Homestead and Contemporary balustrades use prefabricated aluminium panels for residential installations that require a strong, entry level aluminium balustrade system.
Homestead balustrade is designed for residential applications requiring a minimum 1000mm high barrier, whereas Contemporary balustrade is primarily designed for retaining walls where a balustrade is required.
Homestead panels are pre-made as a complete barrier option, including an attractive handrail
Racking panels available for both balustrade systems
Both systems can be top mounted or face fixed
Contemporary balustrades are a ready made solution for retaining walls with a fall of over 1m that require a barrier
Homestead balustrade use a specially designed bracket for installations on waterproof decks
Choice of wide range of high quality powder coat colour finishes available
Homestead balustrade is suitable for residential applications such as deck or balcony barriers and stairways. Prefabricated as a ready made balustrade solution, Homestead uses a 1360mm x 975mm panel that can be top mounted or face fixed on a range of substrates including timber, steel and concrete. Panels can be raked up to 35° or installed on waterproof decks using a specially designed fixing bracket, which maintains the integrity of the waterproof membrane.
Contemporary Balustrade is suitable for residential applications up to 1300mm high and has been primarily designed for retaining walls where a balustrade is required (a fall of over 1m). Pre-made 1200mm high panels are cut to the required lengths, with a maximum post centre of 1480mm for straight panels and 1500mm centres for raking panels at 11°.
Limitations on Use
Homestead or Contemporary balustrade must only be installed in accordance with their respective product manual
Any deviation from standard fabrication or installation must be accompanied by a site specific PS1, with site specific calculations and drawings. Juralco can help with arranging site specific producer statements
Not suitable for commercial applications
Contemporary balustrade is not suitable for stairs
To protect installations within 100 metres of the high tide level, or above 3 storeys Dulux Duratec powder coating must be specified. Duratec has been specially designed to withstand these harsh environments and has a 20 year warranty.
Statement of Building Code Compliance
Homestead & Contemporary balustrades are NZ designed and engineered systems, which are tested by independent engineers to comply with NZ standards AS/NZS1170, FOSP Act 1987, New Zealand Building Code B1, B2, F2 and F4..
Homestead & Contemporary balustrades are suitable for Occupancy A, A Other and C3 Residential.
Juralco has over 18 years experience designing and installing balustrades throughout NZ and continues to focus on supporting and developing its dealer network. Homestead Balustrade was introduced to the NZ market three years ago as an option for prefabricated, entry level aluminium balustrade. Contemporary balustrade was introduced in 2016 primarily for installation on retaining walls where a fall of over 1m requires a balustrade.
Other Performance Attributes
Dulux Duralloy powder coating is used for properties greater than 100 metres from high tide level, where AMA 2603 performance is required.
Dulux Duratec powder coating must be used for properties greater than 10 metres and up to 100 metres from high tide levels where AMA 2604 performance is required.