Safety Measures in case of a Broken Glass Window

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Even though the glass manufacturers claim their products to be the strongest, they still do not guarantee them being unbreakable. This means, there can be multiple reasons for your window or any other glass in your house to break. Broken glass can be dangerous. It can hurt anyone or even break while somebody is standing close to it. 

No matter the reason, if you have broken glass in your house, you need to be extremely careful with the situation. In such a case, you can follow the safety measures mentioned below. 

Safety Measures for a Broken Glass 

Follow these steps to ensure everyone’s safety in case of broken glass in your house. 

  1. Secure the affected area

The area surrounding the broken glass can have pieces of glass lying around. These can easily injure anyone. Therefore, secure the area. Do not allow pets or children nearby. Also, wear shoes or any safe footwear to avoid the glass pieces from piercing your feet. 

  1. Contact an emergency window repair agency 

Once you have secured the area, call an emergency glass repair agency. If you don’t know anyone in the business, ask for recommendations from friends and family. Also, be sure to call a reliable repair agency as poor-quality work can result in further accidents. 

  1. Cover the window 

This night is not a necessary step but it is recommended. You can cover the window with broken glass to prevent outside elements from entering the house. This can be even more helpful if it is extreme winter or summer season. During these seasons you would want to keep the cold and/or heat out. Hence, cover the window for more safety. 

  1. Wait until the repairs are done 

Now that you have called a repair company, all you need to do is wait until the work gets done. It might take a few hours or even days depending on the intensity of the damage. 
If such a situation occurs at your home, follow the mentioned steps and call Texas Glass Co. to attend to the emergency repairs. Contact our team to know more!