Interior Design


The Case of Starphire Glass

Question About Starphire Glass: Dear Glass Detective, I would like to know the manufacturer name and address for Starphire low iron mirror. I had a large wall mirror installed. My problem is WITH the Starphire mirror. It produces double and triple reflections on windows (mostly at night from city lights). It has such a strong […]

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Steps to Making that Luxury Shower a Reality

When it comes to luxurious bathrooms, many homeowners, myself included, fantasize about the ultimate shower. I dream of ditching my small closet-sized stall for the ones in those upscale hotel rooms or the ones you see on TV … the ones where at least five of my current models could fit inside one of those […]

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What to do if Your Shower Door Breaks

Glass shower doors enhance and highlight the beauty of bathroom designs. Whether a sliding shower door or a swinging door, both are great ways to show off trendy showers. But like all mechanical things, there can be problems that come along with these doors. It can be as minor as a loose screw, or as […]

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Keeping Your Shower Door Clean With Hydrophobic Coatings

Shower doors are a beautiful way to accent your bathroom and they are completely customizable. Whether you choose a frameless door, or maybe a sliding door, glass is usually the material of choice when it comes to showers. With such constant and continued use, how can we keep these shower doors pristine? Over time, hard […]

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Glass Christmas Ornaments

December is filled with holidays and traditions from around the world, and one of the older traditions is the Christmas tree. Curious about the history of glass Christmas tree ornaments? We unearth the origins of tree decorating to find out why we decorate the way we do today.

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Stained Glass: The Past Meets the Present

Have you ever wondered about stained glass windows? Even though you can’t see out of them, they are very much a part of the window family. There’s a lot more history here than you think. Stained glass dates all the way back to 2750 B.C. Find out more here!

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Desilvering 101: What Causes Dark Edges Around Mirrors?

Are there dark spots along the edges or corners of your mirror? This is caused by something called de-silvering. Learn about the history of desilvering, how to fix it, and how to prevent it.

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How to Choose the Best Insulating Window

Before choosing the best insulating windows for you, consider a variety of important factors from energy efficiency to price. For example, if a great insulating window—one that keeps the heat and cold out—is your main concern, make sure you keep the insulating properties at top of mind when doing your window shopping. Learn more here.

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What is a Transom Window?

Upgrade your home’s style with the addition or replacement of a transom window to give it a unique look and let in more natural light. Find out more about what transom windows are, how they came to be, and how they can benefit your home.

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Mirror Cleaning: What’s the Best Way to Do It?

Much like traditional glass, mirrors can get dirty and need to be cleaned. So when you need to clean a mirror, what’s the best way to do it?

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