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How to Keep Your Shower Screen Clean Forever

Glass is eternally beautiful. As a feature in your home, you certainly want to keep it looking that way – but it’s not always easy with heavily used glass products like a shower screen or a frameless glass door.

The reality is, your shower glass is exposed to all sorts of substances that can lead to build-up and stains. It’s hard to keep up with cleaning your glass when it’s being bombarded by soap scum, shampoos, hard water, and body oils every day. All of these things work to make the interior surface of the glass look dirty. If you try to restore your shower glass by scrubbing with harsh cleaning products, you can make the problem even worse. Eventually, you can end up with discoloured glass or staining.

So, to ensure you can enjoy your gorgeous glass shower screen day in and day out, we put a special coating on the glass called EnduroShield. This way, you can keep your shower screen clean forever.

What Is EnduroShield?

EnduroShield is an industry-leading glass treatment that acts to protect shower glass from build-up. You can’t see it with the naked eye, but your flawlessly smooth crystal clear glass shower screen is porous. Because of this, it can absorb soap scum, mineral deposits, and other substances that result from normal shower use.

With treated glass, you have a very thin glass coating that acts to repel water, as well as oil-based stains. Once it’s on your glass, you don’t even know it’s there – it’s non-stick and totally transparent. But, you gain the peace of mind that your shower glass will look stunning for years to come.

How We Treat Frameless Glass for an Enduring Clean

Applying EnduroShield properly to frameless shower panels is a process in itself. We apply the treatment to the interior surface of the glass as this is what is vulnerable to soap scum and shower grime. Here’s an in-depth look at what happens during the process, so you know what steps have been taken to make sure your glass stays clean forever.

Pre-Cleaning

When we receive glass panels directly from our supplier, the glass has already been washed – it’s for the most part spotless with no visible dirt. But, we still perform a pre-cleaning because we need to be sure it’s flawlessly clean before we put on the protective coating.

To do that, we use a pre-cleaner provided by EnduroShield and a special white scrubbing brush.

  • First, we apply the special cleaner to the glass surface using a generous amount. With glass, it’s important to apply enough cleaning product to pick up any dirt across the entire surface.
  • Then, we use a special cleaning pad and a scrubbing technique that helps to clean the surface, starting from the top and working our way down to the bottom of the glass. Using the EnduroShield pre-cleaner makes this cleaning process easy as it lifts all the dirt without leaving any behind.
  • Finally, we have to remove the pre-cleaner. To do this, we take a high-quality squeegee and wipe away all the dirty product and excess moisture. As with scrubbing the pre-cleaner in the previous step, the trick is to be incredibly thorough, starting at the top and working our way to the bottom with the squeegee.

Drying and Polishing

Next, we work to ensure the glass is fully dry and check that there are no marks left on the glass.

  • We don’t just let the glass air dry because we don’t want water sitting on the glass. So, we take a clean microfibre towel and run around the edges of the glass to pick up any leftover moisture.
  • At this stage, the glass is dry, so it’s easy to see any marks or spots where the cleaning product hasn’t been picked up. If there are any marks, we buff them with a clean rag. By polishing the dry glass, we can ensure the glass is free of any signs of dirt, grime, or residue before applying the treatment.

Coating the Glass

Now that we have a clean, dry surface, it’s time to put on the EnduroShield treatment. To do this, we use a special spray gun provided by EnduroShield. With the spray gun, we can fully coat the glass with a smooth, even layer.

And that’s it – once the treatment is on, we let it sit. Now the frameless glass is ready to be installed in your bathroom.

How to Maintain Treated Frameless Glass Shower Panels

With EnduroShield treated glass, keeping your shower screen clean is easy. You won’t need any harsh, toxic cleaning products. You’ll never need to scrub your glass. All it takes is a mild glass cleaner or a simple white vinegar to keep your glass clean from soap scrum and build-up. Stick with citrus or vinegar-based gentle cleaners to ensure your glass is streak-free as well. Simply spray on the glass surface and let the cleaner sit. Then, you can wipe away with a clean rag, followed by a clean microfibre cloth.

Does EnduroShield Last Forever?

The EnduroShield coating will protect your glass for years. When we treat your glass, the treatment comes with a 10-year warranty – as opposed to a 3-year warranty for a do-it-yourself application. It’s also possible to have a glass professional apply EnduroShield to glass that’s already been installed if you need a new coating or if you have installed shower glass that was never treated.

Advantages of Treated Shower Glass

There are plenty of reasons why this glass treatment is used by professional glaziers around the world.

