Glass Detective


The Case of the Glass Canopy

The Glass Detective takes on the case of the Glass Canopy design and divulges secrets about designing glass canopies. Adding this unique feature to your own home? Check out his great insights.

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The Case of the Glass Shield for Equipment

The Glass Detective takes on the case of the Glass Shield for Heavy Equipment. Certain heavy equipment may use layers of glass and polycarbonate to shield operators from heat and debris. Learn how to layer them for optimal protection.

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The Case of the Best Insulating Window

The Glass Detective takes on the case of the best insulating window where he will determine which window types will offer both energy efficiency and noise reduction. Find out more here.

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The Case of Laminated Glass Cutting

The Glass Detective answers a question about cutting laminated glass. Is laminated glass more difficult to cut than tempered glass? Is there a problem with edges on laminated glass? Get the answers to these questions and more here.

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The Case of The Lexan® Replacement

The Glass Detective answers a question from across the pond from a reader concerned about replacing a polycarbonate guard on a piece of machinery.

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The Case of the Glass Wine Cellar Door

If you are thinking about building or renovating a wine cellar, you should consider the type of door that will be used to seal the cellar shut. It will play a vital role in keeping your wine at optimal temperature. The Glass Detective explores the options in this blog. Read more.

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The Case of the Aftermarket Quality Windshield

The Glass Detective takes on the case of the aftermarket quality windshield, investigating windshields with Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and the impacts of an aftermarket installation. Find out more here!

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The Case of the Counterfeit Glass

In a world where so many products are counterfeited, even glass is no exception. The glass detective looks at a particular situation involving tempered glass and points out the give-away signs of what to look for when it comes to counterfeit panes. Read more here!

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The Case of the Shattering Patio Doors

Patio doors shouldn’t spontaneously shatter. Unfortunately, it still happens and these large panes of glass can be a pain to replace due to their hefty price tag. What can cause this to happen? The Glass Detective is on the case. See more here!

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The Case of the Sometimes Stained Glass

Do your glass doors have streaks that don’t seem to come off no matter how well you clean them? The Glass Detective investigates and addresses what can cause these unsightly stains and the best way to go about fixing the issue. Find out more here.

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