Window Safety 101: Preventing Window Falls

Every year, about eight children under the age of five die from injuries sustained from falling out a window. More than 3,300 are seriously injured and wind up in the hospital. But many of these deaths and injuries could be prevented by putting some basic window safety practices in place.

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Glass.com Can Help You Choose New Windows and Doors

If you’re in need of new windows or doors for your home, you’re in the right place. We have hundreds of helpful articles that can help guide you and a quick and easy quote request process to help you find the best window and door provider at the right price.

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Are You a Window or Door Dealer? Want More Leads?

Do you replace windows or doors on residential or commercial buildings? If so, you’ll want to receive highly qualified window and/or door leads from customers in your service area who are seeking replacement windows or doors. Grow your business with Glass.com!

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Types of Window Glasses and Their Uses

With today’s technology, a wide variety of window glass is accessible to insert into your home’s window frame — all offering efficiency and dependability for better impact resistance, improved energy efficiency, better heat retention and ultraviolet light resistance. But what types of glass are used for windows, what is each kind used for and how can you determine which solution is right for your daily needs and budget?

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How to Make Your Windows and Doors More Secure

Many intruders take advantage of careless homeowner behaviors, like keeping doors and windows unlocked or using cheap fixtures. By securing your doors and windows, you can easily prevent unwanted home intrusions and burglaries.

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How to Protect Sliding Glass Doors in a Hurricane

While your home’s sliding glass door allows you quick, easy access to the pool and large scenic views of your beautifully sculpted landscaping, they’re a vulnerable point during harsh weather. To best avoid hurricane-related damages, protect your sliding glass door with these effective and dependable solutions before the storm hits.

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Can Low-E Glass Be Laminated?

With low-e glass, you can reduce the amount of harmful ultraviolet light entering your home, improve energy efficiency efforts, save on annual heating and cooling costs and create a more comfortable indoor environment for you and your family. While low-e glass has many benefits, does it mean that you can’t add any other features or upgrades to your window’s glass, like lamination? Let’s find out.

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The Case of the Glass Shelving

The Glass Detective takes on the case of figuring out what type of glass should be used for glass shelving applications. We discuss laminated, tempered, and laminated-tempered glass. Read more here.

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How Long Do New Replacement Windows Last?

When choosing new replacement windows for your home, remember that the materials, overall construction quality and environmental condition of your product will determine how useful and efficient they are as well as how long they’ll last. Find out more here.

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What Is Low-E Glass?

Not all windows and glass products are created equal, but by understanding how heat and light interact with different materials, and with the latest technologies available today, glass manufacturers have been able to develop better and more efficient windows for your home. Learn all about Low-E window glass here.

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