Glass 101


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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The Case of the Coffee Table Glass Top

The Glass Detective explains why neither laminated glass nor tempered glass, by itself, would be the best solution for a coffee table top. But he does give an excellent recommendation as to what would make a great table top. Keep reading to find out more!

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Are Your Windows Deadly to Birds?

For many homeowners, it’s an all-too-common occurrence: birds flying into your windows and patio door glass. Your first instinct may be to think “What’s wrong with this bird? Why does it keep flying into the glass?” Some people might think it’s because the birds don’t know any better, but the problem usually is much more serious. Find out more.

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A Glass Wall Can Partition Off Modern Office Spaces

When most people think of glass used in construction, they typically envision familiar things such as windows and skylights. But there are also many uses for glass inside a structure. They carry different names, such as glass wall, window wall, glass partition or glass office, but they all do something similar.

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The Case of the Glass Stairway Railing

The Glass Detective takes on the case of the glass stairway railing and answers a question about the best type of glass to use for railings and balcony barriers. Safety is paramount in these cases so read on to find out more.

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Are You Ready for Driverless Cars?

Many automotive companies are in development stages of these new autonomous vehicles—and there are good reasons for it, including fewer traffic accidents and improved fuel efficiency and emissions. Check out our self-driving car predictions here.

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How to be “Green” Replacing your Windows

Green building seeks to achieve many goals, including energy efficiency, protecting occupant well-being, and reducing impact on the environment. Believe it or not, windows and doors can help with all three. Find out how you can be “green” when selecting your next replacement windows.

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