Posts by Tara Taffera


How to Unstick Those Pesky Stickers from Glass in Your Home

You know you’ve done it. Muttered under your breath when you buy a product that has a sticker attached that you’ve found is sometimes impossible to remove. From your new dishes to your mirrors and your windshield, the next time you are in that dilemma we have some tips for you that should help relieve […]

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Decoding Door Lock Options

Looking at a new front door, or just want to change out your lock? There are a ton of door lock options. In years past, if you wanted extra security you went for a deadbolt. Technology has evolved quite a bit since then. Here’s everything you need to know about door locks and automation.

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How New Technology Could Affect your Car Insurance

With newer makes and models of cards, comes a lot of new technology behind that glass. Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and the push toward self-driving vehicles, is changing the way cars are manufactured. This will inevitably have an effect on your car insurance. Learn more here!

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Steps to Fixing that Shattered Sunroof

A sunroof is a great feature for your car, though there are some issues you will have to watch for such as leaks, malfunctioning buttons or shattered glass. No one wants to have to deal with a shattered sunroof, but, if it does happen to you, Glass.com recommends steps to take until you schedule its replacement.

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Understanding Insulating Glass Windows

You walk in a window showroom, and start talking to a salesperson about energy efficiency. He explains all the advantages and intricacies of the IG unit to you. If you are like most of us, he has lost you already with that acronym. Learn all about insulating glass windows here.

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Eight Must-See Adventures in Glass

If you want to combine a love of adventure with a love of glass, there are some must-see spots that tourists everywhere have added to their itinerary. For those ready to take the challenge there are several must-see attractions to add to your future travel plans. See more here!

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Ten Tips to Replacing Historic Windows

When researching new windows and doors for an historic home, you will find that it is possible to preserve that historic style when making your new window and door purchase. Follow these steps to find a company and products that will preserve your historic home’s integrity while offering great new views!

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Contemplating the Fate of Energy Star

Even if you don’t own an Energy Star labeled product it’s a safe bet that you have seen or heard of the label. Energy Star has been known in households across the U.S. since its inception in 1992. The voluntary program rates the energy efficiency of thousands of products, from air conditioners to dishwashers to […]

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Locating Air Leaks in Your Windows and Doors

  It’s a common problem—that draft you feel coming in through your window or door. Obviously, if you feel the air coming in, then you have air going out as well. If your windows or doors are old, yes you may need new ones. But first, check for air leaks, as there may be an […]

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How to Handle a Window or Door Warranty

If you encounter a problem with a door or window in your home, the first step toward resolution is to look at the warranty you were given when you purchased the product. Maybe the product is under warranty and you are lucky. You call the door or window dealer and in a few weeks your […]

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