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Shiny, Clean and Strong: Glass Blogs

Shopping for glass can be difficult. Whether you are searching for a new shower screen, a window, a glass splashback or any other type of glass, you have to keep in mind several ideas. Want to learn more about the insulating properties of glass? Curious about repairs and how to do them on your own? Looking for cleaning tips? Need inspiration for a project? In this blog, I plan to write about all of those elements and more. If you want to learn about glass, you have come to the right place. Feel free to explore my posts, and if you enjoy them, share them with your friends. Thanks.

Types of Glass You Might Need to Replace in Your Home

30 September 2020
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You might need to replace some glass around your home and wonder what type to renew it with. While your glazing experts can advise you, here is an overview to help with your decisions. Float Glass The panes within standard windows are typically float-glass, the name of which derives from the manufacturing process when the molten glass floats on a bed of liquid tin. If a windowpane shatters into pointy shards when it breaks, you're probably looking at this basic option. Read More …

Types Of Safety And Decorative Glass Used For Shower Screens

28 July 2020
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If you've been researching a new glass shower, you've likely come across references to different glass types. While it can be confusing, there are two broad categories, safety glass varieties and decorative options. Here is a description in more detail. Toughened Safety Glass Building regulations decree what kinds of safety glass are possible for shower enclosures. Toughened glass — which is approximately four times stronger than regular window panes — is installed in frameless showers. Read More …

Choosing Replacement Glass Doors: A Homeowner’s Guide

20 February 2020
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Glass doors can add a great deal of elegance and functionality to your home. Glass allows in the much-desired natural light, and the material doesn't rust, peel, swell or rot from exposure to moisture. While glass doors are designed to last, issues such as cracks will call for repairs at some point. And depending on the degree of damage (for instance, if there are multiple cracks in the glass panels), the ideal repair solution could be to replace the glass panels. Read More …

Shower Screen Installation: 6 Simple Steps to Install Frameless Shower Screens

23 December 2019
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  Frameless shower screens (also known as bath screens) compressed glass can give your bathroom a stunning contemporary look. Compared to standard shower glass doors, they can last for long when appropriately installed. Installation of these screens is quite simple by following a few steps. In this post, we shall discuss how to install frameless bath screens at home easily.  First Things First Safety is crucial during the installation of frameless shower screens. Read More …

3 Secrets To Choosing Sliding Glass Doors For Your Patio

24 September 2019
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When choosing sliding glass doors for your patio, you need to consider everything from security, to visual appeal, to temperature control, to energy efficiency. Simply opting for glass doors without any consideration will result in unnecessary mistakes that could have been avoided. Here are some secrets to help you choose ideal sliding glass doors for your patio. Plan Aesthetics For Enhanced Visual Appeal Sliding glass doors are ideal in areas where you want to save space because they don't swing outwards or inwards. Read More …