Learning About Glass Repair And Replacement

  • 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.

  • Designing Effectively To Minimize Problems For Your Custom Skylight

    2 December 2016

    If you're designing your dream home with custom skylights galore, it's critical that you avoid catastrophe by using best practices for skylight installation and placement. Knowing something about these essentials before you start deciding where the skylights will go can help you get a concrete grasp on how best to use skylights in your building design. Here are some tips to help you with your skylight installation planning. Install at an angle