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Types of Glass

| April 9, 2015

Glass is available in a variety of thicknesses. The thickness you choose depends on things such as the amount of exposure to wind (and the suction load on the surface) and the size of the sheet required. Most domestic glass is 4mm thick.

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Cutting Glass

| April 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
Cutting Glass

In most cases, any glass you need will be cut by the glass merchant, with you just supplying the measurements. However, there may be times when you need to cut class yourself and it is important you know how to cut it correctly.

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Repairing Leaded Light Windows

| February 21, 2013
Repairing Leaded Light Windows

Lead Lights, the stained glass sometimes found in or above doors in older houses, can seem difficult to repair if one of the small sections of coloured glass gets cracked or smashed. In reality, replacing the small panes of glass is a fairly simple, if slightly fiddly, job. The main problem you might encounter is […]

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Replacing a Pane of Glass

| May 30, 2011

Replacing a pane of glass is a fairly simple task, as long as you follow some basic rules and work safely. The task obviously gets more difficult the larger the pane is and the higher it is located.

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