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Ellen Rogers


Ellen Rogers has been involved with the glass industry for nearly 20 years and is the editor of USGlass Magazine and Architects’ Guide to Glass magazine. Ellen received a degree from Peace College where she studied journalism.

Ellen enjoys running and competes regularly in races including half and full marathons. When not on the go, Ellen enjoys reading, wine tasting, true crime shows, and family game nights with her husband and son. Their favorite game is Clue. Ellen also bakes what is known locally as “World Famous Oatmeal Cookies.”

Posts by Ellen Rogers

What Causes Glass Shower Doors to Explode

February 18, 2022

There’s nothing like a nice, hot shower after a long, busy workday. But just as you’re rinsing away the stress of the day … CRASH! Your glass shower door explodes into what seems like millions of tiny pieces. Why did your glass shower door explode without warning? Cases of glass shower doors—and even other types […]

How to Remove Watermarks & Stains on Glass

January 26, 2022

We all may want those sparkling clean windows and glass shower doors we see on TV, but getting them isn’t always that easy. Stubborn watermarks can make it difficult to keep windows and shower door glass sparkling clean. Find out how to remove watermarks from your glass.

What is the Standard Size of a Shower?

January 26, 2022

The bathroom is a good place to start your home improvement project. Knowing the standard size of the various shower types will help you pick one that's right for your space.

Mirror Lighting Options

March 6, 2020

Mirror lighting can transform it into something completely different. From a design standpoint, it can help jazz up a living or dining room space. Mirror lighting can also help improve reflection. Mirror can create a nice feature or design element in most any room. Using mirror in your home’s design can help make the space […]

What’s an Infinity Mirror and How Can I Use One in My Home?

January 7, 2020

Mirrors today come in a wide range of shapes, sizes and styles. But how about those wild infinity mirrors, and how can you use one in your home? They’re usually colorful displays that appear virtually endless, as though they’re traveling through infinity. While it might sound a bit out of this world, infinity mirrors can also be used in your home.

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.

How to Prevent Foggy Windows and Doors

October 9, 2019

Moisture on your door or window glass might seem concerning, but it's not necessarily a bad thing. Sometimes the case for foggy windows and doors is one that’s easy to prevent.

Does a Walk-In Shower Need a Door?

August 12, 2019

A walk-in shower can create a spa-like bathroom. Wondering if a walk-in shower needs a door? There are many options that do, and don't need a door. Browse the various options for walk-in showers and learn about using glass for showers with and without doors.

How Much Will New Windows & Doors Cost?

March 15, 2019

Upgrading your home’s windows is a smart investment. How much will new windows cost? There are many considerations in determining the final cost. Find out more.

Robotics in Building

September 20, 2018

The increasing use of robotics in building construction will soon change the way homes of the future are designed and built. Today’s construction workforce is struggling with a lack of skilled labor, so the answer to the question “who will build my new house?” might just be robots. Learn more.