What is the Difference Between “R Value” vs. “U Value” of Glass

Question: What is the “R-Value” of Glass? Glass Detective, Can you tell me how to calculate the “R-Value” of glass based on its “U-Value”? I have an issue with a building inspector in my town based on energy codes, and my wall area must achieve a certain overall “R-Value” for me to get a certificate […]

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How to Keep Your Shower Glass From Fogging

  Most people prefer your showers steaming hot, not freezing cold. The hot water might feel great on your skin, but the moisture filling the air can be harsh on your bathroom’s finishes. In the long term, excessive moisture in bathrooms can lead to peeling paint, rotting wood, mold, and rusted hardware. In the short […]

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How to Insulate RV Windows

RVs, motorhomes, travel trailers, campers, and fifth-wheels are tried-and-true vehicles for traveling around and seeing all that the country has to offer. They offer a place to eat, sleep, work, and spend time with family and pets. RVs essentially act as a mobile home-base for your sightseeing and outdoor adventures—a home-away-from-home, if you will.  Although […]

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Advice for Damage-Free Decorating This Holiday Season

For some, the winter holiday season is the “best time of the year,” as the song goes, but for others it can be a time of overwhelming logistics and obligations. Whether you’re a Grinch or a Santa groupie, we’re here to help bring cheer to your holiday home decorating this year. With these tips, your decorations will be up […]

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Trick or Treat: Damage-Free Halloween Decorating

Don’t suffer from holiday decorating casualities. Everything you need to know about decorating without damaging your doors and windows this Halloween.

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How to Stop RV Window Condensation

Picture this: You lucked out and nabbed the perfect campsite with stunning views of the lake and the mountain range in the background. There’s a gorgeous sunset that you’re watching as you cook dinner, but the windows fog up, and you’re not able to see it. You keep running over to the windows and toweling […]

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Where to Park Your RV When Travelling

Road tripping in a car is easy. You don’t have to put much thought or effort into planning your food, fuel, or rest stops. That’s not the case when it comes to driving or towing a vehicle over 30-feet long. One wrong turn could leave you in a very tight spot with no easy way […]

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What Causes Glass Shower Doors to Explode

There’s nothing like a nice, hot shower after a long, busy workday. But just as you’re rinsing away the stress of the day … CRASH! Your glass shower door explodes into what seems like millions of tiny pieces. Why did your glass shower door explode without warning? Cases of glass shower doors—and even other types […]

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How to Protect Glassware While Traveling in an RV

Traveling down the road in your RV can be a nerve-wracking experience. For many people, their RV, camper, or travel trailer is their home-away-from-home. Ideally, this means having all of the amenities of a typical home, such as glassware. The only difference—and it’s a big one—is that home is on wheels. The dilemma then becomes […]

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RV Window Protection

If you’re a veteran RV’er, you probably know that replacing windows on your rig can be an expensive endeavor. And if you’re a new RV’er, let’s hope it’s a while before you have to face a window replacement. Not only are these windows expensive to replace due to their large size and specialized nature, but […]

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