Commercial and Residential Glass Installer and Manufacturer Resource

9 Project Details Your Commercial Glass Company Should Know

Aug 3, 2020 8:00:00 AM / by Greg Martell posted in Commercial Glass, Custom Glass

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Working with a commercial glass company on a project represents a partnership of sorts. 

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Specifications for Tempered Glass Shapes for Your Commercial Project

Jul 24, 2020 8:00:00 AM / by Greg Martell posted in Custom Glass, Tempered Glass

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From creating an elegant custom shower enclosure to fitting seamlessly into an odd-shaped space, tempered glass can be cut into almost any shape your project demands. 

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Commercial Glass Company Sketch and Template Requirements

Jul 16, 2020 3:20:19 PM / by Greg Martell posted in Commercial Glass, Glass Sheets, Custom Glass

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Sketches are quite literally the blueprints of the glass components of your project. The same can be said about templates for specialty shaped glass. 

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Types of Glass Edgework Guide

Dec 2, 2019 10:48:11 AM / by Greg Martell posted in Custom Glass, Glass Edgework

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As anyone who works with commercial glass projects knows, incorporating glass elements into the décor adds a bold touch of beauty and elegance to any environment.

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Double-Pane vs Triple-Pane Windows:  FAQ Guide

Oct 24, 2019 3:27:39 PM / by Greg Martell posted in Glass, Triple Pane Window, Custom Glass, Beveled Glass

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With up to 40 percent of a property's annual energy budget dedicated to heating and cooling costs, anything that you can do to improve a businesses' energy efficiency won't just help it become more sustainable — but it will result in more disposable income as well. 

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Glass Fabrication Capabilities Your Vendor Should Provide

Oct 7, 2019 11:20:06 AM / by Greg Martell posted in Glass, Commercial Glass, Custom Glass, Beveled Glass, Glass Shipping, Glass Restoration

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Being that glass is still one of the most widely used materials in architectural design and overall décor, it’s imperative to work with a vendor that offers the capabilities to make your space or products stand out. 

Whether you’re shopping for a new glass fabricator or just looking to see what capabilities are out there in the industry, here’s a closer look at some of the key capabilities any vendor should be able to provide.

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6 Commercial Colored Glass Products to Elevate Your Design Plans

Oct 2, 2019 2:27:00 PM / by Greg Martell posted in Glass, Commercial Glass, Glass Sheets, Custom Glass, Tempered Glass

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When designing a commercial space, designers and contractors often focus on the actual shape of the space, thinking about the space and its furnishings, form, and function.

In addition to creating a perfectly functioning space with the typical tools, a commercial designer or contractor can elevate their design plans by incorporating colored glass products within the build itself.

You can use glass elements and glass statements in your design to add an additional texture to your design's texture palette, cast light into the interior in interesting, pleasant, or thought-provoking ways, to create semi-private spaces, and even to change the feel of your design, taking it from mainstream to modern or using beveled glass to create a more classically appointed atmosphere.

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Guide to Custom Glass for Shower Enclosures

Sep 30, 2019 2:30:00 PM / by Greg Martell posted in Glass, Custom Glass, Shower Enclosures

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Guide to Custom Glass Shower Enclosures

The question of installing a shower versus a bath has been hotly contested over the years. While “spa tubs” were once all the rage, many home builders and designers are now seeing a trend towards removing the tub and installing a bigger shower. Today’s  showers are larger, more luxurious, eco-conscious and safer for older adults than ever before. 

Stunning new design options for 21st century homes can include a Wi-Fi or cloud-based digital shower, wireless speakers, thermostatic trim plates, chromotherapy lighting, and an incredible variety of luxurious shower-heads. It’s no wonder people want to spend more time in their showers! 

Whether as part of a walk-in shower or a bathtub/ shower combination, the new affinity for showers offers a great opportunity to commercial installers, architects, and interior designers everywhere. But, before all of the fancy gadgets and modern technology can be considered, it’s crucial to start with dependable glass.

Here are some elements to take into consideration regarding glass for shower enclosures.

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Glass Fabrication Capabilities Your Vendor Should Provide You

Sep 24, 2019 2:28:11 PM / by Greg Martell posted in Commercial Glass, Glass Sheets, Custom Glass, Tempered Glass, Glass Restoration

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Being that glass is still one of the most widely used materials in architectural design and overall décor, it’s imperative to work with a vendor that offers the capabilities to make your space or products stand out. 

Whether you’re shopping for a new glass fabricator or just looking to see what capabilities are out there in the industry, here’s a closer look at some of the key capabilities any vendor should be able to provide.

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Standard Mirror Sizes & Styles for Commercial Applications

Aug 28, 2019 1:53:41 PM / by Greg Martell posted in Custom Glass, Commercial Mirror, Mirrored Wall

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Selecting the type and form of commercial mirror is a matter of functionality and style. Mirror size should be adequate, suitable for the given wall space, able to be placed with consideration to average user height and accommodate secure mounting.

To choose the right commercial mirror requires consideration for both the application and decor.

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