Creating and Beautifying with Glass: Ideas for Crafters and Homemakers

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Benefits of a Tile-Look-Alike Glass Splashback in the Kitchen

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You may love the look of a traditional tiled kitchen splashback. However, the grouting around tiles requires excessive cleaning and tends to look grubby in any case eventually. To achieve a classic look without the drawbacks, you could install a glass splashback that is back-painted with a tiled image instead. You’ll gain the look of tiles, but you won’t have to worry about the grout. Consider the following additional benefits of these splashbacks.…

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Why You Should Add a Curtain Wall to the Front of Your High-Rise

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If you want to build a new, high-rise commercial property in a prime location, then you need to take advantage of the latest architectural techniques, maximise the available space and make it look good. You need to make sure that the project comes in underneath the budget and is completed in as short a time as possible, so you can get it fitted out and open up for business. As you ponder the exterior design, why should you think about adding a curtain wall to the front?…

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Reasons To Rely On Frameless Glass Products For Your Household's Needs

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Glass is, indubitably, one of the most commonly utilised materials around the home — and not simply for windows. Whether you are looking to install balustrading, a shower enclosure or even pool fencing, you are guaranteed to find glass products to suit your applications. However, when selecting glass supplies for the aforementioned uses, you will have to choose from the framed, semi-framed and frameless variety. While the framed and semi-framed can prove to be more affordable when compared to the frameless options, it does not mean they are the right choice for your specific uses.…

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4 Modern Ways You Can Incorporate the Purity of Glass into Your New Home

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Are you building a new home, or maybe just renovating, and looking for something to help muster up an expression of modernity and maturity? Glass is not only easy to clean, invulnerable to UV light damage and virtually unstainable—it also offers a still very underappreciated look without going too far into the try-hard zone. Plus, glass options are great for adding furniture to your home without adding to the clutteredness as much as other options would.…

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Must Have Stained Glass Supplies for Art Glass Beginners

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Most art glass beginners start off with a class, but sometimes these classes are hard to find or afford. This leads beginners to online sources and studying the art of stained glass on their own. If this sounds like the situation you are in, you may be concerned about what supplies are considered must haves and what supplies can be overlooked for later projects. Here are some must have stained glass supplies for art glass beginners that you should consider.…

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Do's and Don'ts When Cleaning Your Kitchen Glass Splashbacks

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After installing high-quality splashbacks in your kitchen, the next thing you want to do is maintain them. Although you may not see stains on your splashbacks, it is important that you clean them regularly to keep them looking new. However, to achieve that clean, fresh, and bright look of your kitchen glass splashbacks, you need to ensure that your cleaning is right.  For this reason, have the following tips in mind next time you are cleaning your kitchen glass splashbacks.…

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5 Reasons Why You Should Treat Damaged Glass On Your Shop Front As An Emergency

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Commercial businesses are best known for their glass fronts that allow prospective customers to get a taste of what’s inside without having to actually step inside. These glass fronts serve as marketing displays for businesses such as clothing stores, cafes, restaurants, art exhibitions, retails stores, and many more. As is the nature with glass, such store fronts can get damaged due to accidents, vandalism, weather elements, or otherwise. If this happens to your business’ glass front display, it is important that you seek emergency repairs for a number of reasons.…

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Why Opt for Glass for Your Kitchen's Backsplash?

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A backsplash can protect the walls of your home’s kitchen, as food stains can seep through drywall and other such materials and cause permanent stains and damage. A backsplash is much easier to clean off and wipe down when food and cooking oils splatter. Materials like porcelain and glass are also more fire resistant than drywall, making your kitchen safer from the risk of a fire when flames or hot oil reach the wall behind your stovetop.…

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Commercial Glazing Systems

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Virtually every commercial building has window systems of some type. Selecting and specifying the type of windows and glazing has a significant impact on the overall design and aesthetics of a building. Also of importance is the overall quality of the glazing system in terms of durability, weather resistance and physical integrity. In this energy-conscious era, the thermal performance of windows and facades is becoming an important design consideration as well.…

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How to Negotiate a Good Glazing Contract

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Many first time homeowners are not very familiar with negotiating contracts for different services like glazing services. As a result, they sign whatever document the contractor presents them without ensuring that all their interests will be met. This article discusses some clauses you should put into any glazing contracts you sign. Service Conditions Negotiate with your preferred glazier so that he or she gives you the longest service offer that you can get.…

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