Frequently asked questions

Viewtec is here to answer your questions about our glass fencing, balustrade and slider products.


How thick should the glass be on a pool fence?

We use 12mm toughened glass, which is extremely durable and designed to withstand every day bumps and knocks

How much does a pool fence cost in NZ?

This depends on a number of factors such as the length, style and substrate. We can provide an estimate from your plans and advise you on the best solution to suit your pool design and budget.

What type of Pool fence is best?

This depends on the overall style of your pool area. We offer both glass and aluminium pool fencing options designed to suit a wide variety of landscaping themes.

What type of glass is used for balustrades?

We typically use 10mm or 12mm toughened glass, depending on the style of your balustrade.

What is the best thickness for glass balustrade?

Our balustrades have been tested and designed specifically for NZ conditions and to meet NZ Building Code requirements. All our balustrade styles are pre-engineered to ensure each span of glass is safe and secure. We typically use 10mm or 12mm toughened glass, but this can vary depending on the balustrade style you choose.

What is the best balustrade?

Your choice of balustrade will come down to the style of your home, your location, fixing details and your budget. We offer a range of solutions to suit every homeowner.

What are the types of balustrade?

We specialise in glass & aluminium options. We can offer a variety of semi-frameless, frameless glass and aluminium options to choose from.

Do you have a showroom?

We don’t have a showroom however, we are more than happy to meet you onsite, or over a coffee to show you samples and discuss your specific requirements.

Do you install?

Yes, we supply and install a variety of balustrade & pool fencing options.

What are Frameless Glass Sliders?

These innovative glass sliders are designed to extend your outdoor living spaces so they can be enjoyed year round. They will protect you from adverse weather conditions, without compromising your views and offer a modern and stylish alternative to plastic blinds.

Can Frameless Glass Sliders be retro-fitted?

Yes, in most cases they can. Call us to arrange a site visit to see how we can help you.

Can you provide PS1s for council?

Yes we can. Please contact us. We are also an accredited author on the SBCG PSA register.