DIY Window Replacement

Types Of Home Glass Repair Services

Posted by on Aug 1, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Types Of Home Glass Repair Services

While most consumers think of window glass when they think of a glass repair company, fixing that broken pane in your window is just one of many residential services offered by most glass repair companies.  When to call a residential glass repair company 1. When your window pane is broken. Of course, the primary business of a home glass company is to repair and replace window glass. This can be the result of a broken pane or if you want to replace your window glass with more energy efficient multi-pane glass. 2. For a shattered or...

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Protect Your Motor Boat’s Windshield From Damage

Posted by on Apr 24, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Protect Your Motor Boat’s Windshield From Damage

After a new windshield is installed in your motor boat, protect it from damage with the following tips. As a result, you can cruise through the ocean or another body of water without your vision being obstructed. Cover The Windshield While The Boat Is Docked Purchase a vinyl or cloth cover to place over the windshield while the boat is docked. Many covers can be secured with magnetic strips. Others may come with straps or adhesive to help keep them in place. Once a cover is secured to your watercraft, any debris that is blown around...

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3 Shower Cleaning Hacks When You Have A Glass Shower Door

Posted by on Apr 5, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Shower Cleaning Hacks When You Have A Glass Shower Door

Cleaning a shower can involve a lot of crawling around on your hands and knees and utilizing elbow grease to try and scrub off stubborn soap scum. If you have a glass shower door, the cleaning can seem even more daunting since the door constantly looks foggy or water streaked. But there are a few quick hacks that can make cleaning your shower a breeze even if you have a glass shower enclosure. And many of these tips will extend the amount of time between cleanings to make your life even easier. Just Use Vinegar You might think you need...

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Three Ways To Prevent A Windshield Chip From Expanding Into A Crack

Posted by on Jan 29, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Three Ways To Prevent A Windshield Chip From Expanding Into A Crack

When you’re driving your vehicle and your windshield is hit by an errant rock flung by another vehicle’s tire, you’ll often find yourself carefully scanning the glass to detect signs of damage. Often, the contact with the rock will result in a tiny chip; although the damage might seem harmless, it’s important to avoid taking it lightly. A chip is quick and easy for your local auto glass shop to repair. If you allow the chip to grow into a crack, you’ll typically need to have the entire windshield replaced....

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5 Ways To Maintain Your Car’s Windshield’s Visibility During Winter

Posted by on Dec 16, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 5 Ways To Maintain Your Car’s Windshield’s Visibility During Winter

Winter can be a tough time for your windshield and visibility. If you live in an area with frost and snow, it is even tougher to keep that windshield free and clear of ice. In some cases, clearing ice the wrong way can cause damage to your windshield. Here are five tips for making sure that your windshield remains clear and trouble-free during the cold winter months. Shelter your car: Keeping your car completely ice free from the beginning is the best way to protect your windshield. Shelter your car in a garage or carport whenever possible,...

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4 Simple Design Tips To Make A Small Bathroom Look Larger

Posted by on Dec 13, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 4 Simple Design Tips To Make A Small Bathroom Look Larger

Do you have a small bathroom that feels cramped and crowded? Are you looking for ways to make it look larger? An extensive remodel or renovation may be physically impossible, and it may be out of your budget, too. Tearing down walls and moving fixtures can get expensive. However, the good news is that you don’t need a costly renovation to make your bathroom appear larger. There are simple tips you can take to make the bathroom look less cluttered and to give it a more spacious appearance. Here are four simple design tips that can make...

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How To Repair Old Windows Without Replacing Them

Posted by on Nov 1, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How To Repair Old Windows Without Replacing Them

If your home has old windows, you might hate the way that they look. Older windows can be an eyesore on an otherwise beautiful home and can make your house appear to be quite dated. Plus, older windows that aren’t in good shape can affect the comfort level of your home and can cause energy efficiency issues when it comes to heating and cooling. Although you might know that it’s time to do something about your windows, you might not have the money in your budget to replace them. Luckily, following these tips can help you get your...

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Remove A Bumper Sticker From Your Rear Windshield Quickly And Easily

Posted by on Sep 19, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Remove A Bumper Sticker From Your Rear Windshield Quickly And Easily

Many people look for ways to express their views on the world without having to directly say anything to anyone. Bumper stickers have quickly become an easy way to get your point across to everyone who sees your car. One issues that arises with the bumper stickers is that many people choose to stick them on their rear windshield rather than on the bumper because they think it will be easier to remove. If you want to sell your car in the near future and have many bumper stickers that you have stuck to the rear windshield, use the following...

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Are Green Windows Right For Your Home?

Posted by on Aug 14, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Are Green Windows Right For Your Home?

Don’t think green glass – no telling if those are right for your home. However, you may be wondering if green windows – or environmentally friendly window constructions – are right for your home. Having such windows installed in your home adds to the up-front cost but can save on utilites. Find out what makes windows energy-efficient and how they can add value to your home. Energy-Efficient Glass Energy efficiency in glass is measured by its U-value and solar heat gain coefficient (SHGC). The U-value is a measure of the glass’s...

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Installing A Greenhouse? Materials To Use For The Walls

Posted by on Jul 15, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Installing A Greenhouse? Materials To Use For The Walls

If you love flowers, you can keep enjoying them no matter what the weather is outside with a residential glass greenhouse. Before you get started, you need to think about what you are going to use for your walls. Below is some information about the advantages between glass and polycarbonate for your walls. Types of Glass You have to consider the type of glass for the walls, as well as the glass for the roof. Below are the main types of glass you may use for your green house. Anneated Glass Anneated glass is heat treated and then slowly cooled...

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