Fitting recommendations
Leaded glass help & advice. When installing your single glazed glass panel into a wooden frame we recommend using glazing foam strip, not putty or silicone, it’s quick, clean and easy to use. It can be purchased online for a few pounds.

When fitting a double glazed panel into a wood frame it should be protected from water ingress into the frame. The glass unit will benefit from being raised up from the base of the frame with spacers avoiding any moisture being trapped at the bottom of the unit. Drain holes in the bottom of the frame will also help to allow any water to drain out. A small bead of silicone around the outside edge where the glass meets the wood will help to stop water getting in.

Try not to fit leaded glass in the rain as it will oxidise too quickly and you may see a white unsightly residue on the lead after a day or two. Leaded glass help & advice. New lead when exposed to the elements will need time to weather in, this is normal. Natural oxidisation of lead takes a few days or weeks to settle down, it will then remain the same colour.

Design limitations
Everything we do is hand made. This enables us to adjust and modify any design to fit different sized panels, within reason. For example a large design will not fit entirely into a small panel but some small parts could. It’s the difference between icing a small fairy cake with the name Tim or Charlotte. Likewise, a small design would possibly need a little more design detail to fill out a larger pane, be mindful of this when asking for a quote.

Obscured glass selection
Minster or Flemish backing glass is recommended for double glazed sealed units. Minster offers more privacy with a traditional look. Flemish is more transparent and compliments our water themed designs. More options are available.

Contact Us
Email info@onglass.co.uk is the best way to contact us with an enquiery. You will usually get a timely response.

We need the following details to enable us to give you a quote.

  1. Glass sizes, width x height (mm).
  2. Design & style, include photos if possible.
  3. Quantity.
  4. Single, double or triple glazed.
  5. Clear or obscured privacy glass.
  6. Collection or delivery.

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