RE: [World] Fabricating a waiver for pre-existing scratches
Mon, 5 Dec 2005 09:10:12 -0600
>>>..some tempered glass has POOR
surface quality & possibly it scratches easier due to the fact it was on the
roller side. -- Craig
The roller side is
where you find excessive amounts of fabricating debris that cause
scratching on what you call poor quality tempered
There's only one surface quality problem
affecting us, not two.
>>>For the record.. i
wasn't poking fun,its the dollar figure you used 25 Grand is alot of scratched
glass im sure most would realize long before they hit that "DAMAGE FIGURE"
something was wrong! <<<
Easy for you to say, but it
happens every week somewhere to someone who's been cleaning windows for
I made the comment at the
Picnic last year that I think we are our own worst enemies on the fabricating
debris issue, because sometimes we are so willing to tear each other down
that we actually end up agreeing with the glass people who blame window
cleaners for the
Just think how long it has
taken for you to understand that fabricating debris is the only thing that is
causing scratches on tempered glass when proper methods are used.
Now picture a window cleaning
crew trying to figure it out for themselves in less than a day.
No hands on fabricating debris
seminars, no one sending them hundreds of emails trying to hammer this message
window cleaners never imagine that a temperer might leave a bunch
of invisible abrasive debris baked into one side of the tempered glass.
They try changing blades, they try scraping harder, they try scraping lightly,
they try changing blades again. And without realizing it, they move on to
annealed glass for a while - or they move on to glass that was tempered by a
different fabricator - and they start thinking the problem went away. And when
the scratch problem seems to start again, they don't realize it's because
they are cleaning the same crappy brand of tempered
glass again. So they go through the whole
The builder doesn't know
what's going on, the boss doesn't know what's going on - so what are the window
cleaners going to do - walk
off the job?
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