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"Problems right from the start. The company rep that showed up at my house did not have brochures and prices of the doors available. Said he'd e-mail me the" estimate. Next e-mail was from a company rep that said that before they could do an estimate, they needed my address and telephone number. But why didn't they just get it from the company rep that had been at my house?? Gave them the information but never heard back. A week later I called asking what the status of my estimate was and a lady there said she would forward my call to another lady who would get in touch with the rep that came to my house. She said she was sure someone would get back with me because she knew that the other office lady had put a reminder note on her desk to get with the company rep first thing in the morning. Five days later and still haven't heard anything. What's wrong? Are they putting me off because my job (2 doors) is too small and will end up being a money
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-David T.

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arrived a week before install date to give an estimate. Very punctual (actually slightly early which was great) and provided a fee sheet" for installation of glass block windows. On day of install, punctual arrival and tidy preparation for installation of windows. Team was very efficient in the removal of 4 traditional frame windows in my basement and one elderly glass block window that was deteriorating. Clean-up and debris was hauled away. Team installed 5 windows in approximately 2 hours. Neat, efficient, professional team. I would rehire if I ever need additional glass block services.

-Megan M.

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From what I can see in a picture of the item, there does not appear to be anything special about the glass. unless it has an Ikea emplem on it or special etching or something, any normal window glass replacement company like Speedy Glass or such should be able to cut and install replacement glass - probably about $100-300 depending on whether a pane or entire door-sized panel of glass, depending on which style you have.
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Just about every sliding door I have installed is put in in sections. If it is a brand name you may be able to purchase a replacement panel from a lumber yard or call a glass company to replace just the glass. I have seen some windows and doors that have a "welded" plastic frame that is next to impossible to replace just the glass. I hate to give estimated costs on labor or material since they very by manufacturer and regional prices but I would think you are in the $250-350 range in labor plus cost of glass or panel. 
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Could be held on with concealed mirror fasteners (usually a clip or notched "button" design, with very litle showing outside the mirror, or none showing if has trim around it, or with large dabs or swipes of mirror adhesive or liquid nails. The former leaves minimal damage when removed - no more than a heavy duty picture hanger, the latter leaves divots in drywall, as you surmised, and holes in the drywall if a piece of plywood is not used as a prypoint when prying it off.

 

If you want to try to save the mirrors, then a glass and mirror installer is needed - they can remove them from the hangers, or cut the adhesive with wire saw - though that will add probably 2-3 hours labor per room. Then you would need a painter who also does minor drywall repairs.

 

If not saving the mirrors, then I suspect you could get a Handyman to pop them off, repair the divots, and repaint. Otherwise, a Painter would probably be glad to do it and repair the damage and repaint - just be prepared for a hefty charge for duct tape - like $100-200, because that is the best way to do this - duct tape the surface completely, pry the mirrors off (commonly breaking them), then cut through the tape to make pieces of glass manageable and of a size to fit in garbage can or box for hauling out. Be sure to emphasize PLYWOOD protection for floors, overlain by canvas or plastic, when removing the mirrors - drop a good sized piece and you have significant flooring damage.

 

Here is a prior response for a similar situation, including the same suggestions about removal, but also a bunch of ideas of how to leave the mirrors and cover or integrate them - which can be a LOT cheaper than paying a two-man crew for a day to remove mirrors, depending on solution you choose.

 

 http://answers.angieslist.com/Need-rid-wall-mirrors--q67621.aspx

 

this is probably a quarter to full days job to remove depending on how fastened and if saving or not, so about $200-800 range. Drywall repair and painting probably about another $150-250 range, so ballpark numbers - pushing $300-400 if mirrors come off easy (bracketed) or can be scrapped, more like a thousand $ if saving mirrors.

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Your Search the List category is Glass and Mirrors - the Speedy Glass type company that does home and auto glass replacement.

 

If the glass is held in with window putty (a doughy tan or white putty) or by a wood trim piece all around it pinching it in place, then you can probably fix it yourself for about $15 piece of glass at a glass replacement place or somehome improvement/lumberyards.

