality should always be prioritized in choosing the hardware and fittings for glass railing systems to guarantee safety. It is crucial to obtain glass railing parts from reliable manufacturers to avoid the risk of failure, which could impact the overall safety of the system. Unity Metal is a reputable manufacturer of high-quality glass railing components that adhere to local building standards. This article highlights the crucial role of hardware and fittings in glass railings' quality, durability, and safety.

Comparing Glass Railings To Traditional Railings: Pros And Cons

Mar 27, 2023

Glass and traditional railings are two options that many trouble choosing for their decks, balconies, porches, and other projects the protection of a railing is needed.Glass railing systems are a favorite with their modern look. They create an airy space that enables clear, unobstructed views. Although traditional railings have a timeless appeal, the balusters often block natural light and cut the scenery. Traditional railings are inexpensive to install. Still, they cost more than glass alternatives in the long run. The maintenance costs add up to a significant amount, making your clients spend more. At Unity Metal, we know how important it is to choose the right railing system. There is more to talk about regarding the differences between glass and classic handrails. In this article, we’ll compare them to help you make a well-informed decision.

5 Unique Ways To Use Glass Railings In Your Home

Mar 19, 2023

At Unity Metal we have been manufacturing and supplying high quality glass railing systems for many years. As glass railings have grown in popularity, people have started to use them for a variety of different areas within their home. This is not surprising as glass railings look modern and stylish, and with very little maintenance required they will last for up to 10 years in your home without needing to replace them. If you are looking to add glass railings to your home, there are many ways you can incorporate them into both the interior and exterior. Here we explore 5 different ways that you can use glass railings.

Meeting Safety Standards For Glass Railings: A Guide For Homeowners

Mar 8, 2023

For homeowners who are considering installing glass railings, safety is an important consideration. Installing glass railings for aesthetic purposes to enhance the look of your internal or external home environment, does not mean you should have to compromise on quality or safety. At Unity Metal, we understand that your home should be as safe as possible and all glass railing systems that we manufacture and supply meet the required safety standards so that you can be confident that every glass rail is safe and secure.Glass railing safety standards are important in ensuring that any glass railing system is fit for purpose and safe with the home environment. Safety standards should be followed at all times as they ensure that the glass railings comply with safety regulations and that the glass being used is strong enough to withstand the pressure it will be under. Keeping not just you, but other safe from railings failing and causing injury.

Factors That Affect The Cost Of Glass Railings

Mar 2, 2023

At Unity Metal, we’ve been providing our clients with top quality glass railing systems for many years, evolving and expanding our offer as our business became more popular. During our journey to today, one thing has never changed – the range of factors that are involved in pricing glass railings.Many people contact the Unity Metal team asking for more information on pricing and so we’ve shared a clear overview of the things that you need to consider when you decide to invest glass railings – take a look below to find out more.

10 Beautiful Glass Railing Design Ideas For Your Home

Feb 23, 2023

Glass railings offer a stylish and modern alternative to traditional railing systems that you might find in the home. At Unity Metal we offer a wide range of glass railing systems that can be introduced into your home to provide safety and security in an aesthetically pleasing way. If you are looking to install a glass railing system for the first time, or you are replacing a railing system that is already fitted, we will have a railing system that will give your home a modern feel. These railing systems can be installed quickly and have the potential to change the look and feel of your home, adding a bit of modern luxury as well as safety. If you need some inspiration about how a glass railing system could look in your home or outdoor area, see the designs below.

The Advantages Of Using Glass Railings For Your Deck Or Balcony

Feb 15, 2023

Decks and balconies are popular outdoor living spaces that offer you and your loved ones a place to relax, entertain, and enjoy the outdoors. That means that choosing the right railing system is critical to ensuring the safety and durability of these spaces, and glass railings are an increasingly popular choice. At Unity Metal, we provide high-quality glass railing systems that offer numerous benefits over traditional wooden railings so that you can enjoy your outdoor space without any hassle. In this article, we will discuss the advantages of using glass railings for your deck or balcony, including durability, safety, aesthetics, and cost-effectiveness so that you can achieve the deck or balcony you’ve been dreaming of.

How To Install A Glass Railing System – A Step-By-Step Guide

Feb 13, 2023

Installing a glass railing system can enhance the aesthetic appeal, safety, and security of your home. But the thought of installing a glass railing system can be intimidating, especially if you have no prior experience with DIY projects. This is where the step-by-step guide from Unity Metal comes in. At Unity Metal we are a leading manufacturer of custom glass railing systems, and always ensure that we use the highest quality components. Our team of experts can provide professional installation instruction and are always happy to assist with any queries you might have about installing your glass railing system.In this article, we’ll guide you through the process of installing a glass railing system, from start to finish. We’ll cover everything from preparing the area, to measuring and cutting the glass panels, to mounting the railing posts and installing the glass panels. By following this guide, you’ll be able to install a glass railing system that meets your specific needs and style preferences, without any hassle.

What Are Glass Railings And How Do They Benefit Homeowners?

