Home and Business windows, glass & mirrors

Do you do home windows and glass

Yes, O’Brien offer domestic glass replacement and installation services

Do you do windows and glass for shops and business?

Yes, O’Brien offer commercial glass replacement and installation services

How much does it cost to fit a standard window/door

The cost of replacing glass depends on a number of factors. Please call us on 1800 633 721 to arrange a quote for you, alternately you can book online to save 10%!

How long does it take to fix a door/window?

It depends on the size of the door or window. On average a door will take about 1 hour and an average, accessible aluminium window will take about 45 minutes.

Why can't I just have the same glass in my door/window/sidelight/shower

Glass regulations in Australia change and sometimes the type of glass previously used is no longer allowed. At O’Brien we ensure that we glaze to the Australian Safety Standard (AS1288:2006), for the safety of you and your family.

It didn't have thick glass before why do I have to have it now?

We always glaze to the Australian Safety Standard (AS1288:2006) and the standard will denote what thickness of glass or style of glass we need to re-glaze in.

Do I have to be there when you fix the glass?

Yes please, we need someone to be there as we normally glaze from inside the property.

I just want the cheapest glass because I rent, why can't I use any glass?

The Australian Safety Standard (AS1288:2006) denotes what type of glass we use for your property, for the safety of you and your family.

I have a chip on my door/window/shopfront can you do a chip repair to fix it?

Unfortunately, we don’t do chip repairs on commercial or domestic glass.

Can you repair scratches on glass?

Unfortunately no, this is not a service we currently do not offer.as when we buff glass it can get distorted and hard to see through. We want to make sure that the glass is so perfect.

Can I pick up glass cut to size from my local branch?

Yes, we offer all sorts of glass that can be picked up from your local branch. This includes mirrors, louvres, glass for picture frames and more. Find your nearest branch

Can you replace all types of mirrors - framed/unframed etc

Yes we can. Please call us on 1800 633 721 to arrange a quote for you, alternately you can book online to save 10%!

How much would a replacement mirror cost?

It depends, we usually like to do a free measure and quote to get the correct costing for you. Please call us on 1800 633 721 to arrange a quote for you, alternately you can book online to save 10%!

I have a mirror that needs to be re-silvered – can that be done?

Depending on your location, this may be a service we offer. Please call us on 1800 633 721 to check if this is available to you.

I have an old mirror that I’d like to be cut down to fit a dresser – is that possible?

Depending on the type of glass the mirror is made from, this may be a service we offer. Please call us on 1800 633 721 to check if this is available to you.

Dog and Cat Doors

Do you do Dog and Cat doors?

Yes we do, we use a brand of pet door called “Transcat”.

Do you do Dog and Cat doors in timber/security screens

At O’Brien we only provide pet doors in glass.

What Dog and Cat doors do you do?

We use a brand called ‘Transcat” and the largest size is a dog door, for up to an 8kg dog

Why can’t you cut the existing glass and install a dog or cat door in it?

For the safety of your pets we only use toughened glass. Toughened glass has to be cut especially for your requirements; it will have the hole cut in the glass already for the pet door to be installed in it.

Signage and Tinting

Do you do signage or tint on windows?

Yes, we can help you with all types of film and signage.

How much does signage or tint cost?

It will depend on what type of film or signage you require – we can do a free measure and quote, call us on 1800 633 721 and we’d be happy to arrange that for you.

Can you match what I have on the unbroken glass?

Most of the time we can match existing film or signage.

Unusual glass, patterned or coloured glass, perspex and skylights

Can you replace amber 1970’s style patterned glass?

Unfortunately that style of glass isn’t made any more. Please call us to discuss your options on 1800 633 721.

Can you match the pattern on my glass?

Most of the time we can match existing glass.

Can you match the colour of my glass?

Most of the time we can match the colour of your existing glass.

Can you replace Perspex?

Depending on your location, this may be a service we offer. Please call us on 1800 633 721 to check if this is available to you.

Do you Reseal/Re-putty/Silicone windows?

Yes, we can re-seal your windows.

Do you replace Skylights?

Yes, we replace glass skylights.

Boats, Caravans, Machinery, Appliances and Automotive

Do you do car windscreens and windows?

O’Brien AutoGlass can help you with that. Just call them on 13 16 16 or visit the O’Brien AutoGlass website.

I’ve broken my external rear vision mirror – can I have that replaced at a branch or onsite?

Yes we can help. Remove the complete casing including the mirror and take it to your local O’Brien Home and Business branch – we can replace the glass at your closest branch for you.

How much does it cost to replace a rear vision mirror?

Unfortunately we don’t replace the glass in rear vision mirrors. Please contact your car manufacturer or approved service centre.

Do you replace glass on boats?

At O’Brien we do domestic and commercial glass replacement only – Boats are a specialty; you will need to consult with a boat repairer.

Do you replace glass on caravans?

Yes we can do caravan glass.

Do you replace heat resistant glass for heaters, oven doors, cooktops etc?

We do glass replacement in heater doors only – Please refer to the manufacturer of your cook top or oven.

Do you replace glass on refrigerators?

Yes we do fridge glass doors and glass shelf replacement.

Do you replace flat glass on machinery e.g. cranes, forklifts, trucks?

Yes we can help you, call us on 1800 633 721 and we’d be happy to arrange a quote for you.

Window hardware – frames, shower screens etc

Can you repair window frames?

We can repair or replace damaged frames. A number of our branches are able to repair or replace aluminium frames and in some cases can assist with timber frames.

Can you repair shower frames?

We can repair or replace damaged shower frames when replacing the glass

Do you replace sash cords on timber windows?

Yes we can replace the sash cords on timber window frames while on site replacing any broken glass

Do you replace rollers on Shower screens?

Yes we can while we are on site replacing any broken glass

Safety and Audits

Can I be sure my family or customers are safe during glass replacement?

Our glazier will cordon off the area they will be working in – Safety is very important to O’Brien for both you and our glazier.

Do you clean up the broken glass?

Yes we can clean up any broken glass

What is AS1288?`` (Glass in Buildings Standard)

This is the Australian Safety Standard that we glaze to – This standard tells us the correct glass to use for your glass replacement.

Do you conduct glass compliance audits?

Yes, we have specialised team that conduct Glassurance® compliance audits.

Is a glass compliance audit worth it?

Yes, especially if you require glazing compliance for your property

I’m a business –can you bill me?

Our preferred method of payment is: credit card, cash or cheque with ABN. We can bill you if it is the last payment option; however we have some criteria you will need to meet. Call us on 1800 633 721 to discuss.

Do you have a payment plan?

Unfortunately we are cash on delivery only.

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