Tara Taffera

Tara Taffera

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Tara Taffera is the editorial director for USGlass magazine, Auto Glass Repair and Replacement, and Window Film magazines. Her skills and more than 20 years of experience have helped her earn numerous journalism awards, including coveted Jesse Neal Awards.

Tara enjoys spending time with her family and staying active with her husband by competing in races together, including triathlons. She also spends time volunteering in her community and with her church.

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Window Restoration Tips from A to Z

Do you live in an older home? Are you trying to figure out if you should replace your windows, or if you can repair or restore them? We’ll help you find out the differences between restoration and replacement and which one is right for you. Sometimes old historic windows add to a home’s charm the […]

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7 Ways to Finance your New Windows and Doors

Is it time to replace all the windows and doors in your house but you have no idea how to finance this large project? Don’t worry, there are several steps you can take to finance that purchase and do all the replacements at once. Reasons to Replace First, let’s review why you want to replace […]

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Breaking it Down: Choosing the Hardware for your New Shower

When remodeling your bath, there are some updates you can make to your shower door hardware. Make sure you consider everything in your bathroom so you can create a unified look. Find out more here.

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Steps to Making that Luxury Shower a Reality

If you have ever fantasized about installing a luxury shower, here are a few tips for how to go about that transformation in your bathroom. Find out about pricing, styles, sizes and more.

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Window Safety 101: Preventing Window Falls

Every year, about eight children under the age of five die from injuries sustained from falling out a window. More than 3,300 are seriously injured and wind up in the hospital. But many of these deaths and injuries could be prevented by putting some basic window safety practices in place.

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How to Choose the Best Insulating Window

Before choosing the best insulating windows for you, consider a variety of important factors from energy efficiency to price. For example, if a great insulating window—one that keeps the heat and cold out—is your main concern, make sure you keep the insulating properties at top of mind when doing your window shopping. Learn more here.

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How to Get Those Pesky Stickers Off Glass in Your Home

When it comes to removing those pesky stickers from your glass you’ll have several common household options, so hopefully, you will have at least one of these items on hand when you’re ready to get started. Find out what common and uncommon products and tactics we recommended for getting those stickers off of your glass once and for all.

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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 a Broken 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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