What Affects My Final Auto Glass Replacement Cost?

At Glass.com, we strive to provide an excellent customer experience when booking your auto glass replacement job. In this post, we break down the factors that impact your final costs for your replacement compared to the initial quote you receive online.

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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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Are Laminated Glass Hurricane Windows Also Burglar Resistant?

The Case of Hurricane Glass vs. Home Intruders   Dear Glass Detective, I want to replace the windows in my beach house in New Jersey (4 blocks from the beach) in order to protect against intruders. I already have hurricane glass in my Florida house. They say that, in New Jersey, hurricane glass is the […]

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What Type of Glass Do I Use in a Glass Railing System?

The Case of the Reticent Railing Remodeler   Dear Glass Detective: I’m planning a glass railing for my porch. The opening is 13’8” wide and the glass will be 35” tall sitting on five spigots. It will be attached at both ends with no top railing. Will 1/2” tempered glass meet Michigan building codes? Sincerely, […]

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What is the Strongest Type of Glass?

The Case of the Novel Novelist   Dear Glass Detective: I’m working on a novel and am in search of education on windows for a scene I’d like to create. It involves a high art jewelry designer who works out of a studio in her home. The room is 40 feet long. It faces East. […]

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What is Soundproof Glass?

Can You Hear Me Now? Dear Glass Detective, What is soundproof glass? Steve Wakefield, MA Dear Steve, Thank you for contacting the Glass Detective with your question asking what soundproof glass is.  I would like to begin answering this by changing the term from “soundproof” to “sound reducing” or “sound-absorbing”. Depending on the level of […]

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Press Release: Glass.com Reaches More Than One Million Visitors

Since launching, Glass.com’s site has been viewed by more than 1.1 million people Washington, D.C. – In little more than just two years, the website Glass.com has attracted more than one million visitors from all over the world and accumulated nearly two million page views. This milestone comes shortly after Glass.com was nominated as a […]

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Tempered vs. Untempered Glass

The Case of the Broken Glass Tabletop   Good Morning, I have a glass table (metal base) with 1.30m (4.3ft) length, 75cm (29.5in) width and 1cm (0.4in) thickness. Yesterday a massive glass sphere fell of the shelf from a height of 1m (3.3ft) and broke the glass tabletop, made of common glass. I have had […]

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The OEM vs. Aftermarket Windshield Debate

Question Regarding OEM vs. Aftermarket Glass Dear Glass Detective, My 2014 BMW X3 with HUD and rain sensor got chip from highway stone impact. My insurance company seemed to indicate 3 levels of windshield glass. OE, OEM, and after market. Two suppliers have given me different information. I pay for 0 dollar deductible, and think […]

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How Much Will New Windows Cost?

Upgrading your home’s windows and doors is one of the smartest investments you can make. New windows can add to your home’s overall aesthetic, while also improving its energy efficiency. A new front door can offer similar benefits, particularly when it comes to curb appeal. You’ve probably got some ideas of the look, style, features […]

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Glass for the Bath

Whether you’re designing a bathroom from the beginning, or redesigning what you already have, adding glass doors to your shower can open up many options a shower curtain just doesn’t quite provide. While you can find a shower curtain and other accessories in any color or print combination you probably can imagine, there are more […]

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How to Fix Sticking Sliding Glass Patio Door

Question about how to fix a sticky sliding glass patio door:   Dear Glass Detective, My Florida pool home has three sliding glass patio doors that face the pool. They are extremely difficult to open/close and the bottom hardware or rollers need to be replaced. Who can I contact to rebuild my sliding doors? Are […]

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