The Case of the Etched Shower Glass

Question About Etched Shower Glass: Hi Glass Detective, I am wanting glass glass linings for my shower alcove walls.  The glass will have a ceramic paint picture of a waterfall etched onto the back surface.  The glass is backed by villaboard wall linings.  Which glass is more suitable for this application?  UV, sound and flexibility […]

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The Case of the Dangerous Broken Auto Glass

Question about hazardous broken automotive glass:   Dear Glass Detective, Recently hit an elk with my vehicle. The windshield, front passenger window and moon roof were all broken. My colleague and I had to go to the emergency room to have glass removed. I had a piece in my finger and he had a few […]

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The Case of the Glass Shelving

The Glass Detective takes on the case of figuring out what type of glass should be used for glass shelving applications. We discuss laminated, tempered, and laminated-tempered glass. Read 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 Counterfeit Glass

In a world where so many products are counterfeited, even glass is no exception. The glass detective looks at a particular situation involving tempered glass and points out the give-away signs of what to look for when it comes to counterfeit panes. Read more here!

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The Case of the Coffee Table Glass Top

The Glass Detective explains why neither laminated glass nor tempered glass, by itself, would be the best solution for a coffee table top. But he does give an excellent recommendation as to what would make a great table top. Keep reading to find out more!

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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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