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Keeping Glass in Top Condition: A Guide


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Keeping Glass in Top Condition: A Guide

Hello! My name is Vince. Last year, I learnt a very important lesson - if you do not look after the glass in your home, it will not look after you. You see, I hadn't really inspected, cleaned or carried out any maintenance work on the glass windows and doors in my home. One day, during a storm, the glass in one of my windows shattered. I didn't know what to do. When I called in a glass contractor, he said that the glass had failed due to a hairline crack. He replaced the other pieces of glass in my home and gave me some advice about glass care.

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Types Of Glass Used In Showers

Sleek glass showers open up a bathroom, giving a spacious impression. These beautiful enclosures use several different types of glazing. Some are mandatory, while others are more decorative.  Toughened Glass Frameless showers use toughened glass, which is five times stronger than ordinary glass. Building regulations mandate this glazing for safety reasons. As well as being extra sturdy, if it breaks, it crumbles into numerous pebble-like pieces rather than dangerous pointy shards. Read More 

Different Glass Options For Your Bi-Fold Aluminium Doors

Aluminium provides a slim profile for glass panelled bi-fold doors to create an elegant look. As far as the glass panels go, you have several glazing possibilities. Here are some standard options. Laminated Glass Laminated glass brings security and also other practical benefits that make a home more comfortable. It has a middle resin interlayer with a glued glass pane on either side to form a multi-layer glass sandwich. This creates a secure barrier as the interlayer typically holds the glass together if it breaks; while it might crack, the panel remains in place until help arrives. Read More 

Why It Is Time to Switch to a Frameless Glass Shower Screen

Are you thinking that your bathroom is in dire need of an update, but you have no money to invest in a complete overhaul? Not to worry! A bathroom renovation does not have to be about changing every single element to introduce a new design. Simple strategic changes can provide a massive transformation for your bathroom, all you have to do is select the right place to focus on.  And one good place to start is your bathtub or shower enclosure. Read More 

How Can You Make a Wet Room Work If You Have Limited Space?

Is it high time that you modernised your bathroom at home? You may live in an older house and are still having to deal with one of the original installations, so it may be a good idea to work on that overdue upgrade. You may not have a huge amount of space to play with and may feel as if everything is too cramped at the moment. Consequently, you may be thinking about removing the bath tub and shower and creating one option instead. Read More 

Buying a House? Replace the Windows to Increase Security and Make Energy Savings

When buying a new house, homeowners are always occupied with aspects of the home such as the overall design, floor plan, furniture and fixtures, and the colours. However, it is also important to consider the windows and their effect on energy consumption. Replacing some or most of the windows can be a great way of giving the property a fresh look while maximising energy savings. The following are some of the factors that should help you determine whether to replace existing windows before moving into the new house. Read More