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 Does a Mirror Work?

When you look into a mirror, you see your own image and your surroundings reflected back at you. But how many times have you tried to look at the mirror itself, and question how it works? If the answer is at least once, know you’re not alone. To figure out how a mirror works, it’s […]

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How to Unstick Those Pesky Stickers from Glass in Your Home

You know you’ve done it. Muttered under your breath when you buy a product that has a sticker attached that you’ve found is sometimes impossible to remove. From your new dishes to your mirrors and your windshield, the next time you are in that dilemma we have some tips for you that should help relieve […]

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How to Keep Your Shower Door Glass Clean

If you’re a busy person, you probably don’t have much time in your schedule to clean your shower glass. However, you don’t need to stress over those hard water and soap scum stains on your glass during what should be your “me time.” There are easy ways to help prevent and remove residue from your […]

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The Case of the Aftermarket Quality Windshield

Question regarding OEM vs. aftermarket glass: Dear Glass Detective, A very well-known windshield replacement company contends that their aftermarket glass is no different than the Audi OEM glass. When I had my windshield replaced by this company, Audi said that they could not replace the windshield because the glass had internal defects (“ripples”) which prevented […]

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The Case of the Counterfeit Glass

Question regarding counterfeit glass: Hello, I have a glass panel that arrived snapped in half inside its carton. This was mean to be toughened safety glass, but I thought that always shattered?? Is someone selling me dodgy glass? Jay T. -New Zealand Answer regarding counterfeit glass: Dear Jay, Thank you for contacting the Glass Detective […]

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The Case of the Shattering Patio Doors

Question regarding shattering patio doors: Dear Glass Detective, I am looking for alternatives to replace glass in patio doors. All three doors in my home suffered spontaneous breakage; possibly due to metal inclusion of some type. The home is almost 7 years old (2011) and the breakages have occurred at intervals. The last one was […]

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What is Sunroof Detachment?

The Sunny Side of Sunroofs Sunroofs can be a great upgrade option for car owners looking to get a little more sunshine on their face and wind in their hair. Most everyone who has had a sunroof make it a must-have requirement for any of their future cars. Sunroofs have come a long way since […]

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Why Does a Windshield Cost What it Does?

Why Does a Windshield Cost What it Does? A question we often receive is “How much does it cost to replace a windshield?” Unfortunately,  there isn’t a clear answer because there are many variables that will affect the cost of a windshield. The easy answer is “about $300” which is the average cost that consumers […]

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The Use of Bulletproof Glass in Schools

In light of recent events the use (or lack thereof) of “bulletproof” glass in schools has come under fire. Let’s start by addressing the fact is that there is no such thing as bulletproof glass. What movies, the media, and pop culture commonly refer to as bulletproof glass is in fact bullet-resistant glass. Bulletproof would […]

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Decoding Door Lock Options

Looking at a new front door, or just want to change out your lock? There are a ton of door lock options. In years past, if you wanted extra security you went for a deadbolt. Technology has evolved quite a bit since then. Here’s everything you need to know about door locks and automation. This […]

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