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Commercial Glass Storefront Doors in Olympia, WA

Installing glass storefront doors on your business or commercial property has many advantages. Glass storefront doors look neat, professional, and attractive. They are easy to clean and maintain, and you can use vinyl lettering, paint, or embossing to add your company’s name and hours to the front of the door. Glass storefront entry doors are timeless and can enhance the curb appeal and value of your business. At D.K. Boos Glass, Inc., we offer a wide variety of styles and types of glass for commercial glass storefront doors in the Olympia, WA area. We also offer specialty glass options like bullet and blast-resistant glass.

Commercial Glass Storefront Doors in Olympia, WA

Preparing for Commercial Storefront Glass Installation

Before you hire a contractor for storefront glass installation, you will need to determine what type of storefront glass is right for your business. We specialize in commercial and industrial glass solutions for windows and entry doors. Our commercial glass storefront entry door options include:

  • Bullet and blast-resistant glass
  • Specialty glass
  • Curved glass
  • Custom glass
  • Patterned glass

Hiring a Contractor for Storefront Glass Entry Doors

It’s very important to hire a skilled, reliable, and licensed contractor for storefront glass installation. Each member of our team is highly skilled and trained, fully licensed, and insured. Our tips for finding a local commercial glass installer in your area are:

  • Ask other commercial maintenance and improvement professionals for a recommendation.
  • Ask other local business owners for a recommendation.
  • Ask friends and family for a recommendation.
  • Check each company’s website to evaluate their experience, certifications, guarantees, warranties, and process.
  • Look at what commercial services they offer and make sure they have extensive experience in each area.
  • Confirm they are licensed, bonded, and insured.
  • Determine where they get their glass and what glass options they offer.
  • Read their reviews.
  • Schedule a consultation or request an estimate.
  • Ask about their timeframe and schedule.
  • Evaluate their communication and customer service skills.

Pre-Installation Steps You Can Take

Our team will do everything possible to minimize downtime and disruption for your business. However, you will likely need to close down for the installation process. Depending on the complexity of the project, storefront glass installation may take one to four days. We will give you our best estimate for our schedule and time frame. By taking the time to prepare for glass installation ahead of time, you can make the process go more smoothly. Here are some of the pre-installation steps you can take:

  • Let your employees and neighboring businesses know what to expect.
  • Provide necessary access to the interior and exterior of the building.
  • Put tarps down on the interior floors or carpeting in the entryway.
  • Remove photos, pictures, decor, and objects from the walls or shelves on the walls.
  • Move furnishings and other items out of the entryway.
  • Move plants, furniture, and other items away from the front of your store.

What to Expect From the Storefront Glass Installation Process

Knowing what to expect during the storefront glass installation process will help you prepare your employees and neighboring business owners. In general, our installation process is:

  • An initial consultation to discuss your goals and needs.
  • Measurements and photos are taken.
  • The designs for your glass storefront entry doors are created.
  • Materials are ordered.
  • On installation day, we will remove any existing entry door(s), glass, and frames.
  • Installing new frames, hinges, and other hardware.
  • Placing the glass into the frames.
  • Install any other features like handles, bars, and other hardware.
  • Caulk any areas necessary and install trim.
  • Cleaning of the glass and frames.
  • We will begin the post-installation and cleanup process.

Our Post-Installation & Cleanup Process

When installation is complete, our goal is to leave your commercial property in better condition than when we found it. We will remove all tarps, tools, materials, waste and debris, equipment and tools, and receptacles from your property. We will do a diligent walkthrough to check for anything we missed. We will then inspect and test all components and elements of your entry door to make sure everything is working properly and looks great.

Maintenance & Care

After our cleanup and inspection, we will do a walkthrough with you so that you can confirm that we did everything according to your needs and goals. We aim to exceed our customers’ expectations, so please let us know right away if there are any problems. We will then go over the proper care and maintenance of your storefront glass. With proper care and maintenance, your storefront glass will last longer and look better.

Storefront Glass Repairs in Olympia, WA

Signs You Need Commercial Storefront Glass Repair or Replacement

Our team also offers commercial storefront glass repair services. We will thoroughly inspect the glass and determine if repair is possible or if replacing the glass is safer or more cost-effective. In general, repairs are only recommended if you have a minor chip or crack that hasn’t caused safety issues or structural damage. For major damage or large cracks, we recommend commercial storefront glass replacement. These are some signs you need glass repair or replacement:

  • Chips or cracks in the glass, no matter how minor.
  • Discoloration or clouding of the glass.
  • Stains or graffiti on the glass.
  • Condensation on the inside or outside of the glass.
  • Weather damage to the glass or the frame.
  • Trouble opening or closing glass doors.
  • Problems with airflow or drafts around doors.

Contact D.K. Boos Glass, Inc. in Olympia, WA

To learn more about storefront glass installation in the Olympia, WA area for your business, call us today or contact us online. Our fabrication and installation team at D.K. Boos Glass, Inc. has extensive experience. We are committed to quality workmanship, exceptional customer service, and building strong customer relationships. We make sure the job is done right the first time, and we stand by our work. Let us help you transform your storefront with commercial storefront glass installation in Olympia, Lacey, Tumwater, DuPont Lakewood, South Tacoma, and the Thurston County and Pierce County area. We have over 40 years of experience in the industry and are a locally-owned and operated company.