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Sep 29, 2021

USING INSURANCE TO COVER A WINDSHIELD REPLACEMENT OR REPAIR

Accidents happen, and if your windshield becomes cracked or chipped, don’t worry! If you have comprehensive auto insurance, then your windshield replacement or repair will usually be covered. This write-up will go over comprehensive coverage, how a windshield claim will impact your premium, what steps you will need to take to file a claim and receive a repair, and some other things to consider.

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Aug 31, 2021

WINDSHIELD AND AUTO GLASS MAINTENANCE

Neglecting routine maintenance, like cleaning your vehicle's glass, can lead to windshield and auto glass replacements and repairs. But, more importantly, your windshield is a vital component of your automobile's safety system, so keeping it in good condition is essential for the safety of you and other motorists on the road. Keeping your auto glass well maintained improves performance, safety, and it makes your vehicle look nice! This article will go over some ways to protect your windshield and the correct way of cleaning it.

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Jul 31, 2021

WHAT TO DO ABOUT WINDSHIELD PITTING

It is summertime in Atlanta, GA, and that means you will most likely be washing your car at home or taking it to an automatic carwash. If you plan on using a pressure washer or a drive-through wash, it is important to be aware of any existing damage to your windshield glass. The high-pressure water jets used to clean your vehicle can make damage, like windshield pitting, even worse. If you aren't careful, you may need windshield replacement or repair sooner than later. In this post we will go over windshield pitting, how it affects your vehicle's windshield and the appropriate way of repairing it.

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Jun 29, 2021

WINDSHIELD REPLACEMENT AND REPAIR

If your windshield has recently been damaged, you may be wondering if it can be fixed or if your vehicle will need a complete windshield replacement? You may also be thinking about how much will it cost? Since your windshield plays a vital role in your vehicle's ability to keep you safe, it is crucial to have it appropriately repaired by a professional auto glass shop. Various factors go into determining the correct solution, and an auto glass shop will have the experience to know what your vehicle needs. Here is some information to help you through the process.

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May 28, 2021

GLASS INC. DOOR SYSTEMS

Glass Inc. combines modern materials and engineering to produce the highest quality commercial and residential door systems available. Whether your business needs a new storefront, or you would like to renovate your home’s entryway, Glass Inc.’s door systems can accommodate your project. Our doors are a premium product that is guaranteed to improve the aesthetics and functionality of your work or residential space. Here is some information about the design and features of our door systems.

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Apr 28, 2021

THE BENEFITS OF OPERABLE WINDOWS

Glass Inc. operable windows have numerous benefits that can significantly improve a room. They can enhance your home's comfort, efficiency, visual appeal, and much more. We utilize premium materials, cutting-edge technologies, and modern manufacturing processes to create the most high-performance operable windows available for residential and commercial applications. In today’s post, we will review the benefits of operable windows produced by Glass Inc.

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Apr 27, 2021

GLASS INC. OPERABLE WINDOWS

Suppose you are considering building a new home or renovating your property. In that case, operable windows and fixed windows are essential structural and aesthetic components that you will need to consider for your project. Over time window technology has progressed, and today, there are various types, shapes, and openings to choose from. In this post, we will give an overview of fixed windows and operable windows to help you understand your options so you can make the most informed decision for your new project!

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Feb 26, 2021

WINDSHIELD HISTORY AND MODERN TECHNOLOGIES

In today’s automotive industry, design, technology, materials, and manufacturing capabilities evolve at a far faster rate than ten or twenty years ago. What was once considered cutting edge or a luxury feature often becomes standard equipment and outdated rather quickly. One piece of equipment that was once a luxury item but is now required for safety is the windshield. Windshields have an interesting history, and they function in more ways than merely blocking the wind. Here is a write-up about windshields, their history, and some things about them that you may not know.

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Jan 28, 2021

COVID-19: SNEEZE GUARDS, MASKS, AND OTHER WAYS TO PROTECT YOURSELF

The Coronavirus has had a devastating impact on our country, economy, and most importantly, our health. Since the first confirmed US case was reported on January 21, 2020, there have been a total of 25,301,166 cases and 423,519 deaths from the virus. States have implemented lockdowns and other measures to slow the spread. Additionally, health authorities have issued updated guidance on how to protect yourself and others during the pandemic. While vaccines are being introduced, sneeze guards, masks, social distancing, and hand washing can help mitigate the possibility of contracting and transmitting COVID-19.

