Stained Glass Repairs undertaken using special lead & glass repair methods developed by The Stained Glass Factory. Most repairs are undertaken whilst the window is still in situ, with smaller repairs completed within hours. We can replace cracked or missing panes of glass, repair lead and reconstruct tired stained glass.
The front door’s stained glass of this property met with an unfortunate accident. With more than half the panes cracked and pieces of glass prevented from falling out by adhesive plastic, plus the fact that the glass textures used are now unavailable, our recommendation was to supply a new window. Following some thought into a … Continue reading Whitehall, Bristol
The householders noticed that the lead joints were weak and the panel was beginning to bow outwards. They wisely decided to act before the glass was damaged. Following a visit to see the window we recommended that the panel was removed and the lead renewed. The work was carried out over a day, starting early … Continue reading Fishponds, Bristol
The owner of this house wanted to reinstate the full impact of these beautiful Deco panels. In past times the door’s leaded panel had been replaced with one piece of textured glass. A pattern was taken from the side window and a new panel was manufactured with glass that would provide a good match. Repairs … Continue reading Hanham, Bristol
This stained glass needed some tender loving care. The window had detached from the reinforcing bars, glass cement had broken down and glass had cracked. Work was carried out with the window in situe, taking a day and half to bring this beautiful stained glass back to it’s former glory. We also repaired broken panes … Continue reading Henleaze, Bristol
Sometimes we are asked to work on repairs that require a more significant amount of work. The owners of this home wanted to keep the period character of the front entrance. The brief was to return the panels to a good condition. The repair comprised the removal of all panels to replace over twenty cracked … Continue reading Kingswood
Sea Mills, Bristol.
This renovation project was completed and returned to it’s home in under a week. The lead had detached from the bar ties causing the window’s lead, over time, to fracture and fail. Four glass pieces had fallen out and and best option was to replace all of the lead and ties holding the panel securely … Continue reading Sea Mills, Bristol.
This front entrance panel had become fragile over time and was starting to bow outwards. Cracked solder joints were repaired and steel bars fitted behind the window to add support.
Storm Door Repair
The owners of this house had endured a drafty hole in this panel for years. We discussed what options were available for a repair and they asked me to fit a plain pane of glass that would match existing panes well. In addition to this, cracked panes of blue glass within the circular element of … Continue reading Storm Door Repair
Window Restoration Project Cracked glass, lead cement and putty were renewed to waterproof this beautiful window. Areas of the steel frame had corroded away necessitating welded repairs. The ventilator was repaired and returned to functional use. Lastly, the glass and lead were given a thorough clean and the frame painted inside and out. Photos are … Continue reading Somerset
Radstock Methodist Church Hall
Restoration of the ‘rose’ at the top of this beautiful window . The original was lost during a winter gale.