 

If the glass is multiple-pane, or encased in a metal frame, then not easy to do yourself, though in some situations with single-pane you could remove the glass mounting frame entirely, use larger glass, and install with window putty. Double or triple pane you need then to fabricate a new "glazing unit" for you - the glass layers all enclosed in the metal encasing unit.If you are going to pay for that, might as well have them put it in too.

Glass Block Installation reviews in Palm Desert

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We have been very pleased with the installation of the new windows. High quality materials and excellent installation. We have recommended
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to several others.
- Matthew M.
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After the initial confusion with the person answering the phone, the experience was great. Hardy staff arrived on time, and did an excellent job on the windows. They cleaned up the debris, and the windows look great.
- Sandra A.
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, the owner, came out on Thursday, August 13th and measured my windows and gave me a quote. Between he and I, we came up with Saturday, August 22nd, for him to come over and install the new windows. We wanted to make sure that there would be no rain for at least 24 hours.
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came out to my house on Friday, August 21st, the day before he was to install my new windows, and remeasured to be sure he had the right calculations because one of my windows was bigger than the other.
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and his worker arrived on time on Saturday, August 22nd, and finished the job within a short amount of time. I have never had basement windows before because the previous owner of my home boarded them up and so for 15 yrs, I have never "seen the light" from the outside in my basement. I have always had to turn on the basement light and now I no longer have to do this. I am so happy and thrilled at the job that
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did that I am almost speechless. It is so nice to finally be able to go into my basement without turning on a light or being afraid of the dark. I can pretty much go get whatever it is I need w/o the use of electricity.
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has an outgoing personality and is very easy to work with. He was on time, trustworthy and held to his end of the contract. I would definitely recommend him to anyone wanting glass block installed, done properly and at an affordable price.
- Angela M.
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It took a few weeks longer than desired due to rescheduling, but ultimately the windows were removed and installed in one day. It also took longer that day than I was told, but was happy to finally get it done.
- PATRICK M.
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I am very sorry to say that it did not go well. Since we had used
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Windows in the past, I called them to ask about basement windows and get an estimate. The gentleman at
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explained that there is not a huge thermal savings by using double pane windows in the basement and he suggested we look into glass block. I asked who they recommend and he said
Palm Desert Glass Block Installers Provider Name Locked
. After checking out
Palm Desert Glass Block Installers Provider Name Locked
on Angie's List, I called
Palm Desert Glass Block Installers Provider Name Locked
. I wasn't too concerned about the negative reviews in that one must leave room for error on both the part of the company and the person hiring the company. When
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arrived we went to the basement and he looked at the 2 windows. This is pretty standard work for them, so he began to tell me what the would do. I had reviewed the comments on Angie's List, I noted that 2 of the most recent problems occurred during the last 6 months. And water leakage around a glass block window was one of the concerns. So I mentioned that I had read the reviews and asked what would happen if the glass block window leaked. This question was like "poking a bear." He came back with asking me if that review was from the "crazy Asian lady?" I had no idea since names are not used on Angie's List. Then I was told that for "every 10 thousand jobs we do, if I p*** off 2 people, then I call that a
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." Then I asked about the insulation around the windows. At that point he said, "I do not want to do this job. It is going to be more trouble than it is worth." And he left. I have since gone back and read the reviews again. It seems to me that when a job goes well, then hooray. But if anyone questions the work, then watch out. His responses to the customer who writes a negative comment are not in the spirit of cooperation or apologetic. It will be interesting to see what he has to say about my review. I suggest to anyone who reads this and is considering using
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, to be very careful. I would check out the A RATED companies first.

- Jill B.
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Everything went fine, arrived on time, and finished earlier thatn planned, Only draw back was that I did not get the bill paid mailed to me when promised, I had to ask him again for it, but finally rcvd it.
- Kevin W.
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is very knowledgeable about his product. Excellent communication throughout the process. The windows were ready in the time frame promised. The work was excellent and the cleanup very good. I am very satisfied with the windows and the service.
- Robert R.
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Arrived right on time as scheduled, quickly and efficiently installed windows and thoroughly cleaned up afterwards. At the price quoted. Absolutely no hassles and no surprises,and completely professional.
- Brian B.

Glass Block Installers in Palm Desert, CA

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66902 cahuilla ave.
Desert Hot Springs

*H2*

20042 Vintage Lane
Huntington Beach

1st Choice Home Services

913 Nadelhorn Dr
Lake Arrowhead

Ace Builders, Inc.

