Residential Stained Glass
Stained Glass Inserts For Your Austin Homes
It is beautiful and something a lot of homeowners looking for an understated elegance in their home often consider but are hesitant about because what they perceive to be a long, drawn-out process and the fear of great expense. While stained glass is a home improvement with a bit more pricey initial investment than others, when it comes to sell your Denver home, it is well worth it since it yields as much as 10x your initial investment. As for the perception of stained glass having a lengthy and difficult install, that could not be further from the truth. In fact, homeowners in the Austin area will be surprised to find that stained glass can actually be installed by us, here at Stained Glass Austin, by way of leaded glass inserts. This method is simple, speedy and looks just as good as any other stained glass installation method.
What are Stained And Leaded Glass Inserts?
Stained and leaded glass inserts are basically stained glass and lead panels which are delivered completely finished and then bonded directly to the existing window frame of your home. Both beautiful and easy they are the epitome of speed and simplicity for any window in your Austin home.
What is the installation process for stained and leaded glass inserts?
For bonded stained glass inserts the process is very straightforward and the installation can be done in less than a day. First, the glass is cleaned of all debris and fingerprints. This ensures a strong bond and clarity. Special care is taken not to wet the frame of the window because this could lead to moisture trapped underneath the glass. After an initial dry fit to make sure the window fits right the stained glass piece we created for you is installed with the bevel side facing out toward the installer. This is done using specially formulated l ¼” or ½”high-bond tape. Next, the window frame is carefully masked off and caulk is applied to the tiny gap between the stained glass window to adhere it permanently or unless removed by a trained professional.
There you have it! This speedy application leaves you with a gorgeous stained glass window to give your home the character and charm you have always wanted.
For more information on how you can have a stained glass window of your very own, Contact Stained Glass Austin today!