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What You Need to Know about Mirror Frames

March 1, 2022

Mirrors are a wonderful addition to a room’s décor. They make a room feel more spacious and bright. The frame of a mirror has the potential to dictate the aesthetic of the entire piece. Learn what you need to know about mirror frames!

What Causes a Mirror to Tarnish?

March 1, 2022

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!

The Many Uses of Mirrors

March 1, 2022

Mirrors do more than allow you to see your reflection. They can make a space brighter or appear larger. Mirrors also play a major part in feng shui. There are plenty of uses for a mirror in your home or business. What Does Your Reflection Show? While mirrors can be used to let you know […]

Picking the Perfect Vanity Mirror

March 1, 2022

Vanity mirrors are an essential piece of any bathroom. We explore shapes, styles and sizes to help you determine the perfect fit for your bathroom. Find out what you need to know to choose the perfect mirror for your vanity.

What Is the Value of My Antique Mirror and Should I Restore It?

March 1, 2022

How old does a mirror need to be to qualify as antique? What is the value of antique mirrors? Are they worth restoring? Find out the answers to these questions and more as we discuss antique mirrors.

How Does a Mirror Work?

February 18, 2022

When you look into a mirror, you see your own image and your surroundings reflected back at you. But how many times have you tried to look at the mirror itself, and question how it works? If the answer is at least once, know you’re not alone. To figure out how a mirror works, it’s […]

Desilvering 101: What Causes Dark Edges Around Mirrors?

January 27, 2022

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.

Mirrored Walls vs. Framed Mirrors

July 27, 2021

It used to be that walls of mirrors were for the rich and famous. Think of Versailles, where mirrors were the stuff of kings and queens. Nowadays mirrors are easy to come by. Any one of us can have mirrored walls. Most of us, however, are a little hesitant of mirrored walls in our homes. […]

Where to Buy Custom Home Mirrors

August 17, 2020

Mirrors, mirrors, on my wall, who is the fairest retailer of them all? What I mean is, where is the best place to purchase a mirror? There are a few options and what’s “best” will depend on what type of mirror you’re seeking. So in addition to talking about the best place to purchase a […]

A Guide to Farmhouse Mirrors

April 16, 2020

  Farmhouse style mirrors are becoming a popular décor item, made famous by the HGTV show Fixer Upper. They can add a rustic but elegant touch to any room in your house. There are a variety of shapes, sizes, and styles from which to choose. You can even make them yourself. What is a Farmhouse […]

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