  • Only one application is needed to protect your glass for years.
  • Intensive protection against staining.
  • No need to use revitaliser products to make EnduroShield effective over the years.
  • Reduces the amount of cleaning required.
  • No need to use harsh chemicals or toxic cleaners on your glass, which is better for the environment.

We choose to protect shower glass with EnduroShield because of the unique advantages it offers. After all, glass is one of the easiest materials to maintain, and its longevity is unparalleled. Simply by taking this protective step, even glass products in heavily used areas of your home can look flawlessly clean – with little effort on your part – for years.

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A Simple Glass Cleaning Trick for Really Grimey Glass

When it comes to glass features in your homes like window glass and sliding doors, especially with the surfaces that face the outdoors, let’s face it, they can get really dirty. All the dirt particles and pollutants in the air can start to take up residence on your beautiful glass. The grease and debris that can end up on your glass splashback in the kitchen and the mineral buildup and soap scum on your frameless glass shower can also become frustrating problems.

When you find you have a really dirty glass, you have two problems. One, you aren’t getting the clarity and beauty your home’s glass products should provide. And two – you have a rather tough cleaning job on your hands!

To make your life easier – and to help you enjoy that crystal clear you should see with your windows, shower screens, and other features – here’s a simple glass cleaning trick you can use to achieve fantastic results.

Start with the Right Glass Cleaning Supplies

In order to clean your glass and remove all that grit and grime, we recommend using a good quality scouring pad. We have specially formulated polishing pads that we use on glass surfaces before applying an EnduroShield treatment, which is used to protect glass surfaces from buildup. These scouring pads are a little pricier, but they do the job well when your goal is to get rid of every little speck of dirt and buildup on the glass.

You can use a similar product or any other high-quality polishing pad – the ones we use are made from fine steel wool, and they are designed for glass surfaces. The reason they’re so effective is they help you get a thorough clean, but they aren’t too abrasive for glass surfaces as long as you don’t use harsh scrubbing. Make sure you don’t use something that will scratch your glass! You can also use quality cleaning rag. Just make sure you are using a clean, lint-free sponge, cleaning pad, or rag.

Next, you just want to use a good glass cleaner. It’s better to avoid harsh, chemical-heavy cleaning products, but what you do want is a product that will get really soapy and wet on the glass surface when you spray it on. This lubrication will help to draw up all the dirt and muck. It will also stop your scouring pad or rag from scratching the glass with the grit that you’re trying to remove. We use a citrus-based glass cleaner, but you can also use a truck wash or any other similar product.

Easy Steps to Achieve Beautifully Clean Glass

Now, it’s time to work our magic.

  • First, wash the glass with fresh water to rinse off any surface dirt.
  • Next, spray the glass with your glass cleaner. You can use a generous amount – remember, you want that nice wet and lubricated surface.
  • Now, take your scouring pad and lightly go over the glass, trying to polish away all the dirt and grime. To do this, use a simple, circular movement, making circles all the way from the top and working your way to the bottom.

The trick is to make sure you use this circular motion over the entire glass surface. This way, you won’t miss any spots. Also, you don’t want to apply a lot of pressure – just a consistent, gentle pressure for your scrubbing motion.

When you do this, you can usually hear the muck and residue lifting off the glass. Be sure to make sure the pad you are using is not scratching the glass though! You’ll also notice a nice foam building up over the surface where you’ve scrubbed. This lets you know you’ve cleaned the glass in its entirety.

Now, you’re ready to clear off all your cleaning product and reveal that sparkling glass underneath. To do this, take a basic household squeegee. This is a much softer sponge that will help to soak up all the moisture and cleaning product.

Start at the top and wipe across the glass, removing all your residue. Do this same step all the way to the bottom, starting at one side and wiping across. That’s all there is to it! You can clean the glass with some freshwater, and the job’s done.

This is a really simple way to deal with even the toughest glass cleaning jobs. It’s great for glass windows, sliding doors, and other glass features that are regularly exposed to muck and dirt.

What about Routine Glass Cleaning – Do I Need to Use the Glass Cleaning Trick?

This glass cleaning trick is perfect for glass that needs a lot of tender loving care. With glass surfaces in the home that don’t see a lot of dirt, like mirrors and balustrading, or for window and shower screen glass that doesn’t look particularly dirty, you don’t need to use the scouring pad and the squeegee, nor do you need to wash the glass off with fresh water to get started. You can simply spray with a gentle glass cleaner and then use the same circular motion with a clean rag, such as a detail rag. Then, instead of wiping away the product and residue with a squeegee, use a clean microfibre cloth to soak up any moisture and to buff the glass.

