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Recycling glass in the glazing industry

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Glass is a fantastic material to recycle because unlike some other recycling processes such as paper, glass can be recycled and used in exactly the same types of applications over and over again without a loss of quality. While recycling is now common for household waste, it’s not as common in factories and building sites in Australia compared to other developed countries. Here is how to create a recycling program in your glass factory or building site. Read More»

How to Avoid Unnecessary Windscreen Repairs

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Auto repairs tend to cost an arm and a leg. This is more apparent when it comes to windscreen repairs and replacement. However, you can save money simply by not putting your car in situations where it would be at a higher risk if having its windscreen damaged. Here are some handy ideas on avoiding unnecessary windscreen repairs by simple changes in how you care for your vehicle. Maintain a safe distance when driving Read More»

Three Ways to Repair a Scratched Window

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In days gone by, scratches or small cracks on a window were usually dealt with by replacing the pane of glass. This is due to the fact that it was a simple, quick and straightforward job. However, windows nowadays are much more technical, and it can become quite expensive  to replace an entire pane of glass. With this in mind, this article looks at three ways to remove a scratch from a double glazed window. Read More»

Five Ideas For Integrating Glass Into Your Home's Exterior

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Whether you are modifying your existing house or designing a new one, you can create stunning architectural features and design using glass. Looking for innovative ways to tie glass into your exterior? Here are inspiring five ideas to consider: 1. A window within a window A glass wall lightens up your home’s exterior and brings sunlight into your home, making everything feel more bright and expansive. However, in many cases, glass walls do not open. Read More»

Precautions to Take While Attempting Any DIY Glass Repair Project

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Many glass defects such as chips and cracks can be repaired without calling in professionals. However, many homeowners approach this task without adequate preparation and they end up becoming injured or the projects do not give them the results they wished to see. This article discusses some precautions that you should take before taking on a DIY glass repair job. Keeping these precautions in mind will ensure you remain safe and the project succeeds. Read More»