Blog | Replacement Glass - Part 29

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New Glass or Total Window Replacement in Alaska: Which Is Right for Your Broken Window Seals?

February 9, 2017

If you are noticing that your windows are beginning to fail, it may be the seal between the two layers of glass that is not holding together properly. In older windows, there is usually caulk that holds the two panes of glass together, while newer windows use a glazing bead. In both instances, the window seal can fail, creating a window that has moisture between the panes and is hard to see out of. As a window’s seal expands and contracts with the weather, it can lose some of its elasticity and allow the seal of the windows to become... View Article

Tips for Cleaning Windows from a Glass Contractor in Alaska

January 27, 2017

Window cleaning can be a tedious task, which means it’s tempting to want to cut corners just to get the job done as quickly as possible. However, if you don’t take your time and do a good job, you could leave behind nasty streaks on your glass, which might make your windows look even worse than before you did the “cleaning.” Here are a few tips for cleaning window glass, courtesy of a glass contractor in Alaska: Use distilled water: Most people don’t even consider the cleanliness of the water that they’re using for glass cleaning. It doesn’t really matter... View Article

Steps for Choosing a Decorative Leaded Window from a Glass Shop in Alaska

January 13, 2017

Decorative leaded glass windows can enhance the aesthetic appeal of your home, especially if you are looking to achieve a Victorian or Art Deco style for your overall interior design. Here are a few tips from our glass shop in Alaska to help you select the best decorative windows to fit your needs: Determine which room you want the window in: Leaded glass windows are specifically implemented for their stylish touch in the room they’ll be installed in. Chances are, you’re going to want the window to be in a place that is highly visible, particularly to guests. The most... View Article

Window Condensation: What Causes It and How to Stop It

December 28, 2016

If you’ve lived in Alaska for a while, you already know that, once the temperatures drop low enough, window condensation sets in. Condensation occurs when the warm, moist air in your home comes into contact with the cold surface of your window. The water in the air converts back into its liquid form and appears as droplets or a haze on your window. Window condensation is a very real problem, not only because it blocks your view, but because it can also cause dangerous mold spores to grow and the moisture can damage your window frame. Investing in window replacement... View Article

How to Temporarily Fix a Window in an Emergency

December 14, 2016

As your local source for 24/7 emergency window repair in Alaska, we’ve heard and seen it all. From snowball fights that got out of control to Christmas trees that fell out of their stands, it seems that there’s a lot of reasons why our customers suddenly find themselves in need of an emergency window repair during the winter months. A broken window at any time of the year is a hassle because the broken glass becomes a hazard and the security of your home is at risk. In the winter, however, a broken window is more serious, because your home... View Article