What is the Strongest Type of Glass?

The Case of the Novel Novelist   Dear Glass Detective: I’m working on a novel and am in search of education on windows for a scene I’d like to create. It involves a high art jewelry designer who works out of a studio in her home. The room is 40 feet long. It faces East. […]

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What is Soundproof Glass?

Can You Hear Me Now? Dear Glass Detective, What is soundproof glass? Steve Wakefield, MA Dear Steve, Thank you for contacting the Glass Detective with your question asking what soundproof glass is.  I would like to begin answering this by changing the term from “soundproof” to “sound reducing” or “sound-absorbing”. Depending on the level of […]

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Press Release: Glass.com Reaches More Than One Million Visitors

Since launching, Glass.com’s site has been viewed by more than 1.1 million people Washington, D.C. – In little more than just two years, the website Glass.com has attracted more than one million visitors from all over the world and accumulated nearly two million page views. This milestone comes shortly after Glass.com was nominated as a […]

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Tempered vs. Untempered Glass

Is tempered glass stronger than untempered glass? What type of glass offers better support in furniture? Find out more as the Glass Detective takes on the case of the tempered vs untempered glass tabletops.

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The OEM vs. Aftermarket Windshield Debate

Was your windshield replaced with a OEM glass? Or aftermarket glass? And does it actually make a difference? Follow the Glass Detective as he takes on the OEM vs. Aftermarket Windshield debate. Here’s what you need to know.

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How Much Will New Windows & Doors Cost?

Upgrading your home’s windows is a smart investment. How much will new windows cost? There are many considerations in determining the final cost. Find out more.

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Glass for the Bath

Whether you’re designing a bathroom from the beginning or redesigning what you already have, browse options for using glass in a bath or shower enclosure.

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How to Fix Sticking Sliding Glass Patio Door

Is your sliding glass patio door sticking, heavy, and hard to open or close? Usually this is an easy problem to fix. Find out how here as the glass detective takes on the case of the sticking sliding glass patio door.

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The Case of the Sliding Patio Door

Question about sliding patio doors: Dear Glass Detective, My Florida pool home has three sliding glass patio doors that face the pool. They are extremely difficult to open and close. I believe the bottom hardware or rollers need to be replaced. Who can I contact to rebuild my sliding doors? Are there contractors who specialize […]

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The Case of the Broken Trellis Glass

Question regarding broken trellis glass Dear Glass Detective, My glass subcontractor has been laying laminated glass on a trellis with standoffs. The glass keeps breaking. The standoffs are approximately 24 inches apart. What is wrong? Thanks. Steve San Diego, CA   Answer to question regarding broken trellis glass Steve, Thank you for contacting the Glass […]

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