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Fun Quiz to Determine Your Mirror Personality

August 8, 2017

Take a look at the photos of mirrors in this article from ...

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Make the Right Decision: Select the Auto Glass Company of Your Choice

July 10, 2017

True or False:  You have the right to have your automotive glass replaced at the glass shop of your choice.  The correct answer is True!  If you have ever had to file a claim for any type of automotive damage, whether it was a minor fender bender or a simple windshield replacement,...

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Black-Framed Shower Enclosures Provide Contemporary Edge to Bathroom Design

July 5, 2017

The black-framed shower enclosure is one of the newest trends in bathroom design. It provides that extra flair! This article from ...

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Patio Doors Impact Home Design

June 27, 2017

Are you looking to open up your living space to eliminate barriers between inside and outside areas?  In today's design there are multiple options.  This article from houzz.com provides some great ideas for incorporating patio doors as an architectural element of your space.  Below...

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Auto Glass Inusrance Made Easy

June 13, 2017

Did you know that Frank's Glass can process your insurance claim at the same time we schedule your appointment?  With today's busy schedules there is not much time to complete all the items on those "to-do" lists.  But Frank's Glass can help ease the load by taking care of the paperwork...

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Choosing Energy Efficient Windows for Your Home

May 3, 2017

Great article from HGTV discussing the four factors to consider when choosing energy efficient windows: frame, glass, design and installation. The key is knowing what window upgrades will gi...

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12 reasons to Install a Frameless European Shower in Your Bathroom

March 15, 2017

Frame-less shower doors convey a clean modern feel to a bathroom. Read this ...

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Screen Doors Bring a Breath of Fresh Air

February 27, 2017

When I was young you knew spring was approaching by the sound of the front door screen banging shut and the kids laughing and running outside.  There is no better feeling than having the front door open and...

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The Dangers of Cracked Windshields

February 1, 2017

Every day on my way to work I pass multiple cars with cracked windshields.  The general public needs to be made aware of the risks they are taking with themselves and their families by not having the windshield replaced.  The ...

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Choosing the Right Mirror for Your Decor

September 20, 2016

This article from houzz.com provides 3 tips for selecting the right shape, size and style mirror for your décor.  There are so many mirrors availabl...

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Current Bathroom Trends

August 31, 2016

Houzz.com has compiled the latest trends in bathrooms based on what photos their users are saving on their site.  Some great design ideas to consider if you are planning on remodeling your bat...

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Broken Side View Mirror?

August 5, 2016

Have you been driving around blind because your side view mirror is broken or the entire assembly is missing?  In most cases if the mirror is only cracked or missing but the back-up plate is still intact, a new mirror can be ordered and installed for a lot less than replacing the entire asse...

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Great Design Ideas Incorporating Mirrors

July 18, 2016

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Barn Doors Slide Into Style

June 22, 2016

Incorporating a sliding barn door into your design is the newest design craze.  Provided you have enough wall adjacent to the opening, a sliding barn door can be used as a space saver to close off a living space. Whether it be an office, bathroom, closet or bedroom, the barn door c...

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Remodeling Your Bathroom: 10 Things You Need to Consider

June 6, 2016

This article from houzz.com provides an overview of the top 10 things you need to consider when remodeling your bathroom.

Plumbing.  Consider upgrad...

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Unique Designs Ideas Using Patterned Glass

May 19, 2016

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Is It Always a Great Day at Frank's Glass?

April 20, 2016

Absolutely!  A couple of years ago Frank's Glass started answering all incoming phone calls with the greeting, "It's a great day at Frank's Glass, this is (reps name), may I help you?"  You would not believe the positive response we have received.  Customers comment daily on how ni...

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I Can See Clearly Now the Rain is Gone...

April 6, 2016

April showers bring may flowers...they also impair your vision while driving in the rain.  Aquapel Glass Treatment will make your driving experience safer by repelling the rain and reducing the glare, especially at night.  The difference is amazing!  An Aquapel treatment can be add...

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Making a Grand Entry

March 23, 2016

Your front door can be the first impression visitors have of your home.  This article from houzz.com provides some great decorating ideas on how to boost your front door appeal.

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Screen Doors Bring a Breath of Fresh Air

March 14, 2016

When I was young you knew spring was approaching by the sound of the front door screen banging shut and the kids laughing and running outside.  There is no better feeling than having the front door open and...

