Stained Glass Inserts For Your Home’s Windows Are Easy And Beautiful
Stained Glass Inserts For Your Denver Home: Simple And Easy
Often times when people consider having stained glass installed in their homes, they reject the idea because they think it is a long, drawn-out process and too expensive. While stained glass is a more pricey home improvement per square foot, it can appreciate to 10x your initial investment when it comes time to sell. However, the perception of stained glass having a lengthy and difficult install is not correct. In fact, homeowners in the Denver area will be surprised to find out that the addition of decorative stained glass to their home, by way of leaded glass inserts, is simple, speedy and as gorgeous as any other stained glass installation method. It also an installation method we use quite often here at Stained Glass Denver.
What are Stained And Leaded Glass Inserts?
Stained and leaded glass inserts are essentially stained glass and lead panels that are bonded directly to the existing window frame of your home. Not only are they beautiful but they also make the stained glass installation process fast, simple and easy to do to nearly any window on your Denver home.
What is the installation process for stained and leaded glass inserts?
For bonded stained glass inserts the process is straightforward, simple and installation is done in a day, if not hours. First, the glass is cleaned thoroughly and all debris is removed to ensure a strong bond. Special care is taken not to wet the frame of the window lest moisture be trapped underneath the glass. After an initial dry fit to make sure the window fits right, the stained glass piece we, at Stained Glass Denver, have custom create 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 tape hung window is masked off and caulk is applied to the small gap between the stained glass window to adhere it permanently.
And Viola! This speedy application leaves you with a gorgeous stained glass window to give your home the character and charm you have always wanted.
You can watch a video on stained glass insert installation here.
For more information on how you can have a stained glass window of your very own, Contact Stained Glass Denver today!