Lyle Hill

Lyle Hill

Lyle Hill

Author Bio

Lyle Hill has been in the glass and metal industry for more than 40 years. In this time he has managed glass retail, contract glazing, mirror, architectural window, window film, and automotive glass businesses throughout America. He obtained an MBA from IIT with a focus on Technology and Engineering Management.

Hill is also a columnist for glass industry trade magazines and often called the “face” of the glass industry. He has also authored books including “The Broken Tomato and Other Business Parables,” which is available through Amazon.

Posts by Lyle Hill


ATM Machine Glass

Join the Glass Detective as he takes on the case of the Laminated LED Lite. Learn about the best glass for building an ATM Enclosure & other considerations such as light reflection and coatings.

Read More...

What Causes Condensation on My Windows?

Join the Glass Detective as he takes on the Case of the Condensation Concern. Learn about what causes condensation on the outside of new triple-pane windows and more.

Read More...

What’s The Best Glass for an Office Reception Area Counter?

If your lobby area needs a security upgrade, there are several factors to consider. The level of security needed will determine the right material. Learn more as the Glass Detective takes on the case of the Laminated Lobby Glass.

Read More...

Home Window Options for Sound Reduction

Join the Glass Detective as he takes on the case of the noise nuisance. Noisy streets and neighbors can be tamed by using the right windows. Find out what type of glass helps with sound reduction and if you can benefit.

Read More...

Residential Window Warranty Identification

Join the Glass Detective as he takes on the case of the coverage question. Learn how to find out if your windows are under warranty & where to get quotes on new ones.

Read More...

Why Do Some Windshield Replacements Cost More Than Others?

Join the Glass Detective as he takes on the case of the comparison pricing. Find out why quotes from two different glass shops on OEM glass can vary widely.

Read More...

What is the Best Type of Glass for a Display Case?

Join the Glass Detective as he takes on the case of the displaced display case. Find out what type of glass is safest for a new gymnasium display case.

Read More...

How Much Does an Interior Glass Door Cost?

Join the Glass Detective as he takes on the case of the bedroom budget door. Find out what interior glass bedroom doors cost and what adjustments you can make to reduce costs.

Read More...

Can Glass Be Cut to Sharp Angles?

Join the Glass Detective as he takes on the case of the angular ailments. Find out whether tempered glass can be cut to sharp angles or if laminated is a better option for custom angular glass.

Read More...

Polycarbonate vs. Laminated Glass

Join the Glass Detective as he takes on the case of the polycarbonate pool project. Find out whether polycarbonate or laminated glass is best for a glass deck railing system.

Read More...