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How to Accurately Measure for Window Glass Replacement: A Comprehensive Guide

Precise measurements are the cornerstone of successful window glass replacement. An ill-fitting window can not only disrupt the aesthetic appeal of your space but also lead to increased energy costs due to drafts. To guarantee the ideal fit for your window glass replacement, here is an in-depth guide covering the essential steps:

Step 1

step 1 - measure width

Begin by measuring the width of your window. Do this at three points: the middle, top, and bottom of the window frame. Using the shortest of these three measurements is a trusted industry technique that ensures your new glass fits within the smallest possible width, thereby reducing the possibility of an ill-fit.

Step 2

Step 2 - measure height

Next, measure the height of your window at the middle, left, and right side. As with width, make sure to use the smallest measurement as your final figure. This way, your replacement glass is assured to fit, even if the window frame is slightly uneven in height.

Step 3

step 3 - Diagonal measurements

Lastly, measure your window diagonally from corner to corner on both sides. This step is crucial to confirm the squareness of your window. A significant difference between the two diagonal measurements can indicate a problem with the window frame’s squareness and might need addressing before glass replacement.

Once you’ve accurately taken these measurements, you’re ready to move forward, contact Splendid Window Glass Repairs for a quote on your window glass replacementEquipped with accurate measurements and their professional installation, you’ll be well on your way to achieving a perfectly fitted window glass. Not only will this enhance the visual appeal of your property, but it also promises potential savings on energy bills in the long term due to the improved insulation.

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Phillip Sharp

Phillip Sharp has spent more than three decades honing his skills as a glazier in Sydney. He is currently employed at Splendid Window Glass Repairs, where he specializes in glass replacement and repair in the Sydney Eastern Suburbs area. With his wealth of experience and commitment to excellent craftsmanship, Phillip is highly respected in the industry and trusted by clients to provide top-quality work.