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Maintaining, Protecting and Repairing Glass: Tips for Everyone

Welcome to my blog. When I was a teen, I started dabbling with coloured glass and stained glass art. Later, I helped work on a number of houses, and my partner and I often changed the windows in those houses. Through that experience, I learned a lot about maintaining, protecting and repairing glass. Currently, I am not working on any projects, so I decided to create a blog full of the information I have learned about glass over the years. Whether you are an artist, a glass installer, a homeowner thinking about new windows or anyone else with a question or concern about glass, this blog is designed for you.

Maintaining, Protecting and Repairing Glass: Tips for Everyone


The Benefits of Aluminium Glass Windows

Aluminium glass windows have been around since the early part of the twentieth century. Famously, New York's Empire State Building was one of the first big structures to feature windows with frames made from aluminium which was then seen as a very futuristic metal. Nowadays, aluminium windows are still used to achieve a striking architectural effect. However, they do more than merely offer a silvery finish at the edge of glazed units, such as windows, skylights and bi-folding doors.

Are You in Need of a Glass Replacement Company?

Windows probably don't occupy your thoughts very often. When you glance through a window, it is whatever is on the other side of the window that has captured your attention, rather than the window itself. The only time that you notice the glass in the window is when it is dirty or damaged. While mud or dirt can be washed off the glass pane without difficulty, a broken window can be harder to fix.

Signs That You Need to Replace Window Glass in Your Home

While broken panes are an obvious sign that you need to replace the glass in your home's windows, many other clues can suggest the same thing. You just need to decipher these more subtle indications. T following may indicate that you might require glass replacement. Excessive Heating and Cooling Costs If you're paying excessive bills to heat and cool your home, the problem may stem from the type of window glass you have installed.