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Fire Rated Glass | Improving Safety in Commercial Buildings

Fire Rated Glass

What is fire rated glass, and does it really work? Just as the name implies, fire rated glass offers some level of protection in the event of a fire. It may seem like an unusual requirement for glass, but by slowing down the migration of smoke and flames, fire rated glass can improve the level of safety in commercial buildings and apartment complexes. When strategically incorporated into the architectural design, it can actually save lives in the event of a fire. Read more

Interior Design | Utilizing Glass to Accentuate Your Interior Design Project

Interior Design Etched Glass

Incorporating glass into your interior design projects opens the door to limitless possibilities. This is true for both commercial office space and home interior design projects. Architects and interior designers consider glass to be the ideal material to use for decorating internal spaces. Glass can be utilized to transform an otherwise isolated space, to open up the area. The use of glass will allow natural light to flow through the area, which can actually make smaller spaces look and feel much larger. Read more

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Self Cleaning Glass! What is it & is it Really Self Cleaning?

Self Cleaning Glass

I have often dreamed about self cleaning glass, especially after spending an entire weekend cleaning each and every window in our home. My dream has turned into a reality; self cleaning glass actually exists. Pinch me, apparently, I wasn’t dreaming after all. I just had to dig a little deeper to learn how it works, and if it works at all. Read more

Glass Deck Railings the Perfect Unobstructed View

Glass Deck Railings

Installing glass deck railings on your lake home or mountain cabin is a great way to enjoy an unobstructed scenic view. After all, you paid a healthy sum for that lake view or mountain retreat. You might as well enjoy it to the fullest extent. But before you trade in your wooden spokes for new glass deck railings, make sure you understand the advantages and disadvantages. Read more

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Textured Glass Enhancing Architectural Designs in Commercial Buildings

textured glass

The use of textured glass is not all that common in residential home construction or home remodeling projects. But when it comes to commercial properties there are many applications for textured glass. These unique glass panels have more to offer a business than they do an individual, because their functional needs are very different than that of the average homeowner. Read more