What if I Can’t Get My Glass Fully Clean?

The thing about glass is that when it’s clean, it will always look like new. If your glass looks mucky or discoloured even after you clean it, it may have some intensive buildup on the surface. If you find that you have soap scum or other stains that you simply can’t get rid of, don’t hesitate to give us a call. We have a few other glass cleaning tricks up our sleeves!

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How the Experts Clean Glass

Keeping the glass in your home flawlessly clean will help you get the most out of all your beautiful glass surfaces. Fortunately, residential glass products tend to require minimal maintenance, but you’ll still want to keep your glass dirt and smudge-free so you can enjoy them. From glass mirrors to splashbacks and balustrading, here’s a detailed look at how to clean glass like an expert.

What You Need to Keep the Glass in Your Home Looking Spotless

There’s nothing more stunning – or more serene – than clean glass. Without any smudges or accumulated dust and grime, your home’s glass features can interact with the light the way you want them to, whether you’re after a brilliant reflective surface for your glass mirrors or the minimalist aesthetic of crystal clear glass balustrades and shower doors.

When I or my team clean glass, we like to have specific tools to ensure a perfect finish. After all, when it comes to cleaning glass, subpar doesn’t cut it because even a minor smudge or mark can stand out, ruining the pristine feel of the glass.

Working with different types of glass and glass cleaning supplies over the years, we can say for sure that the quality of your cleaning materials matters. We like to use high-quality cleaning rags and a premium citrus-based glass cleaner that we’ve found to be really effective.

  • Glass cleaning rags – We use two different rags. The first is a general detail rag and the second is a microfibre cloth.
  • Glass cleaner – Our glass cleaner of choice is a simple housemade blend of water and a citrus-based product.

5 Steps to Cleaning Your Glass Like a Pro

With these steps, you’ll be able to achieve an outstanding finish with every type of glass you own. You can use the same process whether you’re working with glass table tops, bathroom mirrors, glass pool fencing, or anything else – this process works well for both indoor and outdoor glass features.

1. Apply a generous amount of glass cleaner to the glass. The goal is to completely cover the surface. If you’re worried your glass cleaner is going to run onto the flooring, your mirror frame, or another surface, you can cover it before cleaning.

2. Let the glass cleaner sit for at least 10 seconds, although 30 seconds or even a little longer is better. As the glass cleaner sits on the surface, it will lubricate the glass and slowly start to remove any accumulated grime.

3. Lubricate your first cleaning rags – the detailing cloth – by spraying some of your glass cleaner on it. This will create a smooth surface that makes it easy to remove spots on the glass.

4. Take your lubricated cleaning rags and start wiping across the surface, cleaning from side to side. Keep doing this until every part of the glass is cleaned – you really want to make sure you don’t miss any spots. These rags aren’t the best at sucking up all the excess moisture and residue that’s left from your cleaning product, but this isn’t their job anyway. The next step – the secret trick glass experts use – will take care of the residue.

5. Next, use your dry microfibre cloth and wipe all the remaining residue off the glass. To do this, start at the top and then buff the glass in a circular motion. Work your way all the way down to the bottom with the same circular technique. As you buff the glass, you’re picking up any leftover moisture and you’re getting the glass completely spot-free. It’s this step that creates that desired sparkling clean look.

Expert Glass Cleaning Tips

Here are some pro tips that can help to make cleaning your glass even easier.

It’s really important to use the right cleaner to help you get that streak-free finish. Some cheap glass cleaners can leave you with unwanted streaks. A cleaner with a citrus or vinegar base will help to keep your glass streak-free.

Make sure you’re using a new, clean microfibre cloth when you buff your glass. When you wipe the glass with a circular motion to pick up any leftover glass cleaner residue, if there is any dust or grime on your microfibre cloth, you’ll end up depositing it onto your freshly cleaned glass!

Once you’re done, you can look at the glass from a 45-degree angle to make sure you didn’t leave any streaks or marks. From this angle, you’ll see extra light on the glass, which can help to illuminate any remaining spots or streaks. If you do notice anything, you can simply spray the spot, and follow the same process, wiping first with the detailing rag and then buffing with a clean microfibre cloth in a circular motion.

How Often Should You Clean Your Glass?

You can clean the glass in your home as often as you’d like. One of the advantages of glass is that it’s incredibly long-lasting and it ages well unlike other materials like timber and some synthetics. You won’t harm it if you want to clean it all the time.

