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Small Window Crack? How to Determine Whether to Repair or Replace September 18, 2018

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Small Window Crack? How to Determine Whether to Repair or Replace, Waukesha, Wisconsin

Gazing out of your beautiful glass window is a wonderful experience for homeowners, but when an imperfection comes into view — noticing a small crack on one of the panels — it can cause a panic. Your first thought may be to immediately replace the window before the crack grows. But depending on the damage, the solution may come down to performing a window repair or a replacement. Here is a helpful guide on determining which option is the most feasible.

How to Decide on Window Repair or Replacement

Multiple Chips

Glass that has been chipped from pebbles, branches, and other objects may need replacing. That’s because the chips can reduce visibility. Multiple chips are more likely to cause windows to eventually crack due to weakened spots. To avoid this dangerous scenario, call a window repair specialist to inspect the chips before making a final determination.

Window Seal Condition

window repairTo repair or replace often depends on the condition of the window seal. Damaged or worn seals could cause water leaks and drafty air. Combine these defects with small glass cracks and the entire structure weakens. The result? A higher propensity for the cracks to spread, especially in extremely humid or cold weather. If the window seal is old, replacing the glass is probably the safest option.

 

If your glass panels have small cracks, a window repair technician is your best source for determining the right fix. For more than 45 years, BGS Glass Service in Waukesha, WI, has helped home and business owners restore damaged windows. What makes the locally owned firm different is its use of innovative equipment and products for seamless installations. The team is always 100% committed to getting the job done right the first time. Should you ever need window repair or replacement services, call (262) 513-2806 to request a free price quote. Visit the website for information on the company’s complete suite of services, including shower door and mirror repairs.

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