Commonly Asked Questions About New Windows and Glass for Home
11 December 2015
Getting new windows may be a big investment for your home, which is why you want to understand your options when it comes to the glass you choose for your windows. The right glass will keep your home insulated and secure, whereas buying windows simply because they're cheap may mean thin glass that lets out heating and air conditioning and which shatters easily. If you've never purchased new windows before and aren't sure of your options, note a few commonly asked questions so you know what to discuss with your contractor.
Why Call for Emergency Glass Repair for Any Type of Crack or Chip in a Window
24 August 2015
When a home window has suffered a crack or chip, you don't want to ignore this or think that you can call for repair or replacement when it's convenient for you. A crack or chip of any sort in a window should warrant a call for emergency glass repair, especially if the crack is very long. Note why that is and why you shouldn't put off getting the window repaired as quickly as possible.
Repairing a Cracked Windscreen Using a Bridge Windshield Repair Kit
6 August 2015
For the following repair technique, you will require:
- A bridge windshield repair kit
- Access to sunlight (or a UV lamp)
- A razor blade
- Glass cleanser
Before undergoing bridge repair, survey both the crack in question and as well as other windows on the car. Make sure that there is just one crack and that it is no longer than 3 inches (7.5 cm); if the crack is larger than this, a professional repair agency, such as Australian Specialised Machinery Glass, may need to be consulted.
Glass Repair: Repairing Cracks And Chips With Crystalline Resin
15 May 2015
Although the glass of most windows is structurally reinforced and capable of tolerating a large amount of impact, it is susceptible to chipping or cracking with time. Cracks that are shorter than 12 inches in length and chips that are smaller than a quarter in diameter can be repaired, and the glass does not need to be replaced. There are many different types of materials that are commonly used to repair glass.