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How to Install and Finish Glass Block with Side Accent Windows

Complete instructions for installing a glass block window and adding finishing touches.

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Materials

  • glass blocks
  • glass block sealant
  • 2x4 boards
  • 2-1/2" finish nails
  • 2-1/2" wood screws
  • panel anchors
  • caulk
  • primer
  • paint
  • 1x6 pine boards
  • 1-1/2" screws
  • clear silicone sealant
  • glass block mortar
  • 2-1/4" case molding
  • expansion foam
  • glass block framing

Tools

  • glass block spacers
  • drill
  • screwdriver attachment
  • tape measure
  • level
  • tin snips
  • caulk gun
  • trowel
  • hammer
  • utility knife
  • paintbrush
  • mortar pan
  • table saw
  • circular saw
  • wheelbarrow

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