It has always been a dream of mine to have a greenhouse that I could use to grow my own produce during the winter. I love garden fresh tomatoes, cucumbers, cantaloupes and a variety of other produce and it made me sad when I had to quit gardening for the season. I decided that it was time for me to invest in having a greenhouse built in my backyard so that I could continue to grow throughout the entire year. Learn all about the selection of the glass and how it needs to be cared for right here on my blog.
11 January 2016
If you've recently noticed some fogginess or condensation between the panes of your double-pane storm window, you may be concerned about your window's ability to weather the cold and precipitation this winter. However, the prospect of replacing an unbroken window could seem costly and wasteful. Are there any options that can restore your window to like-new condition without costing you an arm and a leg? Read on to learn more about the potential causes of this fogginess, as well as the factors you should consider when deciding whether repair or replacement is the better option.
7 January 2016
Whether you are having a professional complete some glass repair for you, or you want to DIY it, you should know something about the different ways in which glass can be repaired. There is more than one method or approach, and selecting one over the other is often based on the severity of the damage and the type of glass you are attempting to fix. Here are three types of glass repair and how to choose the one you should use to fix your own broken glass issues.
6 January 2016
Sidelights are tall and narrow rectangular windows, commonly made with frosted or colored glass, installed beside an entry door. Sidelights allow adequate light inside without giving a direct view inside your home. If you have a sidelight window with cracks or fading color in the glass, it is time for a replacement. Here are some tips to replace glass in sidelight windows. Gather Tools and Remove Trim For this project, you need:
6 January 2016
Glass doors can brighten up a shower area and are a lot easier to keep clean than old fashioned shower curtains. A beginning do-it-yourselfer can usually install a glass shower door during the course of an afternoon. The first step is making sure you take the proper measurements so you can buy a shower door kit that will fit into the space in front of the shower. Here is how to properly measure the opening so you can order a glass shower door that will fit into your bathroom.
1 January 2016
Do you have old furniture in your attic or elsewhere in your home that you would like to use again but that needs a little work? Do you enjoy scouting out thrift stores, antique shops and yard sales but never know what to do with the old furniture that you find? If so, you should consider working with a glass cutting company to have custom glass made for your furniture or furniture finds. Many people don't realize it, but companies that cut custom glass can help you restore old furniture in a couple of ways.