Glass 101


The Many Uses of Mirrors

Mirrors do more than allow you to see your reflection. They can make a space brighter or appear larger. Mirrors also play a major part in feng shui. There are plenty of uses for a mirror in your home or business. What Does Your Reflection Show? While mirrors can be used to let you know […]

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A Guide to Full Length Mirror Options

A full length mirror not only allows you to see yourself and your outfit better, it can help a room appear larger and brighter. Full length mirrors come in several different sizes with a variety of frames and mounting systems. If you want to be able to see a more complete reflection of yourself and […]

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The Relative Strength of Tempered Glass Versus Laminated Glass

The Case of the Relative Railing Question: Dear Glass Detective, I am trying to determine the relative strength of half-inch tempered glass versus a composition of two quarter-inch tempered glass pieces with a .060-inch interlayer between. The application is for a glass guardrail. Can you advise me? Thank you, Brad J. Answer: Dear Brad, Thank […]

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Are Tinted Vehicle Windows Illegal?

If you’re thinking about adding window tint to your vehicle windows it’s important to know what’s legal in your state, as window tinting laws vary by state. Reputable tint shops will inform you that you can’t tint your windows past a certain level while others may perform illegal tints anyway. Learn more about window tinting here options & limitations here.

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Can Glass Prevent Sun Damage?

Sun damage can be harmful to your health and property. While basic glass doesn’t stop UV rays, there are ways to prevent penetration.

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How to Avoid Hitting a Deer and Damaging Your Windshield

Last year, deer caused over 1.5 million accidents, accounting for nearly 80% of all animal-related accidents. Find out what you can do to protect yourself and your vehicle.

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How to Clean Etched Glass Shower Doors

Etched glass shower doors add a personal touch to any bathroom. Whether you purchased a house that already had an etched glass shower door or you had one installed, keeping it clean is the best way to maintain your glass and keep your bathroom looking good.

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What is the Standard Size of a Shower?

The bathroom is a good place to start your home improvement project. Knowing the standard size of the various shower types will help you pick one that’s right for your space.

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Tips for Choosing the Perfect Glass Shower Enclosure

A new glass shower enclosure can freshen up your bathroom. Check out our top six things to consider when choosing the perfect glass shower enclosure.

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How Much Does It Cost to Convert My Tub into a Shower?

The cost of replacing your tub with a glass shower enclosure varies widely based upon the current state of your bathroom, specifications of the new shower system and the desired outcome of your remodeling.

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