Town & Country Glass’ team of Portland mirror installation experts is equipped and ready to install replacement or new custom mirrors in your Portland residential or commercial property. Whether for the bathroom, bedroom, gym, or any other application, we can help.
When someone searches for mirror repair online, they may get the impression that mirrors can be repaired easily. And very minor damage can be repaired to a limited degree. The problem is that mirrors are so flawlessly made that any damage is noticeable even after it’s “repaired” with some of the products out there. After all, the whole point of mirrors is to be able to see things clearly.
Hopefully it makes sense now as to why the best option in mirror repair is almost always to replace the mirror. As a glass shop, we have a wide network of contacts and can get any size or shape mirror made specifically for your application. If you have any questions about your particular situation and would like to discuss options, let us know.
We have made and installed mirrors to meet a variety of needs for our customers. Some examples:
So wherever you’re looking to see a reflection – we can make it happen.
When you choose Town & Country Glass to do mirror installation in your Portland home or place of business, you aren’t limited to just the standard rectangular piece of silvered glass. Some common options include
Beveled mirrors have a mirror at the edges, which reflects light at a different angle than the rest of the mirror, giving the impression of a frame without actually having one.
Our team measures each mirror opening themselves so we can guarantee the fit. If you have any curved surfaces your mirror needs to follow, or outlets and fixtures to go around, we will make sure that the mirror fits flawlessly – or we’ll make it again.
A flat mirror will present your image at its actual size, as if you were standing on the other side of the glass. This is the standard option for most applications.
Convex mirrors bulge outward, and present images smaller than their true size, but allow for a greater field of vision. Perhaps you have seen these mirrors mounted in hallway corners or around particularly sharp corners in the road. They are also used in some side mirrors on cars to give a greater field of view, although “objects in mirror may be closer than they appear.”
When an object is within a certain distance (called the focal length) of a concave mirror, on the other hand, a magnifying effect is present. Concave mirrors are slightly bowl-shaped. Many small vanity mirrors use this effect to allow users to see themselves in greater detail.
Many mirrors are permanently attached to the wall using glue, sometimes supplemented with clips. When we say “permanently,” we mean it – it would take a miracle to get a mirror glued to the wall off in one piece.
In some instances, a temporary method of mounting a mirror is necessary. A free-floating mirror gives just this. By using hardware alone mounted to a wall or piece of furniture, a mirror can be secured in such a way that if you ever want to move it, it’s easy to do.
One place we have seen free-floating mirror attachment in action is a hair salon. One of our customers was renting a space and so could not install a permanent mirror. Our free-floating mirrors gave her just the flexibility and professional look she needed.
T&C Glass really gets the job done! You know when your mirror breaks you’re thinking “Oh great, 7 years of bad luck!” Well either that bad luck skips over the mirror replacement or these guys are the cure for that curse, because it was nothing short of lucky that I went to these guys for help! I got a new mirror in NO time and was walking away a happy camper with money to spare! So if you EVER break a mirror (or anything else that’s glass-related), take your issue to Town & Country Glass! They’ll fix it right up! – J. Henri