Top Five Glass Museums

Two weeks ago, we talked about great glass destinations to visit this summer.  Some of these were temporary exhibits with an end date. But if you are in the market for glass exhibits that just won’t quit, check out these locations this summer–my list of top five glass museums to visit. Oh, and I’ve paired […]

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Energy Saving with New Doors and Windows

Does your power bill seem higher than it should (in both the summer and winter)? Do you notice drafts and energy loss as you walk by your doors and windows in the winter or extreme heat as you walk by them in the summer? Doors and windows can have a great impact on a home’s […]

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Top Five Questions to Ask a Glass Replacement Company

  Given the importance a windshield plays in the structural integrity of your vehicle, it is vital to ask these five questions when selecting an auto glass replacement company. How have your technicians been trained and certified to install windshields? When shopping around for an auto glass replacement company, this is one of the first […]

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How to Handle a Window or Door Warranty

If you encounter a problem with a door or window in your home, the first step toward resolution is to look at the warranty you were given when you purchased the product. Maybe the product is under warranty and you are lucky. You call the door or window dealer and in a few weeks your […]

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Top 5 Great Glass Vacations

Great Destinations for Glass Enthusiasts We’ve Handpicked the Top 5 Spots Here’s my list of great sights to see in North America this summer for glass fans like me:  1. Not a Concrete Jungle at All If you plan to visit New York City before the end of October, glass groupies will want to add a […]

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Five Tips to Securing Windows and Doors to Prevent Burglaries

Burglaries occur every 13 seconds across the United States, according to the FBI,. To prevent a break-in from happening to you make sure you first of all lock your doors and windows. Second, realize that there are two types of break-ins: glass breaks and lock/pick break-ins. The 2016 U.S. Houzz Smart Home Trends Survey of […]

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Spontaneous Windshield Breakage

One of Kelly Blue Book’s top picks for best family car, the Subaru Outback (a multi-year winner), is currently the subject of a lawsuit. The reason? Spontaneous windshield breakage. It sounds unlikely, but numerous Outback and Legacy owners have filed complaints with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) regarding the issue. The manufacturer responded […]

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Automotive Glass Reaches New Heights

Auto manufacturers are all about integrative technology these days. From self-driving vehicles to vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication, giants in the auto industry are getting innovative, and fast. If you’ve found yourself asking, “What will they come up with next?” Well, the answer could be right out your window: interactive glass and power-generating solar panels.

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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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