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DIY Window Installation

June 8, 2021

Who doesn’t love the feeling after completing a great project that you’re proud of? The feeling of accomplishment is an undeniably fantastic feeling to have known you did something successfully. Do it yourself (DIY) projects are a big way that we do this in our lives. Specifically, DIY home improvement projects make us feel like […]

What Is Low-E Glass?

November 19, 2020

Not all windows and glass products are created equal, but by understanding how heat and light interact with different materials, and with the latest technologies available today, glass manufacturers have been able to develop better and more efficient windows for your home. Learn all about Low-E window glass here.

What is the Difference Between “R Value” vs. “U Value” of Glass

November 18, 2020

Question: What is the “R-Value” of Glass? Glass Detective, Can you tell me how to calculate the “R-Value” of glass based on its “U-Value”? I have an issue with a building inspector in my town based on energy codes, and my wall area must achieve a certain overall “R-Value” for me to get a certificate […]

How to Get Scratches out of Your Windows

May 1, 2020

Windows bring in natural light, fresh air and help improve the overall comfort of your home. So it’s no surprise that upgrading your home’s windows is one of the best investments you can make. But what happens when your sparkling, clear windows are scratched? Your beautiful views go from clean and pristine to dull and […]

Should I Repair or Replace the Windows in My Home?

April 8, 2020

Repair or replace? That’s a common question when it comes to a lot of broken things we own. Windows are no exception. Many homeowners wonder when to repair or replace their windows. When something goes wrong or isn’t working, replacement might be the first thing that comes to mind. However, in many cases, repair is […]

Should You Restore or Replace Old Windows?

November 20, 2019

There is something very special about the presence of an old window and the character it adds to a home. Learn about the pros & cons of restoring vs. replacing old and historic windows.

How to Prevent Foggy Windows and Doors

October 9, 2019

Moisture on your door or window glass might seem concerning, but it's not necessarily a bad thing. Sometimes the case for foggy windows and doors is one that’s easy to prevent.

What Causes Condensation on My Windows?

September 16, 2019

Join the Glass Detective as he takes on the Case of the Condensation Concern. Learn about what causes condensation on the outside of new triple-pane windows and more.

Are Hurricane Windows Burglar Resistant?

April 22, 2019

Follow the Glass Detective as he takes on The Case of Hurricane Glass vs. Home Intruders. Are laminated hurricane glass windows burglar-resistant too? FInd out more here.

How Much Will New Windows & Doors Cost?

March 15, 2019

Upgrading your home’s windows is a smart investment. How much will new windows cost? There are many considerations in determining the final cost. Find out more.

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