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Entry Doors 2020: Larger in Size and Wider in Options

If you’re shopping entry doors in 2020, you might find yourself confused by the latest trends—many of which represent polar opposites. Some manufacturers have worked to develop age-old aesthetics, while others have gone modern. Some are offering pivot doors, while others are sticking with standard hinges. Perhaps the only trend that most door manufacturers seem […]

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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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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?

Join the Glass Detective as he takes on the Case of Mending the Metalized Windshield. Find out more about metalized, or athermic, windshields and whether or not they can be repaired.

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

In just six months, Glass.com has increased its coverage area by approximately 5,000 new zip codes. Much of the growth was in the Northeast, Midwest, and Northwest. Find out more about the expansion in coverage here.

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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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