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Top 5 Great Glass Vacations

July 24, 2017

Great Destinations for Glass Enthusiasts We’ve Handpicked the Top 5 Spots Here’s my list of great sights to see in North America this summer for glass fans like me:  1. Not a Concrete Jungle at All If you plan to visit New York City before the end of October, glass groupies will want to add a […]

Five Tips to Securing Windows and Doors to Prevent Burglaries

July 24, 2017

Burglaries occur every 13 seconds across the United States, according to the FBI,. To prevent a break-in from happening to you make sure you first of all lock your doors and windows. Second, realize that there are two types of break-ins: glass breaks and lock/pick break-ins. The 2016 U.S. Houzz Smart Home Trends Survey of […]

Spontaneous Windshield Breakage

July 24, 2017

One of Kelly Blue Book’s top picks for best family car, the Subaru Outback (a multi-year winner), is currently the subject of a lawsuit. The reason? Spontaneous windshield breakage. It sounds unlikely, but numerous Outback and Legacy owners have filed complaints with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) regarding the issue. The manufacturer responded […]

Automotive Glass Technological Advancements

July 21, 2017

Auto manufacturers are all about integrative technology these days. From self-driving vehicles to vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication, giants in the auto industry are getting innovative, and fast. If you’ve found yourself asking, “What will they come up with next?” Well, the answer could be right out your window: interactive glass and power-generating solar panels.

Lead Paint and Window Replacement: What You Need to Know

July 21, 2017

If you own an older home, you think it might contain lead paint and you’re considering a window replacement project, there’s an important environmental regulation you must know about. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) passed a rule in 2008 that requires anyone doing renovation work on residential facilities built before 1978 to take steps to […]

When Hail Damages Your Windshield

July 21, 2017

While a hail storm can sometimes be harmless, other times, it can be quite destructive. It can leave in its wake shattered windshields and numerous auto glass insurance claims. Take, for example, the recent hailstorm that ravaged the Denver, Colo., metro area in early May 2017.

How Mercedes is Using ADAS

July 17, 2017

With its new S-Class, Mercedes-Benz says it’s taking another step toward autonomous driving and the use of advance driver-assistance systems (ADAS). The company says its Active Distance Assist DISTRONIC and Active Steering Assist will be even better at helping the driver keep a safe distance and steer the vehicle. Additionally,k speed can also be automatically […]

Movable Patio Door Systems

July 17, 2017

Is a Folding Patio Door System the Right Choice for Your Home? Moveable glass wall systems aren’t just for the super-rich anymore. That’s right- those floor-to-ceiling folding glass doors that expand living areas into outside spaces. The operable wall systems that give panoramic views which you have lusted after while watching HGTV. The uber-aesthetic “bring […]

Mid-Range Patio Doors Exceed Expectations

July 13, 2017

If you’ve been shopping for patio doors during the past few years, you’ve probably seen the big, beautiful products with sliding and folding glass panels that offer breathtaking views. Unfortunately, they also often have price tags to match. But what about the smaller  patio doors— you know, the ones you’re much more likely to actually […]

Road Rage Can Lead to a Broken Windshield

July 10, 2017

Road rage is quite common and we’ve all heard terrible stories about drivers with road rage attacking other drivers and/or their vehicles. In quite a few of these instances, the vehicle’s windshield is often the first target. So, what qualifies as road rage? The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) defines road rage as “aggressive […]

Top 5 Great Glass Vacations

Great Destinations for Glass Enthusiasts We’ve Handpicked the Top 5 Spots Here’s my list of great sights to see in North America this summer for

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Automotive Glass Technological Advancements

Auto manufacturers are all about integrative technology these days. From self-driving vehicles to vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication, giants in the auto industry are getting innovative, and fast. If you’ve found yourself asking, “What will they come up with next?” Well, the answer could be right out your window: interactive glass and power-generating solar panels.

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When Hail Damages Your Windshield

While a hail storm can sometimes be harmless, other times, it can be quite destructive. It can leave in its wake shattered windshields and numerous auto glass insurance claims. Take, for example, the recent hailstorm that ravaged the Denver, Colo., metro area in early May 2017.

Read More

How Mercedes is Using ADAS

With its new S-Class, Mercedes-Benz says it’s taking another step toward autonomous driving and the use of advance driver-assistance systems (ADAS). The company says its

Read More

Movable Patio Door Systems

Is a Folding Patio Door System the Right Choice for Your Home? Moveable glass wall systems aren’t just for the super-rich anymore. That’s right- those

Read More

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