Lifestyle


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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Can I Paint uPVC Windows and Doors?

uPVC doors and windows can be painted, but should it be done? Find out if you should paint your old uPVC windows or if you’re better off replacing them with new energy-efficient windows that fit your goal aesthetic.

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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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Window Lock Types Explained

You’ve seen this scene on television and in movies: an intruder crawls through an unlocked or easy-to-open window to steal objects or cause harm to occupants. You may even know people who have been victims themselves. Security is one of the most important aspects of any home. While automated security systems can go a long […]

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