Ellen Rogers

Ellen Rogers

Ellen Rogers

Author Bio

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 wasting, 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


Door Glass Options: Which Ones are Right for Your Home

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 […]

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How to Choose the Best Patio Door

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 […]

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Replacing Your Entry Door: Which Material Should You Choose?

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 […]

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Deadly Summer Heat can Take A Child’s Life if Unattended in A Vehicle

Summer is almost here and while this brings time spent enjoying outdoor activities, it also means increasingly high temperatures. As the days get hotter, it’s important to be aware of the dangers that can result from hot vehicles—particularly to children. According to KidsAndCars.org vehicular heat stroke is largely misunderstood by the general public. The majority […]

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How To Install Auto Glass: One- vs. Two-Person Installation

How many workers does it take to install a new windshield? It’s a question that most auto glass technicians must consider. It also brings up some points that you may want to question windshield replacement shops on before committing to replacement. Which is better: the labor-intensive, two-man installation or technology-driven machinery? The pros and cons of […]

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Step By Step Instructions on How to Install Your Magnetic Glass Markerboard

Opportunities to add new products and services are all around—you just have to know where to look. And for small fabricators one area that offers a lot of potential is in magnetic glass markerboards. By offering these products, your company can help businesses in your area add a unique aesthetic to their office interiors, while […]

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Repairing and Replacing Sunroofs and Sliders

For many drivers, sunroofs are the next best thing to a convertible. They allow you to enjoy a beautiful day, streaming fresh air and sunlight into the vehicle. But just like any other piece of glass, they can also break. What do you do when this happens? Here are a few tips from some industry experts.

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A Day in the Life of a Windshield Repair Tech

If you’re wondering what life is like as a mobile auto glass technician, sit back, buckle up and join us as we hit the road with John McAuley, owner of a SuperGlass Windshield Repair franchise in St. Petersburg, Fla.

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Windshield Replacement for Motorhomes and RVs

For as long as you can remember, you’ve dreamed of spending retirement on the open road behind the wheel of your very own RV. And now, those days are here! Nothing could be finer … until a rock or some other form of debris lands itself in the middle of your windshield—leaving unsightly damage. What do you do? Here’s what you need to know about getting the damage fixed so you can get back on the road.

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How Much Does it Cost to Replace a Windshield?

It’s a simple question and you want a simple answer: How much will it cost to replace my windshield? The answer, however, depends on more than just your cracked or chipped glass. Windshield replacement costs typically include glass, installation, the adhesive and cleaning.

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