• Posts tagged with types of windows

    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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    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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    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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    Updating the Windows in your Home

    Updating the Windows in your Home
    Most people take great pride in the appearance of their home, on the inside and the outside. One of the most common issues that homeowners deal with in their home is old, outdated windows. If your home has the original windows that are decades old, there are several reasons that you should consider ... read more

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    Importance of Using a Professional when Replacing Glass

    Importance of Using a Professional when Replacing Glass
    We often take our windows and glass doors in our houses for granted - until they break, that is. It’s hard to know where to start when you need to replace the glass in your house, and it can be tempting to think that you’ll be able to replace your glass yourself. Before you find yourself going d... read more

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    Using Textured Glass in your Home

    Using Textured Glass in your Home
      Textured glass is available in many different colors, and may be transparent or opaque. Because of the variety of textures available, it can be used in many ways throughout the home, for a multitude of purposes, including: Decoration Privacy Light Diffusion Surface Covering ... read more

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    Choosing Glass for Your Business

    Choosing Glass for Your Business
    When running a business, the storefront windows are crucial to the success of the business. The outside of the business is the first impression that potential customers and clients will get. Since first impressions are so vital, it is important that you choose the right type of glass. Before choosin... read more

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    Sunlight Windows – A Natural Light Alternative

    Sunlight Windows – A Natural Light Alternative
    Many people across the U.S suffer from seasonal depression or even just low moods during the winter months. This can be due to the fact that we are not getting enough natural light during the day. Even when the sun is shining outside, our homes may be dark and gloomy inside. When you are choosing... read more

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    Ornamental Glass for Windows

    Ornamental Glass for Windows
    If you are looking to improve the aesthetics of your home and add some unique dimensions,  ornamental glass for windows and doors can be a great choice. When it comes to choosing windows for your home there are so many options out there that it can be overwhelming. Ornamental Glass for windows give... read more

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