Juliet balcony has been named after the famous balcony where Shakespeare’s Juliet was famously courted by Romeo. It is a type of platform which is surrounded by a railing, parapet or balustrade. It looks very pretty and helps in adding more light to your room.
It can be made up of false metal or glass and they do not protrude from the side of a building. It helps in improving the air circulation of the house and it gives a chic or opulent feeling to the users.
Juliet Balcony is not meant for conducting large parties as it is just a small veranda barely big enough for a person to fit in. It is just an extension of your interior room. This type of Balcony can be used for modern homes as it will perfectly match with their home’s existing exterior. There are a number of different designs to choose from and it can be constructed with different types of metals. This makes it affordable to all class of people.
If you search online then you will be able to find detailed information on various parameters like sizes, material to be used and even some safety tips which we should keep in mind at the time of purchase. If there are children or pets in your home then you should check that the gap between the railings is not wide. All these parameters can be planned as per your likes and your budget.
A majority of them are made out of metal as they give a life time protection to the house. The metal that is usually used is stainless steel. As this metal is resistant to rust, it lasts for a longer period of time as compared to other metals. The main disadvantage of this type of metal made balcony is that there are fewer designs available in the market. So, aluminum or wrought iron can be used to overcome the fewer design but these metals are costlier than stainless steel. Thereby it becomes difficult for a common man to afford it. The main advantages of these glass made balcony are that glass is clear and it will give a transparent look to your room. It can be considered as trendy and modern suiting the latest contemporary designs. The disadvantage of this is that it is not as strong as metal and it even costs higher due to the materials which are involved with it. There are various decorative methods used for installing Juliet Balcony. It can be installed in gardens and can even be used as a life size window thereby improving the view of your home. Hence, all you have to do is to choose a right professional for installing it so that it is well supported and safe for everyone to use. And don’t forget to check out whether it meets the appropriate Building Regulations Act.