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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The Case of Laminated Glass Cutting

Question About Cutting Laminated Glass Hello Glass Detective, We have several pieces of laminated safety glass that we are rejecting from a manufacturer and they are trying to tell us laminated safety glass is very difficult to cut and get a perfect edge. So they are saying these chips on the edges and wavy edges […]

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The Case of The Lexan Replacement

Question about replacing Lexan: Good afternoon, We have a Lexan window panel on one of our lathes, it has a sticker saying it must be replaced every 2 years. Could you tell me why so? Thanks Joe N. Ireland Answer to question about replacing Lexan: Joe, Thank you for contacting the Glass Detective regarding your […]

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HGTV’s Fixer Upper Artisan, Dustin Anderson to Serve as Spokesperson of Glass.com

Glazing expert from Waco, TX now the face of the nation’s leading consumer resource for glass replacement needs.     Washington, D.C. – Dustin Anderson is Chip and Joanna Gaines’ go-to guy when it comes to replacing windows, doors, shower enclosures, and all other things glass on their hit HGTV show Fixer Upper. Now, Anderson is […]

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How Volcanoes Form Glass

Volcanoes have gotten a reputation as being destructive, especially with the most recent explosion occurring on the Big Island of Hawaii. And rightfully so—lava flows destroy trees, crops, neighborhoods and anything else in their way. But when one thing is destroyed, another is sometimes created. In this case, it’s glass. Yes, glass. Lava Lessons Magma […]

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The Case of the Glass Wine Cellar Door

Question Regarding Glass for a Wine Cellar Door: Dear Glass Detective, We want to replace sliding doors (wood frame) that are too heavy for us to operate. We need: 1) Good insulation (Jackson, Wyoming) 2) Light weight/easy operation (we are over 65 years old) 3) Moderate cost In the specs I cannot seem to figure […]

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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

The Glass Detective takes on the case of the aftermarket quality windshield, investigating windshields with Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and the impacts of an aftermarket installation. Find out more here!

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The Case of the Counterfeit Glass

In a world where so many products are counterfeited, even glass is no exception. The glass detective looks at a particular situation involving tempered glass and points out the give-away signs of what to look for when it comes to counterfeit panes. Read more here!

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