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Glassblowing has been around since ancient times, but recent, modern advancements have made it increasingly available to the general public. The studio glass movement of the 1960s has blossomed into today’s artisanal glass market, with technology leaving the massive industrial furnaces of...Read more

We take them for granted, but there is more to mirrors than meets the eye. Here’s why Glass Doctor loves mirrors, and you should too!

History of Mirrors

A mirror is typically made of glass with a flat or curvy surface, and has a reflective covering over

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Smooth glass cooktops add a modern touch to any kitchen, but if yours is dirty from multiple spillovers while cooking, it may have become an eyesore. Learn more about this kitchen appliance and how to clean a glass stovetop without scratching it.

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I-G-Who? The world of windows can be anything but transparent for newbies. The obscure terminology alone can be enough to make your poor brain shatter. Whether you’re living in an older home, or on the lookout for a great buy, here’s how to tell if you’ve hit the window jackpot with IGUs –...Read more

If you’re wanting to update your fireplace but unsure how, this DIY fireplace screen is a great option. With the help of an old window, your fireplace will be looking new and improved. It’s also perfect as we head into spring, keeping the hearth fresh while it’s not being used!

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Cracked glass varies in consequences, depending on the specific type of glass. In commercial and residential glass manufacturing, two common glass types include Borosilicate and Soda-lime silicate. The timeline of a crack spreading, the risk of it shattering and whether or not the glass will...Read more

Cleaning glass can be an enormously frustrating experience, especially for the perfectionist. After all the effort you put into cleaning, you expect glass to sparkle. Luckily, the streaking and hazing issues that tweak your temper post-wash (you know – when the sun hits the glass just right) are...Read more

Your friends and family may have consumed a lot of drinks during the big game, and if you don’t have a plan for recycling, the number of soda cans and bottles you’re left with can feel overwhelming. You might just decide it’s not worth the effort and throw everything away. However, if you make a...Read more

Being conscious of the energy efficiency of your home is a wise and worthwhile endeavor. Unfortunately, this leaner, greener energy path can sometimes have you shuddering at investment costs. New windows often top the list of highly-debated, cringe-worthy investments, but when it comes to...Read more

Broken window? You may not need a full frame window replacement. In fact, replacing your entire window could cost you up to 50% more than simply replacing the glass. Are you a...Read more