The best splashbacks (panels that shield walls from splashes of water or other liquids) are bespoke splashbacks. This is because they are fabricated to fit the exact dimensions of your home. This article discusses the different stages of making the custom glass splashback of your kitchen at home.
Step 1: Selecting Specifications
In this stage, your role is to clarify what exactly you want. For instance, you have to decide how much of the wall will be covered by the splashback.
Glaziers use putty (a paste made from different materials such as linseed oil and chalk) to hold glass panes in place. Over time, pieces of putty can become detached from the window frame. This puts the glass in your windows at the risk of falling out and breaking. You can prevent the high glass repair costs of such damage by applying a fresh layer of putty on those windows. This article discusses some helpful tips that you can use as you conduct this preventive maintenance task.
The obvious security breach of broken windows is most noteworthy, making your home susceptible to break-ins. But most homeowners tend to ignore the other threat that comes from broken windows –– higher energy bills. While windows and energy bills seem unconnected, they are more correlated than you can imagine.
Heat gain through un-shaded windows in summer can rise by nearly 87 percent, while windows in winter can allow up to 40 percent of the home's heat to escape.
A stylish glass shower cubicle undoubtedly gives a bathroom a modern, fresh appeal. Glass shower screens look great when they are sparkling clean, but soap scum can quickly build up, leaving your shower glass looking cloudy and grubby. Here's how to return your shower cubicle glass to gleaming glory in just a few simple steps, using a few household items that you'll probably already have in your kitchen cupboards.
This method avoids the use of chemicals and bleaches that could damage the grouting and plastic sealant in your shower cubicle and doesn't entail hours of scrubbing to get great results.
Many people complain that the cleaning chemicals they use to remove stubborn hard water spots from windows often cause the glass to develop scratches. This article discusses a simple method that you can use to clean off those spots without causing any damage to your window glass.
Step 1: Prepare a Vinegar-Water Mixture
Mix one cup of water with one cup of vinegar. Reduce or increase this quantity based on how many windows you have to clean.