Single Pane Glass Repair in an Aluminum Frame, Part 2

 


Article by: John Rocco

This week we are going to continue our series on single pane window , What are the different mattress measurements? glass repair. , Spa Filters: Everything You Need To Know Let's talk about broken glass , Maximize Your Space in a fixed window, , Tips on Choosing a New Bath Tub usually referred to as a picture window. , House Planning Software The most common type will have metal , How to Redesign Your Bedroom on a Small Budget stops on the outside, , Finnish Sauna Etiquette And Customs around all four edges of the window , Air Mattress Beds Provide Comfort And Versatility glass. Sometimes these stops will be held in place , What is a Barcelona chair? with screws, , Laminate Flooring Installation Guidelines and other times there will be aluminum stops that snap in place. , Termite Bait System - Not For My House In some rare instances there will be a rubber material in place , The Cubicle: Your Home Away From Home? of metal. , Furniture For The Bedroom, Dining Room and Kitchen If you have the screw , Spa Filters: Everything You Need To Know type, you remove all of the screws , Central Heating - Balancing Radiators and each piece will come out. If you have the metal , Bamboo Window Blinds For Style, Elegance and Ease snap in stops, carefully pry the stop from the frame using a small, flat , 10 Ways to Survive Builing or Remodeling Your Home screwdriver or a putty knife. You want to start in a corner and work along the stop until it comes out. Don't pry too much because the stops can bend very easily. If you have the rubber type, pry a corner away using the screwdriver, grab it with your fingers, and pull out the rubber. The glass , Successful Remodeling: Ten Tips for Keeping Your Sanity shouldn't fall , Lladro Porcelain out because there is a glue or tape on the edge, holding the glass , If You Have Any Antique Clocks...Keep Them. They May Be Valuable Keepsakes in place. , Storage Problems

From here, You can get your measurements for the new piece of glass. , Biomass: Heating Your Home With Corn The glass , Laminate Flooring Installation Guidelines edges will be exposed, and you can hook your tape measure to the edge and get your width and height. If there is a hole in the glass, , Successful Remodeling: Ten Tips for Keeping Your Sanity measure the glass , Do-it-Yourself Roofing, Is It Advisable? Some Tips and Guidelines thickness. If there isn't a hole, put on some gloves and carefully push on the glass , How to Redesign Your Bedroom on a Small Budget where the crack is located. This will expose the edge so you can measure it. When you go to get the new glass, , When Should I Change my Vacuum Cleaner Bag? you're going to need a tube of silicone to replace the glue or tape holding the glass , Bathtub Repairs FAQ in place. , The Ugly Truth About Ceiling Fan Installations Once you get the glass home, , Infrared Saunas - History, Health Benefits and Technology you need to remove the old glass. , Adjustable Bed - Start Each Day on the Right Note Go inside , Maximize Your Space and cut between the glass , Furniture For The Bedroom, Dining Room and Kitchen and frame using a utility knife with a new blade. This will cut away the silicone or tape that is holding the old glass. , How to Redesign Your Bedroom on a Small Budget Be sure to wear heavy gloves during this process to avoid getting cut. Start at the top and cut across from one corner to the other. Then cut down one side, from top to bottom. Do the other side the same way. At this point the glass , Building Your Dream Home - Part 2 should fall , Lladro Porcelain out. You should place , The Little Giant Ladder is the Best a tarp or sheet under the window , 10 Tips For A Coverings Makeover to catch the glass , Adjustable Bed - Start Each Day on the Right Note as it falls , Tankless Water Heaters Save You the Big Bucks out. Using a stiff putty knife, scrape off the old silicone or tape from the frame. If there were setting blocks on the bottom, be sure to reuse them. They act as shims to raise the glass , Gutter Maintenance off the bottom.

Now run a bead of silicone about 3/16" thick around the perimeter of the opening. Grab your new glass , Options of Flooring - Laminate Floors or Wooden Floors on the sides, angle the bottom in and the top out, set the glass , 10 Ways to Survive Builing or Remodeling Your Home on the setting blocks, then slowly raise the glass , Options of Flooring - Laminate Floors or Wooden Floors up into place. , Decorating Tips to Update Your Living Room: New Paint, a Fire Mantel and More Push just hard enough that all four edges of the glass , House Planning Software contact the silicone, but not so hard that the glass , Options of Flooring - Laminate Floors or Wooden Floors makes contact with the metal , Wood Pellet vs Corn Stoves: The Choice May be Out of Your Hands frame. Install your outside , Spa Filters: Everything You Need To Know stops. Don't clean the glass , Design With Solar Landscape Lighting and Lighting Fixtures in Mind for 24 hours so the silicone can set up.

Next week I will continue this series on window , Adjustable Bed - Start Each Day on the Right Note glass repair. , Tankless Water Heaters Save You the Big Bucks
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John Rocco has been installing replacement windows , Adjustable Bed - Start Each Day on the Right Note since 1978. To learn more, visit How To , Adjustable Bed - Start Each Day on the Right Note Install Windows

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