Can a Cracked Windshield Shatter?

By Phillip Thompson

A cracked windshield can shatter, but there are several factors involved — and “shatter” may not be entirely accurate. Here’s what you need to know.

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Will a Cracked Windshield Pass Inspection?

By Jenna Reed

Your windshield has a crack but you can still see out of it, so it’s not a big deal, right? Wrong answer.

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Can Adding a Layer of Glass Reduce Outside Noise?

By Lyle Hill

The Glass Detective tracks down the truth about reducing outside noise in your home by making changes to window glass.

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What Type of Windshield Chips Can be Fixed?

By Katherine Coig

A rock has nicked your windshield. Can the glass be repaired? Let’s look at a couple of key factors that play into repairing, as opposed to replacing, a damaged windshield.

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On Time: When to Repair, When to Replace

By Brigid O'Leary

Why you shouldn’t wait to make the call about a broken windshield.

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Why Do Windshields Crack?

By Phillip Thompson

Glass doesn’t really break “for no reason.” There could be several causes for your windshield cracking, breaking or shattering. Let’s take a look at some of the more common ones.

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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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