P.O. Box 1842
Palm Springs

All Construction & Painting

36882 Ferber Drive
Palm Springs

Artistic Solutions

2101 Alfalfadale Rd.
Perris

Assura Public Relations

335 N Brookhurst St
Anaheim

Austin Tile Co.

po box 1891
Idyllwild

B & R Construction Inc

6015 W Pico Blvd
Los Angeles

Bartram Construction-General Contractor

78484 Avenue 42 # B
Bermuda Dunes

Bellows Tile

48580 Calli Tecomaria
Coachella

Bob Ramage Construction

PO Box 2442
Palm Springs

Bonnie Joy Designs

Newport Beach

Brandon Hawkins Construction

1518 Webster St
Redlands

Bright Green Contracting

464 Larkstone Ln.
Brea

California Glass Block Ltd.

7102 Thomas St
Buena Park

CBM

PO Box 9973
Moreno Valley

Cedars General Building Contractor

2988 1st St Ste I
La Verne

CMS Construction Services, Inc.

4425 Larchwood Pl
Riverside

custer tile

Cathedral City

Custom Tile

4371 Howard St
Montclair

CV TILE CERAMIC TILE & STONE HOME CENTER

1435 SOUTH SHAMROCK AVE
Monrovia

D.F. Construction & General Engineering

8132 Firestone Blvd
Downey

D.P. Door Company

8633 Baseline Road
Rancho Cucamonga

Dan Terrell Shower Doors

1418 W Gage Ave
Fullerton

dateline construction

12850 Barbazon Dr
Moreno Valley

Dixon Construction Industries, Inc.

PO Box 1462
Lake Arrowhead

Doors and Windows West

34860 Western Way
Wildomar

EAVES CONSTRUCTION

809 LAS LOMAS RD
Duarte

Elements of Tile

Los Angeles

Elite Remodeling & Development Inc

8949 Reseda blvd.
Northridge

Empire Construction Sales

P.O. Box 527
Beaumont

end result stone&tile

28378 encanto dr #b101

Euro Bohemian

2201 Cheyenne Way
Fullerton

FAIR PRICE CARPETS

1070 CENTER ST
Riverside

First Place Glass Inc

9416 Telegraph Rd
Downey

Fish Window Cleaning

1096 Calimesa Blvd
Calimesa

Florestone inc.

4625 E Sunny Dunes Rd
Palm Springs

Garrett Vinyard Construction

1381 Hackney St
Hemet

Gary's Tile and Stone

30516 Carousel Lane

GLASS BLOCK MAN

50855 WASHINGTON ST
La Quinta

Glass Tile Home

9601 Owensmouth Ave Unit # 26
Chatsworth

GM Construction

Victorville

Go Green Construction, Inc

9300 Texhoma Ave
Northridge

Goldin Construction

17354 Knapp St
Northridge

Good Peebles Tile

681 laguna dr
Corona

Greer Services

8175 Aster Rd
Hesperia

Griner Construction

P.O. Box 1692 / 25670 Tahquitz Dr.
Idyllwild

Gruber Home Improvement

1503 Highland Oaks Dr
Arcadia

Gtz Construction

663 N Reeder Ave.
Covina

Handyman Connection

PO Box 2564
Chino

HARBOR ALL & GLASS MIRROR INC

1926 PLACENTIA
Costa Mesa

HB Contracting

27758 Santa Margarita Pkwy
Mission Viejo

Hertwick Tile and Stone

5951 montecito Dr
Palm Springs

Home Pros USA

370 Goddard
Irvine

Home, James! Real Estate

31103 Rancho Viejo Rd. #2328
San Juan Capistrano

HoN

PO Box 940008
Simi Valley

IGM Auto Repair

6205 Kester Ave
Van Nuys

Imperial Maintenance Service

31500 Grape St
Lake Elsinore

J W Tile and Stone

74-923 Sheryl Ave
Palm Desert

JDR Construction and Landscape

31293 Durney Ct
Temecula

JEFF RAUTON CONSTRUCTION

42470 LAKESHORE BLVD
Aguanga

JH Custom Homes Inc

27068 La Paz Road
Aliso Viejo

jjmasonry

1360 oakland pl
Ontario

K.M.Pate Construction

25726 Floral Ct
Valencia

Key Tile and Marble

1051 Site Dr.
Brea

LeveLine Tile & Stone

2747 E Broadway
Long Beach

Lifetime Flooring

501 N El Camino Real
San Clemente

M&M Construction & Home Design

18840 Ventura Blvd
Tarzana

M.C.Carpentry Inc.

