Learn how to replace glass in your windows

 

A broken window is not only a point of entry for weather elements but it is also a security risk. You can buy glass specifically cut to size if you don't want to cut it yourself. Firstly though you need to find out what tools are needed and exactly how big to get the glass cut.

 

Replacing glass in your windows

Reading the instructions below you will learn what "push-points" are, you will find out where to start removing the putty from (wood side or glass side) and the importance of keeping your tools in good condition in order to keep the puttying job neat.

SAFETY NOTE:

Wear thick gloves to protect your hands from glass shards, and use proper eye protection.

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