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The Case of the Etched Shower Glass

February 18, 2022

Want to add design elements to your basic shower glass? Etched glass and backpainted glass is an excellent way to do this! Explore the possibilities here as the Glass Detective takes on the case of the etched shower glass.

Glass Wind Barrier for Decks

January 15, 2020

Using a glass wind barrier to shield decks is a great way to keep clean aesthetics. However, certain safety aspects need to be accounted for. So what type of glass should you use for a glass wind barrier? Glass.com's Glass Detective explains on our blog!

Laminated vs. Tempered Side Windows in Vehicles

December 11, 2019

You may have seen it in the news recently—instances of someone getting stuck in their vehicle after an accident because the car was equipped with laminated side windows. Learn about the pros and cons of laminated and tempered glass when used in side windows.

Window Security Solutions

October 30, 2019

Join the Glass Detective as he takes on The Case of the Bedroom Burglary. Learn about your options when it comes to in-home window security.

Building a Glass Bible Display Case

October 30, 2019

Join the Glass Detective as he takes on The Case of the Biblical Box. Find out what it takes to cut the perfect glass display case.

The Relative Strength of Tempered Glass Versus Laminated Glass

September 24, 2019

Join the Glass Detective as he takes on the case of the Relative Railing. The relative strength of glass is important when it comes to matters of safety such as glass railing systems. Is laminated stronger than tempered? Find out here.

ATM Machine Glass

September 16, 2019

Join the Glass Detective as he takes on the case of the Laminated LED Lite. Learn about the best glass for building an ATM Enclosure & other considerations such as light reflection and coatings.

What’s The Best Glass for an Office Reception Area Counter?

September 2, 2019

If your lobby area needs a security upgrade, there are several factors to consider. The level of security needed will determine the right material. Learn more as the Glass Detective takes on the case of the Laminated Lobby Glass.

Home Window Options for Sound Reduction

August 28, 2019

Join the Glass Detective as he takes on the case of the noise nuisance. Noisy streets and neighbors can be tamed by using the right windows. Find out what type of glass helps with sound reduction and if you can benefit.

What is the Best Type of Glass for a Display Case?

August 19, 2019

Join the Glass Detective as he takes on the case of the displaced display case. Find out what type of glass is safest for a new gymnasium display case.

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