Who is a Glazier? She/he is someone who installs glass in windows sky lights, display cases and store fronts to create different designs or reduce the need for artificial lighting. According to the recent scenario, the work of glazier is in demand. Sometimes a glazier have to work outdoor at construction sites sometime the work has to be done in swing stages and scaffold. So it becomes risky for glazier to work in these conditions. They work with glass, sheet glass, plane mirrors and with some special material like leaded glass panels. In the work of a glazier, a glazier must work in many different locations.
Glazier can work with glass at different surfaces
Apart from doors, windows, showers and storefronts for commercial places, a glazier also works for small and large sized mirrors in domestic and industrial plants. They also help you to refurbish your home by installing interior glass walls, ceilings, false ceilings with glass surfaces and even skylights and display cases for your kitchen and bathroom. You can decorate marvelous table tops by hiring glaziers who use the finest quality Belgian glass and they can also decorate the facades of any new building, and install sunrooms and handrails near private or hotel swimming pools.
A glazier is responsible for
Works done by a glazier includes
- Install windows.
- Decorative work.
- Glass partitions.
- Cutting of glass.
- Grinding of glass.
- Polishing of a glass.
- Handling of a glass.
- Working with precut and mounted glass in frames.
- Prepare work either inside or outside of a building.
- Preparing estimates and invoices
- Install store fronts and many more functions are done by a glazier.
As these a glazier performed hundred of tasks with glass and other materials too. The kind of knowledge to perform this type of task is the special tools and techniques you have to learn.
Working of a Glazier: Handling of a glass require a combination of nature that is strange, as it needs strength and gentleness together. You have to be gentle in lifting the sheets of glass, handling the glass to install in windows and doors with ease. Yet they work with a material that can shatter with in an instant of time so they have to be very gentle. They just measure the window or door where you have to install the window and then mark the glass then they install the glass in window or doors by cutting the glass on marked place. The process is an elaborate one, and for domestic and for industrial purposes, people need to hire expert glaziers who have the eye for detailing and who can work with safety and precision.
They can also work with other substances such as plastic and marbles. They use hand tools and power tools to hold the glass in place and cut it with precision. This is a skill construction trade that can be done by a skilled glazier. The results of a glazier are visible and most often transparent.
So, do you want to be Glazier?
Are you unafraid of heights? No matter how much high it is. You have to work.
For this you should be goal oriented. You should be reliable, punctual, team player, consistent and dependable.
If you have those qualities let me tell you, it is the prospective working with high measurements and exact in positions. If you are that kind of person then it can be considerable as you can become a good glazier. And according to the recent scenario, the work of the glaziers is in high demand. So, just go for it.