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Curtain Wall Repair

Curtain Wall Repair Services in the UK from GLRE

GLRE specialises in remedial curtain wall repair and refurbishment packages for existing glazed and clad curtain walling structures, offering a cost-effective alternative to full replacement. With expertise in addressing a range of issues that arise as curtain walling systems age and are exposed to the elements, our solutions cover water ingress, defective gaskets, damaged glazed units, and more. Our approach ensures minimal disruption to building occupants while extending the service life of your curtain walling system, often by up to 20 years.

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25 years of Expertise in Curtain Wall Repair

With over 25 years of experience, GLRE has developed a deep expertise in Curtain Wall Repair, offering tailored solutions that meet the specific needs of each project. Our team's extensive background across various sectors enables us to adapt and deliver high-quality services that align with your business objectives.

We focus on delivering Curtain Wall Repair services that stand out for their quality and reliability. Our process, from planning to execution, is designed to be seamless and efficient, ensuring minimal disruption to your operations.

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As with all services offered, GLRE will ensure the works are carried out causing minimal disruptions to the building occupants.

Common Curtain Wall Repair Issues

Curtain wall systems may encounter various issues over time, necessitating professional repair services:

Water Ingress: Preventing water from penetrating the building envelope.

Gasket Degradation: Replacing defective or aged gaskets that compromise the system's integrity.

Glazed Unit Damage: Repairing or replacing damaged or failed glass panels.

Fixing Damage: Addressing damaged fixings to ensure structural stability.

Spandrel Panel Issues: Restoring faded, cracked, or fractured spandrel panels to their original condition.

What is Curtain Wall Repair?

Curtain Wall Repair involves the detailed assessment and remediation of issues within glazed and clad curtain walling structures. GLRE's expertise in difficult and high-level repairs allows us to access any area of defective curtain walling using cradles, mechanical access, IRATA rope access, or temporary fixed scaffolding. Our comprehensive glazing reports and remedial works are backed by long-term, insurance-backed guarantees, ensuring the longevity and performance of your curtain walling system. By choosing GLRE for curtain wall repairs, you're investing in the future safety and aesthetics of your building.

Why Trust Us?

Quarter-Century Legacy

A testament to our enduring quality and commitment.

Comprehensive Solutions

From rope access services to full-scale refurbishments.

Nationwide Service

Serving businesses across the entire UK.

Safety & Precision

Employing the latest techniques and equipment for optimal results.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How is curtain wall fixed?

Curtain walls can be repaired using the stick system for piece-by-piece installation or the unitised system for pre-assembled large units, depending on the structure's needs.

What is the life expectancy of a curtain wall?

With proper maintenance and repairs, a curtain wall system's life expectancy can be extended, often by up to 20 years.

How much does a curtain wall system cost?

The cost varies based on the system's complexity, materials, and repair scope. Contact GLRE for a detailed assessment and quote.

Is curtain wall structural?

No, curtain walls are non-structural and designed to protect the building from the elements while allowing natural light.

How is a curtain wall attached to a building?

Curtain walls are attached using anchoring systems that allow for thermal expansion and contraction, as well as wind movement.

What are the 2 types of curtain wall?

The two main types are stick curtain walling, assembled on-site, and unitised façades, pre-assembled in the factory.

What is the difference between a curtain wall and a normal wall?

Unlike normal walls, curtain walls do not bear any load from the building structure and are primarily used for their aesthetic and lighting benefits.