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Spring Cleaning: See More Clearly!

March 2, 2016

Spring is just around the corner so it is time to think about Spring cleaning.  This article from houzz.com provides some great tips and tricks from the pro's on how to clean your windows so ...

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Bathroom Splurges That Make an Design Impact

February 23, 2016

This great article from houzz.com provides some great design ideas for making your bathroom a design masterpiece without breaking the budget.

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Fireplace Safety & Maintenance

February 10, 2016

It's that time of year again, with the Holiday's behind us and the temperatures turning brutally cold.  On a cold winter day there is nothing better than sitting in front of a warm fire in your family room and sipping on some hot chocolate.

Is yo...

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Mirrors: A True Reflection in Great Design

January 26, 2016

Mirrors can be used in design in many ways...whether it's to create the illusion of space, highlight a spectacular view or to reflect light.  This article from houzz.com provides some great...

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Bathroom Trends for 2016

January 21, 2016

Have you ever thought of what features you would want included in your dream bathroom? 

If you got caught up in the recent Powerball craze, chances are your fantasies of winning turned to thoughts of what your dream home would be like. And in that fantasy, at some point, your attenti...

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Popular Bathroom Trends of 2015

January 5, 2016

Is Your Bathroom Design "Trend Setting"?

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Should I Remove My Screens During the Winter?

December 4, 2015

Experts recommend that screens be removed during the winter months, primarily because the screen actually blocks about 30-40% of the suns rays.  By removing them you gain solar heat, thus helping with energy efficiency during the cold winter months.

Dirty mesh blocks light, heat and ...

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Is Your Fireplace Ready for Old St. Nick?

October 27, 2015

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Designing with Translucent Glass Doors

October 1, 2015

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Sunburst Mirrors are the Rave in Home Decor!

September 15, 2015

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Great Tips on Cleaning Your Shower Door

July 6, 2015

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Making the Most of Your Bathroom Space: Installing Shelves in Niches

July 2, 2015

Need extra storage in your bathroom? This article from houzz provides some great design ideas for incorporating shelves in niches that can be cut out of the drywall to create extra stor...

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Small-Space Secret: A Great Big Mirror

June 29, 2015

Great article from houzz.com providing some design tips on incorporating mirrors in your home décor, using them to accentuate your home's best features.  

An oversized mirr...

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Choosing Energy Efficient Windows For Your Home

June 18, 2015

Great article from HGTV discussing the four factors to consider when choosing energy efficient windows: frame, glass, design and installation. The key is knowing what window upgrades will gi...

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Which Bathroom Vanity Design Works Best For You?

June 15, 2015

In today's design world, there are a myriad of bathroom vanity options available. From the traditional, to free standing to the sleek new "floating" designs, there is a design to fit your lifestyle. This ...

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12 Reasons to Install a Frame-less European Shower in Your Bathroom

June 1, 2015

Frame-less shower doors convey a clean modern feel to a bathroom. Read this ...

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It's A Mirror-acle!

April 30, 2015

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Incorporate Screen Doors into Your Home Design

April 20, 2015

It's that time of year when you want to throw open your windows and let in the Springtime breezes. Screen doors are great for letting breezes in and keeping bugs out — but they can also do so much more. Gain charm and function with screen doors in unique shapes and sizes, from barn-style sc...

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Interior Glass Doors Make a Huge Design Impact

April 15, 2015

Incorporating interior glass doors in your home can help bring sunlight into rooms and can provide a solution to traffic flow issues.  This great article from houzz.com provides 9 exampl...

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Screen Doors Bring a Breath of Fresh Air

April 8, 2015

When I was young you knew spring was approaching by the sound of the front door screen banging shut and the kids laughing and running outside.  There is no better feeling than having the front door open and...

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I Can See Clearly Now the Rain is Gone...

April 2, 2015

Is your vision impaired while driving in the rain, sleet or snow? Aquapel Glass Treatment will make your driving experience safer by repelling the rain and reducing the glare, especially at night.  The difference is amazing!  An Aquapel treatment can be added to your windshield by ...

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Small Space Secret: A Great Big Mirror

March 2, 2015

A mirror can make a huge impact in the design of a room. Read this article from houzz.com for 8 shining examples!  

Pay attention to what the mirr...

