Crystal has a particular reputation for being the “fancy” version of glass and is typically used for formal tableware on special occasions. So naturally, this might leave you wondering what’s so special about crystal. The discerning wine enthusiast will want to know how to spot a wine glass that’s made of crystal. Glass Wine Glasses […]
Commercial Glass and Plastics Lynchburg, VA Robert Hiller’s 15,000 square foot glass shop is impressive by any standard—especially because it sits in the mostly rural foothills of southwest Virginia. But the 64-year-old didn’t just build Commercial Glass and Plastics Inc. overnight. He’s a second-generation glazier whose father started in the glass business in 1945— not […]
There are many crazy tips and tricks on the internet for de-icing your car's windshield in the wintertime. As winter weather continues to hammer many parts of the country, you may find yourself wondering which ones actually work without harming your car.
Tree sap can be one of the messiest, most difficult substances you’ll ever have to remove from your car’s windshield. It’s a breeze to remove, though—IF you’re using the right product. We’ll show you what to use (and not use) to get your windshield crystal-clear with the least amount of effort. If you’re not fortunate […]
Last year, deer caused over 1.5 million accidents, accounting for nearly 80% of all animal-related accidents. Find out what you can do to protect yourself and your vehicle.
When something goes wrong with your RV, it might not always be clear who you should contact to fix the problem. Your motorhome shares many similarities with cars—tires, a motor and drivetrain, and a windshield. It also shares commonalities with a house, such as central air, appliances, plumbing, and sliding windows. This probably leaves you […]
Not all windows and glass products are created equal, but by understanding how heat and light interact with different materials, and with the latest technologies available today, glass manufacturers have been able to develop better and more efficient windows for your home. Learn all about Low-E window glass here.
Picture this: You lucked out and nabbed the perfect campsite with stunning views of the lake and the mountain range in the background. There’s a gorgeous sunset that you’re watching as you cook dinner, but the windows fog up, and you’re not able to see it. You keep running over to the windows and toweling […]
Road tripping in a car is easy. You don’t have to put much thought or effort into planning your food, fuel, or rest stops. That’s not the case when it comes to driving or towing a vehicle over 30-feet long. One wrong turn could leave you in a very tight spot with no easy way […]
It’s 2020—screens are everywhere. There is probably a screen in your pocket, your car, your living room, on your desk, and countless other places. Many new refrigerators even feature a screen. I’m currently writing this blog on one screen while my phone screen looks up at me from my desk, and my TV screen looms […]