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The Differences Between Laminated and Tempered Safety Glass

Monday, September 16th, 2019
Here are a few key differences between laminated and tempered safety glass.

Safety glass can be a great investment for protecting your business and home. Although it’s not like getting a fence or security system, there are many ways that safety glass can increase the security of any building through its windows. Whether you want it tinted for privacy or admire the anti-shatter properties, you can find a lot of benefits of safety glass. But the question is, should you go with laminated or tempered safety glass? Here are a few key differences between laminated and tempered safety glass to help you make this important decision.

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When Glass is Under Stress

Monday, April 29th, 2019

Here are some things to watch out for that could damage your window.

There are many different factors that can contribute to breaking the glass in a window. But different types of stress are often a hidden threat to glass. Here are some things to watch out for that could damage your window.

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Reasons You Should Invest In Safety Glass

Monday, February 11th, 2019

Choosing safety glass is a great long-term investment for your home.

Like the name suggests, safety glass is a safer and healthier choice for your windows for a variety of reasons. But perhaps you have heard of safety glass and assumed that it would be so much more expensive than installing standard glass in your windows. Before you decide what type of glass to invest in, here are some ways that safety glass might be a worthwhile choice.

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Why You Need Safety Glass for Your Home Windows

Friday, September 7th, 2018

Safety glass will help to protect you and your family from potential injuries if your home windows were to break.

If you’re looking for a great way to update your home this fall making the switch to safety glass is a perfect start. Safety glass offers homeowners a variety of benefits ranging from insulation to security and best of all, you won’t notice a difference. Safety glass can be made using either tempering or laminating and won’t stop any light flow or be very noticeable.  (more…)

Standard Glass vs. Safety Glass: Why Safety Glass is Better

Friday, June 8th, 2018

Safety glass is made a slow pace in order to make it stronger and shatter resistant.

You can tell by their names that there is a clear difference between standard glass and safety glass. Standard glass is also known as single-strength glass while safety glass provides a greater level of protection if broken. There are appropriate applications for both styles but here is an overview of why safety glass is better.  (more…)

Why Did Your Window Suddenly Break?

Friday, May 25th, 2018

Stress cracks in windows occur as a result of drastic temperature changes, similar to how a hot dish can crack when you run cold water on it.

There is nothing worse than waking up one morning and noticing that one of the windows in your home are cracked or broken. Nothing seemed to have hit it, so why is cracked all of a sudden? Here are some common reasons why your window can suddenly crack or break. (more…)

Laminated Vs. Tempered Safety Glass

Friday, April 27th, 2018

Whether you choose laminated or tempered, safety glass is a great option for your home or business!

Investing in safety glass for your home or business is a great decision. It helps to maintain privacy within your building and also makes the windows safer if someone should ever try to break in. Once you’ve decided on safety glass, you must choose which type you want. The two common types of safety glass are laminated and tempered.  (more…)

5 Benefits Of Safety Glass

Friday, April 6th, 2018

If you’re looking to quickly improve the safety and comfort of your home and business, safety glass may be just the thing for you. Safety glass can be made in a variety of ways. Commonly, it involves a thin sheet of vinyl between two layers of glass. Another option is to apply a thin, clear safety and security film to the glass of a window after it has been made and installed. The film is cut to the size and shape of the window and then securely bonded for a durable, long-lasting, and undetectable finish. Here are our top five reasons to move to safety glass and film. (more…)

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