Good Ideas and Great Tips for Glass
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Good Ideas and Great Tips for Glass

Welcome to my blog. Let me introduce myself. My name is Benjamin. I am married to an amazing woman, Pam, and we have two daughters, Sammy and Justine. I am a visual artist who has occasionally worked with stained glass. That has given me an appreciation for other types of glass, and in this blog, I plan to write about buying glass, owning it, cleaning it repairing it and more. If you have any questions about glass, I invite you to explore this blog, and I thank you for reading. If you enjoy my posts, I invite you to share them. enjoy.


Good Ideas and Great Tips for Glass

  • Choosing replacement windows for your home

    30 June 2016

    Replacing windows is a pretty large investment, so it's not something you should do in haste. Windows help you connect with the outdoors. Therefore, don't underestimate the complexity of window replacement. Not only do you want the right style, but you also need to ensure you get windows that will bring you more bang for your buck. The process needs a lot of care, but once you know what you need to do, then everything will be a breeze.

  • Painted Glass Splashbacks: What Are the Pros and Cons?

    22 June 2016

    If you're planning on using glass splashbacks on your kitchen walls, you need to decide whether to go with clear glass or whether to have the back of the glass painted. While you may be keen to use a painted splashback to create a feature colour in your kitchen, this route has both advantages and disadvantages that you should consider before you make a decision. The Advantages of Painted Glass Splashbacks

  • Some Commonly Asked Questions About Having Stained Glass Installed in a Home

    10 June 2016

    A stained glass window can make any home seem more traditional and even downright regal. A person might opt for a design that reflects their religious beliefs or just simple flowers, a sailboat, and the like. If you're thinking of adding some style to your home with a stained glass window, note a few questions you might have about the process and the product and then discuss these with a contractor, or consider creating your own artwork for installation instead.

  • How To Repair A Pellet Hole In A Glass Window

    9 June 2016

    Your kids' target practice with a pellet gun might be fun, but it can result in minor damage to your windows.  Fortunately, you can repair small holes in glass quite easily, without having to replace the whole window pane. Read on for some helpful tips on how to make good the damage. What you'll need washing-up liquid and warm water solution lint-free cloths clear spray glass cleaner small syringe (available from a chemist) box sealing tape clear nail polish (topcoat works best) nail polish remover toothpaste (not gel) How to do it

  • How to Make a Sliding Glass Door Open More Smoothly

    26 May 2016

    Have you noticed that you need to use a lot of energy to open your sliding glass door? Follow the steps below in order to make the door open more smoothly. 1. Clean the Track Over time, dirt and grime accumulate inside the track of your sliding glass door. This causes the door to slow down when you are opening or closing it. You can use an old toothbrush or a wire brush to clean out that accumulated dirt and grime.