Glass 101


The Use of Bulletproof Glass in Schools

In light of recent events the use (or lack thereof) of “bulletproof” glass in schools has come under fire. Let’s start by addressing the fact is that there is no such thing as bulletproof glass. What movies, the media, and pop culture commonly refer to as bulletproof glass is in fact bullet-resistant glass. Bulletproof would […]

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How to Remove Stickers from Car Windows

  During the past decade bumper stickers have become less and less popular, while the popularity of putting stickers on a car’s backglass has grown tremendously. From stick figure families, to 5K races, and landmarks, these stickers give people a sense if individuality- showing other drivers what they’re passionate about- while at the same time […]

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What Is Back Painted Glass and What are its Uses?

Back painted glass is a unique use of glass that has been growing in popularity in recent years. It is essentially exactly what it sounds like- glass that has been painted on the back side. That way, from the front side, the glass is no longer translucent, but instead a solid color. Uses of Back […]

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What’s New in Vehicle Safety Features?

Safety is one of the most important—if not the most important—features you look for when buying a new vehicle. Fortunately, the automotive industry has made great strides and continues to develop enhancements and technologies that make vehicles safer every day. Glass is playing a big part in many of these developments. Advanced Driver Assistance Systems […]

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How to Clean Your Glass Furniture

There is no question that glass furniture, such as a dining table or shelf, looks beautiful in a home. The clean appearance of a glass furniture piece is equally sleek and elegant looking, and the transparency it provides maximizes light and openness in a space. Who doesn’t love that? Of course, furniture comes in contact […]

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How Self-Driving Cars Will Impact Society

Picture a world where self-driving cars—or autonomous vehicles—are the norm. The car, not its human occupant, is in full control. Using its various sensors, radars, cameras and GPS devices, it seamlessly navigates from Point A to Point B, communicating with other vehicles and a high-tech roadway infrastructure to get you to your destination safely. This […]

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How to Keep Your Door Glass Clean

When it comes to keeping the glass in your home’s doors clean, you might think there’s nothing to it—all it takes is a little glass cleaner and paper towels, right? Sounds easy enough, but it’s not always that simple. It’s important to always follow the manufacturer’s maintenance instructions first and foremost. Check out our general tips for keeping your door glass looking pristine!

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Don’t Fall Prey to a Cheap Independent Windshield Technician

A proper windshield installation is vital to ensuring you and your passengers are as safe as possible in your vehicle, which is why you should have any windshield work done through an accredited business. Find out more.

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Paying the Price: Cost Considerations for Windows and Doors

In order to help you get a better understanding of where the cost of your windows and doors comes from, why it may fluctuate up and down over time depending on the circumstance, and why one window may be exponentially more expensive than another, we break it down.

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How to Save Energy During Cold Weather

The winter months bring lower temperatures – and higher energy bills. One of the biggest sources of heat loss from a home can be around the windows and doors. Here are some winter energy saving tips that should help you save. Read more.

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