2015

Have A Broken Window? Consider These 3 Questions Before Replacing The Glass

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Did a storm recently come through your town and damage your glass windows? One of your concerns may be how much the repairs will cost you.  Homeowners insurance may cover some of the costs, but you may also be wondering if it’s time to repair or replace the windows. Consider these 3 questions before you have the glass replaced. Is Insurance The Best Option For Repair? Take some time to figure out if filing an insurance claim is worth it for this kind of damage.…

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Increasing Worker Productivity With The Use Of Indoor Glass

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Americans are estimated to spend approximately 90 percent of their time indoors, and this extends through to the working hours. While there has been a lot of concern for air quality and its effect on worker health and productivity, the fact is that productivity can also be affected by the quality of light that is available in the office. The specific layout of the office and the use of glass can be used to engage employees and often help to reduce stress.…

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Choose Glass Shower Doors

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If you are trying to give your bathroom a more modern look, consider adding glass shower doors when you remodel. Not only do these doors make for a sleek attractive look that can appeal to buyers if you ever sell your house, they also are a healthier option for your family.  Shower Curtain Problems When you remodel your master bathroom, you should keep both your bathtub and shower to ensure the best resale value.…

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Need New Windows? Take A Look At Dual-Pane Window FAQs

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If you’re thinking about installing new windows in your home this summer, the question of whether or not to install dual-pane windows will probably come up. The more you know about dual pane windows, the better you’ll be able to make an informed decision. What are dual-pane windows? Dual pane windows are windows made from two sheets of glass connected by a vacuum-sealed edge. Dual pane windows are made with gas and a desiccant–or a solid that absorbs water–trapped between the glass to help keep the space between panes perfectly clear.…

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Three Easy Ways To Fix The Damage Children Sometimes Cause To Car Windows During A Road Trip

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During long road trips, children often get bored and sometimes do things that they are not supposed to do. Children often like to draw, play games, or even play with sticker books during car rides, but sometimes they get bored with using the items on paper. When this happens, the interior of your car, including your car windows, often becomes the canvas for their creative expression. If you notice that your child has created a unique piece of artwork on your windows during a drive, do not get frustrated.…

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What You Need To Know About Window Glass And Sea Turtle Safety

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Buying that beachfront house can give you a great sense of satisfaction, especially when you get to enjoy that first cup of coffee on the deck as you watch the tide roll in under the sunrise. If you’re living in a sea turtle nesting area, though, you’ll need to remember that living on the beach comes with some responsibility. Before nesting season, you’ll want to have all of the glass in your house evaluated to be sure that it is safe for sea turtle hatchlings.…

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Repair The Chipped Window Pane In Your Kitchen

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You’re cutting your grass on your riding lawnmower and then the unthinkable happens, a rock flies up and hits your kitchen window. If the glass chips as a result of this, do not panic. You can easily fill in the damaged area with a glass repair kit. Once you have finished, the damage will no longer be apparent and your window pane will remain intact. Materials ladder rubber gloves glass cleaner lint-free cloth masking tape glass repair kit tweezers magnifying glass plastic spreader Preparations…

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2-Step Guide For Stopping Water Buildup And Leaks Along Your Sliding Glass Patio Door's Tracks

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You may have noticed water has started seeping in along the tracks along the tracks of your sliding glass patio door. If you see that the water is starting to gather inside the tracks, use the following two-step guide to repair the problem. Step 1:  Clean The Drain Holes On The Outer Track Along the outside of your door’s tracks, drainage holes are placed to prevent water from accumulating inside of the door.…

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A Guide To Residential Windows

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Whether you need to install brand new windows or just want to replace the ones you currently have, you should look into the different kinds of residential glass that are available. Here’s an introduction to get you started: Tinted Glass - similar to tinted glass for cars, you can get tinted glass for the windows in your home. These windows will primarily serve two purposes: to increase privacy and to reduce heat transmission from outside.…

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A Stronger View: 3 Safety Considerations When Ordering Commercial Windows

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Some type of crazy, destructive weather occurs in every location. So do man-made disasters like landslides and fires. When ordering replacement windows, or designing windows for a new facility, make sure that the security of your employees and that of your business assets are your top priorities. Keep the following 3 considerations in mind when shopping for commercial glass windows: 1) You need to assess possible local risks to windows.…

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