Glass Detective


Tempered vs. Untempered Glass

Is tempered glass stronger than untempered glass? What type of glass offers better support in furniture? Find out more as the Glass Detective takes on the case of the tempered vs untempered glass tabletops.

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The Case of the Sliding Patio Door

Question about sliding patio doors: Dear Glass Detective, My Florida pool home has three sliding glass patio doors that face the pool. They are extremely difficult to open and close. I believe the bottom hardware or rollers need to be replaced. Who can I contact to rebuild my sliding doors? Are there contractors who specialize […]

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The Case of the Broken Trellis Glass

Question regarding broken trellis glass Dear Glass Detective, My glass subcontractor has been laying laminated glass on a trellis with standoffs. The glass keeps breaking. The standoffs are approximately 24 inches apart. What is wrong? Thanks. Steve San Diego, CA Answer to question regarding broken trellis glass Steve, Thank you for contacting the Glass Detective […]

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The Case of the Laminated Glass Tint Color

The Glass Detective takes on The Case of the Laminated Glass Tint Color and answers a question about matching the tint of a piece of laminated glass to the tint of tempered glass. Is it possible? Find out here.

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The Case of the Double Pane Window Upgrade

The Glass Detective takes a look into double pane window upgrades, their benefits, and other beneficial upgrades when purchasing new windows. Find out where laminated window glass and “Low-E” glass coating should be installed in the resolution to the case of the double pane window upgrades.

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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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