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All About Glass Repair

It’s a fact of life: glass breaks. At Glass Doctor, we understand the problems caused by backyard baseball practice, roque tree branches and, when it comes to mirrors, gravity. Not only do we perform glass installation and replacement, at Glass Doctor® we’re also skilled at providing glass repair services that are designed to save you time and money.

This page is dedicated to helping you find the glass repair information you need.

Have a broken glass emergency?
Many Glass Doctor locations offer same-day emergency glass repair and replacement.
Call 855-603-1919 for 24/7 emergency service.

Navigate the links below to learn how Glass Doctor can help you fix your panes.

Is Glass Repair Right for Me?

Before you throw out that broken terrine or purchase a replacement window, consider your options. Depending on the type of damage and the broken item itself, you may be able to repair it instead of replacing it.

Considerations include:

  • Is the broken glass valuable?
  • Does the broken glass piece have sentimental value?
  • Is the broken glass a family heirloom?
  • Can the piece be replaced?
  • Will the repair maintain the structural integrity of the glass?
  • What is the size of the crack or chip?

If you need help determining whether you can, and should, repair your broken glass window, door, table cabinet, etc. call Glass Doctor. Your local Glass Doctor technician can assist you in determining the best course of action for repair or replacement.

At Glass Doctor, we frequently repair:

DIY Residential Glass Repair

Some broken glass is easy to repair on your own, assuming you have the time, patience and skill to do so. Other glass pieces are too delicate, valuable or complicated.

Clean breaks in stemware, vases and glass bowls may be able to be fixed with epoxies and adhesives you can find in a hardware store. Chips in glass tabletops and shelves can also be a DIY project.

Once you decide you should repair the broken glass, you can purchase a window glass repair kit in a hardware store, at an auto parts store, or in the automotive section of a department store. Other supplies you may need include:

  • clear epoxy glue sold in two parts: resin and hardener
  • toothpicks
  • cotton swabs
  • acetone or nail polish remover
  • a small mixing dish and stick
  • clamping supports
  • masking tape
  • pan filled with sand
  • clothespins
  • modeling clay
  • rubber bands
  • scrap wood and nails, or paraffin

Of course, you can skip the hassle and call your local Glass Doctor. Big or small, we’re dedicated to fixing your panes.

Looking for More Information About Glass Repair?

Navigate the links below to learn more about our recommendations for glass repair.

Call Glass Doctor Today for Expert Glass Repair

A broken or shattered window, a cracked windshield and any damage to cut-glass family heirlooms should be handled by a professional glass repair shop. Large or delicate jobs like these require skill, experience and equipment.

Schedule an appointment online or contact the Glass Doctor nearest you today. For 24-hour emergency glass repair, call 855-603-1919.