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messageBroken window
Posted by J27 28 October, 2019 18:32

Some time today, someone threw a stone at our front window and shattered it (I found pieces of the stone).
Luckily the shards haven't fallen out yet, but it's a security risk even so. Will have to pay a lot of money to get it replaced tomorrow - it's a big pane of glass :-(

Just wondering if this is a one-off, or if there's been a spate of it in the area...
We live near Piermont Road.


messageRe: Broken window
Posted by Countrlass22 29 October, 2019 21:40

Not heard any others.
Ours was done few years ago got crime reference number to claim get glass boarded as emergency then replaced.
Was teenagers trying get neighbours above attention not familiar with doorbell.
To fast get description of them.
Was in our case accident was meant get someone attention not actually chip glass which then cracked right threw.

messageRe: Broken window
Posted by Penguin68 30 October, 2019 08:13

I was once warned (by a glazier) that burglars broke windows so that when they were replaced they could return and remove the pane simply whilst the putty was still malleable.

I don't know whether that was true and still is, but you might want to be cautious if the broken window could give access to your house without glass in it.

Equally it might have been broken by a stone flying up from a wheel accidently, if it is close to a road where traffic might pass at a little speed.

messageRe: Broken window
Posted by JohnL 30 October, 2019 09:09

Did you have anything political/brexit related in your window - I've heard of that and messages written on the bricks thrown.

messageRe: Broken window
Posted by Countrlass22 30 October, 2019 14:38

Nope. No chance car hitting stone flying to hit window to far away. Neither seen be trye re glaziers tale.

Likely more game playing on half term accident of hitting glass.

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