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Glass Blocks

Welcome to our glass blocks section.

Antrad can supply an extensive range of sizes, shapes, textures and colours of glass blocks and a variety of methods of glass block wall construction using the latest glass blocks.

Simply put, there are two main build methods for glass block walls, described as follows



Antrad launch a new glass block wall building product in the UK called Block Lock. We think it will establish itself as the simplest and most inexpensive way of building a variety glass block walls. BlockLock sytsem can be used with a wide variety of glass blocks AND the system includes arange of shower door enclosures which we will be launching in the near future.

Click here to have a look at the new block lock system.

 

 

 

We also offer the followiing glass block systems:

Traditional Build Glass Block walls
Traditional build is usually time consuming and requires a considerable degree of skill.

It involves the use of stainless steel reinforcing rods placed horizontally and vertically between the courses of glass blocks with a mortar to bind the glass blocks together. Click here to download a pdf file, of some alternative glass block solutions.

To view PDF files you will need to download the free software from Adobe

The alternatives, which are particularly useful for DIY or novice users but are also popular with professional users, are a variety of glass block KIT systems. For example the:

 
Blockup mortarless glass block system


In our opinion Blokup is the easiest to use, Glass Block kit system on the market today!

Click here to see how easy it is to build a glass block wall with Blokup.

 

Click here to see how easy it is to build a glass block wall
   

Key advantages of Blokup:

  • Suitable for DIY installation.
  • Time saving for Professional users.
  • Much quicker than traditional glass block build methods.
  • Very easy to assemble.
  • No mortar required.
  • Particularly good in wet areas (as materials are just glass blocks, stainless steel screws and silicone).
  • Very popular for shower walls.
  • Can be used for both external and internal.
  • A narrow joint of approximately 3mm between glass blocks.

Blokup is supplied as a complete kit comprising:

  • A powder coated aluminium frame, pre cut to size.
  • Vertical and horizontal aluminium separation strips.
  • Screws for the corner fixing angle plates.
  • Silicone based bond and silicone based grout.
  • Special sponge for grouting.
  • A selection of glass blocks.

Click here fore glass block wall FAQ

 

Please see our online glass block interactive designer, allowing you to easily cost and preview the glass block wall of your choice. All in 4 easy steps.

 
Click Here to Launch Antrads Blockup glass block Wall Designer
Runs best on Internet Explorer 4+ with a screen resolution of 800x600 or greater
Click here for a printer friendly version
 

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