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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

How to Keep Your Door Glass Clean

March 23, 2018

When it comes to keeping the glass in your home’s doors clean, you might think there’s nothing to it—all it takes is a little glass cleaner and paper towels, right? Sounds easy enough, but it’s not always that simple. It’s important to always follow the manufacturer’s maintenance instructions first and foremost. Check out our general tips for keeping your door glass looking pristine!

Are Your Windows Deadly to Birds?

February 2, 2018

For many homeowners, it’s an all-too-common occurrence: birds flying into your windows and patio door glass. Your first instinct may be to think “What’s wrong with this bird? Why does it keep flying into the glass?” Some people might think it’s because the birds don’t know any better, but the problem usually is much more serious. Find out more.

Are You Ready for Driverless Cars?

January 22, 2018

Many automotive companies are in development stages of these new autonomous vehicles—and there are good reasons for it, including fewer traffic accidents and improved fuel efficiency and emissions. Check out our self-driving car predictions here.

Smart Home Technology Takes Off

December 13, 2017

These days, it’s not just our phones that are “smart.” From cars to appliances to the entire household, it seems like everything is getting smarter—and that includes windows and doors. Learn more.

Will Robots Install the Windows in Your Next House?

November 29, 2017

Fifty years ago, the idea of a robotic housekeeper like in the cartoon series The Jetsons may have seemed like a far-off, unimaginable concept. But things have changed. While we may not yet have a full-body robot named Rosie to help clean the house, we do have a number of options when it comes to […]

How Hurricane Season Affects Homeowners

November 14, 2017

November is usually a quiet month for hurricanes, but the last day of the season isn’t over until November 30. Given 2017 was atypical, many parts of Texas and Florida are still struggling to recover post-hurricanes Harvey and Irma; damage estimates from those combined storms could be between $150 billion and $200 billion. But whatever […]

Window Pane Options: Single, Double or Triple

October 19, 2017

Selecting and buying new windows for your home isn’t as easy as it may seem. There are hundreds of options to consider, from the glass to the frame to the style and finish. It’s important to choose windows that will not only be right for your home’s aesthetic, but also the climate where you live. […]

Door Glass Options: Which Ones are Right for Your Home

October 11, 2017

When it comes to the front door, homeowners have hundreds of options to create a unique aesthetic and build eye-catching curb appeal. One option is to select an entry door that includes glass—and the list of those options is equally impressive. Entry door glass options include textured and decorative selections in a wide range of […]

How to Choose the Best Patio Door

August 24, 2017

From sliding doors to French doors, there are hundreds of options when it comes to selecting a new patio door. Fortunately, having so many choices means you have the ability to find just the right door to match not only your home’s unique aesthetic, but also your budget. First, however, you have to determine which […]

Replacing Your Entry Door: Which Material Should You Choose?

August 11, 2017

For many consumers, it’s tough to beat the beauty and character that a real wooden front door can bring to a home’s curb appeal. Some of the most common species used include mahogany, oak, walnut or cherry, all of which can be painted or stained a variety of colors and finishes. But there are other […]

Ellen Rogers

How to Keep Your Door Glass Clean

When it comes to keeping the glass in your home’s doors clean, you might think there’s nothing to it—all it takes is a little glass cleaner and paper towels, right? Sounds easy enough, but it’s not always that simple. It’s important to always follow the manufacturer’s maintenance instructions first and foremost. Check out our general tips for keeping your door glass looking pristine!

Read More

Are Your Windows Deadly to Birds?

For many homeowners, it’s an all-too-common occurrence: birds flying into your windows and patio door glass. Your first instinct may be to think “What’s wrong with this bird? Why does it keep flying into the glass?” Some people might think it’s because the birds don’t know any better, but the problem usually is much more serious. Find out more.

Read More

Are You Ready for Driverless Cars?

Many automotive companies are in development stages of these new autonomous vehicles—and there are good reasons for it, including fewer traffic accidents and improved fuel efficiency and emissions. Check out our self-driving car predictions here.

Read More

Smart Home Technology Takes Off

These days, it’s not just our phones that are “smart.” From cars to appliances to the entire household, it seems like everything is getting smarter—and that includes windows and doors. Learn more.

Read More

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