When it comes to choosing your storefront windows, you have a very important assignment on your hands. You need to do your research and make sure you are going to get exactly what you need and want. And a huge part of that is finding windows that are built for strength and protection. Keep in mind that this is not just buying some groceries that will be consumed over a few days, this is a serious investment in what you should hope is lasting quality. So, with that in mind, here are a few tips from Michigan Specialty Glass on what you should be looking for when you start shopping for your storefront windows.
Keep in mind that the style and the way in which you keep your store's windows maintained can speak volumes to those who pass by. And you know what that means. You may be losing customers before you even get them into your business. And for that reason, you need to take into consideration aesthetics and safety at the same time. You need to be aware that whatever window you end up picking out, it will be framed with either aluminum, steel or wood. And depending on which of those substances you will be using, you need to make sure your contractor will construct the window and frame to allow for thermal expansion and contraction. This is one area in which Michigan Specialty Glass excels.
Our suggestion is that if you are going to skimp on anything, do not make it your windows. Do some intense research and talk to us at Michigan Specialty Glass about the quality of the glass and materials we use and how it differs from others. Again, always keep in mind that you are presenting a package to the public and your windows are part of the wrapping paper. If no one wants to touch it, you will never have the customers that you deserve in terms of finding out what you have to offer.
Talk to the experts at Michigan Specialty Glass about the difference between using glass and plexiglass. Glass won't scratch as easily but plexiglass won't break as easily so you need to make a decision based on aesthetics but also based on what you might have setting behind the glass and the amount of protection you want to provide. Do you want panes or no panes? Panes can be attractive but they also break up the viewing area. Do you want the windows to open? How will you be using the space to advertise? Do you think you might want tinting? On one hand tinting will keep the bright sunlight from beaming into your store but on the other it might make it harder to see any displays you have setup.
So, as you can see, there are some very serious considerations that you need to make decisions on. Once you have sat down and made some decisions, set up a meeting with one of our representatives at Michigan Specialty Glass and we would love to talk about your needs and how we can fill them. We have experience, expertise and the passion to provide exactly what you need so that you are going to receive the greatest value.