Make the Most of Your Membership

By Daniel Snow

Optimize for Leads Your profile page is a great source of leads and should be maximized by filling out the information completely, providing a description of your company, and including your company’s logo. The profile page houses information like your company’s phone number, a link to your company’s website, and Google Map directions to your […]

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Important Updates

By Daniel Snow

Pricing Updates We have new and exciting updates to our pricing structure which is certain to benefit Affiliates! Glass.com has moved from monthly subscription fees to a pay-per-lead structure. This has a number of benefits including:   You only pay when you receive leads. If we aren’t performing, you aren’t paying. No need to purchase […]

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Glass.com Operations Manager Speaks at Auto Glass Week 2017

By Daniel Snow

Daniel Snow, operations manager for Glass.com, spoke at a seminar during Auto Glass Week regarding how companies can better reach millennial consumers. Snow gave key insights into the growing demographic who will soon outspend baby boomers in the marketplace. He pressed the importance of an online presence because that’s where the majority of the millennial […]

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The Case of Glass Thermal Ratings

By Lyle Hill

Question: What is the thermal rating for laminated glass compared with double glazing? Is double glazing safety glass the same as laminated glass.? Thank you. -Dave H. Papakura, New Zealand Answer: Dave, Thank you for contacting the Glass Detective with your question regarding what you refer to as “glass thermal ratings”. The quick response is […]

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The Case of Laminated Versus Double Glazed Glass

By Lyle Hill

Question: Dear Glass Detective, I am building a retirement home for my husband and I, and have had two quotes – one for laminated glass and the other for double glazed glass, the second one being more expensive. I do not understand the supplier’s explanation of the differences between the two. Could you help me […]

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How Hurricane Season Affects Homeowners

By Ellen Rogers

November is usually a quiet month for hurricanes, but the last day of the season isn’t over until November 30. Given 2017 was atypical, many parts of Texas and Florida are still struggling to recover post-hurricanes Harvey and Irma; damage estimates from those combined storms could be between $150 billion and $200 billion. But whatever […]

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The Case of the Glass Staircase Railing

By Lyle Hill

Question: Dear Glass Detective, We would like glass to go clear down to our stair landing. We know it needs to be safety glass. If one were to fall down the stairs, into the glass, and break through it, they would fall another 5ft. down to a deck. We assume a guard rail might be […]

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Pilkington Creates Specialized Discount Program with Glass.com® for Its Customers

By Daniel Snow

  Pilkington created a customized program for its customers that become Glass.com Affiliates. As part of the new program, Pilkington customers receive discounted lead fees, waived sign up fees, and free downloads from install instruction databases. Pilkington dealers will not only receive leads directly from Glass.com, but also expand their web presence by having the […]

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The Case of the Tractor Windshield

By Lyle Hill

Question: Dear Glass Detective, Kubota offers a tempered glass windshield for 2 of their models that have a maximum speed of 25 mph. The model I have is supposed to go 29 mph and Kubota says that’s too fast for the tempered windshield. Their tempered model is $750 and the laminated model is $1200. Does […]

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What is the Process for Installing a Door?

By Penny Stacey

So, you have found yourself in need of a new door for your house. Whether it’s a front door, interior door or patio door, there are a range of options available and much to consider. What material would you like? What type of hardware? What style is your home? How much glass do you want […]

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