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Dec 31, 2020

MODERN CURTAIN WALL SYSTEMS

Modern architecture and construction engineering can easily achieve contemporary styling with cutting edge technologies like aluminum and glass curtain wall systems. These systems are custom made and extremely configurable to accommodate a variety of structures and projects. In addition to improving the appearance of structures, they also make buildings more efficient, comfortable, and less costly to build. Glass Inc.’s custom curtain wall systems are now available for commercial facilities, business offices, apartment complexes, and even residential remodels and new constructions.

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Nov 30, 2020

ON-SITE ELECTROSTATIC PAINTING

Painted metal surfaces on buildings, railings, gates, fences, and signs exposed to harsh weather conditions like UV rays and moisture, can prematurely deteriorate or rust if they are not properly protected from the elements. If your home or business needs painting, do not settle for traditional paint and application methods. These leave poor quality finishes, require extended periods of drying time, and will surely need annual touch-ups. For the most durable and complete protection, electrostatic painting is the ideal solution for your home or business.

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Oct 28, 2020

EMERGENCY BOARD UP SERVICES

Glass Inc. emergency board up services for commercial and residential properties are now available for Atlanta, GA, and surrounding areas. When weather disasters, accidents, and emergencies occur, buildings and homes are susceptible to extensive damage, and their windows and doorways are often structural weak points. They require reinforcement to secure a property and immediate repair to prevent additional damage. These situations can be overwhelming and make you feel vulnerable, but Glass Inc. is standing by and ready to help!

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Sep 30, 2020

SNEEZE GUARDS REDUCE EXPOSURE TO AIRBORNE VIRUSES

Since the beginning of the Coronavirus outbreak, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other public health authorities have recommended social distancing, masks, and hand-washing to reduce the spread of the virus. Unfortunately, routine activities like going to the grocery store, post office, retail store, hospital, or bank have become high-risk environments. Since social distancing is challenging in these places, a solution is needed to protect people while they go about their day-to-day lives. With that said, a shield or protective barrier is currently one of the most effective solutions, and the CDC has issued guidance encouraging businesses to install sneeze guards.

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Sep 3, 2020

PREPPING RESIDENTIAL GLASS AND WINDOWS FOR THE FALL

Fall is approaching, and if you are a homeowner, it is a great time to prepare your windows and residential glass for the cooler seasons. Before it gets cold, you should address any issues with your windows since neglecting them can result in expensive repairs and higher energy costs. Here are some pointers from Glass Inc. to help you assess and repair your windows to get the most out of your home this season.

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Sep 1, 2020

SNEEZE GUARDS RECOMMENDED BY CDC

Businesses across the country are taking measures to help prevent and protect against the spread of the coronavirus by installing sneeze guards. Due to the nature of some businesses, practicing social distancing can be a challenge, so sneeze guards have become an effective way to protect employees and customers from spreading the airborne virus. 

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Jun 29, 2020

GLASS INC. PRODUCES PROTECTIVE SHIELD BARRIERS FOR FRONT-LINE WORKERS

As the Coronavirus Pandemic remains a threat to the health and wellness of our country, the need for equipment to help protect against its spread is in high demand. Items like face masks, hand sanitizer, gloves, and protective shield barriers are being used to help prevent the airborne virus from spreading in areas that are densely populated. One company in particular, GlassInc. in Atlanta, GA, is using its knowledge and expertise to adapt their existing products in order to help protect the health of front-line workers and citizens.

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May 31, 2020

GLASS INC. TO PRODUCE SNEEZE GUARD BARRIERS

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC), installing a barrier or sneeze guard is a safety measure that employers can take to protect employees and customers during the pandemic. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness so these barriers are effective in blocking the spread or transmission of the virus. To slow the spread of COVID-19, Glass Inc. is adapting it's aluminum or glass railings to manufacture sneeze guard barriers to help government agencies and businesses in the community.

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May 30, 2020

GLASS INC. RESPONSE TO COVID-19

While the world is focused on combating the COVID-19 pandemic, Glass Inc. is also doing its part to ensure a healthy work environment. We take the health of our customers and associates seriously. Measures are being taken to help slow the spread of the Coronavirus while conducting business in accordance with the directions from the CDC. Glass Inc. is committed to supporting the needs of our customers while working to prevent transmission of the virus and maintaining a healthy operation.

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Mar 31, 2020

CUSTOM BI-FOLDING DOORS

Bi-folding doors from Glass Inc. are a fantastic feature for new constructions and also a great upgrade if you are considering remodeling your home, business, or restaurant. They will transform the appearance and atmosphere of any entry, exit, seating area, living room, office, patio, or balcony. These unique doors come in a variety of styles and offer significant advantages over traditional sliding glass doors. Made from the highest quality aluminum and glass, our bi-folding door systems are custom built to last. Read about the features of our bi-folding door systems here!

