Question: Dear Glass Detective, I have been asked to take paint off of windows. The person said someone already tried and couldn’t do it. The paint has been on for years and the sun hits the windows hard. I know I will have to scrape, but is there a product that I can use and […]
Did your windshield just break and now you're not sure what to do? Whether a minor break or crack out of the driver's viewing area, you need to get it fixed. Discover the steps you need to take to get back on the road again.
Mirrors can suffer from tarnishing, fogging, black spot formation, de-silvering and more. So what causes mirrors to tarnish? There can be a few culprits, but there's one that's almost guaranteed to ruin a mirror. The Glass Detective explains on our blog!
Interested in making your home safer and more resistant to burglars? We offer up tips on how to fortify your home's weaker points - the windows and doors. Read more to find out how you too can protect your home from theft.
Confused about what type of replacement glass to use in your home or business? Learn how to choose the right type of safety glass for your job today!
Want to add design elements to your basic shower glass? Etched glass and backpainted glass is an excellent way to do this! Explore the possibilities here as the Glass Detective takes on the case of the etched shower glass.
A Day At The Glass Shop Have you ever wondered what it’s like at a glass shop, how they operate, or what it’s like to work in one? Here’s a first-hand account from someone with decades of industry experience: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rgp2bZBeH-M Glass shops, like people, come in all shapes and sizes. As someone who will soon […]
The Case of the Reticent Railing Remodeler Dear Glass Detective, Would you please advise me whether to choose between laminated or tempered glass for a frameless glass railing system on my balcony in the 4th floor of a building? Will ½” glass be considered safe or should I ask for a thicker glass? I want […]
It used to be that walls of mirrors were for the rich and famous. Think of Versailles, where mirrors were the stuff of kings and queens. Nowadays mirrors are easy to come by. Any one of us can have mirrored walls. Most of us, however, are a little hesitant of mirrored walls in our homes. […]
The Case of the Front Door Fenestration Question: Dear Glass Detective, What is the best glass for a front door? Beth R. Answer: Dear Beth, Thank you for reaching out to the Glass Detective at Glass.com with your question regarding the best choice for glass to be installed in your front door. While you […]