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    Decorative Glass Panels for your Home and Business

    Decorative Glass Panels for your Home and Business
    Glass panels can be a versatile, functional design tool for interior and exterior spaces. The functionality and versatility of glass panels is in part due to how they are created. The panels are generally made of float glass which is a manufacturing process that creates extremely flat, consistent su... read more

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    Bathroom Remodel: Replacing your Glass Shower Doors

    Bathroom Remodel: Replacing your Glass Shower Doors
    Congratulations on your decision to remodel your bathroom. From the sink design to tile color to shower size, you are ready for a change. As you begin to design your dream bathroom, remember to consider replacing or introducing glass shower doors. Incorporating glass into a bathroom opens up the spa... read more

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    Safety Glass: What to Look For

    Safety Glass: What to Look For
    Building codes require safety glass in situations where it is necessary for security or it is easy for someone to break the glass and hurt themselves. This includes glass in doors, sliding glass doors, shower glass, skylights, and even automobile glass. Safety glass comes in two main types: tempered... read more

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    Using Etched Glass to Add a Decorative Feature to your Home Cabinets

    Using Etched Glass to Add a Decorative Feature to your Home Cabinets
    Cabinets are widely regarded as an important part of your kitchen or bathroom's overall look. Glass designs can easily add to the decor you've chosen, giving even cabinets that have been in your home for a long time a new, fresh look. One unique way to give glass on cabinets an innovative, designer ... read more

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    Incorporating Glass Doors into your Home Renovation Plans

    Incorporating Glass Doors into your Home Renovation Plans
    Renovating your home with the use of glass doors has become more affordable over time. At one point, having glass doors in your home was for the aristocrats and wealthy. This is no longer the case as manufacturing techniques have now made these doors not only affordable but available in a variety of... read more

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    What are Thermal Performance Windows?

    What are Thermal Performance Windows?
    Thermal performance is a way to rate the energy efficiency of your home or office. It includes checking for air flow around doors and windows, looking for cracked glass or missing trim, and much more. Installing energy efficient glass is a popular option to increase the building’s thermal performa... read more

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    Glass Trends for 2018

    Glass Trends for 2018
    Glass trends for 2018 are turning toward a more modern and contemporary style. These trends are looking simpler in shape with clean lines, dark colors, and more glass showing. With the right looks in their windows, consumers also expect durability, functionality, and high performance. These are a fe... read more

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    Using Colored Glass this Holiday Season

    Using Colored Glass this Holiday Season
    Colored glass is a classic look that only adds to the cheerful, festive look of your home during the holidays. Even though most people think of holiday decorating in terms of greens, there are a lot of ways glass can play a major role in how you decorate this season. If your home has large picture w... read more

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    Preparing your Windows for Colder Weather

    Preparing your Windows for Colder Weather
    Your windows are a major source of heat loss during the winter months. Worn weatherstripping, broken glass, and old seals all contribute to unwanted air flow through and around your windows. Not only will these problems make your home feel drafty, it will also cause your heating costs to escalate. B... read more

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    Making the switch from Single Pane to Double Pane Windows

    Making the switch from Single Pane to Double Pane Windows
    Single pane windows are common in older homes, especially those built before the 1970's. These windows are the least efficient window for retaining heat or cool air and can add considerably to energy costs. You can diffuse the cool air drafts or block direct sunlight from entering by adding blinds, ... read more

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