Keep Your Outdoor Patio Table Glass from Shattering
Glass patio tables can be great investments for your outdoor living space. However, when a glass table breaks or shatters, serious injury can occur. Learn more about how to prevent your outdoor glass table from shattering and who to call if your table breaks.
Is My Outdoor Glass Table Dangerous?
Poorly manufactured or low quality glass can shatter as a result of extended heat exposure and accidents. There are measures you can take types of glass you can choose to prevent glass breakage and protect yourself and your family.
Some research suggests that shattering may be caused by particles of nickel sulfide trapped within the glass that cause it to crack and break.
Tempered Glass: The Closest You’ll Get to Shatter-Proof
Tempered glass is glass that has been heated to around 1100 degrees in a tempering furnace and then quickly cooled with room temperature air. This tempering process strengthens the outer layer of the glass so that it can withstand impact without breaking.
Choose the highest quality tempered glass possible to prevent shattering.
Why Glass Doctor?
Our glass professionals have over 40 years of experience and expertise to repair your glass patio table. Glass Doctor® uses a tempering process that meets Consumer Product Safety Commission and ANSI (American National Standards Institute) codes for safety glazing, ensuring a reliable product. Here are some other qualifications we offer:
Free in-home estimates
24/7 emergency glass repair and replacement services
Courteous, uniformed professionals
Call Glass Doctor Today
At Glass Doctor, our glass experts take safety very seriously and are equipped to custom-cut and replace any glass piece, including shattered outdoor glass tables. Call us today at 855-603-1919.
How Is Tempered Glass Made?: http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-is-tempered-glass-mad/