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Why Is it Important to Know How to Remove a Sliding Glass Door?

Removing a sliding glass door may seem like a daunting task, but once you’ve learned the basic process, it might be easier than you thought. There are many reasons you may need to remove a sliding glass door, including...Read more

An egress window is a window installed below grade; in a basement or on the first story of a tri-level (split-level) house. Let’s explore further what egress windows are, why they're installed, and how to determine if egress windows are right – or required – for your home.

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DIY window boxes are a quick and simple way to add curb appeal to any home or business. Plant sweet-smelling flowers to liven up your living space or add a touch of warmth to your business. And, best of all, you can do this gardening at eye level! No dirty, sore knees with this gardening project...Read more

Have you ever wanted more privacy for your home or to create a personalized space in your home with beautiful frosted glass?

Outside of purchasing prefrosted glass panes, there are three ways you can achieve a DIY frosted appearance on your already installed panes:

1. Install...Read more

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

Paper birds being applied to a window

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

Stacked glass tiles

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