CGF II, Certified Grumble Framer Level 2
- Oct 20, 2003
- Northeast US
Sorry Dermot but I don't think anybody does this here. At least I've never heard of it and I'm really surprised to hear they are doing it in Ireland. Can anybody say "Lead poisoning"? I don't think OSHA would allow us to start spraying lead around our shops. You should see the hassle we have to go through just to remove lead based paint from our houses. Yikes!Originally posted by Dermot:
.....because it is a bathroom have the backs coated with lead this is an old fashion method but it will stop the mirrors from de-slivering…..
(I just had a reply nearly finished, and accidentally clicked the back button on my mouse ! )Originally posted by Dermot:
Not to disagree….but I have to defend the method I described…..this is a method that is used by a glazing business in Dublin who have over a hundred years experience.....they stand solidly by this method….though their competitors who have not mastered this type of coating for mirrors tend to dismiss it….I wonder why……and do believe me Ireland has to consider dampness in all area of glazing installation asides from bathrooms……we have a rather damp climate in these parts……there is no need to have screw holes in mirrors if the correct installation method is used…….there are thousand of installations in Ireland and around the World as I have described…have a look in the rest rooms of any half decent hotel for example.
Ok Ron,Originally posted by Ron Eggers:
So, how 'bout a bottom line here?
Can you help me pick one?
- Mirrors to be hung in bathrooms should have a special treatment provided my the glass vendor</font>
- They should have a treatment that can be applied by framers</font>
- Modern mirrors require no special treatment</font>
- Depends on the quality of the mirror</font>
(If the answer is #4, there are going to be more questions.)
Edit: I'm talking specifically about mirrors that are to be framed. I don't personally plan on doing any non-framing.