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How to Recycle Old Windows

You’ve done your homework and researched the educational content here on glass.com and now you’re ready—ready to buy new windows for your home. Congratulations on a purchase decision that can pay you back in reduced heating and cooling costs, as well as a more comfortable living environment. Now, you may be wondering, what should you […]

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Glass Christmas Ornaments

From Hanukkah to Kwanzaa, Boxing Day, Christmas and many others, the month of December is filled with vast traditions for families across the world. One of the older traditions is the Christmas tree though—decorated with glass ornaments and globes, it is one of the most modern and most traditional at the same time. These glass […]

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Can You Paint uPVC Doors and Windows?

If you are asking this question, you’re most likely either looking for a change or don’t like the look of your current uPVC doors or windows. They can be painted, but should it be done? We’ll answer that question, but first we should find out exactly what uPVC means. What is uPVC? Unplasticized polyvinyl chloride, […]

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Window Safety 101: Preventing Window Falls

Every year, about eight children under the age of five die from injuries sustained from falling out a window. More than 3,300 are seriously injured and wind up in the hospital. But many of these deaths and injuries could be prevented by putting some basic window safety practices in place.

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Glass.com® Named Best New Website of 2018

Glass.com was named the winner of the Best New or Relaunched Website Award by the Specialized Information Publishers Association (SIPA) of the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA) at the 42nd annual conference held this summer in the nation’s capital. Find out more here.

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In a Hurricane, Protecting Doors and Windows is Crucial

Hurricane season is here, and homeowners must consider the possibility that they’ll need to protect their doors and windows during a storm. If you’re looking for better protection during a hurricane, many affiliates at Glass.com are experts at these products. Find out what you can do and how we can help.

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How to Remove Watermarks on Glass

We all may want those sparkling clean windows and glass shower doors we see on TV, but getting them isn’t always that easy. Stubborn watermarks can make it difficult to keep windows and shower door glass sparkling clean. Find out how to remove watermarks from your glass.

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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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Tips For Cleaning Your Glass Stovetop

Of all the appliances in the kitchen, the glass stove is often the one that pulls together the sleek, contemporary look that is so popular. Food scraps and contaminants can build up on your stove. Keep your glass stovetop (and ultimately your kitchen) looking sleek with these cleaning tips.

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How to “Soundproof” Your Windows

Maybe there’s a noisy construction site around the corner. Or you live in a neighborhood with lots of loud dogs. Perhaps you wake up to loud vehicles passing your house in the late hours. There are ways to keep that sound out! Read to find out more.

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