Commercial and Residential Glass Installer and Manufacturer Resource

Need Security Glass? Glass Clad Polycarbonate, Laminated Glass, & IGUs

Jul 29, 2022 8:45:00 AM / by Greg Martell

A burglary happens every 26 seconds in the United States.

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How Does Glass Tempering Work?

Jul 28, 2022 5:54:00 PM / by Greg Martell

As those in the commercial and residential construction industry know, tempered glass is nearly 5x stronger than regular annealed glass. Tempering means heating the glass to extreme temperatures and rapidly putting it through a high-pressure cooling process. 

This procedure puts stress on the glass, which in turn produces tension that begins in the center of the piece and spreads out. The tension is then compressed on the outer edges, which gives the glass sheet its strength. 

How is glass tempered? Here's a “behind the scenes” look at the five-step process.

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Commercial Restroom Mirrors: Aligning Size and Type

Jul 28, 2022 9:00:00 AM / by Greg Martell

Whether installed above a sink or vanity or simply hung on a wall for decoration, a mirror is one of the most noticeable elements of a bathroom. 

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The Impacts of Mirror Size & Type in Commercial Applications

Jul 28, 2022 9:00:00 AM / by Greg Martell

Commercial mirror isn’t a one-size-fits-all product. That’s why there are seemingly countless options. 

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Polycarbonate vs Acrylic: 7 Key Factors to Consider

Jul 28, 2022 8:45:00 AM / by Greg Martell

For every standard material, there’s always an alternative. 

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