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Project Specifications

An organized and well prepared jobsite aided us in completing this beautiful glass curtain wall seamlessly with a relatively quick turnaround time.

  • 10 week timeline, including site preparation from other teams
  • Installed over 5700 square feet of Kawneer 1600 glass curtain wall.
  • Main Wall Dimensions: 46’ x 30’, with 12” custom extended covers and wide stile entrance doors
  • Other Wall Dimensions: 236’ x 22’ with custom designed wind load anchors and firestop between floors.
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Project Preparation
& Framing

The better the project preparation, the more seamless the execution. We began this project with safety training, and met onsite with the General Contractor to give updates and troubleshoot. From there, we prepped for frames and glass.

  • Safety training given by the General Contractor
  • Regular onsite progress meetings with General Contractor
  • Accurately measured and prepared initial layout of openings to start the installation
  • Erecting framing and anchors
  • Installing vertical and horizontal rails to keep framing square/plumb
  • Tie in wind load and dead load anchors to ensure structural integrity
  • Glass was custom-made (Low E vision panes & spandrel glass) to cover the wind load anchor and fire stop

Glass Installation

Because of our rigorous preparation, we were able to install the glass into the frames on time and on budget for beautiful curtain walls that will stand the test of time. 

  • Setting the glass with screw on temps
  • Installing permanent pressure plates and beauty caps
  • Exterior glass placement using boom lifts
  • Interior glass placement using scissor lifts
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Hear what our customers have to say

Travis and his team were responsive and professional. We really appreciate the time Travis took to come out and assess options to fix our current shower. Our new enclosure is wonderful!

Tina

“Over the years we have also used UPG mirror and commercial doors with nothing but positive results. I am always confident that we will receive a quality finished product from UPG.”

Zach Knepp | Edmiston's Construction LLC

“We highly recommend this company and the professional men that did a great job at this unusual installation.”

Keith

“Thanks to the two service persons. Very clear, polite, knowledgable. I appreciate such efficiency. Thank you Corey and his partner.”

Jane

“Every part of the process went smoothly from our first meeting with Nate to the installation. We highly recommend the team at United Plate Glass! “

Barb & Guy Sutton

“Nate and his team were professional and skilled in measuring, creating, and installing our door to our specifications. We could not be more pleased with the fit and look of the door. “

Linda Springman