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How to Care for Stained Glass in Austin Homes, Churches, or Hotels

On 02, Jul 2018 | No Comments | In Aggrigate, Stained Glass Repair And Restoration | By sgaadmin

Austin is definitely a popular destination when it comes to stained glass. Many of the homes, churches, and hotels throughout this beautiful city feature stained glass. It’s vital for property owners to understand proper care and upkeep for these stained glass features in order to prolong lifespan and maintain optical clarity. Stained glass has so many different benefits ranging from home privacy solutions to inspiring church congregations and promoting hotel brand visibility. Proper upkeep solidifies these functionalities in addition to aesthetics.

Proper Upkeep and Care Techniques for Your Austin Stained Glass

Stained Glass Austin always recommends creating your own cleaning solution composed of warm water and neutral-pH soap for stained glass cleaning. This cleaning solution is gentle enough not to compromise the lead came of your stained glass while effective enough to promote luminosity and clarity. Commercial grade window cleaners typically feature harsh chemicals that promote deterioration of the lead came in your stained glass. These window cleaners should never be used to clean your stained glass. In addition to regular cleanings, you should always examine your stained glass for symptoms of apparent deterioration. Symptoms may include concave/convex shaped glass, missing or damaged glass pieces, disintegrating lead came, white dust produced by the lead came, and much more. If you’re having trouble identifying these signs, we’re happy to help.

Stained Glass Restoration for Austin Homes, Churches, and Hotels

Stained glass requires restoration every 75 to 100 years otherwise permanent damage will take over and you’ll only be able to replace your stained glass. Our accredited stained glass restoration process can extend your stained glass’ lifespan for another century, ensuring generations to come will be able to treasure it as well. The restoration process preserves your stained glass by replacing every damaged piece.

For more information regarding proper stained glass upkeep, please contact us or call: (512) 539-0432