Our Technique for Restoring Houston’s 100 Year Old Church Stained Glass

Posted January 30th, 2018 by ssgadmin

Houston has some of the most beautiful, intricate church stained glass in our nation. Our experienced team of stained glass artisans have had the pleasure of restoring some of these historic, 100 year old pieces of art, giving back to the Houston church community. Our comprehensive stained glass restoration entails a multi-step, almost month long restoration process that brings these pieces back to life while prolonging them for another 100 years.

Houston Church Stained Glass Restoration Assessment

Our extensive church stained glass restoration process starts with an on-site assessment. Our team of stained glass experts examine your church’s stained glass windows in order to determine root causes of deterioration. By problem solving and discovering the culprits and forces behind the deterioration, we’re able to create a customize course of action ensuring those factors won’t affect your glass as detrimentally as before. For instance, recognizing a certain way the glass bows helps us identify which wind force is causing that shape and allows us to create custom reinforcements during restoration.

Once the assessment is complete, we carefully remove your church stained glass panels and transport them back to our repair studio. From there, we soak your stained glass in our proprietary soap blend for at least two weeks. This step removes all the dirt and impurity buildup from the last 100 years while making it easier for us to remove the glass and dispose of the lead properly.

Processing Your Restored Houston Church Stained Glass

Once we replicate pieces of your stained glass that needs replacement, whether its mimicking the painted glass elements or finding a perfect match from our inventory 50,000 glass pieces, we replace the lead with a mixture of lead and tin strengthening all the joints and frame. We cover the panels with black cement insuring all cracks are filled and durable, then clean and polish your restored stained glass windows. Once reinstalled, you and your congregation are left breathless from the clean, fresh, brand-new look of your restored stained glass windows!

For more information, call today for a free on-site consultation on how Scottish Stained Glass can restore your Houston stained glass windows: (713) 827-8908

Our Technique for Restoring Denver’s 100 Year Old Church Stained Glass

Posted January 29th, 2018 by ssgadmin

Here at Scottish Stained Glass, we are proud of our extensive restoration process for restoring Denver’s 100 year old church stained glass. Our comprehensive, multi-step restoration techniques are created from decades of stained glass restoration from all over the Denver area. Our experienced stained glass artisans have worked with every style, age, and size of church stained glass restoration you could possibly imagine.

Denver Church Stained Glass Restoration Process

Our in-depth restoration process begins with an on-site assessment in order to identify why your church stained glass needs restoration. By identifying the root issues of your stained glass deterioration, we can create a plan-of-action custom fit to prolong your church stained glass’ life for another 100 years. Once we’ve properly identified every contributing factor of your stained glass deterioration, we remove your Denver church’s stained glass panels and carefully transport them back to our repair studio.

We let your church stained glass soak for at least two weeks in our proprietary soap mixture, ensuring we remove all the dirt and impurities collected over the last 100 years. This also allows us to take the window apart easier, while properly disposing of the lead. We continue the process by rebuilding the lead, replacing broken or fractures stained glass panels, and replicating any painted glass. Our comprehensive inventory of over 50,000 stained glass pieces guarantees we’ll find the perfect match for any Denver church stained glass restoration.

Once all the pieces are in place, we cover both sides of the window in black cement, which is forced into all the cracks, strengthening your stained glass’ durability. When the cement is set, we clean and polish the glass surface creating a stunning, fresh, new look.

Installing Your Restored Denver Church Stained Glass

Our experienced team of installers carefully replace your restored Denver church stained glass windows, ensuring a perfect fit and added strength. Your congregation will be stunned by your beautiful stained glass for the next 100 years.

Call today to schedule an on-site consultation on how Scottish Stained Glass can transform your existing stained glass church windows: (303) 766-3811

Hallway & Stairway Stained Glass for Your Fort Collins Home

Posted January 8th, 2018 by ssgadmin

It’s always a great idea to budget in some home renovation in order to really increase the value of your Ft. Collins home. The often overlooked parts of anyone’s home are the hallway and stairway areas. Adding stained glass to these areas can really brighten up your home while letting you take full advantage of all the wonderful benefits of leaded stained glass.

