It has always been a dream of mine to have a greenhouse that I could use to grow my own produce during the winter. I love garden fresh tomatoes, cucumbers, cantaloupes and a variety of other produce and it made me sad when I had to quit gardening for the season. I decided that it was time for me to invest in having a greenhouse built in my backyard so that I could continue to grow throughout the entire year. Learn all about the selection of the glass and how it needs to be cared for right here on my blog.
Do you have old furniture in your attic or elsewhere in your home that you would like to use again but that needs a little work? Do you enjoy scouting out thrift stores, antique shops and yard sales but never know what to do with the old furniture that you find? If so, you should consider working with a glass cutting company to have custom glass made for your furniture or furniture finds. Many people don't realize it, but companies that cut custom glass can help you restore old furniture in a couple of ways.
Replace Broken or Damaged Glass
If you have or find a piece of furniture that is missing a piece of glass, a custom glass cutting company can help! For example, you can have a piece of glass cut to replace a shattered or missing glass tabletop. There is no reason to give away or sell pieces that have broken glass or to skip over the fun used finds that you come across. Just take the measurements, or bring your piece into a glass shop so that a professional can look at it and take the measurements for you. It's a great and easy way to save and restore an old piece.
Give it a Customized Look
Instead of just using a piece of glass as a simple replacement, you can actually use the services of a glass cutting company to customize old furniture and give it a fresh, modern look. For example, if you don't like the cabinets on a piece of furniture that you have found, you can cut out the doors and replace them with glass -- it's a great way to turn an old, blah piece into a showcase piece for your home. You can also have a piece of etched or other decorative glass cut to make a replacement tabletop for a table with a plain glass top or to replace the glass cabinet doors on an existing piece. Part of the fun of fixing up old furniture -- whether it's yours or a piece that you found used somewhere -- is upgrading it and making it truly your own.
Restoring old furniture can be a great way to get great pieces for your home without spending a lot of money on them. If you are looking to fix up a piece of furniture, consider using the services of a glass cutting company, such as the Glass Service Center Inc.