Feb 13, 2023

Glass railings have become increasingly popular among homeowners, as they offer a wide range of benefits that enhance the overall design and functionality of a home. If you are looking to improve the safety and security of your property, then glass railings are a great idea. These railing systems can add safety to a staircase, a balcony or around an area such as a pool by providing sturdy railings to hold onto and a barrier to ensure everyone remains safe. If you are more interested in enhancing the aesthetic appeal of your home, or simply enjoying an unobstructed view of your surroundings, glass railings are a versatile and stylish solution. The transparent nature of glass railings is unique in providing a functional railing system without compromising on light, views and style.There’s no denying that the demand for glass railings continues to grow among today’s homeowners, and so does the need for quality design and installation services. All of the glass railing systems produced by Unity Metal fully meet the requirements of local building codes where the homeowner is located. At the same time, Unity Metal, as a leading brand in the production and installation of glass railings, can provide 9.53mm-21.5mm tempered glass and high-quality stainless steel handrail accessories. Unity Metal has earned a reputation for superior craftsmanship, attention to product detail, and customer satisfaction.

Maintenance Tips For Your Glass Railings: Keep Them Looking Like New

Feb 7, 2023

Unity Metal glass railings are a popular choice for building owners and interior designers due to their sleek and modern appearance. They provide an unobstructed view, allow for more natural light, and enhance the overall aesthetic of a space. However, these elegant features require proper maintenance to keep them looking like new. Neglecting proper care of your stainless steel and glass railings can lead to scratches, discoloration, damage, and destruction of the protective film that is applied to the stainless steel during manufacture. The railings can also become very dirty if not regularly cleaned, including the armrest and the balustrade. In order to keep your glass railings looking their best, it is important to implement a maintenance plan to keep them in top condition.To help you get started, the team at Unity Metal has provided some great tips for maintaining glass railings, including regular cleaning, prevention of scratches, and protection from weather elements. By following these tips, you can ensure that your glass railings remain an attractive and functional feature of your property for years to come.

The Benefits Of Glass Railings For Residential And Commercial Properties

Jan 12, 2023

Glass railings are a modern and sleek alternative to traditional railings, and often used in both indoor and outdoor settings across residential and commercial properties. They are made from high-quality and durable glass panels that are held in place by a metal frame, producing pleasing aesthetics that look good in a range of different properties. Glass railings are a common feature in many designs and are growing in demand every day as more people look to create a stylish feature in their workplace or home. You will commonly find glass railings in residential properties that include homes, condos and apartments, providing balcony solutions, staircases, pool guards and decks. They are also widely used in commercial properties such as malls, office buildings, hotels and transport hubs, being used to create a professional appearance whilst offering safety, security and helping to raise property value.At Unity Metal, we offer a range of glass railing solutions for both residential and commercial clients, taking pride in the quality and affordability of each product. If you are thinking about getting glass railings for your property, read on to find out more about the benefits you can look forward to enjoying.

The History And Evolution Of Stainless Steel Railings

Jan 11, 2023

At Unity Metal, we take pride in producing high quality and reliable stainless steel railings for a wide range of consumer needs all over the country. However, even as the leading supplier of stainless steel railings, we were not the first company to have discovered the power of stainless steel. In fact, the history and evolution of stainless steel railings is interesting and varied, helping to shape the present and the future of these popular products. We’ve explored everything you need to know about stainless steel railings in this articles, from sharing their early history and famous uses to detailing how stainless steel railings have become a staple feature in modern architecture. We’ve even explained the technological advancements that the stainless steel industry has enjoyed as well as predicting the future of stainless steel railings for both business and private customers. So, take a moment to find out more about stainless steel railings and let us show you just how much of an asset they are!

Unity Metal Launches New B2B Website

Jan 10, 2023

Unity Metal is pleased to announce the launch of its new B2B website www.fsunitymetal.com on December 1, 2022. To help Unity Metal grow the business more quickly. The new website will promote the stainless steel handrail system product. Unity Metal already launched its flagship product this April.Unity Metal launches a new B2B website to promote stainless steel handrail accessories products.

How to Replace a Broken Staircase Spindle in 30 Minutes Flat?

Jan 9, 2023

A missing or broken spindle on a staircase is less than ideal, not only does it look unsightly, but it’s also dangerous especially if you have small kids or pets that might fall through a gap. Or, if your stairs are looking a little tired then replacing the spindles, or entire balustrade, followed by a lick of paint is an awesome way to freshen them up! It sounds super tricky to replace them, but it doesn’t have to be and this is how you can get your stairs looking chic again ASAP.

How to Specify and Design Different Types of Railings?

Jan 8, 2023

There is an unusual story involving railings during World War II. To meet the demand for ammunition, ships and vehicles for battle, various fences and railings in the city of London were removed for repurposing. The real fate of these pieces, however, is unclear: some say they ended up being dumped into the Thames river or became ballasts for ships, as they couldn't be recycled. The reason was that they were all made of cast iron at the time, making them difficult to reuse; unlike the large amount of materials and designs available today. Their functions, however, have not changed: railings provide protection to occupants and can be prominent elements in architecture. In this article, we explain how to specify and design different types of railings, according to the different materials available.

Not Just a Fence: The Story of a Stainless Steel Status Symbol

Jan 5, 2023

Like the white picket fence, the stainless steel fence — prevalent in New York neighborhoods densely populated by Asian homeowners — evokes a sense of making it, but it’s flashier.