Windows & Doors


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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Where Should You Buy Your Windows and Doors?

Buying new windows and doors for your home is a process. Where should you go and how do you find the right company? Glass.com can help you find the best option for your project.

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The Case of the Best Insulating Window

The Glass Detective takes on the case of the best insulating window where he will determine which window types will offer both energy efficiency and noise reduction. Find out more here.

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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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What is a Transom Window?

Upgrade your home’s style with the addition or replacement of a transom window to give it a unique look and let in more natural light. Find out more about what transom windows are, how they came to be, and how they can benefit your home.

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Mirror Cleaning: What’s the Best Way to Do It?

Much like traditional glass, mirrors can get dirty and need to be cleaned. So when you need to clean a mirror, what’s the best way to do it?

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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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Decoding Door Lock Options

Looking at a new front door, or just want to change out your lock? There are a ton of door lock options. In years past, if you wanted extra security you went for a deadbolt. Technology has evolved quite a bit since then. Here’s everything you need to know about door locks and automation.

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Window Shapes and Sizes Vary Greatly

There are a huge number of window shapes and sizes on the market today, and because they are frequently made to order, windows can be manufactured in just about any look, color or style you can imagine. There are a vast range of options available for most homeowners, and the affiliate companies on Glass.com can help you decide what works best for your residence and budget. Learn more here!

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