Fighting Fire with Fire Rated Doors

By Lyle Hill

Fire-rated doors are integral to a building’s integrity and the lives of those inside when catastrophe occurs. In this blog, the Glass Detective explores the part glass plays in these pivotal pieces.

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What is Building Code Law on Entry Doors?

By Lyle Hill

The Glass Detective digs up the dirt on building code law surrounding commercial entry doors in this answer to a reader’s question.

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How Do You Seal a Cracked Windshield?

By Jenna Reed

What do you do when a rock hits your windshield that results in a crack that crawls across your glass?

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7 Great Glass Gifts

By Debra Levy

Need some last-minute gift advice? We’ve got some glassy gift ideas for everyone on your list!

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Windshield Replacement for Motorhomes and RVs

By Ellen Rogers

For as long as you can remember, you’ve dreamed of spending retirement on the open road behind the wheel of your very own RV. And now, those days are here! Nothing could be finer … until a rock or some other form of debris lands itself in the middle of your windshield—leaving unsightly damage. What do you do? Here’s what you need to know about getting the damage fixed so you can get back on the road.

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Windshield Repair vs. Replacement

By Daniel Snow

Both have their advantages and disadvantages- so which one is the right choice?

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Mobile vs. Shop Visit for Windshield Replacement

By Brigid O'Leary

A quick look at the differences in windshield replacements done mobile or at the auto glass shop.

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How Rust Can Affect Your Windshield Replacement

By Trey Barrineau

Rust is a common problem on cars, but how does it impact a windshield you want to replace?

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How Much Does Windshield Replacement Cost?

By Ellen Rogers

It’s a simple question and you want a simple answer: How much will it cost to replace my windshield? The answer, however, depends on more than just your cracked or chipped glass. Windshield replacement costs typically include glass, installation, the adhesive and cleaning.

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When to Repair vs. When to Replace a Windshield

By Daniel Snow

So you were driving down the highway and all of a sudden – Whack! – a rock slams into your windshield. Nothing shatters but you clearly have a large chip or crack now. Is it time to replace the windshield? Or will you be able to opt to simply have it repaired?

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