Posts Tagged ‘glass repair’

Scratched Glass – Glass Table Resurfacing – Newport Beach, CA

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010

This table was quite unique.  The base was carved from a 200 year old Italian tree stump.  Unfortunately, that didn’t prevent the beveled fine glass table top from acquiring numerous deep scratches.  With this type of glass restoration, there are a number of things to consider.

  • Use caution when removing glass scratches near the bevel.  If you’re not careful, you can change the bevel and ruin the table by creating an uneven bevel.
  • Care must be taken to not leave any haze, swirls, or distortion.  These are extremely easy to see when you are almost always staring down thru the glass.
  • Glass table tops are not usually tempered.  When working on scratched glass that isn’t tempered, temperature must be monitored to ensure the glass does not break.

This custom home in Pelican Hill, CA was beautiful with exquisite views, both inside and out.  Unscratch the Surface took steps needed to make sure the view looking through this stunning rare glass table stayed that way!

Remember, “When Your View Matters – Call Unscratch the Surface”

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Scratched Glass Repair Videos – Youtube

Saturday, October 23rd, 2010

Here are (3)  Scratched Glass Repair video’s.  The first one is a Glass Restoration compilation video with an original limerick

The next one is of a Scratched Windshield Repair on a 1960 Alfa Romeo

The next one is a Scratched Glass Graffiti time lapse video

 

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Commercial Construction Scratched Glass – Free Demo – Biloxi, MS

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010

We’re here in Biloxi, Mississippi checking out this pretty badly scratched hurricane glass curtain wall.  Hurricane glass is dual pane tempered + laminated.  In other words, “very costly” glass to replace. The curtain wall

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Scratched Glass Graffiti Removal – Etched Graffiti Repair – Los Angeles, CA

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

We squeezed in a glass graffiti repair job after the Coldwater Canyon job today.  It was in some 12’x7′ tempered glass storefront in Santa Monica, CA.  It was very difficult because of the depth.  We were able to do it with

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Scratched Glass Repair on 96 Kolbe Doors – Palos Verdes, California

Thursday, May 14th, 2009

Resurfacing 96 Scratched Glass Kolbe Doors – Terranea – Palos Verde, CA

This was an interesting glass restoration job we did.  This was at the beautiful Terranea Resort. Apparently the painters didn’t use a very good quality masking tape because when they sanded the edges of the trim before painting, they scratched right through the tape and scratched 95 Kolbe French doors!  Unfortunately, the scratches were so deep and so close to the edge, we had to have the trim removed and replaced so that we could aggressively grind and polish all the damage. That extra 1/2 inch really made all the difference between a mediocre repair and a great repair.   Of course, they thought it couldn’t be repaired!  We did a little demo and made scratched glass repair believers out of them all.   No other companies would touch it because of the depth and proximity to the edge.  When it comes to glass restoration and scratch removal, very infrequently do we find any type of glass damage that we can’t fix.  The only thing that even comes to mind was some very heavy welding damage.  Some of the molten metal burrowed so far into the glass that you could stick a pen tip easily into the glass damage!

Scratched Glass Resurfacing – Fast, Neat, and Flawless!

The challenging part about the Terranea job was the fact that all the damaged glass had an ocean view!  Therefore, distortion, waviness, or any haze would show up very badly in the afternoon sun.  An interesting side point.  One day while working on this project, we actually saw a whale and her calf swim right by where we were working.  We were that close to the water!  It was spectacular!  Needless to say, we removed all the glass scratches and restored the glass to like new condition.  We saved approximately 75% over replacement cost.  When it comes to glass repair, glass restoration, and most all types of scratched glass damage, we are #1!  Remember, “When your view matters – Call Unscratch The Surface!”