On the other hand, internal glass products don’t need to be cleaned frequently. Features like balustrading and living room mirrors often stay clean for longer periods of time. As a rule of thumb, you can clean glass as part of your normal house cleaning routine, or even less if you don’t notice any marks on the glass. For glass that’s more heavily used or that’s vulnerable to accumulating dust, like kitchen splashbacks, bathroom mirrors, and glass table tops, you may want to clean more frequently. Outdoor glass features like pool fencing can benefit from a more aggressive cleaning schedule as they have more potential for dirt and smudging. Now that you know how professional glaziers clean their glass products, you can keep all the glass in your home eye-catchingly clean! The best part is, you can restore that pristine, like-new aesthetic in just a few minutes …now if only cleaning the stove was that simple. 

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Double Glazing Is It Worth It?

Are you battling with sound issues, condensation in winter, or high heat in summer? Is your air conditioning running 24/7 in summer? In this article, I’m going to talk about a possible solution: double glazing. It’s not so common here in Melbourne, but in my hometown back in Southland, New Zealand, You would be crazy not to have it.

Double glazing involves bonding two glass panels together with a space between them. This space is then filled with argon gas and hermetically sealed. This is the only physical difference between double and single glazed glass, but when it comes to benefits, they’re worlds apart.

Benefits of Double Glazing

There are many benefits to double glazing:

1.Energy Efficiency: A lot of energy goes into heating and cooling devices; by acting as thermal barriers, double-glazed glass windows and doors help you save north of 20% of energy.

2. Temperature Control: The space between both panels is a thermal barrier between your house and the outdoors. Their nature makes them better insulators, and they’re better equipped to keep the temperature of your home steady. Their temperature control feature makes sure your home is warm in the winter and cool in the summer.

3. Reduced Noise Levels: The insulating function of a double glazed glass isn’t limited to temperature control. The space between the two panels also acts as an acoustic control device, making them semi-soundproof. They help to limit neighbourhood noises, keeping them outside where they belong.

4. Reduced Condensation: Double-glazed windows and doors reduce the risk of condensation. Since the inner panel stays at room temperature, there is no cold glass to aid condensation.

Conclusion

Many customers often ask if they can install double glazing mainly to try and reduce noise after building a new home. Unfortunately, in Australia, A majority of the aluminium extrusions that are used by window manufacturers cannot be retrofitted with double glazing.

So, the decision to install double-glazed windows and doors has to be taken before your home is built and before you’ve confirmed the window types.

To learn more, download our free guide, or feel free to get in touch.


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Aluminium Window Fabricators vs. Glaziers: What Is the Difference?

Winter is almost here, and your outdoor pergola area that’s been in use all summer is starting to look like it could be an excellent fit for the cold months as well – if only there are a few ways you could utilise this space during the winter.

To achieve this, you may want to get quotes from glaziers or aluminium fabricators. Also, you might need help picking between an aluminium fabricator and a glazier.

In this article, I’m going to share tips that make the process of getting quotes easier and the difference between an aluminium fabricator and a glazier.

Quote Hacks

To get quick and accurate quotes from any company, it is essential to have the following:

  1. Know Exactly What You Want: Many people don’t have a clear idea of what they want at the time they call a construction company. This can lead to delays in getting the quote as the staff tries to find out exactly what you want, or a misquote, where they don’t get the picture clearly.
  2. Have Exact Measurements: In this business, size matters. The size of the products you need to inform their prices, so if you don’t have exact measurements, you can get a delayed quote or a wrong one.
  3. Know What Your Budget is: When you don’t have a figure in mind, it’s easy to get swayed by sweet talking construction staff. You end up saying yes to everything and get a quote you can’t afford. When you know your budget and state it up front, the staff is going to give suggestions based on your budget without any unnecessary delays.

Aluminium Fabricator or Glazier?

Now that you know how to get a quick and accurate quote, let’s move on to which of the two handymen you’ll need. This distinction goes back to having a clear picture of what you want.

An aluminium fabricator is best if you want opening windows and doors because they’re set up to complete this task. They’re used to making open-able and operational windows so that they will work perfectly with your outdoor pergola area.

A glazier, on the other hand, is the best option when you’ve already built your door and window frames and need some glass installed into the opening. This is the primary function of a glazier; supply and installation of glass. We can help you with that; we can cut the glass up and install it for you.

To learn more, download our free guide or feel free to get in touch. Also, if you think you need our services, don’t hesitate to call us.


