The Case of the Glass Balustrade

By Lyle Hill

Question: Hello, Would you please advice me whether to choose between laminated or tempered glass for a frameless glass balustrade on my balcony in the 4th floor of a building; and is 15mm (in case of tempered glass) or 16mm (in case of laminated 8*8mm) considered safe or should i ask for a thicker glass? […]

Read More...

Door Glass Options: Which Ones are Right for Your Home

By Ellen Rogers

When it comes to the front door, homeowners have hundreds of options to create a unique aesthetic and build eye-catching curb appeal. One option is to select an entry door that includes glass—and the list of those options is equally impressive. Glass options include textured and decorative selections in a wide range of sizes, configurations […]

Read More...

Locating Air Leaks in Your Windows and Doors

By Tara Taffera

  It’s a common problem—that draft you feel coming in through your window or door. Obviously, if you feel the air coming in, then you have air going out as well. If your windows or doors are old, yes you may need new ones. But first, check for air leaks, as there may be an […]

Read More...

Is the Panoramic Sunroof Here to Stay?

By Jordan Scott

  If you’re looking to buy a new car with a panoramic sunroof, you’ll have to count out the 2018 Hyundai Sonata. Hyundai scrapped the feature in all of its 2018 Sonata models as part of a redesign. The official reason, as listed on the Hyundai USA website, is to improve “weight and real world […]

Read More...

Saving Money with ENERGY STAR Rated Windows and Doors

By Daniel Snow

What is ENERGY STAR? You’ve probably heard of ENERGY STAR and even seen the logo– Maybe on a new refrigerator or television. But do you know what it really means? ENERGY STAR was established by the Environmental Protection Agency in 1992 as part of the Clean Air Act to reduce pollution The goal was to […]

Read More...

4 Easy Steps to Choosing a New Main Door Design

By Daniel Snow

First impressions are everything. This doesn’t just hold true when meeting new people for the first time; your home makes a first impression too. Whether it’s guests for a dinner party, visiting family, friends, or potential buyers, your home’s curb appeal leaves a lasting impression. Does your home impress, or lack luster? Your home’s main […]

Read More...

Your Guide to Sliding Glass Doors

By Nick St. Denis

Sliding glass doors are a great way to open up your home to the outside while giving up as little floor space as possible. Are you considering adding a sliding glass door system to your home instead of a traditional swinging French door? Here’s everything you need to know. Positive Traits Sliding patio doors, also […]

Read More...

Don’t Fall Victim to Windshield Repair Scams

By Jordan Scott

It seems like scams are everywhere nowadays, especially on the internet. You probably think you’d be able to tell if someone was trying to scam you, but some scammers are pretty well practiced. They’re not always after your money directly. Some target your money indirectly by targeting your auto insurance provider through windshield repair scams, […]

Read More...

What is the Window Installation Process?

By Trey Barrineau

When you’ve finished looking on Glass.com for a company to install windows for your home, the next step is of course the most important – the installation process. But what exactly goes into window installation in a home? This article will attempt to answer that question. Make Sure You’re Hiring the Best First of all, […]

Read More...

Why More People Are Choosing to Buy Glass Online

By Trey Barrineau

If you’ve ever wanted to buy glass, doors or windows online while also reducing your human interactions as much as possible, you’re not alone. A growing number of Americans simply don’t want to talk to salespeople of any kind on the phone or in person. A new survey shows that many potential customers will refuse […]

Read More...