What’s the difference between float and safety glass?
Float glass breaks into big sharp chunks everywhere. When safety glass breaks, it breaks into millions of little pieces reducing the potential harm.
How much does a window cost?
The cost of any window changes depending on the size, type and labour involved in fixing the window.
Will double glazed units fit my existing frames?
If your frames are timber they most likely will. If they are aluminium the new units probably won’t fit.
What’s the difference between repair and replacement?
Depending on the damage, glass can be repaired without having to replace the whole sheet of glass in the window, door, partition, etc.
How long does it take to fix a door/window?
On average a door will take about 1 hour and an average, accessible aluminium window will take about 45 minutes.
What does commercial window, door or shopfront renovation consist of?
Over time, seals around or between glass panels can become worn or dull looking. Maintenance on existing glass will make it look like new.
I just want the cheapest glass because I rent, why can't I use any glass?
The Australian Safety Standard (AS1288:2006) denotes what type of glass is used for your property, for the safety of you and your family.
How does my business maintain for our newly installed glass?
Use clean water and if necessary, mild detergent to clean the glass, and never use harsh chemicals which can damage the glass or the aluminium.
Why does my window have to be safety glass?
The current Australian Standards AS-1288 states: any glass under a certain height, size and location has to be glazed in safety glass.
How often does the hardware or other materials need to be cleaned?
Hardware or materials that are exposed to harsh environments such as being close to the ocean or a pool typically require more frequent cleanings.