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How to Clean Your TV Screens and Computer Monitors

March 1, 2022

There are a number of important considerations to remember when you're cleaning TV screens and computer monitors in your home. Find out why the old methods for cleaning glass-screened CRT TVs of the past no longer applies and learn how to clean modern TVs and Computer Monitors.

Can I Use Steel Wool to Clean Auto Glass?

March 1, 2022

The Case of the Cleaning Compounds Question: Dear Glass Detective, When cleaning the interior of an automobile windshield that is fogging, is it recommended to use an abrasive step in the cleaning process? Most of the car care “how-to” videos and postings online all seem to include an initial “abrasive” step which uses a nylon […]

What is the Best Way to Detail Auto Glass?

March 1, 2022

Properly detailed auto glass not only gives your car a beautiful, finished appearance to match the freshly waxed paint job and shined tires, it also ensures the safety of you as the driver, your passengers, and other people on the road. Check out these 4 steps for detailing your auto glass.

5 Steps to Make an Old Shower Look New Again

March 1, 2022

Bathrooms need lots of attention. Regardless of your budget or the amount of time you have, there are several ways to help make your old shower look new again. Some are quick and easy that you can handle in an hour or two while others will take a little more effort and time. Find out more.

How to Stop a Shower Door From Leaking Water

January 26, 2022

Cleaning up water on the bathroom floor after a shower is probably the last thing you want to do. Learn how to fix your shower door and prevent water leaks.

How to Remove Tree Sap From Auto Glass

December 16, 2020

Tree sap can be one of the messiest, most difficult substances you’ll ever have to remove from your car’s windshield. It’s a breeze to remove, though—IF you’re using the right product. We’ll show you what to use (and not use) to get your windshield crystal-clear with the least amount of effort. If you’re not fortunate […]

How to Clean Outdoor Tabletop Stains

May 15, 2020

Outdoor Tabletop Stain Removal The Case of the Ghostly Glass Gunk   Question: Dear Glass Detective, I have an outdoor circular glass table about 27″ in diameter. The glass on both sides is what I would call “wavy”, not just clear. It appears as if many coral atolls are side by side. (visualization). You can […]

The Case of the Sometimes Stained Glass

March 27, 2018

Do your glass doors have streaks that don't seem to come off no matter how well you clean them? The Glass Detective investigates and addresses what can cause these unsightly stains and the best way to go about fixing the issue. Find out more here.

How to Keep Your Door Glass Clean

March 23, 2018

When it comes to keeping the glass in your home’s doors clean, you might think there’s nothing to it—all it takes is a little glass cleaner and paper towels, right? Sounds easy enough, but it’s not always that simple. It’s important to always follow the manufacturer’s maintenance instructions first and foremost. Check out our general tips for keeping your door glass looking pristine!

The Case of the Stained—and we mean “Stained” – Fireplace Glass

February 12, 2018

The Glass Detective takes on the case of how to clean fireplace glass. The glass detective loves a good fire in a fireplace as much as the next guy, and never wants the glass to detract from its hypnotic and calming effects. If you have a fireplace, you know how tough keeping the glass clean can be. Read this blog for some expert tips.