Glaziers cut, shape and install glass for a variety of reasons including windows, showers and mirrors. It’s a very specialist trade and shouldn’t be attempted by an amateur.
Glaziers can be required for both domestic and commercial glass installations and whatever your glazing needs; you’ll be able to find assistance from these qualified tradesmen.
Why would I need a glazier?
One of the most popular reasons for needing a glazier would be to replace a smashed window pane. Glaziers will be able to cut and shape the pane quickly and efficiently to improve your home’s security and ease your mind.
By contracting a glazier to replace your broken window pane:
Windows and doors are the most common entry points for break-ins and a broken pane is just an open invitation for these potential burglars. Hiring a glazier to replace the broken pane will instantly boost your security, keeping you and your family safe once more.
If you have a broken single glazed pane, or even one of the two double glazing panes needs replacing, you’ll be losing heat from your home. Not only is this letting in draughts and making the home colder, but your heating bills will also be higher as your boiler’s temperature is raised.
Other reasons you would need a glazier include:
For the manufacture of toughened glass. Toughened glass is resistant to large impacts and if it does smash, will do so into small harmless balls
Shop front repairs. Unfortunately vandalism can strike at any time and you may urgently need a glazier to ensure your business doesn’t suffer
Shower doors and screens. Glaziers will be able to shape the perfect shower glass for your home, ensuring your bathroom looks great
Mirror shaping. Sometimes what you want for your home won’t be available in the shops, so you’ll need to hire a professional glazier to shape the right piece.
Whatever your glazing needs, a professional glazier will be able to shape, cut and fit your new glass, causing you as little inconvenience as possible.
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