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Common Window Terms to Know

November 27, 2019

When you’re looking to replace your windows, learning about your options can seem like learning a new language. Isn’t it all just glass? How different could the various versions be? Once you understand the basic terms used in the business, you’ll be in a better position to make decisions for your own home. Whether you’re looking for tempered glass in Alaska or something else, Replacement Glass can help you find the perfect windows for your needs. Here’s a glossary of many of the most common window terms you’ll encounter when you’re investigating new windows. The window frame The window frame... View Article

Frequently Asked Questions About Shower Doors

November 13, 2019

Replacing your shower door or installing a brand-new one is a great way to update your bathroom to reflect your personal style. There are a lot of options to consider, including what kind of glass to get, whether you should go with framed or frameless shower doors in Alaska and what the installation process will be like. Here is an overview of some of our most frequently asked questions—and if you want to know something we haven’t covered here, don’t hesitate to call us today. Can I install a shower door myself? If you’re handy, you might be tempted to... View Article

Troubleshooting Commercial Door Repair

October 28, 2019

Customers gain an impression of your business the minute they walk through your glass doors. If they are dirty, barely functioning or worse, contain cracks or deep blemishes, they will wonder about the quality of your goods and services. Between the cold temperatures we have in Alaska and your foot traffic, commercial door repair is a “when,” not an “if,” for your business. Here are four common problems and how to address them: Warping: When they are exposed to extreme temperatures or big temperature fluctuations, glass doors may warp. Sometimes this happens over time because of the contrast of a... View Article

Time to Upgrade Your Shower Door!

October 14, 2019

You may not think much about your glass shower door, and could even be taking it for granted. However, like any other fixture in your house, it requires care, maintenance and, after a while, replacement. While shower door replacement in Alaska is not something that may need to happen regularly, you will need to address it if you live in your home long enough. Here are five signs it is time for a new shower door: Leaks: Your shower door is supposed to keep water off your floor and rugs, not allow it to leak all over the place. If... View Article

All About Egress Windows in Alaska

September 26, 2019

Building codes in your area may require you to have egress windows in any room where people sleep or otherwise spend a significant amount of time. Their primary purpose is to provide a means of escape during emergency situations, but there are plenty of other benefits to having them in your home. This means, in any such room, you must have at least one exterior window or door that is operable from the inside without having to use special tools, keys or other extra effort to be able to allow an adult to pass through. The federal government sets specific... View Article