Posts by Daniel Snow


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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How to Remove Stickers from Car Windows

Removing stickers from car windows can be a daunting task. Maybe you just have a few casual stickers on your car’s back glass, or maybe your child has built up a mountainous collection on your side window. Either way, we’ll give you some tips and tricks to remove them easily and safely. See 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.

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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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Movable Patio Door Systems

Is a Folding Patio Door System the Right Choice for Your Home? Moveable glass wall systems aren’t just for the super-rich anymore. That’s right- those floor-to-ceiling, folding glass door panels that expand living areas into outside spaces. The operable wall systems that give panoramic views which you have lusted after while watching HGTV. The uber-aesthetic […]

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What Type of Glass is Most Resistant to Sports-Related Damage?

We already covered the impact that sporting events can have on auto glass in a previous blog. From baseballs to golf balls, these can wreak havoc on windshields, side windows, and rear windshields. But cars aren’t the only objects affected. All too often windows on homes are broken from sports-related incidents too. In this article, […]

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