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Why Are Commercial Buildings Made of Glass?

July 27, 2021

Architects and designers are increasingly using glass in buildings, such as skyscrapers, because of its adaptability and versatility. Glass improves a building’s appearance and ambiance by allowing light in, providing a sense of space, and adding simple modernity and flair. However, the qualities and applications of glass are far from solitary or straightforward. When choosing […]

Trick or Treat: Damage-Free Halloween Decorating

October 29, 2020

Don't suffer from holiday decorating casualities. Everything you need to know about decorating without damaging your doors and windows this Halloween.

Glass Screen Protectors

September 21, 2020

It’s 2020—screens are everywhere. There is probably a screen in your pocket, your car, your living room, on your desk, and countless other places. Many new refrigerators even feature a screen. I’m currently writing this blog on one screen while my phone screen looks up at me from my desk, and my TV screen looms […]

How to Replace Your RV Glass Shower Door

July 13, 2020

From the mountains to the beaches and everywhere in between, you’ve seen it all in your recreational vehicle (RV). It’s truly your home away from home. And since you’re spending so much time in it, your RV should feel like a home, too. Just as upgrades, renovations and ongoing maintenance are part of traditional home […]

Should a Reception Window Be Made of Tempered Glass?

May 19, 2020

The Case of the Sliding Glass Safety Window   Question: Dear Glass Detective, Should a sliding receptionist window in a doctor’s office be tempered glass? Sincerely, Spencer Answer: Dear Spencer, Let me begin by thanking you for contacting the Glass Detective with your very timely and important question. Many people have been asking questions about […]

How to Get Scratches out of Your Windows

May 1, 2020

Windows bring in natural light, fresh air and help improve the overall comfort of your home. So it’s no surprise that upgrading your home’s windows is one of the best investments you can make. But what happens when your sparkling, clear windows are scratched? Your beautiful views go from clean and pristine to dull and […]

Think Twice Before Adding Windex to your Windshield Wiper Fluid

April 16, 2020

Cleaners such as Windex helps keep glass clean, including your windshield, right? So wouldn’t it be a good idea to add some Windex to your windshield wiper fluid, also known as washer fluid, to keep it that way, or to replace your wiper fluid altogether with Windex? The answer is a resounding “no” on all […]

The Many Uses of Mirrors

March 9, 2020

  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 […]

Mirror Lighting Options

March 6, 2020

Mirror lighting can transform it into something completely different. From a design standpoint, it can help jazz up a living or dining room space. Mirror lighting can also help improve reflection. Mirror can create a nice feature or design element in most any room. Using mirror in your home’s design can help make the space […]

What’s an Infinity Mirror and How Can I Use One in My Home?

January 7, 2020

Mirrors today come in a wide range of shapes, sizes and styles. But how about those wild infinity mirrors, and how can you use one in your home? They’re usually colorful displays that appear virtually endless, as though they’re traveling through infinity. While it might sound a bit out of this world, infinity mirrors can also be used in your home.

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Glass Screen Protectors

It’s 2020—screens are everywhere. There is probably a screen in your pocket, your car, your living room, on your desk, and countless other places. Many

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The Many Uses of Mirrors

  Mirrors do more than allow you to see your reflection. They can make a space brighter or appear larger. Mirrors also play a major

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Mirror Lighting Options

Mirror lighting can transform it into something completely different. From a design standpoint, it can help jazz up a living or dining room space. Mirror

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What’s an Infinity Mirror and How Can I Use One in My Home?

Mirrors today come in a wide range of shapes, sizes and styles. But how about those wild infinity mirrors, and how can you use one in your home? They’re usually colorful displays that appear virtually endless, as though they’re traveling through infinity. While it might sound a bit out of this world, infinity mirrors can also be used in your home.

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