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What is Colored Mirror Glass?

December 13, 2019

Mirror glass creates a unique visual aesthetic, and for a completely different look, colored mirrors can bring even more style to enhance your living space. Learn more about mirror glass, how it's made, and color options from antique to bright pops of red and pink.

Laminated vs. Tempered Side Windows in Vehicles

December 11, 2019

You may have seen it in the news recently—instances of someone getting stuck in their vehicle after an accident because the car was equipped with laminated side windows. Learn about the pros and cons of laminated and tempered glass when used in side windows.

7 Ways to Finance your New Windows and Doors

December 4, 2019

Is it time to replace all the windows and doors in your house? From home equity loans to credit cards, learn 7 ways you can finance your new window or door installation.

How to Locate Your Car’s VIN

December 2, 2019

Your vehicle identification number, or VIN, is an important tool that auto glass shops use when replacing windshields, side windows, and more. Find out how to locate it.

Should You Restore or Replace Old Windows?

November 20, 2019

There is something very special about the presence of an old window and the character it adds to a home. Learn about the pros & cons of restoring vs. replacing old and historic windows.

Are Tinted Vehicle Windows Illegal?

November 4, 2019

If you’re thinking about adding window tint to your vehicle windows it’s important to know what’s legal in your state, as window tinting laws vary by state. Reputable tint shops will inform you that you can’t tint your windows past a certain level while others may perform illegal tints anyway. Learn more about window tinting here options & limitations here.

Can a Metalized Windshield Be Repaired?

November 1, 2019

Join the Glass Detective as he takes on the Case of Mending the Metalized Windshield. Find out more about metalized, or athermic, windshields and whether or not they can be repaired.

Glass.com® Expands Coverage to 5,000 New Zip Codes

October 30, 2019

In just six months, Glass.com has increased its coverage area by approximately 5,000 new zip codes. Much of the growth was in the Northeast, Midwest, and Northwest. Find out more about the expansion in coverage here.

Window Security Solutions

October 30, 2019

Join the Glass Detective as he takes on The Case of the Bedroom Burglary. Learn about your options when it comes to in-home window security.

Building a Glass Bible Display Case

October 30, 2019

Join the Glass Detective as he takes on The Case of the Biblical Box. Find out what it takes to cut the perfect glass display case.

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