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Glass walls: separates different environments without losing luminosity

Removing partitions and replacing them with glass walls not only provides greater visual amplitude but contributes to the easy passage of light from one space to another; especially interesting features in small apartments or in low natural light.

Despite what may seem, the glass walls are sturdy and sturdy, so much that they can even serve as an element to provide security to high rooms or stairs. Install them, however, is not cheap. It requires a significant investment so we want you to have all the information on how to get the most out of them in your homes.

Why use a glass wall?

Glass walls are a fantastic alternative to separate different environments in our home, but we can also use them for other purposes. If you hadn’t thought of these as a possibility until now, after seeing what and in what ways you can use them you will probably do it.

  1. Physically separate two rooms. The glass walls allow light to enter and prevent noise and odor. A very interesting feature when it comes to separating the kitchen from the dining room, the bedroom from the bathroom, or the office from the living room.
  2. Create a space within another. You can create a small work area in the bedroom or a green oasis in your living room.
  3. Increase the safety of stairs and high rooms. Avoiding accidents and falls from high heights is possible if we use safe glass, laminated glass with a thickness of 4 mm plus the film.
  4. Let the outside inside of our home enter . The glass walls allow outdoor light to flood our home and allow us to enjoy the outside without leaving home; contemplate the garden or pleasant cityscapes from our kitchen or living room.

Advantages and disadvantages of glass walls

At this point we have already let you glimpse what are the advantages of betting on glass walls in the place of a traditional partition. But we don’t want you to have to navigate through the information, we want to make it easy for you:

  • They separate different environments physically, but not visually.
  • They allow the passage of light from one to another space.
  • They are light and as such, suitable in tight spaces.
  • They are visually attractive; they become an additional decorative element.
  • They adapt to rooms of very different styles; they fit perfectly in both classic, contemporary or rustic spaces

Wall glass is a great alternative and offer us numerous advantages but they also have some disadvantage! Installing them is not cheap and once install them we must think about their cleaning. When the glass walls reach a high height, it is usually necessary to hire a cleaning service for their maintenance.

Types of glass walls

Transparent or translucent? With or without profiles? These are questions that we must ask ourselves and for which there is no single answer. The choice will depend both on the type of environments you want to separate and the aesthetic result you want to achieve.

No profiles

If you want to separate spaces of small dimensions, reducing the size of the profiles or giving up these will help make the space appear larger. This type of walls are common in offices, interior patios or walls facing the outside.

With metal quarterons


glass walls with quarterons incorporate into the homes that industrial character that is so much liked and that is so much committed today. The quarterons also contribute to the walls look more and therefore acquire a greater prominence. They also make them safer, or am I the only one who hit a glass wall because I didn’t see it was there?

Translucent glass

The very idea of having a transparent wall separating the bedroom from the bathroom can back many. The lack of intimacy is one of the reasons to bet translucent glass walls. But there are others like productivity; which is why many bet on installing this type of wall in their workspace.


A glass wall can also be bold and fun. It is not customary to find colored glass walls in private homes, but if in studios or offices where creativity plays an important role. Although if you want to give a touch of modernity to yours, go ahead! There are very elegant and interesting proposals with colored panels.

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