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What You Need to Know About Shower Braces in Frameless Showers

If you’re considering some bathroom renovations or looking at bathroom styles for your new house, you may have come across frameless glass shower enclosures. You’d notice from the examples that there’s a 6mm brace panel that sits at the top of the shower, fixed between the side light and the return panel. In this article, I’m going to explain the benefits of using a brace, when they’re installed, and whether or not you need one.

The braces usually consist of 6 or 10mm toughened safety glass. They’re approximately 100mm wide, and run the full width of the shower. They’re siliconed on top of the sidelights, the wall, and the return panel if required.

Benefits of Shower Braces in Frameless Showers

Shower braces have numerous benefits including:

  1. Providing support to all the glass panels.
  2. Making your shower rigid, i.e., they keep the panels in place, so there’s no unstable movement.
  3. Reducing the risk of accidents.

When to Install

You can install the shower without the braces and add them later on if needed. However, for larger showers, it’s advisable to install them when the shower is installed.

Do You Need One?

In short If you’re getting a frameless shower and you don’t want any movement in the glass panes, then yes you do. The braces provide much-needed support to restrict movement of the glass panels.

Alternatives to Shower Braces

Another common method is to use a glass corner shelf that doubles as a glass brace. You can install this into the corner of the shower, where it’s glued along the tiled wall, and against the return panel, thus disguised as a glass shelf rather than a brace.

These aren’t as effective as the full gusset panel that runs a full width, and it really depends on the depth of that return panel, in determining how effective they are, but this is also another great option.

For more information, feel free to download our free guide, or get in touch.

Types of Window Glass – What’s Installed in My Window?

When a window needs replacement, the first point of call is to figure out what type of glass was previously installed and what type of window glass the replacement should be. Knowing this will make it easier to make inquiries and get accurate quotes. In this article, I’m going to explain the difference between glass types, and how you can identify them from the different break patterns.

Types of Glass

When thinking about glass types, there are three different types that you need to consider.

1. Float Glass

Float glass, or annealed glass, as it’s otherwise called, is just your standard glass. This is the glass that’s installed in any of your aluminium sliding windows or timber double hung windows.

This glass is put onto the truck, and cut on site by the glazier; very easy to install, and very easy to identify. When this glass breaks, it breaks into standard shards that go everywhere. It breaks like regular glass.

2. Laminated Safety Glass

Laminated safety glass is the same as the safety glass that’s in the windscreen of your car. It’s simply two pieces of glass bonded onto a plastic interlayer.

The purpose of the interlayer is to hold the glass together when it breaks. It’s easy to identify this glass type, as it usually cracks off in big spider web pattern, but you won’t see any shards of glass and the glass won’t fall out.

3. Toughened Safety Glass

When toughened glass breaks, it explodes into a million tiny fragments, and it does this because the glass is held under immense tension.

It does this instead of cracking off into shards, so it doesn’t cut you when it breaks. It’s important to know that toughened safety glass is approximately seven times stronger than float glass of the same thickness. It’s great for thermal resistance and impact resistance.

You should note that once this glass is made, it can’t be changed or altered. It can’t be cut, or drilled, or processed. Once that panel is made, nothing else can happen to it. If that panel is wrong, we throw it in the skip and start again.

We’ve considered three glass types today; Float Glass, Laminated Safety Glass, and Toughened Safety Glass. Hopefully, the information here helps when you’re inquiring about a replacement window. You can quickly identify what glass has been installed, and make sure your inquiry process is smooth and simple.

To learn more, download our free guide, or feel free to get in touch.


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Glass Lead Times Explained

Many customers are often shocked to hear about the lead time on glass replacement orders. They don’t understand why the replacement glass takes so long to reach them or the point of lead times on glass. That’s what this article aims to inform you about.

Let’s say, for instance, you’ve recently broken an aluminum sliding door, and there is glass everywhere.

You’ve taken the dimensions, you’ve rung up your local glazier, and they have explained that there’s a five to seven-day lead time on that toughened safety glass.

This leaves you in a pickle. What do you do as regards safety in the meantime? How do you secure your property? And why does glass have a lead time?

In this article, I’m going to explain to you why a reputable glass and glazing company, would require these lead times to order your glass.

Before we delve fully into lead times, it is important to note that several different combinations of glass go into a residential home and it is impossible for glass companies to stock every single type.

Also, some kinds of glass need to be made to order, so glass companies have to wait till there’s an order for that type then place an order with their supplier.

