Express Alford glaziers replace glass for a variety of reasons. we provide an emergency response service for broken glass repairs where we would board the windows for your security and then replace the glass usually within 48 hours in and around the Alford area.
Glass in Alford commercial properties that should be but doesnt meet safety requirements can be replaced with safety glass. All enquiries are welcome with free estimates and quotes by phoning our Alford team.
Glass for use in Alford domestic properties typically comes in two varieties; single or double-glazed, with a choice of either float/annealed or toughened glass. Single-glazed windows with float glass can normally be fitted on the same day. Our Alford glaziers are able to replace glass from either the outside or the inside of properties, if the framework allows it. If required, we can source scaffolding and/or lifting vehicles for high glass installations.
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Double Glazed Units
In the trade we say a double glazed sealed unit has broken down. This means that the perimeter edge seal has lost its integrity and that it is letting in moisture somewhere. The moisture is hard to spot at first, sometimes becoming only visible as the sun or another heat source draws the moisture up by evaporation.
Typically the moisture will be drawn in as the atmospheric pressure changes and it will build up, eventually condensing into water inside the sealed unit. This can sometimes look like a fish tank with several inches of water that cannot escape. Whether the seal has failed or the glass is broken, we will replace and re-seal all types of Double Glazed Units.