All posts tagged Windows

Using Decorative Glass Inside and Outside

Windows are probably one of the first things you think of when thinking of glass, but glass is useful for more than windows. Decorative glass paneling is a design idea…

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Low-E Coatings Increase Energy Efficiency

Not all glass is the same. From time to time, new technology in glass manufacture brings new types of glass into the market, and low-e glass coatings are one of…

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Should You Repair or Replace Your Old Windows?

Windows get old and out of repair, and then comes the decision point: Can you repair the old window or is it time to replace it with a new window?…

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Thermochromic Glass: The New Smart Window Technology

An emerging technology in window design is thermochromic glass. This innovative, smart material changes tint automatically, using heat and light from the sun to darken or lighten the tint of…

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The Ingredients in Modern Glass

Humans have been using glass since at least 3500 BC when the process of creating this wondrous substance was first tamed by people. Before that, glass from volcanic eruptions existed…

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Understanding Window Insulation

Windows bring light and the view from outside into the house, but they also transfer heat and cold. The construction of a window greatly affects how much heat is lost…

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Renovating Homes for Sale

While the official first day of Spring falls in March, it isn’t until April that most people truly experience the season. With more daylight, people resume many of the outdoor…

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Signs You Need Glass Replacement

Glass and Your Home Glass is a beautiful material that can add a lot to the look of any residence. Glass shower doors can make your home bathroom look and…

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Vern’s Glass is Now a HERO Program Approved Contractor!

Retrofit windows are big news in the world these days. There are many good reasons for the popularity of these windows. Retrofit windows are highly convenient and customizable. That’s one…

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Benefits of Energy-Efficient Windows

Windows are a vital part of any home or business. We not only depend upon them to provide light, but we also enjoy the sun’s warmth they bring in during…

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