The Benefits of Wire Balustrade (Cable Railing)

AWR Solutions | 13 March 2020

Wire Balustrades have gained massive popularity in Australia over the past decade.


Wire Balustrades have gained massive popularity in Australia over the past decade.

They give an open, stylish, and modern look finish to Decks, Terraces, and Balconies to many Australian Homes and Commercial Buildings.


So, what’s the hype all about?

Why should you invest in Wire Balustrades?

What are Wire Balustrades' advantages and disadvantages?

Keep reading to find out why many Homeowner's and Businesses are choosing Wire Balustrades to get the job done.


The first advantage you get with Wire Balustrades (Cable Railings) is the wide range of systems that can perfectly suit any aesthetic requirement.  

When shopping for Wire Balustrades, you get to choose from an extensive selection of factory swaged and DIY systems which can be suitable for both Timber and Metal Posts.

Wire Balustrade with Timber Posts


Timber Posts

Timber Posts are an excellent choice for Wire Balustrades (Cable Railing). You can use Timber for your Balcony or your Deck.

Using Timber can add a certain degree of warmth to the inventive for your home.

When using Timber Posts, choose those that blend well with your deck. Also make sure your posts complement the view from your deck.

Wire Balustrade


Metal Posts

If you’re looking to add a more modern feel to your home, Metal Posts can be an excellent choice for Wire Balustrades (Cable Railing).

Metal Posts give your home a minimalist aesthetic look, and don’t take attention away from the surrounding area's.

In both applications, DIY Wire Swaging and Factory Swaging is available. Just give us a call or an email, and one of our friendly staff members will be able to assist you. 

If your home is located at an elevation, you know how important it is to protect the picturesque view.

You'll know how important it is to protect your view, so why should your balustrade or railing obstruct your line of sight?

Unlike glass, which can get dirty easily, or wood pickets that interrupt your line of sight, the thin stainless steel cables used on Wire Balustrades are practically invisible. With Wire Balustrade, you get the functionality of a railing system and get to keep your uninterrupted scenic view.

Wire barriers also take up less space, making even a small deck seem bigger.  At AWR Solutions, we believe that Wire Balustrades are a sensible investment. 

With all wire and most components being made from 316 marine grade stainless steel, Wire Balustrades are the most durable form of railing around. They are both corrosion and wear-resistant and make an extremely strong barrier. If installed correctly, they can last for years.

With Wire Balustrades, you don’t have to worry about constantly cleaning and maintaining your balustrade or railing.

Unlike glass, which may attract dirt, the stainless-steel cable doesn’t easily get dirty. Maintenance mainly involves washing with soapy water every 1-2 months, and the occasional tightening of the wires.

Their durability also means you perform fewer repairs on your railing.

Do you live in an area with hot weather? Having a Wire Balustrades (Cable Railing) will help with ventilation. Balustrade railings are very open, which allows free flow of air through your balcony and decking area.

Now you know why many Australian Homeowners and Businesses are choosing to invest in Wire Balustrades.

Not only will it fit well with any home design, it’s convenient to maintain, creates a good air flow, and it looks great.

To find out what Wire Balustrade systems we have available, Click here.