Simply answered - no you cannot repair a cracked glass pane but will need to replace it. Cracked window/glass cannot be repaired. The only recommended solution is replacing the cracked pane with a new one. For excellent glass replacement, caution is needed to ensure that the new glass fits well in the place of the old one. Glass replacement is often an emergency service that demands an immediate response for security reasons.
Magic Glass is a glazier company offering 24-hour emergency services with highly qualified professionals to handle all types of glass including curved glass, glass facades and high rise glass replacement. We have reliable access to all types of glass in order to meet the customers’ glass replacement needs effectively.
Why should you replace your cracked glass pane instead of repairing it?
To maintain the aesthetic value of your glass property, be it door, window or wall unit, it is advisable to replace the broken pane instead of repairing it. Although it can be repaired, the outcome will have a negative impact on your glass property. The glass may become dull, less attractive and assume blurred appearance letting in less light, hence reducing its aesthetic value which is not the case with professionally replaced glass.
For security matters, it is recommended to replace all cracked glazier. Repairing broken glass is discouraged as the repaired one is always fragile and can break any time. This increases the risk of fatal glass accidents, endangering human health. Also, it increases the risk of pilferage especially in commercial premises.
Ultimately cracked plate glass windows and doors can cause fatal accidents and deaths. For commercial premises, the owner or operating manager will be liable to such accidents especially where he neglects or fails to comply with outlined glass codes and standards. Other dangers of broken glass panels include:
- Loss of heat especially in cool winters
- Water penetration which can damage your valuable assets or even breed disease
- Entry of dust, foul smell and cool breezes which can cause breathing issues
- Fatal accidents which can result in death
- Dangerous insects and small animals
- For commercial premises, it may lead to loss of customers as they build bad reputation towards your business
- Increased insecurity within your home or office premises
Magic Glass is a reputable Australian glass company. It has been operating in this delicate field of work since 1991. We are able to offer 24-hour emergency glass replacement, professional glass installation and other quality glazier services.
We cover extensively all areas in Sydney CBD, Eastern Suburbs, North Shore, Inner West and Sydney Metropolitan area. Our technicians are well trained and professionally qualified to offer standard glazier services beyond customer expectation. Call us now on 18 000 GLASS for a complimentary consultation.