Why Is Church Stained Glass Important to Restore?

Did you know that churches have been using stained glass for centuries? This practice started as a way to enlighten the illiterate about all teachings in the Bible. It also provided a functional way to improve privacy without compromising natural sunlight. Stained glass has always delivered both beauty and function for churches throughout the world throughout our history. Stained glass found in churches throughout the nation offers so much to their community, providing important reasons for restoration. Here’s why you should restore your Houston church’s stained glass:

The Advantages of Restoring Church Stained Glass in Houston

  • Historical value: Church stained glass with historic value can be extremely important to the community. Historical stained glass can bring tourists from around the nation and even around the world. This helps improve the local economy, providing an important benefit for your community.
  • Antique value: The antique value of restored stained glass is considerably higher than unrestored stained glass. This antique value can boost your overall property value.
  • Sentimental value: Stained glass viewing can become a family tradition, providing inspiration and beauty for generations to come. Many worshippers value their church’s stained glass and enjoy sharing it with others.
  • Cost-effective: Restoration is typically a lot more cost-effective than replacement. The sooner you restore your church stained glass, the more affordable the process is.

Work with Houston’s Leading Church Stained Glass Restoration Studio

Houston Stained Glass is proud to be the leading church stained glass restoration studio serving the Texas area. We value the art and meaning behind every religious stained glass feature and are dedicated to proper restoration. We always pay homage to the original artist and provide at least another century of product life through our restoration process. For more information regarding the stained glass restoration process for your Houston church, please contact us!

Martin Faith

Martin Faith is the founder and owner of Houston Stained Glass. Martin has been cultivating his skills as a stained glass artisan for over 30 years, passing on his knowledge and expertise to his team so that, together, they can create the most beautiful stained glass windows the world has ever seen. Martin's initial education in the trade took place in Glasgow, Scotland, the stained glass capitol of the world. He is an expert in the history of stained glass, its evolution, methods for conservation, and its many different styles and forms, including art deco, prairie, Greene & Greene, art nouveau, Mackintosh, floral, mission, beveled, and contemporary. Over the years, Martin's company has produced thousands of stained glass windows, which includes custom creations made for homes, churches, and commercial buildings located all throughout the Houston metro area.