Single Pane Windows are Easy to Repair
The sound of a baseball slamming through glass can strike terror in the hearts of any homeowner. After all, that's damage that has to be fixed immediately, no matter the time of day or night. But the situation is made much easier if it's a single-pane window. Double-pane windows must be replaced by a professional, thanks to the damage done to the sealed interior. The energy efficiency of double-pane windows can be compromised with even the slightest crack. For single-pane windows, however, a repair can be done with simple household tools and a new sheet of glass. Simply pull out the remaining shards, remove the glazing points with a set of pliers, and carefully work to set the new sheet of glass into the frame. Using high-quality caulking or putty, seal the window into the frame, and repaint the area if it needs it. That's it, and you're done!