Uses & Applications


What is Soundproof Glass?

Can You Hear Me Now? Dear Glass Detective, What is soundproof glass? Steve Wakefield, MA Dear Steve, Thank you for contacting the Glass Detective with your question asking what soundproof glass is.  I would like to begin answering this by changing the term from “soundproof” to “sound reducing” or “sound-absorbing”. Depending on the level of […]

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Breaking it Down: Choosing the Hardware for your New Shower

When remodeling your bath, there are some updates you can make to your shower door hardware. Make sure you consider everything in your bathroom so you can create a unified look. Find out more here.

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What to Expect During a Shower Door Installation

Upgrading your bathroom can add instant value to your home. Before you begin, do your research to understand what to expect from a shower door installation.

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How to Recycle Old Windows

When you’ve decided to buy new windows for your home, what do you do with your old ones? There are many options for recycling, repurposing, and reusing your old windows. Find out more here.

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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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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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