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  • Broken Windows: Should You Repair or Replace?

    5 January 2017

    Whether it was a wayward baseball, storm damage, or some other type of trauma, a broken window means it's time to schedule a repair. The decision you have to make is whether to replace the entire window or simply have the glass replaced. The following guide can help you make the right choice. Was the window double or triple insulated pane? As a general rule, a single pane window can be reglazed with new glass and, in most cases, be just the same as it was previously.

  • How Tinting Your Home's Windows Can Help Protect Your Photophobic Dog

    7 October 2016

    Dog owners everywhere work hard to keep their canine companions healthy and happy. One condition that can be challenging for dog owners is called photophobia, also referred to as light sensitivity. Taking steps to make your photophobic dog as comfortable as possible is important to prevent any underlying diseases from getting worse. Check out the reasons why having your home's windows tinted can promote your dog's comfort. Low Light Can help Prevent Greater Pain For Your Dog

  • 2 Types Of Windows To Consider That Can Help You Keep Your Home Clean

    31 August 2016

    Replacing the windows throughout your home can be a good chance to upgrade them from basic windows to ones that can provide a range of benefits. New windows can provide you with options that can help increase privacy or make your home easier to keep clean. Listed below are two window options to look into that can help you keep your home clean. Windows With Enclosed Blinds One of the best windows that a glass company can provide when it comes to helping you keep your home clean is a window with enclosed blinds.

  • Steps For Repairing A Windshield Scratch

    4 August 2016

    Windshields can get scratched for a variety of reasons, and you may be wondering about the most cost-effective ways to repair the damage. Here are some steps for repairing your windshield as efficiently as possible.  Evaluate Whether the Scratch is Repairable At Home When you first notice a windshield scratch, you should take steps to test whether the scratch is minor or major. With a minor scratch, you can comfortably run your finger along the edges of the scratch without getting your finger nail caught in the grooves of the scratch.

  • The Three Biggest Safety Risks Of A Broken Windshield

    9 May 2016

    In states that require vehicle safety inspections, the condition of the windshield is included on the safety checklist. While a crack or a bulls-eye chip can interfere with your vision, which can be dangerous, this is actually not the biggest safety risk. Here are some lesser-known ways in which a broken or damaged windshield affects your safety. 1. Failure to Support the Roof Even though it's easy to visualize the glass breaking or crumbling during an accident, the glass actually provides strength and support.

  • 3 Questions To Ask When Needing Auto Glass Replacement

    10 March 2016

    Owning a vehicle means taking care of a lot of different components to keep it running properly. One of the things that you don't normally have to worry about is your windshield. However, your windshield can end up getting damaged just from driving down the road. A bird, rock or other object can end up destroying your windshield and leaving you having to replace it. If you are looking to replace your windshield, here are three questions you want to ask potential repair shops before making a final decision on who to go with.

  • Three Driving Situations To Avoid When You Have A Chipped Windshield

    21 January 2016

    With enough driving, you'll likely encounter that frustrating moment in which a rock hits your windshield and causes a chip. While you might be tempted to ignore the problem, especially if the visible damage seems minor, this tiny chip can grow into a crack that means that your entire windshield will need to be replaced. There's a likelihood that a small chip can be repaired instead of replaced, however, provided you schedule an appointment at your local auto glass repair shop before the damage spreads.

  • Repairing Antique Mirrors: From Glass Chips To Resilvering To Frames

    2 December 2015

    Antique mirrors are often quite ornate and can be very valuable. However, they tend to be a little more fragile than modern mirrors because of the older glass construction processes. If you recently damaged an antique mirror and would like it fixed, glass repair shops can help. From glass chips to resilvering, here is what you can expect. Repairing Chips and Cracks Whenever possible, try to save the chips or slivers of glass that have broken off your antique mirror.

  • Remove The Tint From Your Windows Using Simple Supplies

    15 September 2015

    If you want to upgrade the tint to your windows at home, you are going to first need to remove the tint that is already in place. In order to cut down on costs, you can remove the tint on your own with a few simple supplies. Gathering The Supplies Most of the supplies you will need to remove the tint from your windows are supplies you should have around your home.

  • Everything You Need To Know About Sliding Glass Shower Doors

    8 September 2015

    Sliding shower doors are a beautiful addition to any bathroom. They provide a new dimension of decoration and design and add an extra layer of style. Once you learn about these doors, you might be convinced to install one for your shower or appreciate the one you already have more. There's no need to dread taking care of them if you have one in your home and there's no need to call in the professionals when you need to install or replace your door.