Category Archive for : ‘Raise Your Glass’

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February

Install Glass Doors

Home or Office, Framed or Frameless Glass, Sliding Door, or Hinged

If you are considering building a new home or you have an interest to renovate your office premises, then you should consider installing glass doors. Glass doors are not simply entryways; they are security measures to your facility, add personal style to entry paths and are an efficient way to maximize your home’s energy flow.

Sliding Glass Door verses Traditional Swinging Door

You will be making a wise decision by replacing the old traditional door with a glass door (frameless or hinged).

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February

What Type of Glass is the Strongest?

Glass has proven to be a solution to the safety and security in our homes and commercial properties for a long time. However, certain areas require increased safety or security. In order to ensure security and safety, quality workmanship and the choice of the glass to use is a major factor to consider.

Whereas the ordinary standard glass is prone to break when subjected to accidental impacts, the need for extra strength, heat resistant and high level of security glasses rises to meet different application requirements.

So, what type of glass is

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February

How is Toughened Glass Made?

Toughened glass, also known as tempered glass is made through a process which involves controlled high temperatures or chemical treatments in a special tempering oven. This process gives the glass a special feature (balanced internal stress) which strengthens the glass. It is more than 5 times stronger than a normal glass sheet of the same thickness.

In case of abnormal tension or pressure which exceeds its strength, the glass will simply crumble down into small cubes unlike other window glass which breaks into sharp pieces which can cause serious injuries. Its

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February

How is Laminated Glass Made?

Laminated glass is a special type of safety or security glass that holds together in case of accidents. It is simply made by sandwiching layers of polyvinyl Butyral (PVB) or structural interlayer material in between two or more glass layers. The layers are usually bonded permanently using both mechanical and chemical bonds.

High temperature and pressure are applied in the process to eliminate air bubbles from the glass layers forming a tough seal. The glass is thus strengthened enough to resist stress. In case of breakage, the sharp pieces which cause

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February

Should I Use Toughened or Laminated Glass?

How do I know if I should Use Toughened or Laminated Glass?

Most are the times when contactors or property owners are faced with dilemma while choosing between the laminated glass and toughened glass. Magic Glass is ready to solve this dilemma once and for all. A brief knowledge of the properties of each type of glass is essential in determining the right choice to meet your needs.

Toughened Glass

Toughened glass is a special type of safety glass manufactured in highly controlled thermal conditions. In case of application of abnormal

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February

Can I Repair a Cracked Glass Pane?

No, you 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, which demands 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.

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February

What is Glass Made From?

A number of you have been wondering how glass is made and specifically, what constitutes the material called glass. There are many kinds of glass and these variations come as a result of the different methods used in producing glass. But before we can look into the methods of glass production, we first explore the substances that make up glass. Glass is basically a mixture of finely ground sand and other minerals such as dolomite, limestone, soda ash and salt cake. All these minerals are mixed

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February

Reliable Glass Replacement in Sydney

Reliable Glass Services in Sydney

It is always our pleasure to offer exemplary services to the businesses in Sydney and its surrounds. Other than conducting residential and commercial glass installation, we also offer emergency glass repair services.   It can sometimes be frustrating to realize that you have a broken glass in the middle of the night and it’s normal to panic and get worried, especially if it is during a bad weather. But with our emergency services, the only thing you need to

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February

Glass Awnings

Glass Awnings | Residential & Commercial | Magic Glass

Glass awnings have been around for a number of years now and they have been made popular during the recent times due to the ever rising costs of energy. People are always looking for means and ways to save on the amount of money they spend on energy, however small it might be, and the use of glass awnings have not just helped to reduce the cost of energy but also add to the aesthetics of homes and businesses. Though a number of

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February

When to Replace your Windows

Windows form one of the features that add aesthetics and value to our homes. Good and clean windows make the house to appear beautiful and more valuable but old and dirty windows can make the same home look ugly and less valuable. Occasional cleaning would be enough to make the windows neat and shiny but it reaches a point when cleaning is not enough and a complete replacement of the window is necessary. This can be done for a number of reasons with increasing the aesthetics of the home being