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Three Types of Cracks in Glass Windows

November 20, 2020

Glass is a very versatile material with a lot of benefits, but it doesn’t always perform perfectly. It’s common for homeowners to notice cracks in windows—especially over time, as the glass gets older. While there are lots of different reasons why glass might become cracked, there are just a few main types of cracks for homeowners to be on the lookout for. Keep reading to learn about the three types of glass cracks in windows and find out how to handle window crack repair in Alaska: Impact cracks: Impact cracks are caused by an object or piece of debris hitting... View Article

How Screen Doors Add Value to Your Home

November 6, 2020

Investments in home improvement can result in all kinds of benefits for homeowners, from improved curb appeal to better energy efficiency. One of the most important factors for homeowners to consider before investing in a project is home value. Understanding how different projects, like screen door installation, can affect home value can help homeowners plan improvements and maximize the benefits of investments in their home. Keep reading to learn about screen door installation in Alaska and how this project adds to home value. Screen door installation and home value Installing a screen door might seem like a pretty simple project,... View Article

What Causes Double-Pane Windows to Fail?

October 21, 2020

Most residential properties have double-pane windows to provide extra insulation and prevent heat transfer from inside to outside (or vice versa). Over time, though, the seal in double-pane windows can lose its effectiveness, resulting in air loss. This problem is most noticeable when you start to see cloudiness or condensation showing up on your windows. Here’s an overview of what you should know about double-pane window failure in Alaska and what you can do about it. Added insulation Glass on its own does not make for a particularly effective insulator. This is why single-pane windows have been out of style... View Article

How Do You Fix a Foggy Sliding Glass Door?

October 7, 2020

Have you been having issues with fog building up on your sliding glass doors? This is due to condensation, which is typically a result of high humidity levels and temperature differences. When the warmer air inside your home makes contact with the colder air on the surface of the door, this could result in foggy sliding doors in Alaska, or even ice buildup. It’s beneficial to avoid fog buildup on your sliding glass doors, as these issues could result in mold and mildew problems if left unchecked. Here are some of the steps you can take to resolve the problem.... View Article

12 Types of Bathroom and Shower Mirrors

September 18, 2020

Mirrors can be both functional and decorative—they’re an easy way to spruce up your bathroom and make the space look bigger. In fact, you might be surprised at how many options there are for bathroom and shower mirrors in Alaska. Here’s an overview of some popular types—if you see something you love, be sure to ask the team at Replacement Glass if we stock or can fabricate it for you. When choosing a mirror, consider your design, where you’ll place it and what you plan to use it for. If you’re hanging a mirror over a vanity, you’ll want something... View Article