FAQs:


Q: Do you stock glass?

A: Yes, Glass Centre Carry a large stock of 2mm to 25mm float, silvered, bronzed, patterned etc. please look at our website or call or email us for more information.


Q: How can I pay for my order?

A: We accept cash, lazer or credit card which can be taken over the phone


Q: Do you provide delivery?

A: Yes we can deliver (Delivery prices given upon Quotation.)


Q: Can you cut glass to any size I need?

A: Yes, we cut all kinds of glass to your exact specifications. Intricate tabletops or mirrors are machine cut in our factory.


Q: Can Glass Centre cope with large industrial production runs?

A: Yes, Glass Centre have been successfully meeting large orders for many years.


Q: How about mirrors...are you limited to traditional shapes?

A: We can cut mirrors in just about any shape or design. We cannot cut mirror in such detail on location. All mirrors are manufactured at our premises.


Q: I have children and want a large mirror. Is there some way to make it safe?

A: We have a safety backing which can be applied which holds the mirror together in the event it breaks.
It is a safety back. This is often used it in gyms and dance studios.



Q: Do you carry two-way mirror for security purposes?

A: Yes we do. We also stock round convex mirrors for seeing around corners and bullet resistant glass for high security applications.


Q: How many holes do you need in a mirror for fixing?

A: Usually 4 but on larger pieces 6 or more may be required. We can advise you on what is sufficient for the size of glass.


Q: Can I stick mirrors to the wall?

A: Yes, if you use special mirror adhesive.


Q: Do you toughen mirrors?

A: Yes we can supply toughened mirrors.


Q: I just broke my grandmother's antique mirror (or other glass or mirror item) and
I need to have fixed ASAP. Can Glass Centre help me out of my dilemma?


A: Unfortunately we cannot repair glass, but we can supply a new replacement piece.


Q: What's the largest rectangular glass or mirror you can supply?

A: 3208mm x 2548mm.


Q: What's the largest circular glass or mirror you can supply?

A: 1900mm Diameter.


Q: Do you do oval mirrors 18" x 18"?

A: Yes we can cut and shape mirrors on our C.N.C machine we also stock ready made ovals for sale.


Q: Can you put three different sized holes in the centre of a piece of circular glass?

A: Yes we can drill most size holes but there is a certain distance they have t be apart. Our staff can advise you on this.


Q: What's the smallest size of glass you can bevel?

A: 50mm square.


Q: Can you bevel both sides of a piece of glass?

A: Yes.


Q: Can you put a clear bevel on acid etched glass?

A: Yes.


Q: What's the largest size of bevel you can do ?

A: 45mm approx.


Q: What is safety glass and why do I need it in my home or office?

A: "Safety glass" is a term given to specific types of glass that when broken will break in such a way as to minimize potential injury to people. This is in contrast to standard "plate glass" which can be dangerous due to the large sharp spear-like pieces that are created when broken.


Q: What is Toughened Glass ?

A: Glass that has been heated to softening point then rapidly cooled. Toughened glass is five times stronger than float glass and offers the highest resistance to impact. It is ideal for application in doors etc. If broken, the whole pane of glass shatters into small pieces that are relatively safe.


Q: Does glass need to be toughened?

A: Health and safety restrictions increasingly require glass to be toughened according to
its size and use. We will advise you when this is necessary.



Q: Is toughened glass fireproof?

A: No.


Q: What is Laminated glass?

A: Laminated glass is a form of Safety Glass that is manufactured by sandwiching a layer
of Polyvinyl Butyral (PVB) between two pieces of glass.



Q: Where is laminated glass used?

A: laminated glass is mostly used for safety / security applications as a result of building codes that require higher levels of protection against breakage compared to standard glass e.g shopfronts.


Q: Why buy fire glass from Glass Centre

A: Glass Centre is sole agents for the republic of Ireland for Pyranova and Pyran S


Q: I want a commercial glass door 6' high x 2' wide, how thick will the glass need to be?

A: Commercial Glass Doors need to be either 10mm or 12mm thick and toughened.

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