Lifestyle


Causes of Sunroof Explosions

Broken sunroofs can be common, but the reasons for them vary. Have you ever heard of an exploding sunroof, or been in a car when the sunroof glass blew out? Though still rare, the number of exploding sunroofs reported has increased and with them has come lawsuits against car manufacturers. Allegedly exploding sunroofs have been […]

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Car-to-Car Communication: New Tech Could Save Lives

Glass technology in vehicles is moving at warp speed. Collision warning systems, automatic braking, lane alert programs, heads-up-displays, and all the cameras and radar these features entail, are here to stay. These are likely to show up in more and more models in the very near future. Though options vary by vehicle, here are some […]

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Polycarbonate: Special Windshields for Race Cars

Polycarbonate, Not Glass? A race car’s windshield is much different than the windshield in your daily driver. These machines are meant for one thing- to go fast. And to go fast, saving every ounce of weight possible is important. Because of this, race cars don’t actually use glass windshields. Instead they usually utilize polycarbonate- a […]

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Car Window Won’t Roll Up? Don’t Get Caught in the Rain!

A common glass-related issue many drivers face is a car window that will not roll up or down properly. This is something encountered on both new and old cars alike- even those equipped with manual windows! Don’t get caught in the rain. Check out what to do when you have a window that won’t roll up or down.

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The Case of Replacement Glass for Antique Bookcase

Follow the Glass Detective as he takes on the case of the antique bookcase glass. Finding and using the correct glass on antiques can be a difficult process. But don’t worry, the Glass Detective has this one covered!

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The Case of the Glass Weight Scale – Another Use of Glass

Have you ever realized just how many products use glass? How about that weight scale in your bathroom? Follow the Glass Detective as he takes on the case of the weight-scale start-up and looks at the tech that goes into developing weight-scale glass.

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De-Icing Your Car’s Windshield

There are many crazy tips and tricks on the internet for de-icing your car’s windshield in the wintertime. As winter weather continues to hammer many parts of the country, you may find yourself wondering which ones actually work without harming your car.

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A Day in the Life of a Windshield Repair Tech

If you’re wondering what life is like as a mobile auto glass technician, sit back, buckle up and join us as we hit the road with John McAuley, owner of a SuperGlass Windshield Repair franchise in St. Petersburg, Fla.

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The Case of Security Door Glass

Can the Glass Detective solve the case of the extreme security door? Follow the Glass Detective as he seeks out the right type of glass for a concerned citizen’s security door in his latest job.

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The Case of Glass for Artistic Photography

An artist and photographer is interested in safely creating images while looking up through a glass floor. Follow the Glass Detective as he takes on the case of the custom photo shoot.

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