Glass.com Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

By Daniel Snow

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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Low-Quality Lidar Keeps Self-Driving Cars in the Slow Lane

By Katherine Coig

Would you be comfortable taking a ride in a self-driving car? If you’ve got hesitation, you’re not alone. According to a recent Gartner Consumer Trends in Automotive survey, 55 percent of the consumers it surveyed aren’t on board with letting technology takeover completely. However, for those with reservations, you may have some time to ease […]

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The Case of Load Resistance for Tempered Glass

By Lyle Hill

The Case of Load Resistance for Tempered Glass Question about glass load resistance: Dear Glass Detective, What is the resistance for tempered glazing and the double glaze tempered glazing? Thank you, Saleh M. Answer about glass load resistance: Saleh, Thank you for contacting the Glass Detective with your request for information regarding “resistance” (I assume […]

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The Case of the Clear Glass Shelving

By Lyle Hill

The Case of the Clear Glass Shelving Question about clear glass shelving: I am trying to find 58″ glass to be used as shelving that does not have a green or blue tint. In other words, I want clear glass shelves. Can you give me a direction to go when I need either laminated are […]

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Do You Know What a BiFold Door Is?

By Trey Barrineau

One of the biggest trends in home design in recent years is the concept of seamless indoor-outdoor living. Learn about BiFold doors a as well as other types of patio & sliding doors. Learn more.

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Cleveland Artist Turns Auto Glass Into Jewelry

By Jordan Scott

After moving into an artists’ loft in Cleveland, Deanna’s car was broken into. Her neighbors told her it was a common occurrence in the area and that broken car glass can be found everywhere in the city. That’s when she decided to start collecting glass for art & jewelry. Learn more.

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How to be “Green” Replacing your Windows

By Nick St. Denis

Green building seeks to achieve many goals, including energy efficiency, protecting occupant well-being, and reducing impact on the environment. Believe it or not, windows and doors can help with all three. Find out how you can be “green” when selecting your next replacement windows.

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Smart Home Technology Takes Off

By Ellen Rogers

These days, it’s not just our phones that are “smart.” From cars to appliances to the entire household, it seems like everything is getting smarter—and that includes windows and doors. Learn more.

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The Case of Glass Thicknesses

By Lyle Hill

Follow the Glass Detective as he takes on the Case of Glass Thicknesses. Is thicker glass always better? The Glass Detective tackles a tough question about what thickness of glass should be used for a particular project. Learn more.

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The Case of Scraping Paint Off of Windows

By Lyle Hill

Question: Dear Glass Detective, I have been asked to take paint off of windows. The person said someone already tried and couldn’t do it. The paint has been on for years and the sun hits the windows hard. I know I will have to scrape, but is there a product that I can use and […]

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Will Robots Install the Windows in Your Next House?

By Ellen Rogers

Fifty years ago, the idea of a robotic housekeeper like in the cartoon series The Jetsons may have seemed like a far-off, unimaginable concept. But things have changed. While we may not yet have a full-body robot named Rosie to help clean the house, we do have a number of options when it comes to […]

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