Glass.com Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

If you’re looking for glass, you’ve come to the right place! Glass.com is the leading resource for anything and everything glass-related. What is Glass.com? Glass.com is a portal about all things glass including auto, residential, and architectural glass as well as related glass products such as tabletops, shower doors, mirrors, windows, window film, and more. […]

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How Much Does Home Window Replacement Cost?

Whether you’re replacing your home’s windows because the glass is broken or cracked, the frames are warped or damaged, or they just don’t look attractive anymore, you should remember to conduct thorough research. You need to determine which type of windows work best for your daily needs and expectations, complement your home’s existing architecture and, most importantly, fit within your budget.

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Glass.com® Named Best New Website of 2018

SIPA recognizes Glass.com as this year’s winner of Best New or Relaunched Website Award   Washington, D.C. – Glass.com was named winner of the Best New or Relaunched Website Award by the Specialized Information Publishers Association (SIPA) of the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA) at the 42nd annual conference held this summer in the […]

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The Case of Improving the “U” Value of Glass

Question Regarding Increasing the “U” Value of Glass: Dear Glass Detective, We have glazed windows and need to improve the overall U factor from .338 to .35. Is there an aftermarket film that will increase U factors? -Jim F. Answer to Question Regarding Increasing the “U” Value of Glass: Jim, Thank you for contacting the […]

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Tips for Matching Your Windows and Doors

Windows and doors are not only practical solutions for protecting your home, allowing easy entry and letting useful and practical natural lighting flood your space, but they’re also crucial elements of your home’s design aesthetic and help to establish individuality. Find out more here.

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Desilvering 101: What Causes Dark Edges Around Mirrors?

Mirror Desilvering If you’ve ever seen an antique mirror, chances are, that mirror had dark streaks running through it or dark spots along the edges. You may have even seen this on a newer mirror. What causes these black edges to form on mirrors? The short answer is that it is caused by an effect […]

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Should You Repair or Replace Your Door Frame?

Repairing or replacing your door frame can seem like an overwhelming task, but there are resources, such as those here at Glass.com that may ease the process. Keep a few things in mind prior to taking on such an involved project. For example, materials, cost and quality are all key pieces that contribute to the […]

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In a Hurricane, Protecting Doors and Windows is Crucial

Hurricane season is here, and homeowners in coastal regions must consider the possibility that they’ll need to protect their doors and windows during a hurricane. If you’re looking for better protection during a hurricane, many affiliates at Glass.com are experts at these products. They can help you select the best ones for your budget. Why […]

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How to Remove Watermarks on Glass

We all may want those sparkling clean windows and glass shower doors we see on TV, but getting them isn’t always that easy. Instead, we’re often left with stubborn hard water stains. These water spots are caused when there’s a high concentration of magnesium and calcium minerals in the water. The minerals build up over […]

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How to Choose the Best Insulating Window

If you are looking for the best insulating windows for your home, there are a variety of items to consider—including the frame. So if a great insulating window—one that keeps the heat and cold out—is your main concern, make sure you keep the insulating properties at top of mind when doing your window shopping. Windows […]

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Tips For Cleaning Your Glass Stovetop

Of all the appliances in the kitchen, the glass stove is often the one that pulls together the sleek, contemporary look that is so popular. The shiny, dark surface flush with its adjacent counter spaces is equal parts practical and easy on the eyes. However, that sleek look can be hampered if the glass stovetop […]

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