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Contemporary Shower Design

February 11, 2015

A shower can be the focal point of a bathroom, from both a design and a cleansing/relaxation perspective.  Architecture Art Designs put together a portfolio of stunning contemporary showers. 

Relaxing in a hot shower or soaking in a jetted bathtub can be the perfect ending ...

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The Dangers of Cracked Windshields

January 28, 2015

Every day on my way to work I pass multiple cars with cracked windshields.  The general public needs to be made aware of the risks they are taking with themselves and their families by not having the windshield replaced.  The ...

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January is National Bath Safety Month: Safety Tips for Seniors & Children

January 12, 2015

 

A common area where seniors often end up having accidents is falls in the bathroom, and helping prevent those kinds of accidents is what January’s National Bath Safety Month is all about.

These types of accidents, while common...

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Replacement Fireplace Door Glass

January 7, 2015

 

It's that time of year again, with the Holiday's behind us and the temperatures turning brutally cold.  On a cold winter day there is nothing better than sitting in front of a warm fire in your family room and sipping on some hot chocolate.

Is your fireplac...

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Bathroom Design Trends in 2015

December 10, 2014

Houzz.com award winning designers reveal the top 14 design trends they believe will emerge or stay strong in 2015.  Click here for the complete arti...

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Aquapel Windshield Treatment

November 26, 2014

I Can See Clearly Now the Rain is Gone...

 

Is your vision impaired while driving in the rain, sleet or snow?&nb...

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Great Holiday Decor Ideas

November 19, 2014

Deck these areas with garlands, lights and other seasonal decorations, and watch a festive mood take hold!  Click her...

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How to Use Mirrors For More Light & Style

November 17, 2014

Mirrors are a decorator's best friend, and with good reason — a well-placed mirror makes the most of a room's natural light, enhances views, opens a small space and adds oomph to decor. The key lies in pairing the right mirror with the right location to maximize its decor-uplifting potentia...

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Windshield Ice & Snow Removal for Safer Winter Driving

November 17, 2014

 

February 12, 2014

Have you ever wondered how people can see out of their vehicle aft...

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Incorporating Stone Into Your Bathroom Remodel

October 22, 2014

There’s no other material quite like natural stone. No two pieces are exactly alike, and nothing else adds the same organic warmth and texture to a bathroom. Not to mention the longevity. If they’re well maintained, your stone surfaces can last a lifetime.

Not everyone wants a...

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4 Secrets to a Luxurious Bathrooom

October 6, 2014

Great article from houzz.com!

Ever looked at a beautiful bathroom and wondered what takes its design to the next level? You’re not alone. Many homeowners want to know how some bathrooms...

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10 Tips for Chic Little Bathrooms

September 29, 2014

 

Have limited bathroom space? This houzz.com article has some great tips on how to get the most bang for your buck in a small bathroom!  Get more visual appeal and storage in less ...

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Black, White and Gold Add Up to Bathroom Design Heaven

September 24, 2014

So you want all-out glamour, luxury and indulgence in your bathroom, but you don’t want it to look like the Palace of Versailles or the ladies’ powder room at Harrods? Getting the balance right without tipping over into kitsch can be tricky, but these bathroom designers got the monoch...

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Sunrooms Shine in Different Ways

September 16, 2014

Does the thought of another cold, snowy winter have you dreaming about sunrooms?  The sunroom (sunporch, solarium, conservatory) has as many functional purposes as it does styles.  Many sunrooms can be used year round, provided the climate in your area is mild or your sunroom is equippe...

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Reflection on Feng Shui - 10 Mirrors Do's and Don'ts

August 26, 2014

Mirrors are a terrific decorating resource and have the potential to inspire more prosperity; even double beautiful views and invite the accompanying chi that goes with them.

How does one use mirrors effectively?  This ...

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Turn Your Bathroom Into A Personal Utopia

August 5, 2014

A shower is one of the first thinigs you notice when you step into a bathroom, so make sure your enclosure not only matches your style but also accentuates your bathroom.  Read this ...

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Crown Your Pedestal Sink With A Fitting Mirror

July 29, 2014

Pedestal sinks are a bathroom favorite for more reasons than one - they are sleek. streamlined and can create that double-sink efficiency iin spaces where a double vanity would look crowded.  Once you choose the perfiect sink,though, picking the right mirror to accompany it is just as import...

