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Glass Solutions to Slow the Spread of COVID-19

June 26, 2020

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, everyone from individuals to large businesses is searching for ways to slow the spread of the virus and protect themselves from catching the disease. Commercial operations in particular need methods that work in a business setting. One of the solutions many have turned to is glass shields in Alaska. Glass shields in Alaska have become the norm for public places. They are used as a see-through barrier in many commercial settings to protect employees from public exposure. They are an effective solution for several reasons. Protection for close proximity In many settings, it is... View Article

How Is Glass Made?

May 22, 2020

For several thousand years, humankind has made extensive use of glass. Glass makes the plates and glasses we eat and drink from. It makes the eyewear we use to see. It is used for decorative purposes and for packaging food. Glass allows natural light into our homes, and it lets us drive without getting bugs in our teeth. Glass is everywhere. But how is glass made at a modern glass company in Alaska? The process is as fascinating as the material itself. Ancient glass Not much is known about the specific origins of glassware. That said, most historians believe that... View Article

How Long Does COVID-19 Live on Different Surfaces?

May 8, 2020

The entirety of the United States is currently gripped in the middle of a set of unprecedented circumstances. The outbreak of COVID-19 has forced millions of U.S. residents to stay in their homes and minimize contact with others. Even as the state begins to explore reopening certain venues, the majority of Alaskans have valid concerns about the spread of the novel coronavirus. Specifically, how long can COVID-19 last on various surfaces, from metal to glass and mirrors in Alaska? Metals When we head out into the great, wide world, our car is our first line of defense against COVID-19. Unfortunately,... View Article

Dos and Don’ts of Cleaning Glass Shower Doors

April 30, 2020

If there’s one thing every homeowner knows, it’s that the glass on a shower door can get dirty quick and in a hurry. Even more annoying, a sliding glass shower door can be challenging to clean, as well. But it doesn’t have to be. If you’re curious about how to clean your shower glass in Alaska, here are some tips. Why does my shower glass get so dirty? You may not realize it, but the water in your shower, whether it’s so-called “hard water” or not, contains trace elements of minerals like limestone, calcium or even chalk. When these minerals... View Article

Things You Need to Know About Windows

April 16, 2020

They let natural light into our homes and brighten our rooms. They hold off the elements when a storm is raging its worst. They offer a glimpse of the world going on outside. They’re your windows, and they serve as your link to what’s going on out in the world. But there’s a lot you may not know about windows and window repair in Alaska. Here are some of the most useful facts for homeowners: The concept of windows in the home originated in ancient Rome. Replacing single-pane windows with double-pane windows can save homeowners as much as $400 a... View Article