Glass Detective


The Case of the Laminated Glass Tint Color

Question Regarding Laminated Glass Tint Color: Hi Glass Detective, I had a break-in through tempered glass. It was Celcius glass so it had a slight tint. If I replace with laminated glass in that one pane, will it look different than the other Celcius glass beside it? Thanks, Ruth W.   Answer to Question Regarding […]

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The Case of the Double Pane Window Upgrade

Question Regarding Double Pane Window Upgrade: Hi Glass Detective, I’m unsure if my laminated upgrade was properly installed in my residential double pane windows.  My contract says laminated 7/32 over 1/8.  I also was to have installed a pane with low-e coating and argon fill in between the lam and the low-e. Question #1. Does […]

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The Case of the Machinery Protection Glass

The Glass Detective takes on the case of the Machinery Protection Glass and talks about what type of glass is the best choice for shields made to protect workers when working with machinery. Find out more.

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The Case of Finding Clear Glass

Most glass has a green tint to it. But what if you want crystal clear glass? The Glass Detective is on the case! Find out more about the manufacturing differences and where to buy clear glass

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The Case of the Etched Shower Glass

Want to add design elements to your basic shower glass? Etched glass and backpainted glass is an excellent way to do this! Explore the possibilities here as the Glass Detective takes on the case of the etched shower glass.

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The Case of the Dangerous Broken Auto Glass

Is auto glass sharp when it breaks? Can it cause injuries in the even of an accident? Perhaps a recent accident has left you wondering. We have answers. Find out more here.

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The Case of the Theft Deterring Glass

Interested in making your home safer and more resistant to burglars? We offer up tips on how to fortify your home’s weaker points – the windows and doors. Read more to find out how you too can protect your home from theft.

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The Case of the Lifetime Window Warranty That Wasn’t Honored

If you’ve been left high and dry by a company who promised a warranty and won’t honor it, you’re not alone. The Glass Detective is on the case and recommends some solutions for anyone in this situation. Read more here.

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The Case of the Glass Shelving

The Glass Detective takes on the case of figuring out what type of glass should be used for glass shelving applications. We discuss laminated, tempered, and laminated-tempered glass. Read more here.

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The Case of Improving the “U” Value of Glass

Need to increase the “U” Value of your windows? The Glass Detective discusses how this could be achieved with window film. See more here and learn how to increase your glass’s “U” Value.

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