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Glass windows cannot be recycled commercially. They get destroyed. Stores replace their l l/2 thick double windows. I found 5 of them and used them to fill in my back porch. They were 300 to 400 lbs. Two men had a hard time lifting them.
They were free so I completely enclosed my porch making it into a sun room that is wonderful.
I collected free windows for my front porch and made a window wall with a plexiglas double roof purchased from a RR damage place at $12/sheet. I got shorter 2 x 4 wood from a building recycling bin so I only had to buy the long ones. It saves a lot of heat and makes a wonderful place to nap, read and enjoy the outside without being outside.
Do you know how to cut the glass in patio doors? Is it just like cutting any other kind of glass?
Where could I get a used double glazed window in the Chesham, Bucks. area, size 180 x 120 cm for use in a mobile home? A small patio door would do.""
These ideas are priceless to me! I just renewed my back deck and doorway (storm damaged) with recycled materials obtained from trade and barter agreements. Next I will glass in the front porch for wind protection. Thanks for your project ideas. I "live on" Social Security disability, so everything has to be next-to free.