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Glass Removal

Glass Removal Services in the UK from GLRE

GLRE excels in glazing removal and controlled demolition for commercial buildings and structures, ensuring safe and efficient glass removal regardless of the complexity of the location or the level of foot traffic. Our expertise spans high-altitude, hard-to-reach areas, and densely populated environments, making us the go-to for any glass removal needs. Utilising a variety of specialist access methods, including cranes and IRATA rope access, we collaborate closely with clients to deliver a service that minimises disruption and prioritises safety and effectiveness.

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25 years of Expertise in Glass Removal

With over 25 years of experience, GLRE has developed a deep expertise in Glass Removal, 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 Glass Removal 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.

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

Common Glass Removal Issues

Glass removal services are essential for various scenarios:

Renovation and Refurbishment: Updating or replacing glazing as part of building renovations.

Safety Upgrades: Removing outdated or unsafe glass for compliance and safety improvements.

Structural Changes: Facilitating architectural changes or expansions that require glass removal.

Damage Repair: Addressing glass damage from accidents or environmental factors.

End-of-Life Disposal: Safely disposing of glass from demolished or decommissioned buildings.

What is Glass Removal?

Glass removal involves the careful extraction and disposal of glass from windows, doors, partitions, and other structural elements of buildings. This service is critical during demolition, renovation, or when upgrading glazing systems to meet modern standards. GLRE's approach to glass removal combines safety with efficiency, employing proven deglazing methods and specialist equipment to ensure a smooth process. Prior to site mobilisation, we establish comprehensive site-specific Risk Assessments and Method Statements (RAMS), ensuring all control measures are practical and effective. Whether it's a single pane or an entire facade, GLRE guarantees a solution that respects the integrity of your property and the well-being of its occupants.

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 do you get glass out of a window?

Glass is carefully removed using specialised tools and techniques to prevent damage to the frame and ensure safety.

How do you remove glass from a window without breaking it?

Professional removal involves scoring the sealant or gaskets and gently extracting the glass with the appropriate lifting equipment.

How do you remove glass from a wall?

Similar to window glass removal, wall glass is detached by loosening its fixings and carefully lifting it out with specialised equipment.

How do you remove a glass partition?

Glass partitions are dismantled by first removing any fixings or supports and then safely extracting the glass panels.

Can you remove glass from double glazed windows?

Yes, glass from double glazed units can be removed, often requiring the disassembly of the frame or cutting through the sealant.