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Commercial Glass Installation: Why High Quality and Fire Resistant Materials Should Be Considered?

Blog | May 28th, 2020

Traditionally, any glass material in the construction industry is only maximised when fabricating windowpanes. However, as time goes by, the very same industry has formulated a way of fabricating doors, walls, partitions, and other related things out of glass materials. Whether they are for aesthetic or safety purposes, these glass products seem to have more benefits and advantages over other materials.

Whenever we see and visit some commercial buildings, we now often witness the abundance of glass materials all over the property. From the glass sliding doors to the glass shopfront windows, we are often mesmerised on how the technology progress, especially the way glass is strengthened and enhanced for outdoor and commercial applications.

While these objects can look certainly high-end for commercial buildings, the glass material used for them must resist fire and contain high-quality properties. The use of this type of glass material is very much recommended because of the following reasons.

They are Durable and Long-Lasting

One important consideration in glass products in every commercial building is the frequency of their usage. Glass doors, windows, and other building products that are always used and utilised by employees or customers must be strong enough to withstand pressure, strain, and wear and tear. Even the threat of fire must be considered in choosing the best glass material for your commercial building.

Fortunately, high-quality glass materials, which are four to five times stronger than regular glass, are now available in the market. Using these glass materials for your building products will prevent any cases of shattering and breaking in the long run. The additional coating that is applied to these glass materials significantly helps in making your property safe from any danger.

They are Safe from Harmful Elements

The use of wood panel some metallic fittings and hardware devices for doors and wall partitions has been the practice of the construction industry for the last couple of decades. However, termites are known for infiltrating and infesting wood products that are already aging or has no special coating. Additionally, the corrosiveness of some metal materials can also affect the overall quality of building products. The fading effect from the UV rays from the sun can also manifest over other building materials.

These problems are known to affect property owners for years. Luckily, glass materials do not rust. They are also safe from the infestation of termites and other critters. A high-quality glass will not also be affected by the harmful UV rays. Given these benefits, commercial building owners now turn to high-quality glass materials in fabricating their doors, walls, and others. They can even save a lot of money since these materials do not need to be replaced often. The use of high quality and fire-resistant glass materials in your commercial building can guarantee you doors, ceiling, windows, and other building products that are durable and long-lasting. To learn more about the types of glass that you can use, feel free to contact us at Quick Fit Glass.

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