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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.

Spontaneously Exploding Glass Tabletops

January 17, 2020

What causes glass tabletops and other glass applications to spontaneously explode? There's one main culprit that can be traced back to before you even purchase the glass. Learn about the causes of spontaneous glass breakage from the Glass Detective on our blog.

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.

What are the Standards for Frameless Glass Door Thicknesses?

October 7, 2019

Join the Glass Detective as he takes on The Case of the Partition Performance. Learn about glass partition measurement requirements, industry standards for glass thickness, and more.

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.

Using Tempered Glass in Large Picture Windows

September 16, 2019

Join the Glass Detective as he takes on the case of the Distortion Distress. Learn about the pros and cons of using tempered glass in large windows like an 8' x 8' picture window.

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.

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