Learning About Glass Repair And Replacement

  • 4 Tips For Repairing A Crack In Your Home's Storm Door

    23 May 2017

    After a strong storm with high winds came through your area, your storm door may have been cracked when it became unlatched and blew open. If so, use the following four tips to temporarily fix the crack to keep the damage from spreading. Avoid Removing The Glass From The Door When you go to repair the door, you may be tempted to remove the door or the glass pane, thinking it will make the process easier.

  • Six Things You Can Do to Your Windows to Make Your Home More Secure Against Burglars

    10 January 2017

    Windows can sometimes be a weak point in a house when it comes to security. If you're concerned about the security of your windows, there are some things you can do to address this weakness and fortify your home. The following are six ways you can make your home's windows more secure against intruders: Have locks installed on your home's windows Window locks are easy to purchase and install, and they're highly effective at deterring thieves.

  • 3 Keys To Getting The Best From Your Sliding Glass Door

    3 January 2017

    The sliding glass doors in your home are important because they look great, provide entry and exit, and are an important means of protection from the outside world. To be sure that you make the most out of your sliding glass door, you will need to know when it is time to replace the door, how to maintain the door structure, and how to keep it clean to the best of your ability.

  • 3 Steps For Cleaning Your Glass Shower Door With All-Natural Ingredients

    28 December 2016

    If you have a glass shower door, you probably want to keep it as clean and shiny as possible. However, you may be reluctant to use caustic commercial cleaners, afraid the fumes and chemicals could adversely affect your family's health. If so, use the three steps below to clean your glass shower door using all-natural ingredients. Step 1:  Rub Limescale And Stains With Lemons The first step involves using lemons to treat built-up stains and lime.

  • Understanding Windshield Cracks and Nicks: When It's Time to Replace Your Windshield

    16 December 2016

    When you are driving your car around and notice a crack in your windshield, you probably get nervous. While a small chip or crack may bother you because you feel it detracts from the value of your car, it isn't always necessary to fix the problem right away. On the other hand, if you have a crack that is in your direct line of vision, you may need to fix the problem immediately because it's difficult to see.

  • Repair Or Replace: How You Treat Cracked Glass Depends On The Severity And What The Glass Is Used For

    16 December 2016

    Glass is used in many applications. From car windshields to electronic devices, glass is a solid, protective surface, at least until it gets cracked. While a small crack can sometimes be ignored, knowing when to repair or replace glass that has a crack in it is important. If it's your car windshield, the severity of the crack matters. If it's an electronic device, you'll probably want to get cracks replaced right away.

  • Common Reasons For Finding Water Inside Your Skylight

    14 December 2016

    Although skylights can be a source of great cheer and make your house much less gloomy in winter, they can also bring great concern and expensive damage during winter storms if they suffer a malfunction. Here are some common reasons that you might find water inside your skylight, some of which will require repair or even replacement of the glass itself and others of which may only require cleaning. Condensation

  • How To Repair A Leaded Or Stained Glass Window

    8 December 2016

    When a single pane window cracks, it's obvious enough that you need to apply glass glue or take it to a repair shop to get the glass panel repaired. But if you have a more complicated glass piece that breaks, such as a leaded window or a stained glass window, the repair method can be more complicated. Here are some steps that you can take. Step 1: Measure the Piece that's Missing

  • Tips For Replacing Your Commercial Windows

    6 December 2016

    Functional windows not only serve as a way to let light into your business, but they can act as the first line of defense when it comes to keeping your commercial property secure. Replacing failing windows should be a top priority for any business owner. Here are three tips that you can use to ensure you are getting the best replacement windows for your commercial space in the future. 1. Work with an experienced window company.

  • How To Pick The Right Shower Enclosure For A Family

    6 December 2016

    Remodeling your bathroom so that it will work well with your family as it grows requires careful attention to detail. Nowhere is this more true than when it comes to the shower enclosure. Whether you are installing a simple shower unit or a shower and tub combo, the following tips can help you make the right choice. Tip #1: Plan for privacy Providing privacy while still ensuring safety is of paramount importance if you will have children using the shower.