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Incorporate a European Shower Into Your Bathroom Design

July 25, 2014

Frameless shower doors convey a clean, modern feel and are, well, kind of sexy. Here are 12 reasons why you should consider installing one in your home.   ...

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Creative Design With Mirrors

July 9, 2014

Think outside the frame with these gaze-worthy mirrors! 

This article from houzz.com provides some great ideas on how to incorporate mirrors int...

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Find the Right Glass Door for Your Patio

July 7, 2014

It's more than just a patio door - it's an architectural design element.  It wasn't all that long ago that you didn't have many options when shopping for a patio door, but now there are many options available that were previously only affordable to the wealthy.

Below is an overv...

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What's In A Frame?

July 2, 2014

Choosing the right artwork for your home can be difficult, but for many of us, framing is the real puzzler.  What color?  Mat or no mat?  And if you're anything like me, those decisions can be so overwhelming that beautiful paintings and photos lanquish for months or years in a clo...

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Remodeling Your Bathroom?

June 18, 2014

Are you considering remodeling your bathroom?  This article from houzz.com has some great information pertaining to taking key measurements to make the most of your bathroom design.

It is important to consider your life style when designing your bathroom layout and finishes.  Be...

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Auto Glass Insurance Claims Made Easy

June 18, 2014

Did you know that Frank's Glass can process your insurance claim at the same time we schedule your appointment?  With today's busy schedules there is not much time to complete all the items on those "to-do" lists.  But Frank's Glass can help ease the load by taking care of the paperwork...

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I Can See Clearly Now the Rain is Gone...

April 30, 2014

Is your vision impaired while driving in the rain, sleet or snow? Aquapel Glass Treatment will make your driving experience safer by repelling the rain and reducing the glare, especially at night.  The difference is amazing!  An Aquapel treatment can be added to your windshield by ...

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April Showers Bring May Flowers!

April 16, 2014

Oh wait, wrong kind of showers!  But speaking of showers, did you know Frank's Glass installs shower doors/enclosures?  We offer a full line of framed, frameless and European showers.  No time like the present to remodel your bathroom and make it your own personal utopia.  You...

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The Magic of the Mirror

April 2, 2014

Mirrors serve many functions, the least of which is to show us a reflection of what we look like on a daily basis (whether we want to know or not!) 

Designers use mirrors on a regular basis when creating their masterpieces.  Mirrors can be used to create the illusion o...

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How to Design an Accessible Shower

March 19, 2014

While the age of the population continues to increase it is important to ensure that homes for the elderly are designed for accessibility and safety.  This article on how to design an accessible show...

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Screen Doors Bring a Breath of Fresh Air

March 13, 2014

When I was young you knew spring was approaching by the sound of the front door screen banging shut and the kids laughing and running outside.  There is no better feeling than having the front door open and...

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Kitchen Cabinets with Glass Inserts Can Become the Focal Point of your Kitchen

January 27, 2014

Are you looking for that special way to make your kitchen unique?  One way is to add glass to your cabinets to provide that design element that makes your kitchen shine!   These clear cabinets can be illuminated for ambiance, display precious po...

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Windshield Repair Can Save you Money

January 22, 2014

Cold temperatures, salt trucks and potholes all make up a great recipe for a chipped or cracked windshield.  Most people assume that once the windshield is chipped or cracked it needs to be replaced.  Not true!  The rule of thumb is that if the chip is smaller than the size of a qu...

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Bathroom Remodel Survey Results

January 13, 2014

Houzz.com conducted a survey on what features are desired in a bathroom remodel.  The survey revealed that there are significant differences by age.  First of all, homeowner's over age 65 are more likely to skip a bathtub, whereas younger couples opt for one primarily for bath...

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Sensible Style for Your Entry Foyer

December 20, 2013

Your foyer is the first impression most people have of your home.  This article provides great tips on how to make this area inviting, as well as functio...

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Outfit Your Shower With the Right Bench For Your

October 23, 2013

There are a multitude of options when looking at incorporating a bench into your shower design. In addition to providing a safer showering experience it also can add a unique design element to the bathr...

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Bathed in Color: How to Get White Right in the Bathroom

October 7, 2013

Is your all white bathroom too stark?  This Houzz article provides some great design ideas on how to reduce t...

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Shower Enclosure As your Bathroom Focal Point

September 30, 2013

A shower enclosure can become the focal point of your bathroom.  With so many design options available, it is easy to find one that matches your style and accentuated your bathroom.

