Commercial and Residential Glass Installer and Manufacturer Resource

9 Reasons to Consider Glass Wall Panels for Your Next Office Project

Sep 23, 2022 10:17:21 AM / by Greg Martell

You’ve been in that office with the dim lighting and the employees that seem barely awake. It’s not an inviting place to be. 

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What is Fire Rated Glass? | Safety Benefits in Commercial Applications

Sep 22, 2022 12:00:00 AM / by Greg Martell

Commercial fires cost nearly $350 billion per year in the United States. 

Fire losses are one of the most costly disasters. Most commercial fires aren't caused intentionally or carelessly, but due to malfunctioning equipment or electrical issues.

Once a fire starts, it spreads so fast that it can be difficult for firefighters to contain once they arrive on the scene. 

Installing fire rated glass helps prevent the rapid spread of fire, especially in more at-risk facilities. This is a fire protection system that’s always on.

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How To Ship Glass Sheets Safely: A Guide

Jul 28, 2022 6:00:00 AM / by Greg Martell

Glass is beautiful, decorative, stylish and very delicate

While custom glass sheets are a trendy addition or enhancement to many spaces, getting the pieces from Point A to Point B can be somewhat of a challenge because of their fragility. Packaging and shipping considerations are vitally important. 

As a glass shop, the last thing that you want is an unsatisfied customer because their product arrives broken or damaged. That’s why we can't stress enough the importance of being proactive with your shipping and packaging process. 

Shipping glass safely means ensuring quality and caution at every step of its journey to your customer’s doorstep. Here are some notes on how to ship glass sheets safely.

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Double-Pane vs Triple-Pane Windows – What's the Difference?

Jul 26, 2022 3:26:00 PM / by Greg Martell

The value of a window in any space is evident: they let in natural light, provide ventilation outlets, and help add to the overall ambiance of a room.

But what goes into choosing the right window for a space? The short answer is it depends on what you’re looking for from a window, aside from an unobstructed view. 

As energy-efficient windows, double- and triple-pane windows are the most popular choices for new window installations or replacements. 

Choosing a double-pane vs. triple-pane window for your project isn’t an either/or decision. Both window types offer different benefits and are best suited for certain applications. 

Let’s take a look at what both window types bring to the table.  

 

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What is Beveled Glass? | Tiny Details Can Make a Big Difference

Jul 26, 2022 1:05:00 PM / by Greg Martell

In the interior décor and commercial design world the tiniest details usually make the most significant difference and bring the real “wow” factor to a room. Such is the case when it comes to beveled glass.

This creative addition to décor specifications can boost a creation from basic to elegant. Just when it might start to feel like every design element looks the same, the use of beveled glass can make all the difference in the world.

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