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Should a Sliding Reception Window in a Doctor’s Office be Made of Tempered Glass?

The Case of the Sliding Glass Safety Window   Question: Dear Glass Detective, Should a sliding receptionist window in a doctor’s office be tempered glass? Sincerely, Spencer Answer: Dear Spencer, Let me begin by thanking you for contacting the Glass Detective with your very timely and important question. Many people have been asking questions about […]

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How to Clean Outdoor Tabletop Stains

Outdoor Tabletop Stain Removal The Case of the Ghostly Glass Gunk   Question: Dear Glass Detective, I have an outdoor circular glass table about 27″ in diameter. The glass on both sides is what I would call “wavy”, not just clear. It appears as if many coral atolls are side by side. (visualization). You can […]

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Can I Use Steel Wool to Clean Auto Glass?

The Case of the Cleaning Compounds Question: Dear Glass Detective, When cleaning the interior of an automobile windshield that is fogging, is it recommended to use an abrasive step in the cleaning process? Most of the car care “how-to” videos and postings online all seem to include an initial “abrasive” step which uses a nylon […]

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Recycling Glass Bottles

The Case of the Broken Bottle Build Question: Dear Glass Detective, I am tired of seeing glass bottles and jars not getting recycled. I am wondering two things—first, is there an R-value for broken glass, such as gabion glass or broken bottles? Secondly, I want to build a fence made of broken or whole glass […]

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What Causes a Mirror to Tarnish?

Mirrors can suffer from tarnishing, fogging, black spot formation, de-silvering and more. So what causes mirrors to tarnish? There can be a few culprits, but there’s one that’s almost guaranteed to ruin a mirror. The Glass Detective explains on our blog!

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Spontaneously Exploding Glass Tabletops

What causes glass tabletops and other glass applications to spontaneously explode? There’s one main culprit that can be traced back to before you even purchase the glass. Learn about the causes of spontaneous glass breakage from the Glass Detective on our blog.

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Glass Wind Barrier for Decks

Using a glass wind barrier to shield decks is a great way to keep clean aesthetics. However, certain safety aspects need to be accounted for. So what type of glass should you use for a glass wind barrier? Glass.com’s Glass Detective explains on our blog!

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Can a Metalized Windshield Be Repaired?

Join the Glass Detective as he takes on the Case of Mending the Metalized Windshield. Find out more about metalized, or athermic, windshields and whether or not they can be repaired.

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Window Security Solutions

Join the Glass Detective as he takes on The Case of the Bedroom Burglary. Learn about your options when it comes to in-home window security.

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Building a Glass Bible Display Case

Join the Glass Detective as he takes on The Case of the Biblical Box. Find out what it takes to cut the perfect glass display case.

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