Glass 101


Desilvering 101: What Causes Dark Edges Around Mirrors?

Mirror Desilvering If you’ve ever seen an antique mirror, chances are, that mirror had dark streaks running through it or dark spots along the edges. You may have even seen this on a newer mirror. What causes these black edges to form on mirrors? The short answer is that it is caused by an effect […]

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In a Hurricane, Protecting Doors and Windows is Crucial

Hurricane season is here, and homeowners in coastal regions must consider the possibility that they’ll need to protect their doors and windows during a hurricane. If you’re looking for better protection during a hurricane, many affiliates at Glass.com are experts at these products. They can help you select the best ones for your budget. Why […]

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How to Remove Watermarks on Glass

We all may want those sparkling clean windows and glass shower doors we see on TV, but getting them isn’t always that easy. Instead, we’re often left with stubborn hard water stains. These water spots are caused when there’s a high concentration of magnesium and calcium minerals in the water. The minerals build up over […]

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How to Choose the Best Insulating Window

If you are looking for the best insulating windows for your home, there are a variety of items to consider—including the frame. So 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. Windows […]

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How to “Soundproof” Your Windows

“Is it possible to ‘soundproof’ my windows?” If you’ve found yourself asking that question, you’re not alone. Maybe there’s a noisy construction site around the corner. Or you live in a neighborhood with lots of loud dogs. Perhaps you wake up to loud vehicles passing your house in the late hours. Whatever the cause of […]

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Where Should You Buy Your Windows and Doors?

Buying new windows or doors for your home is a process. You first have to realize that you need an upgrade, whether for performance, aesthetic or other reasons. Then you have to figure out how to fit that expense into your budget. Now that you’ve done all that, you’re probably wondering how to decide where […]

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What is the Best Way to Detail Auto Glass?

Why Detail Your Auto Glass? Properly detailed auto glass not only gives your car a beautiful, finished appearance to match the freshly waxed paint job and shined tires, it also ensures the safety of you as the driver, your passengers, and other people on the road. Peering through a dirty window can be dangerous as […]

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How to Clean Your TV Screens and Computer Monitors

There are a number of important considerations to remember when you’re cleaning TV screens and computer monitors in your home. Find out why the old methods for cleaning glass-screened CRT TVs of the past no longer applies and learn how to clean modern TVs and Computer Monitors.

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Mirror Cleaning: What’s the Best Way to Do It?

Much like traditional glass, mirrors can get dirty and need to be cleaned. So when you need to clean a mirror, what’s the best way to do it?

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How Volcanoes Form Glass

Volcanoes have gotten a reputation of being destructive, but did you know that they are also constructive too? Find out what the lava leaves behind when it meets the water and how glass plays a role in the rocks formed by volcanoes.

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