Sights to See Through Your RV’s Windshield This Summer

You don’t buy an RV simply for what’s in it; you buy one because of where it can take you. There are plenty of sights waiting for you to see out of your RV’s windshield. Whether you’re planning a road trip with multiple stops or wanting to enjoy a single location, there’s a world of […]

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Why Did the Tesla Cybertruck Glass Break?

Tesla consistently headlines news in the automotive world due to its futuristic advances in technology and design. The Cybertruck is Tesla’s latest vehicle, which is slated for production in 2021. According to the hype, it will be one of the toughest trucks on the road. Not only will the truck be fully electric, as all […]

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How to Insulate Old Windows: Three Budget Approaches

When it comes to insulating old windows against cold winter air or scorching summer heat, there are few options that serve as much more than “band-aids.” That said, if replacement windows aren’t in the budget, here are three ways you can better insulate windows. Many of the same methods can be used to insulate glass […]

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How to Get Scratches out of Your Windows

Windows bring in natural light, fresh air and help improve the overall comfort of your home. So it’s no surprise that upgrading your home’s windows is one of the best investments you can make. But what happens when your sparkling, clear windows are scratched? Your beautiful views go from clean and pristine to dull and […]

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A Guide to Farmhouse Mirrors

Farmhouse style mirrors are becoming a popular décor item, made famous by the HGTV show Fixer Upper. They can add a rustic but elegant touch to any room in your house. There are a variety of shapes, sizes and styles from which to choose. You can even make them yourself. What is a Farmhouse Mirror? […]

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Think Twice Before Adding Windex to your Windshield Wiper Fluid

Cleaners such as Windex helps keep glass clean, including your windshield, right? So wouldn’t it be a good idea to add some Windex to your windshield wiper fluid, also known as washer fluid, to keep it that way, or to replace your wiper fluid altogether with Windex? The answer is a resounding “no” on all […]

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Should I Repair or Replace the Windows in My Home?

Repair or replace? That’s a common question when it comes to a lot of broken things we own. Windows are no exception. Many homeowners wonder when to repair or replace their windows. When something goes wrong or isn’t working, replacement might be the first thing that comes to mind. However, in many cases, repair is […]

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Can I Use Steel Wool to Clean Auto Glass?

The Case of the Cleaning Compounds Question: Dear Glass Detective, When cleaning the interior of an automobile windshield that is fogging, is it recommended to use an abrasive step in the cleaning process? Most of the car care “how-to” videos and postings online all seem to include an initial “abrasive” step which uses a nylon […]

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Can You Wash Your Car if Your Windshield is Cracked?

Washing your car with a cracked windshield … although it seems like an initial “no” there are a few things to consider. Yes, technically you can physically wash your vehicle with a crack or chip in your windshield, but it might not be in your best interest. Why? – It’s simple, if too much pressure […]

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Recycling Glass Bottles

The Case of the Broken Bottle Build Question: Dear Glass Detective, I am tired of seeing glass bottles and jars not getting recycled. I am wondering two things—first, is there an R-value for broken glass, such as gabion glass or broken bottles? Secondly, I want to build a fence made of broken or whole glass […]

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