There are also special finishes available today to help ese the cleaning required on these large glass...

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Is A Shower/Bathtub Combination Right For Your Bathroom?

September 11, 2013

A new design trend in bathroom's is the installation of a shower/bathtub combination, which can save you space, a mess (from kids splashing) and often times money.  This ...

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Plan Ahead For Bathroom Remodel

September 9, 2013

It is important to plan ahead when you decide to remodel your bathroom.  This article provides 9 things to consider when s...

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Selecting The Right Patio Door For Your Home

August 29, 2013

It's amazing what a difference a patio door can make in the design of your home.   Today there are so many options available it becomes a primary architectural feature, and in many cases serves as a conduit to create a smooth transition from the indoors to the outdoors.

The...

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Captivating Closets

August 15, 2013

Wow...these closet's are amazing!  It's incredible how much you can do given you have the space, the war...

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Bathroom Makeovers

August 14, 2013

Wow...take a look at these beautiful bathroom makeovers!  Who would think to turn the water clos...

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Patio Doors Can Add a Unique Design Element To Your Home

August 5, 2013

This article provides some great ideas on how to incorporate a patio door into the overall design of your home....

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Which Style Window Is Right For Your Home?

July 29, 2013

Do you know which type of windows are best for your home and lifestyle?  This ar...

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What Is A VIN #?

July 24, 2013

A Vehicle Identification Number, commonly abbreviated to VIN, is a unique code including a serial #, used by the automotive industry to identify individual motor vehicles.   In 1981 the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration standardized the format requiring a 17 character # (co...

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Make A Clear Choice With Glass Table Tops

July 23, 2013

Glass is a great option for a sleek table top design or for a protective top for wood furniture.  The transparent quality of glass makes it a perfect table top when wanting to feature a unique table base or to create an elegant ambiance of space.  Glass table tops are often used in cont...

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"Wow" Factor With A White Bathroom

July 17, 2013

The bathrooms in this article are beautiful...so pristine in white, but "wow"!  Materials h...

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Custom Glass Countertops

July 15, 2013

Want to add a touch of pizzazz to your kitchen or bath? Consider glass countertops, which are quickly becoming a must have in designer homes. Glass countertops are easy to maintain and highly non-porous, making them stain proof, hygienic and anti-bacterial. Glass counters are extremely strong and...

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Decks With Dramatic Appeal

July 12, 2013

Wouldn’t it be great to have an unobstructed view from your deck…especially if your deck overlooks water or woods?    In order to achieve this dramatic look many homeowners are opting to install glass deck railings.   In addition to that unobstructed view, th...

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The True Meaning of a Glass House

July 10, 2013

So you have heard the term glass house...well, this article highlights the proverbial Glass House.  This house was designed by Phillip Johnson ...

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Patio Table Top Replacement

July 9, 2013

With all the summer storms coming through with high winds, glass shops receive a lot of calls from consumers whose patio table tops have broken (either from the wind knocking over the table or flying debris hitting the table).  There are a couple of different options for replacing this glass...

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How Does Bulletproof Glass Work (Inquiring Minds Want To Know)?

July 3, 2013

Have you ever wondered how glass can be “bulletproof”?  You generally hear about this glass in incidents where the President or some other high official is involved…in their limousines, aircrafts, military vehicles, etc.  Although bullet-resistant glass looks like reg...

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Can a Mirror Really Reflect Your Personality?

July 1, 2013

Did you know a mirror can actually tell a little bit about someone's personality?  Next time you are at a friends house and visit the powder room, take a look at the mirror and see if you think it reflects their personality. 

In this ...

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Reflections... Vampires Beware!

April 10, 2013

Click here for a great article on how to incorporate mirrors as a design element in your home.  Not only are they functional, but they can be beautiful and really impact ...

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12 Reason To Install A European Shower in Your Home

April 3, 2013

Click here to read a great article on why you should install a European shower in your home...the first reason being it makes...

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Mirror, Mirror on the Wall...

April 1, 2013

Mirrors can be a great addition to any room...to make a room feel more open and spacious, to create a focal point or for utilitarian pruposes.  Houzz's Magic of the Mirror pro...

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Tips on Converting Your Bath To A Shower

March 4, 2013

Are you in process of remodeling your bathroom and would prefer a shower to that old bathtub?  ...

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