Posts by Nick St. Denis


Don’t Fall Prey to a Cheap Independent Windshield Technician

By Nick St. Denis

The windshield plays a critical role in the safety of your vehicle. Not only does it serve as the window to your view of the road and can protect you from flying debris, but it also is important in maintaining the structural integrity—and safety—of the vehicle itself. A proper windshield installation is vital to ensuring […]

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Paying the Price: Cost Considerations for Windows and Doors

By Nick St. Denis

Materials, manufacturing, logistical and application considerations—all affect the final cost of you pay for the windows and doors you purchase. In order to help you get a better understanding of where the cost of your windows and doors comes from, why it may fluctuate up and down over time depending on the circumstance, and why […]

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How to be “Green” Replacing your Windows

By Nick St. Denis

Green building seeks to achieve many goals, including energy efficiency, protecting occupant well-being, and reducing impact on the environment. Believe it or not, windows and doors can help with all three. Find out how you can be “green” when selecting your next replacement windows.

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The Basics (and Growing Trends) of Sliding Glass Door Hardware

By Nick St. Denis

There are many considerations to take into account when selecting the right sliding glass door for your home, whether it is the color and style of the door, or the type of glass used. One important factor that shouldn’t be overlooked is the type of hardware—specifically the handle system—used with the door. Here is a […]

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The Easy Way to Wash and Clean Your Windows

By Nick St. Denis

There are many ways to clean your windows, and if you’ve found a great method that works perfectly to your standards, then by all means, keep doing what you’re doing. But if you’re finding that the technique you’ve grown accustomed to just isn’t getting the job done, then take note of some of these tips […]

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Decorative Glass for Windows and Doors: The Basics and Beyond

By Nick St. Denis

Decorative glass is relatively self-explanatory. After all, it is just that: glass that has decorative elements. We’ve included photos of some examples here. The product can serve a variety of functions. First and foremost, it is used to enhance the aesthetics of a space, whether it’s a design in the glass on your door or […]

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Vinyl Window Colors: How the Game Has Changed

By Nick St. Denis

  From a color standpoint, picking out doors and windows may have been a little boring back in the day—heck, even just a few years ago. But thanks to recent advancements in laminates and coatings, they are now available in a wide range of colors. Let’s take a look at how and why the color […]

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Your Guide to Sliding Glass Doors

By Nick St. Denis

Sliding glass doors are a great way to open up your home to the outside while giving up as little floor space as possible. Are you considering adding a sliding glass door system to your home instead of a traditional swinging French door? Here’s everything you need to know. Positive Traits Sliding patio doors, also […]

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Weathering the Storm: How Impact Windows Protect You and Your Home

By Nick St. Denis

When a severe weather event hits your area, nothing is more important than your safety and the safety your loved ones. And equipping your home with the tools it needs to help withstand a storm will not only help protect you. It can protect your most prized investment—your home—as well as the property inside it. […]

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The Lowdown on Large Glass for Commercial Vehicles, Buses and RVs

By Nick St. Denis

There’s a lot of love for personal automobile and passenger car glass around here at Glass.com and elsewhere on the Web. But what about large-format windshields and glass for commercial vehicles such as buses and RVs? Well, we’ve got that covered, too. Here are some key factors that make working with (and purchasing) large vehicle […]

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