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Can You Wash Your Car if Your Windshield is Cracked?

March 16, 2020

Washing your car with a cracked windshield … although it seems like an initial “no” there are a few things to consider. Yes, technically you can physically wash your vehicle with a crack or chip in your windshield, but it might not be in your best interest. Why? – It’s simple, if too much pressure […]

Adding a Sliding Glass Barn Door Inside of Your Home

October 28, 2019

Learn the pros and cons of adding a glass barn door inside of your home before you start the installation process with this industry blog. When you're ready for installation, use glass.com to find a local professional who can help!

Exploding Prius Windshields Leads To Lawsuit

February 1, 2019

We uncover details about the exploding windshields that led to a lawsuit for select Toyota Prius models and inform you on where the case currently stands. Find out more here.

Shattered Sunroofs Shed Light on Different Types of Glass Used

December 18, 2018

This blog goes over how shattered panoramic sunroofs shed light on the different types of glass used in vehicles by different auto manufacturers from Ford to Ferrari. Find out more.

Types of Window Glasses and Their Uses

September 7, 2018

With today’s technology, a wide variety of window glass is accessible to insert into your home’s window frame — all offering efficiency and dependability for better impact resistance, improved energy efficiency, better heat retention and ultraviolet light resistance. But what types of glass are used for windows, what is each kind used for and how can you determine which solution is right for your daily needs and budget?

The Case of Laminated Versus Double Glazed Glass Units

November 14, 2017

Question: Dear Glass Detective, I am building a retirement home for my husband and I, and have had two quotes – one for laminated glass and the other for double glazed glass, the second one being more expensive. I do not understand the supplier’s explanation of the differences between the two. Could you help me […]

The Case of the Tractor Windshield

November 7, 2017

Question: Dear Glass Detective, Kubota offers a tempered glass windshield for 2 of their models that have a maximum speed of 25 mph. The model I have is supposed to go 29 mph and Kubota says that’s too fast for the tempered windshield. Their tempered model is $750 and the laminated model is $1200. Does […]

Weathering the Storm: How Impact Windows Protect You and Your Home

August 10, 2017

When a severe weather event hits your area, nothing is more important than your safety and the safety your loved ones. And equipping your home with the tools it needs to help withstand a storm will not only help protect you. It can protect your most prized investment—your home—as well as the property inside it. […]

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Adding a Sliding Glass Barn Door Inside of Your Home

Learn the pros and cons of adding a glass barn door inside of your home before you start the installation process with this industry blog. When you’re ready for installation, use glass.com to find a local professional who can help!

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Types of Window Glasses and Their Uses

With today’s technology, a wide variety of window glass is accessible to insert into your home’s window frame — all offering efficiency and dependability for better impact resistance, improved energy efficiency, better heat retention and ultraviolet light resistance. But what types of glass are used for windows, what is each kind used for and how can you determine which solution is right for your daily needs and budget?

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