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Shower Door Glass Etching Ideas

Choosing the best glass shower enclosure for your home can be tough. From the size and shape to hardware and etching designs, there are an almost endless number of options. We’re here to make it easier for you to choose what’s right for you. While a transparent shower glass door looks sleek and helps a […]

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Unique and Luxury Glass Shower Enclosures

Want to create a mind-blowing shower that’s both visually impressive and equally luxurious? We’re talking about the kind you see featured on home renovation shows or the ones you drool over on your Pinterest board late at night. Well, Glass.com has seen a lot of showers and we’ve dissected the elements that it takes to […]

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The Top Six Shower Door Enclosure Styles

Choosing to renovate your bathroom is a big decision, but it can be even more difficult to decide where to go from there as there are numerous options available. Glass shower door enclosures can help brighten a bathroom by letting light pass through, making it appear bigger. Glass is also easy to clean compared to […]

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How Much Does a New Shower Door Cost?

Upgrading your bathroom with a new glass shower enclosure is a great way to add value to your home. Even simple upgrades such as new hardware and fixtures can give your bathroom a face lift that boosts your return on investment. But you may be wondering, how much does a new shower door cost? There’s […]

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What is Soundproof Glass?

Can You Hear Me Now? Dear Glass Detective, What is soundproof glass? Steve Wakefield, MA Dear Steve, Thank you for contacting the Glass Detective with your question asking what soundproof glass is.  I would like to begin answering this by changing the term from “soundproof” to “sound reducing” or “sound-absorbing”. Depending on the level of […]

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Glass for the Bath

Whether you’re designing a bathroom from the beginning, or redesigning what you already have, adding glass doors to your shower can open up many options a shower curtain just doesn’t quite provide. While you can find a shower curtain and other accessories in any color or print combination you probably can imagine, there are more […]

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How to Fix Sticking Sliding Glass Patio Door

Question about how to fix a sticky sliding glass patio door:   Dear Glass Detective, My Florida pool home has three sliding glass patio doors that face the pool. They are extremely difficult to open/close and the bottom hardware or rollers need to be replaced. Who can I contact to rebuild my sliding doors? Are […]

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The Case of Starphire Glass

The Glass Detective reflects on Starphire glass by discussing the benefits and drawbacks of using this high-definition mirror in your home. Read more to learn about low-e glass coatings, window film, and the resolution to the case of the Starphire glass.

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Shattered Sunroofs Shed Light on Different Types of Glass Used

This blog goes over how shattered panoramic sunroofs shed light on the different types of glass used in vehicles by different auto manufacturers from Ford to Ferrari. Find out more.

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What to Expect During a Shower Door Installation

Upgrading your bathroom can add instant value to your home. Before you begin, do your research to understand what to expect from a shower door installation.

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