New Windshield Breaks (Again) After Installation

The Case of the Windshield that Keeps Cracking Question: Hello Glass Detective, My windshield was replaced through an insurance claim on Thursday. I noticed yesterday (the following Tuesday) there is a crack at the same spot as the old one- right behind the rear view mirror. I’m afraid the company that handled the replacement will […]

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The Case of the Clear Tempered Glass

Join the Glass Detective as he takes on the case of the Clear Tempered Glass. Learn about low-iron glass and find out whether or not tempered glass can have a clear edge vs. a green edge.

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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 Detective […]

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The Case of Finding Clear Glass

Most glass has a green tint to it. But what if you want crystal clear glass? The Glass Detective is on the case! Find out more about the manufacturing differences and where to buy clear glass

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The Case of the Glass Shelving

The Glass Detective takes on the case of figuring out what type of glass should be used for glass shelving applications. We discuss laminated, tempered, and laminated-tempered glass. Read more here.

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The Case of Improving the “U” Value of Glass

Need to increase the “U” Value of your windows? The Glass Detective discusses how this could be achieved with window film. See more here and learn how to increase your glass’s “U” Value.

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The Case of Laminated Glass Cutting

The Glass Detective answers a question about cutting laminated glass. Is laminated glass more difficult to cut than tempered glass? Is there a problem with edges on laminated glass? Get the answers to these questions and more here.

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The Case of the Aftermarket Quality Windshield

The Glass Detective takes on the case of the aftermarket quality windshield, investigating windshields with Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and the impacts of an aftermarket installation. Find out more here!

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The Case of the Counterfeit Glass

In a world where so many products are counterfeited, even glass is no exception. The glass detective looks at a particular situation involving tempered glass and points out the give-away signs of what to look for when it comes to counterfeit panes. Read more here!

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