Glass Doctor Blog

Egress window wells enhance your home if you have spaces that are below the ground, such as basement bedrooms and other living areas. It’s also usually part of the emergency escape code for having such rooms.

While window wells are very valuable, they can also be problematic. If designed...Read more

Did you know that as many as one billion birds die in the US every year due to collisions with glass? And research shows that 54-76 percent of bird-window collisions are fatal. In fact, they’re one of the top...Read more

Terrariums aren't just trendy, they're a fantastic way to incorporate live plants into your home or business. Terrariums are a great option for homeowners, renters and offices looking to incorporate low-maintenance plantings into their space.

Read on to learn how to build and care for...Read more

Are your home’s window and door screens showing wear and tear from your furry friends? Cats and dogs are notorious for causing damage to window and door screens, but there are ways pet owners can protect their screens from clawing kitties and excited pups.

Learn how to prevent damage to...Read more

Bay and bow windows both add more space, natural light and extraordinary outdoor views to your home, but what is the difference between the two? If you’re looking to add a bay or bow window to your home, let Glass Doctor® help you on the journey.

Take the first step by learning the...Read more

A question we often receive at Glass Doctor® is, “Is there such a thing as unbreakable glass?” The answer is, “Yes!” Sort of.

We’re here to tell you that glass isn’t really unbreakable, but there are two popular window materials that are marketed as “unbreakable” that help keep your home...Read more

Properly designed and installed, a bay window is a gorgeous feature that can add light and character to your home. Bay windows also create snug and versatile nook spaces that are perfect for reading or eating breakfast.

“Sold,” you might say, after considering these benefits, “time for...Read more

When it comes to return on effort, few DIY home projects come close to the beloved window seat.

Easily tackled in a single Saturday, the self-built custom window seat takes a home’s most awkward cranny and transforms it into a charming focal point.

What Exactly Is a Window...Read more

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Smart glass, or switchable glass, is glass that uses advanced technologies to block light and insulate. The glass’s light transmission properties can be affected by light, heat or electricity. Mostly, this means the glass changes from translucent to transparent, blocking...Read more

glass shattered by a bullet

Bulletproof glass seems like the best safety measure you can take to protect your house or business property – and maybe it is – but like any material, bulletproof glass isn’t completely impenetrable. It’s more accurate to say this glass is “bullet resistant.” In fact, can we even call it glass...Read more