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What Causes a Mirror to Tarnish?

The Case of the Malicious Mirror Mastic Question: Dear Glass Detective, I have had 3 sets of 2 brilliant-cut glass mirrors made over the last 20 years. The mirrors had birds carved in them and they looked fantastic when new. However, none have lasted more than a few years without tarnishing badly—the silvering turns misty […]

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Spontaneously Exploding Glass Tabletops

The Case of the Furniture Frustrations   Question: Dear Glass Detective, I am an importer and distributor of furniture that uses tempered glass from China. I have received increased calls over spontaneously exploding glass tabletops. What can I do to ensure, or lessen, the chance of this happening? The occurrence of this happening while someone […]

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Gorilla Glass Windshield Replacement Options for the Jeep Wrangler

The Case of the British Columbia Break Question: Dear Glass Detective, I bought my brand new 2018 Jeep just before moving from British Columbia, Canada to Alberta, Canada. While driving the Coquihalla Highway, several rocks hit my windshield. They were kicked up by a driver that overtook me on the far right shoulder. He barely […]

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Glass Wind Barrier for Decks

The Case of the Broken Balcony Wind Barrier Question: Dear Glass Detective, I recently had a glass windscreen installed on my deck. The contractor used laminated glass and a number of cracks have appeared on several of the panels. Should tempered glass have been used instead of laminated? Thanks for your help, Bill C. Laguna […]

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The Relative Strength of Tempered Glass Versus Laminated Glass

The Case of the Relative Railing Question: Dear Glass Detective, I am trying to determine the relative strength of half-inch tempered glass versus a composition of two quarter-inch tempered glass pieces with a .060-inch interlayer between. The application is for a glass guardrail. Can you advise me? Thank you, Brad J. Answer: Dear Brad, Thank […]

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Laminated vs. Tempered Side Windows in Vehicles

You may have seen it in the news recently—instances of someone getting stuck in their vehicle after an accident because the car was equipped with laminated side windows. Laminated windows are nearly impossible to break with traditional glass-break tools. These small devices are carried in many driver’s gloveboxes because they easily break car windows so […]

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Can a Metalized Windshield Be Repaired?

The Case of the Mending Metalized Material   Question:   Dear Glass Detective, Can metalized/athermic windshields with small rock chips be repaired or do they need to be replaced?  Thanks, Nathan Clarkston, MI Answer:   Dear Nathan, Thank you for contacting the Glass Detective with your question as to whether or not what is known […]

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Press Release: Glass.com® Expands Coverage to 5,000 New Zip Codes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 30, 2019   Glass replacement services now offered to millions of new customers Washington, D.C. – In just six months, Glass.com has increased its coverage area by approximately 5,000 new zip codes. Using its group of affiliate member glass shops, the site now offers auto and architectural glass replacement services to millions […]

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Press Release: Glass.com Reaches More Than One Million Visitors

In little more than just two years, the website Glass.com has attracted more than one million visitors from all over the world and accumulated nearly two million page views. This milestone comes shortly after Glass.com was nominated as a finalist for the 2019 Folio Awards. Learn more.

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What Affects My Final Auto Glass Replacement Cost?

At Glass.com, we strive to provide an excellent customer experience when booking your auto glass replacement job. In this post, we break down the factors that impact your final costs for your replacement compared to the initial quote you receive online.

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