Improve Privacy in Your Kansas City Home with Custom Stained Glass

Posted July 27th, 2018 by ssgadmin

Finding the right privacy solution for your Kansas City home can be difficult. Window coverings often look tacky, outdated, and can become mildewy if placed within bathrooms or rooms with moisture exposure. Window coverings also block out natural light, making homeowners prioritize what’s more important to them: privacy or natural light. Privacy stained glass provides an effective solution that’s elegant, improves property value, and doesn’t sacrifice natural light transmissions or privacy.

Benefits of Custom Stained Glass for Your Kansas City Home

Stained glass provides an excellent privacy solution that’s applicable for many areas of your Kansas City home, including bathrooms, bedrooms, entryways, hallways, kitchens, dining rooms, living rooms, basements, and much more. Privacy stained glass tends to utilize clear, leaded glass. Leaded glass obstructs unwanted views into your home while maintaining excellent visible light transmissions. Leaded glass provides a more elegant, modern look that fits into a lot of homes here in Kansas City. For a more traditional look, colored stained glass options are available for privacy as well. Traditional stained glass can control the amount of visible light transmissions, providing versatile options for how you’d like your home to look and feel. Every piece we create is custom designed, offering a great way to improve property value and curb appeal.

Design Process for Custom Stained Glass in Kansas City Homes

One of our advanced stained glass artisans is happy to sit down with you in order to bring your ideas to fruition. We specialize in residential privacy stained glass, ensuring we can custom create the perfect fit for your Kansas City home. Our clients review their designs approximately eight to ten times before we start assembly. We utilize computer-aided design software and Photoshop to provide the best proportions and coloration.

For more information regarding privacy stained glass for your Kansas City home, please contact us or call: (816) 399-3764

Increase Property Value with Custom Stained Glass for Your San Antonio Home

Posted July 26th, 2018 by ssgadmin

Have you been looking for ways to invest into your San Antonio home? Effective investments can actually increase your property’s value, leading to a great ROI when you’re ready to sell. Homeowners are always looking for simple projects that feature low renovations in order to avoid undesired inconveniences. Custom stained glass presents a wonderful investment tool for any San Antonio home, leading to increased property value and improved curb appeal.

Benefits of Custom Stained Glass for San Antonio Homes

Custom stained glass can be designed to fit into any space regardless of the theme. From intricate, colorful traditional stained glass options to simplistic, contemporary leaded glass windows, Scottish Stained Glass can bring any client design idea to fruition. Stained glass is highly applicable throughout any home, adding elegance, artistry, and functionality. With the ability to address privacy concerns and control visible light transmissions, these highly functional pieces can enhance the comfort within any room. Perfect for bathrooms, bedrooms, entryways, hallways, dining rooms, kitchens, family rooms, basements, and much more, adding custom stained glass can completely obscure unwanted views from the outside in. These beautiful privacy solutions are a much better alternative to tacky window coverings and can also increase the value of your San Antonio home.

Design Process for Custom Stained Glass in Your San Antonio Home

We provide a free in-home consultation for all of our clients. This gives us the chance to see the intended space for ourselves while better understanding any challenges or goals you may have. One of our local stained glass artisans sits down with you and hand sketches all potential design ideas until one is finalized. Our clients review their design at least eight to ten times prior to production and assembly.

For more information regarding custom stained glass for your San Antonio home, please contact us or call: (830) 214 7835

Six Popular Types of Stained Glass to Add Beauty to Your Dallas Home

Posted July 20th, 2018 by ssgadmin
stained glass entryway in dallas

In Dallas, where ranch-style and craftsman style homes are extremely common, stained glass can look very beautiful in a home’s entryway, kitchen, bathroom, or another common area. It creates an air of sophistication and elegance, adds privacy, and creates a peaceful, tranquil environment since it allows natural light to freely enter your home.

Additionally, there are so many different styles of stained glass that you can choose from. While blinds and curtains are pretty standard and limited in their appearance, stained glass is unique because it can be customized. You can actually pick the pattern and colors you want and create a whole range of looks from contemporary to classic.

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Signs Your San Antonio Temple Stained Glass Windows Needs Repair

Posted July 20th, 2018 by ssgadmin
san antonio temple stained glass restoration

Stained glass is one of the oldest forms of art known to mankind. The art of glassmaking has been practiced for centuries around the globe and is an important part of the world’s collective art history and culture. For this reason, stained glass conservation is an important topic, especially when it comes to aged and antique glass.

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3 Sure Fire Signs That Your Fort Worth Church Stained Glass Is In Need Restoration

Posted July 12th, 2018 by ssgadmin

Stained Glass Is Durable But Still Needs Regular Restoration And Repair

Stained glass is an extremely durable substance but happily transparent and able to take color through paints, pigments, and dye. This makes it the perfect medium for adorning churches and giving them that sought-after ethereal feel. While you may think of it as impervious to decay, the truth is, stained glass windows will eventually break down. This type of degradation of glass takes a long time on modern stained glass due to its make-up and stability but there are other ways a stained glass window can break down beside decay. If your church has stained glass and you wonder if it may soon need repair, read on to find out what surefire signs of disrepair to look for on your chapel’s stained glass and keep it looking lovely and intact for decades to come for parishioners.

Gaps In Your Church’s Stained Glass Window That Show Daylight

One of the most obvious signs that it is time to repair your Fort Worth church stained glass is gaps of visible light through your window. This is when there are actual holes, small or large between the glass and leading or frame. These are caused by the stretching of the lead and the issue with this is–the surrounding glass panels are no longer held securely in place. The possibility of a piece of glass falling out of the window is very good and stained glass professional should be consulted at once.

Buckling, Bowing And Sagging Of Your Church’s Stained Glass

If the stained glass windows in your church are buckling, bowing, bulging or sagging, this could mean your whole window is getting ready to collapse. This is a worst-case scenario of course, but even a small piece of glass could hurt someone. This type of damage is less about the glass decaying and more to do with the wood frame (which have been expanding and contracting in time) losing strength. In the long run, these rapid shifts in the frame take a toll on the lead and it begins to lose strength too, This is an issue that needs to be repaired soon to immediately.

Chips And Cracks In Your Church’s Stained Glass

Probably the most common signs your church stained glass window needs repair and the least harmful are chips and cracks in the glass. Not pressing to fix, these are simply damages that all stained glass windows incur over time. They do affect the beauty and luster of your church’s stained glass though. However, cracks in glass can be a sign of “stress zones” in the glass from a failing frame. So, if you notice cracks getting bigger or increasingly popping up, contact a professional stained glass repair company like Scottish Stained Glass Fort Worth.

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For more information on the church, chapel, synagogue or mosque stained glass repair and restoration in the Fort Worth area, contact Scottish Stained Glass Fort Worth today.

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