The dangers of glass roofing are obvious, broken glass falling from a height can be lethal and when deciding to embark on a project that involves glass roof panels it should go without saying that this is not a DIY project, no matter how many websites tell you it can be. The standard of glass roof panels has to be of the highest performance; toughened and laminated glass must be used. It is part of life and accidents happen, but making sure that the installation process is done according to specifications will eliminate any serious injuries.
With that being said, when it comes to construction and renovation, installing glass roof panels is one of the best decisions you can make. Apart from the obvious benefit of letting in tons more light than any amount of windows can do, there are other benefits that will outweigh the initial costs. Depending on the size of the area that you will have them installed, glass panels will significantly reduce the cost of artificial light. If using clear toughened 'Sunergy' laminated glass, it will help keep the room warmer in winter months and cooler in summer months.
Most people think of glass roof panels for conservatories, greenhouses and atriums however glass roof panels can be used anywhere in your home or office. Even with windows, a room that has glass roof panels automatically seems bigger as the natural sunlight streams in during the day. Using roof panels outside is also a great way to enjoy sitting in your garden having a barbecue on your deck when it is pouring with rain and still have that feeling of openness that solid roofing prevents.
Cost is of course an important consideration when opting for glass roof panels and apart from the dangers of a glass roof, this is the next most important reason to get a reputable and licensed contractor to install your project. If the project is not completed to a high standard, a small leak can become a huge problem if you can’t get hold of the company to come and fix the problem. You will have to pay another company to redo the job.
Magic Glass have been servicing residential, commercial and industrial clients for over 20 years and have testimonials, government certificates and everything else needed to ensure that your glass roof panels are fitted professionally and to the highest specifications.
For more information on installing glass roof panels or repairing glass roof panels call 18000 GLASS.