how to fit a pane of glass

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  • How do you put a pane of glass in a window?

  • Hold the new pane firmly and line it up with the sash. Slide it into the sash from the bottom first, then work your way up until the pane is completely in. Press down gently so the glass adheres to the caulk. Make sure the pane is completely in the sash before letting go of it.

  • How do you measure for a replacement window pane?

  • If possible, use the piece of glass you removed to get an accurate measurement for the replacement pane. Always wear safety glasses when working with wood. When ordering new glass, always order it at least 1/8 inch shorter in width and length than the opening.

  • How do I prepare a window frame for glazing?

  • With the window frame ready for glazing (see our article for removing damaged glass ), the first thing to do is to obtain a new piece of glass if you haven’t already done so. Measure the height and width of the opening between the sides of the rebates – the pane of glass needs to be 3mm (1/8in) smaller in both dimensions.

  • How do you Fit Glass to a wooden frame?

  • If you鈥檙e fitting glass to a wooden frame, apply strips of flexible non-setting butyl putty (we鈥檙e using Flexistrip here) to both sides of the glass. You can also use high-security glazing tape as above for externally glazed wooden frames. 9. Fit and centralise the glass in the frame.

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