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August 12, 2017 18:06

Glazing of balconies with their hands

balcony glazing allows you to turn the open unimproved area in a comfortable room.Provided the competent performance of glazing and insulation of the balcony can be a continuation of the room, which will significantly expand the living space.

Glazing of balconies with their hands

Glazing balconies with their hands

cope with glazed balcony is possible.To do this, you must familiarize yourself with the features of the existing varieties of balcony designs, select the suitable option, and perform the main stages of work in accordance with the instructions.

Glazing of balconies with their hands

Glazing balconies with their hands

Species balcony designs

Article Contents

  • 1 Species balcony designs
    • 1.1 Wooden frames
    • 1.2 PVC system
    • 1.3 Methodframeless glass
  • 2 concepts of cold and warm balcony glazing
  • 3 Tips before you start working
  • 4 glazing balconies Guide
    • 4.1 Recommendations for removal yardsticks
    • 4.2 set to work
    • 4.3 assembling wooden frames
      • 4.3.1 first step
      • 4.3.2 second step
      • 4.3.3 third step
      • 4.3.4 fourth step
    • 4.4 Installation of reinforced-plastic systems
      • 4.4.1 first step
      • 4.4.2 second step
      • 4.4.3 third step
      • 4.4.4 fourth step
      • 4.4.5 fifth step
      • 4.4.6 sixth step
      • 4.4.7 seventh step
      • 4.4.8 eighth step
      • 4.4.9 ninth step
  • 5 Recommendations for sealing
    • 5.1 Video - glazing of balconies with their hands

today, there are 3 main methods of glazing of balconies: using wooden frames, using metal structures, as well as the method of frameless glazing.

Wooden frames

Wooden frames

Wooden frames

Wooden modern balcony sample systems are of high quality, reliability and long service life.Such frames are superior in many respects outdated counterparts, effectively coping with the suppression of street noise and heat insulation.

Significant deficiencies manifest themselves only in the case of sliding wooden frames.They are designed so that the sliding elements can penetrate water.When the temperature drops below zero it will cause icing window system, which is not the best way affect her condition.

PVC system

Plastic windows for glazing balconies

windows for glazing balconies

Modern metal-plastic system - known centenarians.The average service life of these structures is 40 years or more.The risk of freezing frames is excluded due to the presence in the system design of the drainage holes.

method of frameless glazing

The method of frameless glazing

method of frameless glazing

Driving frameless glass balconies

scheme frameless glass balconies

Frameless glazing, despite the apparent ease and lightness, provides reliable protection against precipitation, muffles street noise and transmits more solarheat.

Frameless Glass

Frameless glazing

Procedure glazing following:

  • set lower and upper guides for the window sashes.In this case, the guide features take on aluminum profiles;
  • to guide fixed tempered glass characterized by very high strength and resistance to various kinds of damage.

However, frameless glazing has a significant drawback: the temperature at such a balcony is only 2-3 degrees above the street, so to fully enjoy the balcony as the living and equipped premises in the cold weather will not work.

concepts of cold and warm balcony glazing

Cold glazed loggias

Cold glazed loggias

Cold glazed balcony with the removal ( inside view )

Cold glazed balcony with the removal (inside view)

Cold balcony glazing performed with single glazing installed in lightweight window frames.In summer, this room is quite comfortable, but the winter like a balcony can be used except as a storage area.

It is important that the supporting framework for such glazing was reliable enough.Too save on this structural element is not necessary, because theFrame it takes the brunt of the wind load.

gazebo

balcony glazing

Warm balcony glazing , the equipped with all the rules and requirements of technology, allows you to comfortably use the premises at any time of the year.

When performing such a glazing is important to create the conditions under which the dew point could not move into the premises.Otherwise, on your balcony will begin to fall out condensate, which will bring all efforts to increase the usable space to naught.Besides, the dew point should not penetrate between set panes.This condition is particularly difficult to observe, if the balcony is of the structure contour.

To avoid problems, which can cause condensation, it is necessary to observe the 4 basic conditions, namely:

  • provide proper moisture and thermal insulation, and floor balcony parapet.Any kind of gap or thermal path outside the room lead to the appearance of the condensate;
  • install frames with double glazing and the same quality seal.In the case of ordinary wooden frames it is necessary to create a double-sealed when installing hinged flaps and repaired all the cracks in the structural elements of the Deaf;
  • be possible to provide a controlled natural ventilation.Balcony systems of modern sample of metal are usually equipped with dampers initially.In the case of installation of wooden frames, the valve settling in the parapet;
  • provide the necessary level of air exchange between the balcony and the living quarters.To do this, the window design, coupled with the balcony, complemented by an exhaust fan.In addition, at the bottom of the door is installed a special ventilation grille.

