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Can a Cracked Windshield Shatter?

January 16, 2017

A cracked windshield can shatter, but there are several factors involved -- and "shatter" may not be entirely accurate. Here's what you need to know.

Will a Cracked Windshield Pass Inspection?

January 5, 2017

Your annual vehicle inspection is fast approaching. Your windshield has a crack but you can still see out of it, so it's not a big deal, right? Wrong answer. Find out if your windshield chips or cracks will pass inspection.

The Case of Reducing Outside Noise

January 5, 2017

Follow the Glass Detective as he tracks down the truth about reducing outside noise in and around your home by making changes to the type of window glass you’re using. Find out more here!

What Type of Windshield Chips Can be Fixed?

January 5, 2017

A rock has nicked your windshield. Can the glass be repaired? Let's look at a couple of key factors that play into repairing, as opposed to replacing, a damaged windshield.

On Time: When to Repair, When to Replace

January 4, 2017

Why shouldn't you wait to make the call about a broken windshield? The longer you wait to address the problem, no matter how small the chip or crack, the more chance there is of said damage expanding. Find out more here!

Why Do Windshields Crack?

January 3, 2017

Glass doesn't really break "for no reason." There could be several causes for your windshield cracking, breaking or shattering. Let's take a look at some of the more common ones.

The Case of Fighting Fire with Fire Rated Doors

December 23, 2016

Fire-rated doors are integral to a building's integrity and the lives of those inside when catastrophe occurs. In this blog, the Glass Detective explores the part glass plays in these pivotal pieces.

What is Building Code Law on Entry Doors?

December 22, 2016

Follow the Glass Detective as he takes on the case of the Commercial Entry Doors. In this case, the Glass Detective digs up the dirt on building code law surrounding commercial entry doors and the types of glass that can be used in them. Find out more here!

How Do You Seal a Cracked Windshield?

December 21, 2016

You’re traveling down the road when bam. A rock hits your windshield and the next thing you know there’s a crack streaking across your vehicle’s windshield. What should you do? Learn more here!

6 Great Glass Gifts

December 20, 2016

Are you crazed this last week before Christmas trying to get all shopping done, cookies baked and cards mailed? Need some last-minute gift advice? We've got some glassy gift ideas for everyone on your list! See more here.

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