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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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Is It Advisable to Install Mirror Splashbacks in Your Home?

Although glass splashbacks have become popular in homes today, most homeowners still struggle to select the right material. One of the options you will come across, particularly if you are searching for glass splashbacks that embraces your home's style and offers a fantastic look, is mirror splashbacks. These splashbacks are made using toughened reflective glass that is ideal for bathrooms, kitchens, and other wet areas. But, why should you consider buying and installing mirror splashbacks over other types? Read More 

Reasons To Consider A Frameless Custom Glass Shower

One upgrade that will change the entire look and feel of your bathroom is the installation of a frameless glass shower. These models have minimal hardware interrupting their smooth panes—being without substantial and visible metal edgings. Here are several reasons to consider a frameless shower.  Expansive Feeling A frameless glass shower will give your bathroom an expansive, open feeling. The reason for this is that the enclosure and the general room area will visually form one space, as you'll be able to see straight through the transparent panels. Read More 

Make Your Glass Front Door More Private Without Curtains

Glass doors are both functional and aesthetically pleasing. Glass, however, is transparent, which may affect the privacy in your home, leaving you paranoid about whether you are being watched. Sure, wooden and steel doors are more reassuring, but glass brings something different, as it opens the room to natural light, is visually pleasing and increases the value of your home. If privacy is a top priority for you, here are three methods you can use to frost your glass front door. Read More 

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