Everything you want to know about glassworks and our services

Q: Why choose Bel Pre Glassworks?



A: Bel Pre Glassworks puts our customers’ needs first by providing them with quality products, neat installations, and attentive customer service, while maintaining competitive pricing. Our onsite specialized machinery allows us to do the majority of our own fabrication, which enables us to have better quality control and expedite orders in a timely fashion.

Q: Do I need to schedule an appointment to visit your showroom?



A: Yes, please contact our office to schedule an appointment.

Q: Do I need to schedule a measure appointment or come into your showroom to get pricing?



A: No. If you’re simply looking for pricing, you can provide your information to us via email or fax, and we’ll be able to give you an approximate cost.

Q: What needs to be completed before you can come out to measure?



A: If we’re coming to measure for a shower enclosure, all tile work must be completed. This also includes the threshold, which should be installed with a slight pitch so that it leans into the shower. This will prevent leaking by helping any water drain into the shower. If we’re coming to measure for mirror work, any trim, tile or countertops that the mirrors will be resting on must be installed before we can proceed.

Q: What is the process once you come to measure?



A: If you’re ready to proceed with the order on the day we come to measure, we will happily provide your proposal onsite. You’ll need to sign the document and provide us a 50% deposit. Or we can email and/or fax you a copy of your proposal. Once you’re ready to proceed, all we need is a signed copy of the proposal along with a 50% deposit, whether by Visa, Master Card, Discover, American Express, or check.

Q: What are your lead times for installed products?



A: All lead times start from the date in which we receive your approved order (signed proposal and 50% deposit).  Lead times vary depending on the scope of work to be done. Please call our office for more detailed information.

Q: What is Bel Pre Glassworks’s warranty on Frameless Shower Installations?



A: We have a one-year warranty on parts and labor. Our standard hinge manufacturer, C.R. Laurence, offers a 3-year warranty on their hinges. At an additional price, we also provide hinges manufactured by Portals Hardware, and they offer a lifetime warranty on their hinges.

Q: What should I use to clean my mirrors?



A: Since ammonia can eat away at the backing of your mirrors, we suggest using an ammonia-free glass cleaner.

Q: What should I use to clean my shower?



A: We suggest using a squeegee after every use. In addition, a weekly cleaning of your shower enclosure is recommended. We have a few shower enclosure cleaners for sale, such as Amaz water stain remover, and invisible shield shower, tub, and tile protector.

Q: Do you offer any product that helps with reducing water spots on my shower enclosure?



A: Regular glass is porous; therefore, any water that sets on the glass can embed itself into it and cause a permanent water spot. For this, we offer the Amaz water stain remover as mentioned in the previous answer. For a more long-term solution, we offer Shower Guard Glass, which is permanently sealed in the manufacturing process so that your shower enclosure glass will look perfect for years. Please visit www.showerguardglass.com for more information.

Q: What is tempered glass?



A: Tempered glass is a type of safety glass required by building code in certain applications, such as shower enclosures.

Q: What is low-iron glass?



A: Regular clear glass, due to the iron content in it, can give off a green tint. Low-iron glass is clearer and has less of a green look on the edges. There are many different types of low-iron glass are on the market. One is called Starphire Glass, which is manufactured by Vitro Industries and considered the clearest glass available. This is the Low-iron glass we use.