Benefits of Stained Glass in Your Hallway and Stairway

Stairways are often especially tricky places to hang and manage blinds or curtains. Stained glass is a great solution for your Ft. Collin’s stairway! Many hallway windows often face neighbors’ windows as well, making privacy an issue. Ft. Collins homeowners at times, especially early in the morning or late at night, can feel uncomfortable knowing that their neighbors can observe them walking through their hallways or up and down their stairs. The privacy factor with stained glass is wonderful so you no longer have to worry about any of your neighbors being able to peek into your stairway or hallway windows. Depending on if you want to reduce the amount of sunlight or embrace that beautiful Colorado sun, stained glass can do both. Letting in that natural sunlight can really brighten up your Ft. Collin’s home, giving it a more open, airy feeling.

Hallway and Stairway Stained Glass Styles

Beveled glass gives a beautiful prismatic effect when reflecting that beautiful Colorado sunlight, which could really add that extra sparkle in your hallway or stairway! Leaded glass, often referred to as clear stained glass design, and colorful stained glass can both be incorporated to create beautiful, contemporary designs or elegant, antique ones! The design options are endless, and our experienced team of glass artisans can definitely help you design the perfect stained glass to compliment your hallways and stairway, really making your entire home a cohesive piece of inviting art.

Schedule an in-home consultation today to discover how stained glass in your Ft. Collins hallway and stairway can really elevate your home: (970) 672-0451


Transform Your Colorado Springs Basement with Stained Glass

Posted January 8th, 2018 by ssgadmin

Basements can be such a wonderful bonus space for Colorado Springs homeowners. They’re so versatile, you can turn them into pretty much anything! Whether you’re remodeling your basement into additional guest room space, your own personal bar, or a fun family entertainment area; stained glass can be the perfect solution to really transform your basement!

Revamp Your Basement with Stain Glass

Basements in Colorado Springs can range with window wells, small windows, to no windows at all. Whether you want to transform that window well into an aesthetically pleasing, functional piece of art or you’d like to add some custom stained glass to the back-splash or cabinets of your home bar, we’ve got you covered!

Basement windows typically don’t have the most pleasant view, leaving you with a view of a concrete wall or the bottom of the fence and yard. Stained glass is a great way to add both beauty and character to your Colorado Springs basement, transforming that unpleasant view into one of custom, one-of-a-kind piece of art.

Basement Stained Glass Functionality and Aesthetics

Many stained glass options offer privacy, which is definitely a needed solution for those cumbersome window wells. The great thing is that stained glass and leaded glass enable privacy for whatever guests you many have staying in your basement without having to sacrifice that beautiful Colorado sunlight! Stain glass in your Colorado Springs basement can really open up that space while adding that elegant touch of custom art.

We’ve also done many custom stained glass cabinet projects, which really can make your Colorado Spring’s basement stand out! From Bronco’s themed back-splash stained glass in personal bars to cabinets embedded with family crest stained glass, the possibilities are truly endless.

Schedule an in-home consultation today to transform your Colorado Spring’s basement with custom stained glass: (719) 380-9193


Leaded Glass Kitchen Cabinets for Your Salt Lake City Home

Posted January 8th, 2018 by ssgadmin

Did you know that Salt Lake City is projected to be one of the U.S.’s top ten housing markets for 2018? According to Realtor.com, Salt Lake City comes in as the top sixth largest real estate market this year. That means it’s a great time for Salt Lake City homeowners to invest in some home remodeling and really take advantage of this market trend! A wonderful way to make your home stand out is installing leaded glass in your kitchen cabinets!

Why Leaded Glass Kitchen Cabinets?

Leaded glass is often described as clear designed stained glass. With leaded glass kitchen cabinets, Salt Lake City homeowners can create an entirely whole new look to their kitchens without the high costs of a kitchen renovation project. Leaded stained glass cabinets can really transform any Salt Lake City homeowner’s kitchen into a contemporary masterpiece, while putting beautiful kitchenware on display like individual pieces of art. Leaded glass also goes great with an open kitchen concept, making any Salt Lake City kitchen feel more transparent and airy.

Custom Leaded Glass Kitchen Cabinet Designs

Our team of local, highly-experienced glass artisans can help you design the leaded glass kitchen cabinets of your dreams! With over 15,000 designs in our computer base, a multitude of textures, frosts, and line-work to choose from, the sky is really the limit. Each piece of leaded stained glass is custom built for your kitchen cabinets, making the installation process simple and easy. Our unbeatable customer service combined with 25 years of experience ensures that every Salt Lake City homeowner gets exactly what they want in our product. We promise that you’ll love leaded glass kitchen cabinets so much, you’ll want to take them with you to whatever home you live in next!

Call today to schedule an in-home consultation on how leaded glass kitchen cabinets are the perfect solution for a low-budget contemporary kitchen renovation: (801) 895-4383

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