12700 Elliott Ave
El Monte

MARIE TRINGALI

0 Private Home Residence

Moli Inc

335 E Home St
Long Beach

NATURAL STONE CARE

San Marcos, Newport Beach

New Image Remodeling

3553 Atlantic Ave.
Long Beach

New Image Tile & Stone Inc.

8549 Avenida de Autlan
Camarillo

ON POINT CONSTRUCTION SERVICES

19820 Frances St
Corona

Overholt Tile West

147 N Oakbank Dr.
Glendora

Parker Construction

5217 W Wooley Rd Apt 1
Oxnard

Patrick Hennessey Masonry

2397 Norco Dr
Norco

Pick Up The Pieces

3555 Harbor Gtwy S Ste B
Costa Mesa

Prodigy Construction, Inc.

5023 Parkway Calabasas
Calabasas

Quad County Window & Door

41083 Sandalwood Cir
Murrieta

Rahn Contractor Associates

24646 Devonport Circle
Laguna Hills

RCP Block & Brick

25725 Jefferson Ave
Murrieta

Renewal by Andersen of Thousand Oaks

2411 Artesia Blvd
Redondo Beach

Reynolds Masonry

27762 Antonio Pkwy Ste L1
Ladera Ranch

Rick's Complete Home Repair

7175 Maple Glen Dr
Eastvale

RJD Construction

12188 central ave #455
Chino

Rock Solid Granite

282 N. 2nd Ave.
Upland

S-FAB Construction

318 E. Hazel Street, #3
Inglewood

Services by Billy Stewart

P.O. Box 4033
Los Angeles

Signature Service

35 colgate dr

Slide Rite - Glass and Sliding Door Service

42-335 Washington St
Palm Desert

SoCal Contractor

3289 Veteran Ave
Los Angeles

South Bay Stone, Inc.

1538 W. 135th Street
Gardena

South Coast Glass Inc

26131 Avenida Aeropuerto
San Juan Capistrano

Southland Tile and Stone Inc.

29517 Platino Dr.
Canyon Lake

SPR Glass & Mirrors

1853 S. Reservoir St.
Pomona

STARK CONSTUCTION COMPANY, INC.

39-725 Garand Lane
Palm Desert

Sterling Solution

3150 Forest Meadow Drive
Chino Hills

Sturm, Dr. Jack A.

1515 State St
Santa Barbara

Sutton Remodeling Specialists

41905 Boardwalk
Palm Desert

Taycon, Inc

936 S. Creekview Lane
Anaheim

Tiles By George

80870 Highway 111
Indio

Tomalak Tile & Stone

77530 Enfield Ln
Palm Desert

Toni Jones Designs

1736 N Pacific Ave
Glendale

Top Notch Tile & Stone

12730 Bryant St
Yucaipa

Topalovic Tile Inc.

6016 Rock Street
San Diego

Trade Winds Construction, Inc.

12127 Mall Blvd, Ste A267
Victorville

Ultimate Construction

1370 Jasmine Ct

Uva Construction

41785 Elm St #102
Murrieta

VERSA-TILE CONTRACTING

2325 n alameda ave.
San Bernardino

Villa Bella Construction

10 Mondrian
Aliso Viejo

Vintage Tile & Marble

25495 Washington Ave
Murrieta

VISTA MARBLE

7261 ETHEL AVE
North Hollywood

W J REYNOLDS TILE CONTRACTING

27541 BERNINA AVE
Canyon Country

West Coast Commercial Construction

13710 Bora Drive
Santa Fe Springs

Will's Fix All

255 N El Cielo Rd
Palm Springs

Y.O.R. Construction and Investment, Inc.

12135 Miranda St
Valley Village

Yanke Brothers Construction, Inc.

100 East Verdugo Ave
Burbank

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