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Your tradie needs to be covered by an appropriate insurance policy. Public liability insurance is compulsory and gives liability protection against third party injuries and property damage caused by the contractor. This will protect you should anything go wrong with your home improvement project. Insurance certificates need to be current and valid for the duration of the project works.

Everything you need to know about finding a glazier

A glazier is an individual who works with all types of glass. The glazier is familiar with the process of cutting and fitting glass. Glaziers can work in a variety of settings. For residential clients, they may replace windows. Commercial clients may need the installation of security windows. Additionally, they may install curtain walls or panels for industrial clients.

A glazier cuts, replaces, smooths and selects glass for various projects, from residential and commercial to industrial. The glazier mounts the glass using suction cups and secures the glass with putty,

Role of a Glazier

Role of a glazier install metal sashes or moldings for glass installation, using aluminum or steel framing.Determine plumb of walls or ceilings, using plumb lines and levels.Select the type or color of glass or mirror according to specifications.

Fasten glass panes into wood sashes or frames with clips, points, or moldings, adding weather seals or putty around pane edges to seal joints.

Prepare glass for cutting by resting it on rack edges or against cutting tables and brushing thin layer of oil along cutting lines or dipping cutting tools in oil.

Prepare glass for cutting by resting it on rack edges or against cutting tables and brushing thin layer of oil along cutting lines or dipping cutting tools in oil.

Prepare glass for cutting by resting it on rack edges or against cutting tables and brushing thin layer of oil along cutting lines or dipping cutting tools in oil.

Grind or polish glass, smoothing edges when necessary

Set glass doors into frames and bolt metal hinges, handles, locks, or other hardware to attach doors to frames and walls.

Install pre-assembled metal or wood frameworks for windows or doors to be fitted with glass panels, using hand tools. Install doors or windows.

Apply material to fill gaps in surfaces.