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A chip on windshield glass

Have you ever been driving down the highway, minding your own business, when suddenly a flying rock smashes into your windshield? You’re glad to be safe, but now you must act fast to prevent that chip from growing. Here’s a look at the hazards of cracked windshields and how to stop windshield...Continue Reading

Three double hung windows with black shutters

The windows in your home serve several important purposes. They allow light to enter, give you a view of the exterior, and allow you to ventilate the room. Double-hung windows are very popular with homeowners because both the top and bottom sashes open, offering flexible airflow options....Continue Reading

Don’t keep a window shut on a beautiful day simply because the screen is damaged. Keep bugs out and cool breezes flowing with a DIY window screen replacement. Replacing a window screen is easy with a few simple tools and materials. Once you’ve gathered the necessary supplies, it’s time to...Continue Reading

Staircase with glass railing

As a parent, you’ll take any peace and quiet you can get. Unfortunately, sometimes kids go silent because they’re doing something they’re not supposed to do. Kids break things – it’s a simple fact of life. Luckily, you can usually reverse the damage without too much harm done. If a scratched...Continue Reading

A man sealing a window with caulk

Sealing air leaks around your windows and windows frames keeps your home comfortable and energy efficient. There are many different types of weather stripping available, and you can choose an appropriate type based on window construction, window location and the size of the gap that’s causing...Continue Reading

A car side mirror with a shattered glass mirror
  1. Find a replacement window
  2. Remove the old window
  3. Carefully remove the vapor barrier
  4. Raise/lower for access to the mounting hardware
  5. Disconnect the plug that powers the window
  6. Install the new window
  7. Plug the wiring harness back in
  8. ...Continue Reading
Two side tables in the middle of a living room with glass tabletops

If you love the look of glass-top coffee tables but you’re discouraged by the cost of purchasing a new one, why not make one yourself? All you need is a nice sheet of glass from Glass Doctor® and a little creativity.

Glass Coffee Tabletop

Whether you’re...Continue Reading

A rearview mirror

1) Source a Replacement Mirror

2) Remove Old Mirror

3) Prep Surface

4) Install the Mirror

The rearview mirror in your car is an important safety feature many of us take for granted. Whether it’s the kids or traffic, rearview mirrors help us keep an eye on what’s...Continue Reading

Antique glass is a popular option for home restoration projects. The beauty and imperfections of antique glassware and windows are what make restored historical homes look genuine. Did you know there are several types of antique glass? It can be difficult to distinguish one from another or to...Continue Reading

A driver's perspective of the steering wheel, dash and windshield while driving down the road

Cars come equipped with more adaptive technology and safety features every year. These systems are designed to keep drivers safe during moments when they lose focus or control. Some advanced driver assistance systems, like anti-lock brakes, come standard on most cars. Other systems, like...Continue Reading

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