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Feb 29, 2020

BI-FOLDING DOORS AND ALUMINUM RAILINGS

Are you tired of your old sliding glass door from the 1970s? Is your wood railing deteriorating? Do you want to open a space for entertaining or incorporate a beautiful view in your dining area? Sliding glass doors and old fashioned railings are a thing of the past. Glass Inc. now offers folding glass door systems and glass or aluminum railing solutions for commercial and residential applications. Both of these products are ideal for updating the design or curb appeal of new or existing constructions. Here is some information about these products and how they can help enhance your home, business, or restaurant.

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Jan 31, 2020

WINDSHIELD REPLACEMENT AND WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

If you have a damaged windshield it is extremely important to get a windshield replacement or repair as quickly as possible. Leaving cracks and chips unaddressed can cause more damage and a bigger headache. More importantly, using your vehicle while it is damaged can make driving even more dangerous for you and fellow motorists. Regardless of the type of damage Glass Inc. can help. We specialize in windshield replacement and repair and we accept insurance! Here are some things to consider if your windshield is damaged and you are in need of a solution.

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Dec 30, 2019

WINDSHIELD ICE PREVENTION AND REMOVAL

As the colder months approach Atlanta, GA it is important to remember that properly maintaining your automobile’s glass can save you money on a windshield replacement and costly repairs. Additionally, the freezing temperatures and potential for icy conditions also make driving dangerous if preventative steps are not taken to ensure your visibility and safety. Here are some tips from Glass Inc. to help you with ice removal and protecting your auto glass this season.

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Nov 30, 2019

GLASS INC. BEVELED GLASS

Are you in need of a piece of custom beveled glass? If you are, look no further because Glass Inc. in Atlanta, GA specializes in residential custom glass and beveled pieces. Our shop can assist you with tabletops, vanity mirrors, architectural pieces, cabinet doors and more. Here is an overview of beveled glass, its applications, and how it’s made.

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Oct 31, 2019

RESIDENTIAL GLASS TYPES AND APPLICATIONS

Residential glass is more than just simply windows and doors. There are a variety of different types of glass and different applications associated with them. They can be used to increase privacy and security in a home, enhance the aesthetics of a room, or improve the energy efficiency of a property. To help you understand your needs and options, here is a list with information on glass commonly requested by our customers for residential projects.

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Sep 30, 2019

THE BENEFITS TO AUTOMOTIVE WINDOW TINTING

Automotive window tinting provides drivers and passengers with several benefits. Aside from its application to change the appearance of a vehicle, it also has health benefits, improves visibility, adds safety, and protects the interior of vehicles. Here is a summary of these benefits and why you should consider having your vehicle’s windows treated.‍

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Aug 27, 2019

RANSBURG NO.2 MOBILE ELECTROSTATIC PAINTING

Electrostatic painting is a great way to freshen up the appearance of a property. It also adds excellent protection to coated surfaces. Glass Inc. now offers mobile electrostatic painting services with the industry-leading Ransburg No. 2 mobile unit. If you are looking for resurfacing solutions contact us today and receive an estimate.

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Jul 28, 2019

COMMERCIAL AND RESIDENTIAL WINDOW TINTING

‍Commercial and residential window tinting is a cost-effective window treatment service offered by Glass Inc. in Atlanta, Georgia. Applying window tinting film to a structure protects the property and its occupants while also reducing energy costs. It is offered in a variety of styles and shades so it can have decorative or security characteristics.

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Jun 29, 2019

COMMERCIAL AND RESIDENTIAL SECURITY WINDOW FILM

‍Security window film is a cutting edge glass treatment technology that adds protection and safety to your business or home. Windows and glass doors are weak points to a building and become dangerous once they have been compromised. The film addresses these areas and is designed to fortify a new or existing construction from threats such as crime, spontaneous glass breakage, and dangerous weather scenarios. In addition, the film also protects people, property and possessions from shattered glass. It is being utilized in commercial, residential, and even educational applications.

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Jun 24, 2019

ELECTROSTATIC PAINTING BY GLASS INC.

Electrostatic painting is an efficient modern coating process offered by Glass Inc. in Atlanta, GA. The coating process is unique in that it applies atomized fluoropolymer paint to a surface and uses an electrostatic field to adhere the polymer. This type of e-coating has number of benefits over traditional painting methods. Two of its key advantages are that it is more efficient and economical. It is used primarily on metal however it can be applied to some types of plastics and other materials with additional prep work. Here is an overview of the technology, process and its benefits.

