Uses & Applications


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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Robotics in Building

The increasing use of robotics in building construction will soon change the way homes of the future are designed and built. Today’s construction workforce is struggling with a lack of skilled labor, so the answer to the question “who will build my new house?” might just be robots. Learn more.

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How to Clean Your TV Screens and Computer Monitors

There are a number of important considerations to remember when you’re cleaning TV screens and computer monitors in your home. Find out why the old methods for cleaning glass-screened CRT TVs of the past no longer applies and learn how to clean modern TVs and Computer Monitors.

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Door Hardware Standards Protect Life, Property

For door hardware to be effective at protecting life and property, its properties must be measurable. That’s where door hardware standards come into play. In this post, we’ll take a look at many of the door hardware standards that are out there, why they exist, and how they help.

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How to Unstick Those Pesky Stickers from Glass in Your Home

When it comes to removing those pesky stickers from your glass you’ll have several common household options, so hopefully, you will have at least one of these items on hand when you’re ready to get started. Find out what common and uncommon products and tactics we recommended for getting those stickers off of your glass once and for all.

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The Use of Bulletproof Glass in Schools

There’s no such thing as bulletproof glass. This may come as a shock because of the portrayal that movies and pop culture make. We’ll break down the facts and talk about how testing plays a crucial role (and complicates) selecting the proper glass for different applications. Find out more here.

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What Is Back Painted Glass and What are its Uses?

Have you heard about one of the hottest interior design trends on the market today? Back painted glass has made a splash in both commercial and residential building designs alike. Check out this article to learn about the manufacturing process and various applications. Find out more here!

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What is the Window Installation Process?

When you’ve finished looking on Glass.com for a company to install windows for your home, the next step is of course the most important – the installation process. But what exactly goes into window installation in a home? This article will attempt to answer that question. Make Sure You’re Hiring the Best First of all, […]

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Lead Paint and Window Replacement: What You Need to Know

If you own an older home, you think it might contain lead paint and you’re considering a window replacement project, there’s an important environmental regulation you must know about. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) passed a rule in 2008 that requires anyone doing renovation work on residential facilities built before 1978 to take steps to […]

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