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A Guide to Farmhouse Mirrors

April 16, 2020

Farmhouse style mirrors are becoming a popular décor item, made famous by the HGTV show Fixer Upper. They can add a rustic but elegant touch to any room in your house. There are a variety of shapes, sizes, and styles from which to choose. You can even make them yourself. What is a Farmhouse Mirror? […]

What Causes a Mirror to Tarnish?

January 21, 2020

Mirrors can suffer from tarnishing, fogging, black spot formation, de-silvering and more. So what causes mirrors to tarnish? There can be a few culprits, but there's one that's almost guaranteed to ruin a mirror. The Glass Detective explains on our blog!

The Case of Starphire Glass

January 17, 2019

The Glass Detective reflects on Starphire glass by discussing the benefits and drawbacks of using this high-definition mirror in your home. Read more to learn about low-e glass coatings, window film, and the resolution to the case of the Starphire glass.

Desilvering 101: What Causes Dark Edges Around Mirrors?

August 9, 2018

Are there dark spots along the edges or corners of your mirror? This is caused by something called de-silvering. Learn about the history of desilvering, how to fix it, and how to prevent it.

Mirror Cleaning: What’s the Best Way to Do It?

June 25, 2018

Much like traditional glass, mirrors can get dirty and need to be cleaned. So when you need to clean a mirror, what's the best way to do it?

How Does a Mirror Work?

May 8, 2018

When you look into a mirror, you see your own image and your surroundings reflected back at you. But how many times have you tried to look at the mirror itself, and question how it works? If the answer is at least once, know you’re not alone. To figure out how a mirror works, it’s […]

How to Get Those Pesky Stickers Off Glass in Your Home

May 7, 2018

When it comes to removing those pesky stickers from your glass you'll have several common household options, so hopefully, you will have at least one of these items on hand when you're ready to get started. Find out what common and uncommon products and tactics we recommended for getting those stickers off of your glass once and for all.

mirrors

A Guide to Farmhouse Mirrors

Farmhouse style mirrors are becoming a popular décor item, made famous by the HGTV show Fixer Upper. They can add a rustic but elegant touch

Read More

What Causes a Mirror to Tarnish?

Mirrors can suffer from tarnishing, fogging, black spot formation, de-silvering and more. So what causes mirrors to tarnish? There can be a few culprits, but there’s one that’s almost guaranteed to ruin a mirror. The Glass Detective explains on our blog!

Read More

The Case of Starphire Glass

The Glass Detective reflects on Starphire glass by discussing the benefits and drawbacks of using this high-definition mirror in your home. Read more to learn about low-e glass coatings, window film, and the resolution to the case of the Starphire glass.

Read More
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How Does a Mirror Work?

When you look into a mirror, you see your own image and your surroundings reflected back at you. But how many times have you tried

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How to Get Those Pesky Stickers Off Glass in Your Home

When it comes to removing those pesky stickers from your glass you’ll have several common household options, so hopefully, you will have at least one of these items on hand when you’re ready to get started. Find out what common and uncommon products and tactics we recommended for getting those stickers off of your glass once and for all.

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