So, if the aluminum window in your laundry or your rear sliding door breaks and the glass explodes and goes everywhere, the explosion is an indication of the need for a toughened safety glass. We don’t have a toughening plant here at Economy Glass, so we need to order that panel from our supplier exactly to size.

It is also essential to note that once toughened safety glass has been made, it can’t be changed, altered, or adjusted. So, it’s not something that can be stocked up; it has to be made to order.

Different types of glass have different lead times. Lead times can vary from five days to two weeks or more.

Glass lead times are influenced by the type of glass, the size and location of the glass (these inform the type of glass to be used and whether or not the glass would be tempered), the colour of the glass, and when you place the order (some times are busier than others).

While waiting out your glass lead time, you can contact us at Economy Glass to put in temporary safety measures.


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EnduroShield Easy Clean Glass Coating

Are you tired of your shower screen looking dirty no matter how much effort and cleaning materials you put into getting it clean? If you are, we have a glass coating product that can help you out. Our product is called EnduroShield, and in this article, I’m going to tell you about its high-performance coating work, how you can cut your cleaning time in half, and reduce elbow grease exponentially.

Daily, we get queries on how to clean glass properly and what products to use; our answer is always the same. We use a basic glass coating that we’ve been using for years over because many tests found it to be the best product.

So what’s our ticket to the easy life and keeping your glass clean? ENDUROSHIELD.

Enduroshield is a High performance Nanocoating protective layer that we apply to the glass surface.

Once the EnduroShield glass coating has been applied to the glass, it is incredibly easy to clean. It is not a never-clean product, it just makes cleaning much easier than it is without it.

EnduroShield is an easy clean coating for glass that repels dirt and grime, this means that once the coating is put on a glass surface, it makes it 10x easier to clean and reduces cleaning time by 90%.

All you need to clean a glass surface protected by EnduroShield is a hot, soapy sponge, some fresh water, and a squeegee, and your glass will stay good as new for at least 10 years. All it costs is a couple hundred dollars to get 10 years’ worth of protection for your shower screen, now this is a deal you shouldn’t pass up.

I’ve focused on shower screens in this article, but EnduroShield can be used for a wide range of glass, ceramic, porcelain tile, grout, stainless steel, and chrome surfaces. If you think you’ll need it for your next glass project, don’t hesitate to contact us.


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Custom Glass Splashback Installations: All You Need to Know

In this blog, I share with you all you need to know about installing custom splashbacks in your home.

Accuracy Should Never Be Compromised

One of the most important things to know when ordering your next custom glass splashback is that; accuracy is everything. With these glass products, if a measurement is wrong, the glass is simply condemned and unusable, and the glazing process will need to start all over.

This is why it is a must to use a reputable glass company when ordering your next custom glass splashback. When you use a reputable professional, you realise that they take all of the important things into consideration.

Things like edge tolerance, cutouts, and even joins in the glass, all these factors will be put into consideration to ensure that everything lines up with your cabinetry correctly. This extra attention also assures that the aesthetic integrity of the likes of your kitchen or bathroom is kept intact during the installation process.

Be Adequately Guided on Glass Patterns, Colours, Maximum Length, and Other Effects

It is also important to note that any glass and glazing professional should be able to give you the most sound, well-informed advice on glass colours, patterns, or the different effects that you should consider for your space.

A common question that we get asked regarding custom glass splashbacks is; the maximum length that we can go. A large number of our customers want a splashback that is free of glass joins, and rightfully so. The maximum length that we can go in one panel is 3.6 meters.

If your kitchen exceeds that 3.6 metres, that means the glass splashback will need to have joins, and you can rest easy on this, as our expertise and experience come into play here. Simply give us a call, and we would be on our way to you, and then we would find the most minimalist point to put those joins and make them dissolve into your cabinetry.

Most of the cutouts and notches in everyday splashbacks are not too much of a problem that our company can’t replicate. Although there are limitations and restrictions, there are usually workarounds for a lot of these.

Things like general power outlets or power points are easily able to be produced into the glass. Also, things like notches around cabinets are also very achievable. We do have some limitations regarding the minimum radius in the glass. It is impossible for us to cut glass at a right angle, so, in the internal corner, we need to place a small radius to ensure that the glass holds its strength and does not randomly explode over time.

Cleaning Your Custom Glass Splashback

Cleaning your new custom glass splashback is really easy. You just need to treat it like any standard piece of glass and clean it often with your usual household glass cleaner.

For more information, feel free to download our free guide, or you can get in touch with us.