Tempering the window

One of the closet doors in Jadin’s bedroom swings open toward the tall window at the back of the room. The City of Austin inspector requires us to replace the conventional glass with tempered.

Landon and Robert from Martel Windows arrived today with the tempered glass.

Landon works carefully to remove the trim around the glass.
Landon works carefully to remove the trim around the glass.
Out comes the window.
Out comes the window.
The structure of the new window -- exterior glass panel at left, frame sandwiched in the middle, interior glass at right.
The structure of the new window — exterior glass panel at left, frame sandwiched in the middle, interior glass at right.
The exterior sheet of glass features a low-E coating to reduce the amount of light and heat traveling through the glass into the house. Landon pointed to the square corner of the low-E film, circled here.
The exterior sheet of glass features a low-E coating to reduce the amount of light and heat traveling through the glass into the house. Landon pointed to the square corner of the low-E film, circled here.
Landon taps the window trim into place as Robert sorts the next trim piece to install.
Landon taps the window trim into place as Robert sorts the next trim piece to install.
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