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Old 12-02-2011, 07:14 AM   #1
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I want to put glass block where a window use to be. its a brick wall with a iron header where the window was 50yrs ago. Can i put the block on brick(with spacers,ect) or do i need to make a frame?*

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Why not just buy a vinyl window with acrilic blocks that look like glass blocks.
Then it just slides into place, is air tite, no maintanice.
They even make acrilic block replacement windows.

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If the are flush to the face of the brick---yes--no buck needed---

A tip----most brick yards will make up the blocks for you for a very small fee.

They will mortar them together and put a steel band around the whole thing---then you only need to mortar or caulk the outside edges.
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I want to put glass block where a window use to be. its a brick wall with a iron header where the window was 50yrs ago. Can i put the block on brick(with spacers,ect) or do i need to make a frame?*
You can do both.

As the other posters mentioned, it is probably a bit more of a DIY project pre-made.
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