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How to Install a Glass Block Panel

Follow these step-by-step instructions to install glass block the professional way.

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Materials

  • glass blocks
  • glass block mortar
  • glass-block panel anchors
  • drywall screws
  • 1x2 board
  • water-resistant drywall
  • caulk
  • water-based asphalt emulsion
  • drywall nails
  • panel-reinforcing wire stabilizer
  • foam expansion strips

Tools

  • glass block spacers
  • hammer
  • drill
  • drill press
  • Phillips driver bit
  • notched trowel
  • sponge
  • scouring pads
  • caulk gun
  • safety glasses
  • gloves
  • striking tool

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