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What are some tips for repairing a cracked window?

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To repair a cracked window, start by preventing the crack from spreading by making a small arc around the crack with a glass cutter, and fill up small holes with transparent finger nail paint or shellac. Clean the cracked area with acetone and fill the crack with super glue.

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Making a scored arc above and around the crack line prevents the crack from spreading. To seal the crack, fill it with a layer of super glue, wait for it to dry, and apply more light layers. Masking tape can also cover the crack. If the window has a shattered pane, keep cold air from entering the house by using double thickness garbage bags.

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