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Shower Envy

Another picture perfect shower by American Glass & Mirror. A frameless shower is the obvious choose for a designer bathroom such as this, complementing its refined austerity. The homeowner didn’t have to get overly elaborate with the shower to achieve a striking effect. This is just a simple heavy glass door and panel, with a...
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Design Break

On our daily paths, most of us move through spaces that offer very little in the way of inspired design. Our homes, work settings, retail spaces, and other stopping off points are filled with conventional design choices which fail to give us pause in appreciation, let alone challenge our aesthetic sensibilities. In an effort to...
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GridLite – A Modern Classic in Shower Doors

Although frameless is still king, there’s a new look making its way into designer bathrooms. The gridded (or divided lite) shower is an increasingly popular style for homeowners who want to buck the minimalist trend of a nearly all glass shower, and instead embrace the metal by going so far as to let it define...
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Frameless Shower – Privacy Strip

There are people who love being naked, have to be naked, those that enjoy the gentle caress of a warm summer breeze. For every one of these dilettante nudists, there is another who suffered the taunts of fellow pubescents for wearing a swimsuit into the showers after gym class – someone with an intense aversion...
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Window Glass Replacement – Easy on the Eyes and the Wallet

If you’ve never needed a window replaced, you’re probably not too familiar with the process. Homeowners replace windows for several reasons. Most often, the insulated units, or double pane glass unit, has cracked or started to fog. Fogging occurs when the seal between the two panes of glass has failed allowing moisture to penetrate the...
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DIY Mirror Install – Cut Out For It? (Part 2)

Mastic Is A Must Using mechanic fasteners alone isn’t going to cut it from a safety standpoint. You’ll need to also apply mirror mastic to the wall behind the mirror. We have customers come in all the time wanting to only use clips, so they can remove the mirror to make painting easier down the...
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DIY Mirror Install – Cut Out For It?

If you want to save money on a new bathroom mirror, and you’ve got a couple DIY projects under your belt, you might consider installing it yourself. Depending on the size of the mirror, this can be done with relative ease, although I’d recommend finding yourself a buddy to lend a hand. Mirror Size The...
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The Right Windshield

There’s nothing more annoying than scheduling an appointment for installation whether it be auto glass, custom mirrors, or otherwise, and not being able to get the work done. Both the customer and glass service company are left disappointed and unproductive. Within the windshield replacement field, this sometimes occurs because the correct windshield is not ordered....
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From Framed to Frameless

Last week we enjoyed our annual stint at the Minneapolis Home & Garden Show. It’s always an exciting event featuring the latest in home improvement and care, as well as a host of foodie freebies, and other fun stuff you didn’t know you needed. A good time was had by American Glass employees, getting out...
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