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What is laminated glass and why is it used?

If you have ever been in a car accident, you can be thankful for the development of laminated glass. If it was not present, your windshield would likely have shattered everywhere. Ever notice that this glass exhibits a spider web pattern when shattered? This is because of the way in…
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Window decoration ideas for kids

If you have children, then you know how frustrating designing their bedrooms can be. Finding the right furniture and color scheme to match a child’s unique style is a task many parents often need help with. There are many additional ways to decorate your child’s bedroom, and one great way…
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What is a low-E coating and why does it matter?

If you have ever been window shopping and seen the term low-E coating, you may have wondered what it is. It would be wise to familiarize with the phrase, because windows that have a low-E coat are the best to purchase when replacing your old ones. Contrary to popular belief,…
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Know your window types

Even if you are just window shopping, you should be aware of the many styles that are available. Buying new windows can be a very exciting experience, but unless you know exactly what you’re looking for you may be setting yourself up for irritation. Most modern homes come equipped with…
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How to tell if your window is well-constructed

The windows in your home deserve a lot of credit, perhaps much more than most homeowners give them. After all, they help keep unwanted things out (burglars, heat in the summertime, etc) and desired things in (heat in the wintertime, noise, etc.). This is what we expect of them at…
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How to stop window condensation

If you have ever encountered window condensation, then you know how upsetting this experience can be. Knowing what causes this to happen, as well as ways that you can take to prevent it, will be in your best interest. Condensation occurs when hot air comes into contact with the cold…
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Choosing the right front door

It is the gateway into your home, the entrance where guests and colleagues will traverse. It is your front door, and it is more important than you may think. Choosing the right front door for your home does not simply have to do with style, although this is a key…
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How is tempered glass made?

If you have ever seen a window break, you can appreciate the tempering. When a normal piece of glass breaks, the shards are jagged and can be very dangerous. Consider what happens when a home is subject to a tornado or hurricane. When subject to high winds, windows will shatter.…
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