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Construction Glass Repairs
Chicago Glass has extensive experience of removing scratches on-site for many of the major construction companies and glass installers in the UK. Typical damage is caused by hard objects, such as plant or tool boxes being left on glass prior to installation or damage by tools, ladders or scaffolding during construction. Regularly, problems ocuur when the brick dust, labels or paint is being removed from glass or mirrored surfaces.
Weld / Grind Splatter
Chicago Glass treat glass that has been damaged by weld splatter, i.e. when metal has been burnt into glass as a result of grinding, welding or cutting metal in close proximity to glass. The metal is picked out, the damaged area chemically cleaned before resin-filling the craters and polishing the repairs to match the glass
Shelled, Chipped or Cracked Glass
Chicago Glass rebuilds glass that has been chipped or cracked on-site by injecting UV curable resins to restore clarity and structural strength. Glass is commonly repaired in situations such as lifts, entrance halls, glass fixed in curtain walling, balustrades, etc.
Estimates of likely costs can be given over the telephone for work needed and staff are usually available at short notice to rectify urgent problems.
Chicago Glass technicians are trained to work on all types of glass construction.
All of these damages can be rectified by Chicago technicians on-site. Scratches can be reduced to meet Glass and Glazing Federation Standards for Visual Quality of glass or be completely removed with a guaranteed distortion-free finish.