Is it Possible to Cut Tempered Glass?

The Case of the Bookcase Glass Dear Glass Detective, I have an old, low-value, deep bookcase/display cabinet that originally had sliding frameless tempered glass doors. Recessed metal tracks are present top and bottom to guide the doors as they slide, one behind the other. I’d like to get replacements, but the glass retailers I’ve encountered […]

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How Much Does a New Shower Door Cost?

Upgrading your bathroom with a new glass shower enclosure is a great way to add value to your home. Even simple upgrades such as new hardware and fixtures can give your bathroom a face lift that boosts your return on investment. But you may be wondering, how much does a new shower door cost? There’s […]

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The Case of the Clear Tempered Glass

Question about clear tempered glass Hi Glass Detective, Is it possible to have tempered glass with clear edge instead of green edge? Thanks for your response, Frank M.   Answer to question about clear tempered glass Frank, Thank you for making contact with the Glass Detective with your question as to whether or not you […]

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How Much Will New Windows Cost?

Upgrading your home’s windows and doors is one of the smartest investments you can make. New windows can add to your home’s overall aesthetic, while also improving its energy efficiency. A new front door can offer similar benefits, particularly when it comes to curb appeal. You’ve probably got some ideas of the look, style, features […]

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How to Fix Sticking Sliding Glass Patio Door

Question about how to fix a sticky sliding glass patio door:   Dear Glass Detective, My Florida pool home has three sliding glass patio doors that face the pool. They are extremely difficult to open/close and the bottom hardware or rollers need to be replaced. Who can I contact to rebuild my sliding doors? Are […]

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What to Expect During a Shower Door Installation

Upgrading your bathroom can add instant value to your home. Before you begin, do your research to understand what to expect from a shower door installation.

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How to Recycle Old Windows

When you’ve decided to buy new windows for your home, what do you do with your old ones? There are many options for recycling, repurposing, and reusing your old windows. Find out more here.

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Glass Christmas Ornaments

December is filled with holidays and traditions from around the world, and one of the older traditions is the Christmas tree. Curious about the history of glass Christmas tree ornaments? We unearth the origins of tree decorating to find out why we decorate the way we do today.

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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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Stained Glass: The Past Meets the Present

Have you ever wondered about stained glass windows? Even though you can’t see out of them, they are very much a part of the window family. There’s a lot more history here than you think. Stained glass dates all the way back to 2750 B.C. Find out more here!

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