Blog | Replacement Glass - Part 30

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When Should You Invest in Mirror Repair in Alaska?

February 23, 2017

Mirrors are beautiful additions to any home. They add more space in a smaller room and can make a piece of furniture look unique. But, over time some of a mirror’s luster can be lost, and you may be uncertain what your options are in terms of fixing it. With mirror repair in Alaska, you will be able to add that shine and reflection back into your mirrored objects. While mirror repair isn’t the best course of action for every object, it can be an essential choice in the following instances: When you have an antique: If you have an... View Article

New Glass or Total Window Replacement in Alaska: Which Is Right for Your Broken Window Seals?

February 9, 2017

If you are noticing that your windows are beginning to fail, it may be the seal between the two layers of glass that is not holding together properly. In older windows, there is usually caulk that holds the two panes of glass together, while newer windows use a glazing bead. In both instances, the window seal can fail, creating a window that has moisture between the panes and is hard to see out of. As a window’s seal expands and contracts with the weather, it can lose some of its elasticity and allow the seal of the windows to become... View Article

Tips for Cleaning Windows from a Glass Contractor in Alaska

January 27, 2017

Window cleaning can be a tedious task, which means it’s tempting to want to cut corners just to get the job done as quickly as possible. However, if you don’t take your time and do a good job, you could leave behind nasty streaks on your glass, which might make your windows look even worse than before you did the “cleaning.” Here are a few tips for cleaning window glass, courtesy of a glass contractor in Alaska: Use distilled water: Most people don’t even consider the cleanliness of the water that they’re using for glass cleaning. It doesn’t really matter... View Article

Steps for Choosing a Decorative Leaded Window from a Glass Shop in Alaska

January 13, 2017

Decorative leaded glass windows can enhance the aesthetic appeal of your home, especially if you are looking to achieve a Victorian or Art Deco style for your overall interior design. Here are a few tips from our glass shop in Alaska to help you select the best decorative windows to fit your needs: Determine which room you want the window in: Leaded glass windows are specifically implemented for their stylish touch in the room they’ll be installed in. Chances are, you’re going to want the window to be in a place that is highly visible, particularly to guests. The most... View Article

Window Condensation: What Causes It and How to Stop It

December 28, 2016

If you’ve lived in Alaska for a while, you already know that, once the temperatures drop low enough, window condensation sets in. Condensation occurs when the warm, moist air in your home comes into contact with the cold surface of your window. The water in the air converts back into its liquid form and appears as droplets or a haze on your window. Window condensation is a very real problem, not only because it blocks your view, but because it can also cause dangerous mold spores to grow and the moisture can damage your window frame. Investing in window replacement... View Article