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How to Protect Sliding Glass Doors in a Hurricane

August 31, 2018

While your home’s sliding glass door allows you quick, easy access to the pool and large scenic views of your beautifully sculpted landscaping, they're a vulnerable point during harsh weather. To best avoid hurricane-related damages, protect your sliding glass door with these effective and dependable solutions before the storm hits.

Can Low-E Glass Be Laminated?

August 28, 2018

With low-e glass, you can reduce the amount of harmful ultraviolet light entering your home, improve energy efficiency efforts, save on annual heating and cooling costs and create a more comfortable indoor environment for you and your family. While low-e glass has many benefits, does it mean that you can’t add any other features or upgrades to your window’s glass, like lamination? Let's find out.

The Case of the Glass Shelving

August 28, 2018

The Glass Detective takes on the case of figuring out what type of glass should be used for glass shelving applications. We discuss laminated, tempered, and laminated-tempered glass. Read more here.

How Long Do New Replacement Windows Last?

August 24, 2018

When choosing new replacement windows for your home, remember that the materials, overall construction quality and environmental condition of your product will determine how useful and efficient they are as well as how long they'll last. Find out more here.

Glass.com® Named Best New Website of 2018

August 14, 2018

Glass.com was named the 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 nation’s capital. Find out more here.

The Case of Improving the “U” Value of Glass

August 14, 2018

Need to increase the "U" Value of your windows? The Glass Detective discusses how this could be achieved with window film. See more here and learn how to increase your glass's "U" Value.

Tips for Matching Your Windows and Doors

August 14, 2018

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.

Should You Repair or Replace Your Door Frame?

August 9, 2018

Glass.com explores the options of repairing or replacing your door frame by giving you a better understanding of the potential issues and solutions. Before you embark on your next door frame project take a look at a few points that your local professional should consider prior to starting the project.

In a Hurricane, Protecting Doors and Windows is Crucial

August 6, 2018

Hurricane season is here, and homeowners must consider the possibility that they’ll need to protect their doors and windows during a storm. If you’re looking for better protection during a hurricane, many affiliates at Glass.com are experts at these products. Find out what you can do and how we can help.

How to Choose the Best Insulating Window

August 2, 2018

Before choosing the best insulating windows for you, consider a variety of important factors from energy efficiency to price. For example, 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. Learn more here.

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