Glazing Doctor | Emergency boarding up
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Emergency boarding up

Glazing doctor Leicester emergency boarding up a window with a drill

Need something boarding up?

Glazing Doctor offer an around the clock emergency boarding up service throughout Leicester and Leicestershire, our team of fully trained staff can take care of boarding up of any size job day or night.


We are happy to work alongside the police force in any event and all of our staff are trained on compliance. Quite often in a situation the emergency services will require access, we are happy to wait while scenes of crime officers carry out their job and then we do ours.

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Fast efficient service

Fires, burglaries and bad weather can strike at anytime, while our emergency services do a fantastic job of dealing with the initial situation there is often a lot damage to property that needs to be secured.


Unfortunately in many cases the damage to your property will require a long term repair which cannot be completed immediately, ours glaziers will with you as fast as possible to secure the property to prevent further loss or damage.

Non glazier boarding up a window incorrectly

Quality workmanship

We will carry out every emergency board up with a very high standard of work, there are lots of companies which offer this service but quite often they are not glaziers.


We not only understand how to secure you property to minimize the risk of trespassers gaining entry but we also understand that at some point the window or door will need a permanent repair, therefore we don’t start screwing through frames and cutting things and causing more damage.

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Reliable service

Reliability is what you need in an emergency, Glazing Doctor are on call 24hrs a day and aim for a 60 minute attendance. Our glaziers are all fully trained to deal with any size emergency board up.


We carry all of the latest tools and safety equipment enabling us to react to to any size board up day or night, our stock of plyboard is more than enough too complete the job promptly.

glazier dealing with the insurance company

Price and payment

We will provide a competitive quote, which is always free of charge with no callout fees. We also live in the real world and understand if you are calling us for an emergency board up you are probably already stressed.


We also know just how stressful things become after an emergency like a fire or burglary, this is why wherever possible we are happy to invoice your insurance company directly providing we can establish there is appropriate cover. 

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Remedial work

We will happily provide you with a free quotation for the long-term repair should this be required; we are happy to talk you through all of options available so whether it’s a simple like for like replacement or a major overhaul and security improvement for problem properties. We have a solution for everyone.

Burglar running away from a broken window, boarding up required

Crime and burglaries

As much as we all like to think it will never happen to us, unfortunately crime is very real and happens 365 days a year. If you are unlucky enough to become a victim of crime a main priority is to make secure the property and protect from further damage or loss.


We can secure commercial and residential properties, if the thieves have caused to much damage to a door and you still require access to the property via that entrance we can install temporary padlocks and hinges. We can also advise should this be required on security improvements.

House on fire needing an emergency board up

Fire damage

Fire at home or commercial premises is a traumatic experience enough without having to worry about further vandalism or theft. We can make secure properties of all sizes and also provide access via a temporary door should this be required.


If we can communicate directly with the insurance company and there is sufficient cover in place we will be happy to bill them directly and give you one less thing to worry about.

House in flood water

Flood damage

Over the last 10 years’ floods are becoming more and more of a problem, and there increasing frequency means they are becoming more problematic for homes and businesses across the country. Glazing doctor can secure you property regardless of size should the worst happen and give you back control.

Emergency boarding up service following storm damage in Leicester

Storm damage

Thankfully the chance of being hit by a hurricane in Leicestershire is quite low, we do however get hit quite heavily with powerful winds and heavy rain. These types of natural events unfortunately cannot be stopped; we do however have to clear up the damage they leave in their wake. Broken windows and doors and even holes in roofs need to be boarded up as soon after the event as possible to prevent further weather damage and loss through theft.

Got an emergency? Give us a call 24hrs for immediate response.