Categories for Glass Contractor

Glass Selection for Commercial Spaces: A Glass Contractor’s Guide

November 7, 2023

Glass plays a pivotal role in the aesthetics, functionality, and safety of commercial spaces. As a glass contractor, selecting the right type of glass for your commercial projects is crucial. Commercial spaces vary widely in purpose, from offices and retail stores to restaurants and healthcare facilities, and each requires a specific approach to glass selection. In this blog post, we’ll guide glass contractors through the important considerations for choosing the right glass for commercial spaces. Safety and Building Codes In any commercial project, safety and compliance with building codes are top priorities. Glass selection should align with safety regulations, especially... 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

Ask a Glass Contractor in Alaska: Is My Glass Shower Door Safe?

November 7, 2017

The outside world can be scary. Fears of violence, thefts and accidents can make even the bravest yearn to return to the safety of their home. You expect your home to provide a secure space, which is why rumors about glass shower doors can be frightening. The last thing you expect is for your own home to endanger you. Many homeowners assume a glass shower door could become a major risk if they were to shatter. Some even avoid installing them due to concerns about breakage. Luckily, you don’t have to live your life worrying about the integrity of your... View Article

Ready to Replace Your Glass? Here Are Five Questions to Ask Your Glass Contractor in Alaska

June 23, 2017

When you hire a contractor to install or replace shower doors and windows in your home, your goal is to hire someone who will get the job done right and leave you pleased with the results. You shouldn’t hire just anyone for the job, so it is important that you do your research to help you find the right contractor. Inquiring about the cost of the job, what materials will be used and looking into what past customers have to say can all help you choose the right contractor, but these aren’t the only things you should be worried about.... View Article

Replacement Glass