Posts by Daniel Snow


Glass.com Visits Chihuly Garden and Glass

Visiting Chihuly Garden and Glass What does glass have to do with Seattle Washington’s top-rated tourist attraction? Well, everything—almost. Chihuly Garden and Glass is a pristine gem among the hustle and bustle of the Lower Queen Anne section of Seattle. It is positioned in a prime location almost directly beneath the iconic Space Needle. The […]

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How Volcanoes Form Glass

Volcanoes have gotten a reputation of being destructive, but did you know that they are also constructive too? Find out what the lava leaves behind when it meets the water and how glass plays a role in the rocks formed by volcanoes.

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What is Sunroof Detachment?

Can you image your sunroof detaching from your car’s roof while you’re driving down the highway and flying into traffic behind you? It’s a scary thought, but it’s an issue that has led to numerous vehicle recalls. Here’s what you need to know.

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The Use of Bulletproof Glass in Schools

There’s no such thing as bulletproof glass. This may come as a shock because of the portrayal that movies and pop culture make. We’ll break down the facts and talk about how testing plays a crucial role (and complicates) selecting the proper glass for different applications. Find out more here.

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What Is Back Painted Glass and What are its Uses?

Have you heard about one of the hottest interior design trends on the market today? Back painted glass has made a splash in both commercial and residential building designs alike. Check out this article to learn about the manufacturing process and various applications. Find out more here!

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Glass.com Visits the Grand Canyon Skywalk

There are few views in America that can top that of the ancient Colorado River carving its way through thousands of feet of stone over millions of years in Arizona. The sight I’m referring to is the Grand Canyon—an immense 277 miles long and up to 18-mile wide geological formation. Seeing this incredible natural wonder […]

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Saving Money with ENERGY STAR Rated Windows and Doors

What is ENERGY STAR? You’ve probably heard of ENERGY STAR and even seen the logo– Maybe on a new refrigerator or television. But do you know what it really means? ENERGY STAR was established by the Environmental Protection Agency in 1992 as part of the Clean Air Act to reduce pollution The goal was to […]

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4 Easy Steps to Choosing a New Main Door Design

First impressions are everything. This doesn’t just hold true when meeting new people for the first time; your home makes a first impression too. Whether it’s guests for a dinner party, visiting family, friends, or potential buyers, your home’s curb appeal leaves a lasting impression. Does your home impress, or lack luster? Your home’s main […]

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What’s the Difference between European Windows and American Windows?

Believe it or not, similar to fashion, Europe has long set trends for residential windows in the United States. If you’re in the market for new or replacement windows and want the latest and greatest, you may want to take a look at what window dealers in Europe are currently installing. So what are some […]

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The Top 4 Myths About Sliding Patio Doors

Myths About Sliding Doors I can recall the sliding door in my grandparent’s home quite vividly- It was big, heavy, and got stuck in the track when trying to slide it open or closed. The lock had to be jiggled just right to set. And the frame itself was big, blocky and ugly, with hazy […]

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