Tips before you start working

Preparation loggia glazing

Preparation loggia glazing

Preparation loggia glazing

Preparation loggia glazing

  1. If the frame will be mounted on a metal railing, insulated and finished it before glazing.
  2. Interior decoration and installation of window sills are made after the completion of the installation frames.
  3. It is important that the old top of the fence was strictly horizontal.If there is deviation better to dismantle it completely - to align you spend more money than the purchase of the lower frames.
  4. When performing the installation frame on the parapet of brick or concrete, the top surface of the base can be leveled by means of cement mortar.After alignment is performed external decorative finishing.Domestic work is carried out after installation of the window sill.

Guide balcony glazing

The hands : glazed balcony

own hands: glazed balcony

balcony glazing work is done in a few simple steps.

Recommendations for removal yardsticks

Scheme withdrawal measurements for glazing balconies

scheme for removing glazing measurements balcony

Measure the front and side balcony railings.You must make sure that the roof of the balcony hanging over its railing.To do this, use a plumb line.Also make sure that the upper perimeter of the balcony space coincides with the lower.

In case of deviations, be sure to consider these factors in the manufacture of (order) of glass.Make a sketch indicating the glazed balcony obtained measurements.

set for

  1. Hammer.
  2. Hacksaw.
  3. Brushes.
  4. Nails.
  5. Lining.
  6. Lac.
  7. glasses.
  8. Bruce.
  9. sealant.

assembling wooden frames

Preparing for the glazing of balconies

Preparing for glazing balconies

We strengthen the basis for glazing

We strengthen the basis for glazing

Support structure

support structure

first step

Install a box ofwooden beams.The lower bar should be fixed at the level of the railing.Upper attach to the ceiling by means of brackets.The side elements are fixed to the wall brackets.

To further increase the strength of the structure, set the third horizontal bar.

Driving hard fastening wooden frame

Driving rigid fastening wooden frame

second step

Install lathing for the installation of decorative finishes.

third step

Mount glazed wooden frames.Treat wooden elements antiseptic and paint, if necessary.

Frame Alignment in the opening

frame alignment in the opening

fourth step

Outside install galvanized visors to protect wooden structures from atmospheric moisture and improve the appearance of the balcony.

Installation of reinforced-plastic systems

Glazing of balconies

Glazing balconies

Additional sealing of factory sites

Additional sealing of factory units

Additional sealing of factory sites

Additional sealing of factory units

PVC systems are installed on the parapet mount to a window sill.

first step

Install corner, end and intermediate support columns.To do this is very convenient to use the wooden beams.

second step

Attach support legs to the upper floors and the parapet.For fixing using brackets and screws.You can sew construction PVC strip if desired.

third step

Remove windows from their frames so as not to damage them during installation.

Make it extremely simple: a narrow screwdriver pry glazing beads, remove them and remove the windows.

fourth step

Remove sash.To do this, squeeze the top of the window hinge pin and pull it out using pliers, and then lift the casement and remove it from the hinges.

fifth step

Fix bogus profile from the bottom of the window frame.

installation frame

frame Installation

Fasteners

Fasteners

sixth step

Insert the anchor plate from the kit in the frame slots.

seventh step

Insert the frame into the prepared openings, make sure that there are no distortions and other defects.When a bias leveled them with wedges.

Foam on the glass perimeter seams

Foam seams around the perimeter of the glazing

eighth step

Secure the frame by screwing screws into the holes designed for this anchor.

Combined fixing glazing

Combined fixing glazing

ninth step

Return sash and glazing on site.

Verify system health.At the end you will zapenit grooves to mount the window sill and execute finish the decoration.

Protect the upper part of the glazing

protection top of the glazing

Recommendations for sealing

After completion of the balcony glazing perform the necessary measures to protect the structure against the penetration of atmospheric moisture.To do this, fill the existing gaps with foam and sealant.

pressurization

Sealing

pressurization

Sealing

Nodes adjacency to the walls of glass

Nodes adjacency to the walls of glass

High-grade sealing contribute to further increase in thermal insulation performance of constructions.

Successful work!

Video - Glazing of balconies with their hands