The Case of the Glass Canopy

Question about Designing a Glass Canopy: Hi Glass Detective, I would like to build a glass canopy over an outdoor area. I envisage installing a mono-pitch glass canopy at about 30 deg pitch which is connected on one side (4.8m long – the highest side) to the house via a stringer. From the high point […]

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The Case of the Glass Shield for Equipment

Question regarding a glass shield for heat and debris protection: Glass Detective, We have a piece of equipment with a window using four (4) glazing panes. two(2) panes are the inner operator side consists of a lexan type product made by Bayer. The other (2) two consists of one pane ceram type glass to withstand […]

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The Case of the Best Insulating Window

The Glass Detective takes on the case of the best insulating window where he will determine which window types will offer both energy efficiency and noise reduction. Find out more here.

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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 Glass Wine Cellar Door

If you are thinking about building or renovating a wine cellar, you should consider the type of door that will be used to seal the cellar shut. It will play a vital role in keeping your wine at optimal temperature. The Glass Detective explores the options in this blog. Read more.

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The Case of the Shattering Patio Doors

Patio doors shouldn’t spontaneously shatter. Unfortunately, it still happens and these large panes of glass can be a pain to replace due to their hefty price tag. What can cause this to happen? The Glass Detective is on the case. See more here!

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The Case of the Sometimes Stained Glass

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.

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The Case of the Earthquake Doors

The Glass Detective answers a question about how to choose sliding glass doors if you live in an area that is prone to earthquakes. If you’re looking to replace sliding glass doors and live in an earthquake prone area, this article is for you!

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The Case of Replacing Glass Damaged with Bullet Hole

The Glass Detective addresses the question of what type of glass to use in the event that your window has been damaged with a bullet hole. Laminated? Tempered? Bullet resistant glass? Read on to find out.

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The Case of the Glass Stairway Railing

The Glass Detective takes on the case of the glass stairway railing and answers a question about the best type of glass to use for railings and balcony barriers. Safety is paramount in these cases so read on to find out more.

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