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May 31, 2019

USING INSURANCE TO COVER A WINDSHIELD REPLACEMENT

A windshield replacement is necessary if you have been in an automobile accident and the windshield glass has been shattered. In some cases, the damage is only minor and it may only require a windshield repair. However, a shattered windshield requires a complete replacement because it makes a vehicle unsafe due to the lack of visibility and protection. Some windshields can be expensive to replace and insurance can be very helpful in those instances. If you have been in an accident and your vehicle needs a windshield replacement here are some steps to take when making a claim with insurance.

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Apr 22, 2019

HOW TO PROPERLY CLEAN YOUR WINDSHIELD AND AUTO GLASS

Properly maintaining your automobile’s windshield is one way to help minimize the chances for expensive repairs or a complete windshield replacement. It is also a great way to stay safer on the road because a clear windshield allows for the best possible visibility. When debris and dirt from the road, along with bugs and grime collide with the surface of the glass it can become a safety hazard and also make your car look older than it really is. Additionally, the accumulation of debris can be a challenge to get off if it is left unaddressed.

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Mar 26, 2019

WINDSHIELD PITTING

The weather is warming up in Atlanta, GA and that means you will probably be washing your car or taking it to an automated car wash. With that being said, it is important to be aware of any damage on your windshield before cleaning it so you can prevent further damage from occurring. High-pressure water jets at automated carwashes can actually make damage, such as pitting, worse. This can lead to a windshield replacement or repair. Here is some information on the common type of windshield damage known as pitting. We will go over how it affects your vehicle’s auto glass and the appropriate method of repair.

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Feb 28, 2019

DO I NEED A WINDSHIELD REPAIR OR WINDSHIELD REPLACEMENT?

If your windshield has recently been damaged, you may be wondering if it can be repaired or if you will need a complete windshield replacement? You may also be wondering how much it will cost? While there are a number of factors that go into determining the appropriate solution, here is a guide to help you along with the process.

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Jan 29, 2019

WINDSHIELD GLASS AND WINDSHIELD REPLACEMENT

A properly installed windshield replacement is vital to ensuring that your vehicle’s safety system performs in the event of a collision or accident. While the windshield functions as a protective barrier between the passengers and the environment outside of the vehicle, it is also a critical component to the vehicle’s structural integrity. Failing to correctly repair or replace a windshield can endanger the lives of the driver and passengers.

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Dec 6, 2018

DEICING YOUR WINDSHIELD THIS WINTER

Windshield replacement and repairs are more common during the winter in Atlanta due to the dropping temperatures and the potential for ice. Ice becomes a safety hazard and it is important to properly remove it in order to avoid costly repairs. In the following article, we will give you some tips for this winter and discuss how to clear your windshield quickly and safely.

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Aug 15, 2018

Thinking About Laminated vs. Tempered Glass? Here’s What You Need to Know

Commercial storefronts, with their well-arranged window displays, are more than just visual merchandising opportunities. They must protect the treasures both on display and on the inside, especially from intruders intent on grabbing and going.

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Jul 15, 2018

Repair That Windshield, Today!

Why take a chance? Get your windshield repaired today and circumvent devastation. Our professional team of windshield Pros have the knowledge and experience to repair your windshield right the first time.

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Jun 15, 2018

Glass Partition Walls, Explained

Glass partition treatments are also an easy and affordable way to modernize a workplace or industrial space.The Advantages of Glass Partition Walls

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Mar 29, 2018

How to Choose the Right Storefront Windows for Your Business

When you think about it, storefront windows are one of the most important architectural features of any public-facing company's building.

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Mar 13, 2018

Shedding Light on Tinted and Back-Painted Glass

Shedding Light on Tinted and Back-Painted Glass, Atlanta Glass Company, Glass Inc shed light on tinted VS painted glass.

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Feb 15, 2018

Taking a Closer Look at Low-E vs. Clear Glass

Much has been written in both trade publications and the general press about the benefits of low-emissivity glass; indeed, many residential and commercial building codes even now require it.

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Oct 16, 2017

You’re Choosing the Right Glass Company in Glass Inc.

No doubt about it; there are an abundance of glass repair and replacement companies to choose from in the Atlanta area.

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Oct 16, 2017

Advice About Cracked Windshield Dos & Don’ts

What all drivers need to know about cracks and chips in their vehicle’s windshield. Cracked windshield dos & don’ts. Atlanta Windshield Damage, Repair and Replacement.

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