Glass replacement: Guide to do it correctly

 If you have some damaged glass in doors, windows, bathroom, or office that you want to replace but have some doubts about it, we offer you some guidance that will surely be useful to you. Replacing broken glass may seem like a simple activity, but there are several fundamental aspects that must be kept in mind to do it correctly and safely. In this article, we'll walk you through the process and give you some tips to make the replacement a success.

  • Damage Assessment: If it is a small tear, only the glass may be repairable and preserved. However, if the glass is broken into pieces or has large cracks, it will need to be replaced entirely.
  • Accurate measurement: It is essential to know exactly the measurements of the glass you want to replace. It is necessary to measure its width, length and thickness.
  • Choosing the right glass: There are different types of glass available on the market, each with its own characteristics and applications. You must choose the type of glass that best suits your needs. Some factors to consider are: Thickness, type of glass, color and texture.
  • Frame Preparation: Before installing the new glass, it is important to prepare the frame. Carefully remove the old glass and clean the frame to remove any residue. If the frame is damaged, you may need to repair or replace it.

Installing the new glass

  • Place the new glass in the frame.
  • Secure the glass with clips or trim.
  • Seal the edges of the glass with silicone to prevent air and water from entering.

Additional Tips:

Replacing broken glass can be a simple process if you follow the right steps. It is always better to consult with a professional if you have questions about the glass replacement process, remember that at Tulsa Glass we are a company with a long successful history of glass replacement in Tulsa. Here we share some useful links: