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Incorporating Stone Into Your Bathroom Remodel

October 22, 2014

There’s no other material quite like natural stone. No two pieces are exactly alike, and nothing else adds the same organic warmth and texture to a bathroom. Not to mention the longevity. If they’re well maintained, your stone surfaces can last a lifetime.

Not everyone wants a...

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4 Secrets to a Luxurious Bathrooom

October 6, 2014

Great article from houzz.com!

Ever looked at a beautiful bathroom and wondered what takes its design to the next level? You’re not alone. Many homeowners want to know how some bathrooms...

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10 Tips for Chic Little Bathrooms

September 29, 2014

 

Have limited bathroom space? This houzz.com article has some great tips on how to get the most bang for your buck in a small bathroom!  Get more visual appeal and storage in less ...

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Black, White and Gold Add Up to Bathroom Design Heaven

September 24, 2014

So you want all-out glamour, luxury and indulgence in your bathroom, but you don’t want it to look like the Palace of Versailles or the ladies’ powder room at Harrods? Getting the balance right without tipping over into kitsch can be tricky, but these bathroom designers got the monoch...

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Sunrooms Shine in Different Ways

September 16, 2014

Does the thought of another cold, snowy winter have you dreaming about sunrooms?  The sunroom (sunporch, solarium, conservatory) has as many functional purposes as it does styles.  Many sunrooms can be used year round, provided the climate in your area is mild or your sunroom is equippe...

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Reflection on Feng Shui - 10 Mirrors Do's and Don'ts

August 26, 2014

Mirrors are a terrific decorating resource and have the potential to inspire more prosperity; even double beautiful views and invite the accompanying chi that goes with them.

How does one use mirrors effectively?  This ...

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Turn Your Bathroom Into A Personal Utopia

August 5, 2014

A shower is one of the first thinigs you notice when you step into a bathroom, so make sure your enclosure not only matches your style but also accentuates your bathroom.  Read this ...

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Crown Your Pedestal Sink With A Fitting Mirror

July 29, 2014

Pedestal sinks are a bathroom favorite for more reasons than one - they are sleek. streamlined and can create that double-sink efficiency iin spaces where a double vanity would look crowded.  Once you choose the perfiect sink,though, picking the right mirror to accompany it is just as import...

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Incorporate a European Shower Into Your Bathroom Design

July 25, 2014

Frameless shower doors convey a clean, modern feel and are, well, kind of sexy. Here are 12 reasons why you should consider installing one in your home.   ...

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Creative Design With Mirrors

July 9, 2014

Think outside the frame with these gaze-worthy mirrors! 

This article from houzz.com provides some great ideas on how to incorporate mirrors int...

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Find the Right Glass Door for Your Patio

July 7, 2014

It's more than just a patio door - it's an architectural design element.  It wasn't all that long ago that you didn't have many options when shopping for a patio door, but now there are many options available that were previously only affordable to the wealthy.

Below is an overv...

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What's In A Frame?

July 2, 2014

Choosing the right artwork for your home can be difficult, but for many of us, framing is the real puzzler.  What color?  Mat or no mat?  And if you're anything like me, those decisions can be so overwhelming that beautiful paintings and photos lanquish for months or years in a clo...

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Remodeling Your Bathroom?

June 18, 2014

Are you considering remodeling your bathroom?  This article from houzz.com has some great information pertaining to taking key measurements to make the most of your bathroom design.

It is important to consider your life style when designing your bathroom layout and finishes.  Be...

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Auto Glass Insurance Claims Made Easy

June 18, 2014

Did you know that Frank's Glass can process your insurance claim at the same time we schedule your appointment?  With today's busy schedules there is not much time to complete all the items on those "to-do" lists.  But Frank's Glass can help ease the load by taking care of the paperwork...

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Is It Always A Great Day At Frank's Glass?

May 28, 2014

Absolutely!  A couple of years ago Frank's Glass started answering all incoming phone calls with the greeting, "It's a great day at Frank's Glass, this is (reps name), may I help you?"  You would not believe the positive response we have received.  Customers comment daily on how ni...

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I Can See Clearly Now the Rain is Gone...

April 30, 2014

Is your vision impaired while driving in the rain, sleet or snow? Aquapel Glass Treatment will make your driving experience safer by repelling the rain and reducing the glare, especially at night.  The difference is amazing!  An Aquapel treatment can be added to your windshield by ...

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April Showers Bring May Flowers!

April 16, 2014

Oh wait, wrong kind of showers!  But speaking of showers, did you know Frank's Glass installs shower doors/enclosures?  We offer a full line of framed, frameless and European showers.  No time like the present to remodel your bathroom and make it your own personal utopia.  You...

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The Magic of the Mirror

April 2, 2014

Mirrors serve many functions, the least of which is to show us a reflection of what we look like on a daily basis (whether we want to know or not!) 

Designers use mirrors on a regular basis when creating their masterpieces.  Mirrors can be used to create the illusion o...

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How to Design an Accessible Shower

March 19, 2014

While the age of the population continues to increase it is important to ensure that homes for the elderly are designed for accessibility and safety.  This article on how to design an accessible show...

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Screen Doors Bring a Breath of Fresh Air

March 13, 2014

When I was young you knew spring was approaching by the sound of the front door screen banging shut and the kids laughing and running outside.  There is no better feeling than having the front door open and...

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Windshield Ice & Snow Removal for Safer Winter Driving

February 12, 2014

Have you ever wondered how people can see out of their vehicle after a snow storm when all they have done is carved out a small “window” in the windshield and have not bothered clearing off the remainder of the windshield, rear window or any of the door windows?  For safe...

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Kitchen Cabinets with Glass Inserts Can Become the Focal Point of your Kitchen

January 27, 2014

Are you looking for that special way to make your kitchen unique?  One way is to add glass to your cabinets to provide that design element that makes your kitchen shine!   These clear cabinets can be illuminated for ambiance, display precious po...

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Windshield Repair Can Save you Money

January 22, 2014

Cold temperatures, salt trucks and potholes all make up a great recipe for a chipped or cracked windshield.  Most people assume that once the windshield is chipped or cracked it needs to be replaced.  Not true!  The rule of thumb is that if the chip is smaller than the size of a qu...

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Bathroom Remodel Survey Results

January 13, 2014

Houzz.com conducted a survey on what features are desired in a bathroom remodel.  The survey revealed that there are significant differences by age.  First of all, homeowner's over age 65 are more likely to skip a bathtub, whereas younger couples opt for one primarily for bath...

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Ooh Baby, It's Cold Out There!

January 6, 2014

Brrr, with the coldest temperatures in years coming through with the most recent front, this article has some great tips on how to keep warm and brave the elements.  Whether it's ta...

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Sensible Style for Your Entry Foyer

December 20, 2013

Your foyer is the first impression most people have of your home.  This article provides great tips on how to make this area inviting, as well as functio...

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The Art of Cleaning Glass

December 10, 2013

Glass can add such a beautiful design element to any room. Whether it's the mirror above your fireplace, a European shower or a protective glass tabletop, the natural elements of glass can make an ordinary space stunning.  However, as much of an impact as glass can make in your home design, ...

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Glass Table Tops Provide Unique Design Element

December 2, 2013

A glass table top can provide a unique design element to any living space.  The transparency of glass allows for a table base to be accenuated and can help make a room appear larger.  Glass is durable and easy to clean, thus a great option for dining room table tops or coffee table tops...

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Replacement Fireplace Door Glass

November 8, 2013

It’s that time of year again, when the leaves are falling off the trees and the temperatures have turned chilly.  On a cold fall day there is nothing better than sitting in front of a warm fire in your family room and sipping some hot chocolate. 

Is your fireplace ready fo...

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Outfit Your Shower With the Right Bench For Your

October 23, 2013

There are a multitude of options when looking at incorporating a bench into your shower design. In addition to providing a safer showering experience it also can add a unique design element to the bathr...

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Bathed in Color: How to Get White Right in the Bathroom

October 7, 2013

Is your all white bathroom too stark?  This Houzz article provides some great design ideas on how to reduce t...

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Shower Enclosure As your Bathroom Focal Point

September 30, 2013

A shower enclosure can become the focal point of your bathroom.  With so many design options available, it is easy to find one that matches your style and accentuated your bathroom.

There are also special finishes available today to help ese the cleaning required on these large glass...

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Is A Shower/Bathtub Combination Right For Your Bathroom?

September 11, 2013

A new design trend in bathroom's is the installation of a shower/bathtub combination, which can save you space, a mess (from kids splashing) and often times money.  This ...

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Plan Ahead For Bathroom Remodel

September 9, 2013

It is important to plan ahead when you decide to remodel your bathroom.  This article provides 9 things to consider when s...

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Selecting The Right Patio Door For Your Home

August 29, 2013

It's amazing what a difference a patio door can make in the design of your home.   Today there are so many options available it becomes a primary architectural feature, and in many cases serves as a conduit to create a smooth transition from the indoors to the outdoors.

The...

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Make The Right Decision

August 20, 2013

True or False:  You have the right to have your automotive glass replaced at the glass shop of your choice.  The correct answer is True!  If you have ever had to file a claim for any type of automotive damage, whether it was a minor fender bender or a simple windshield replacement,...

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Captivating Closets

August 15, 2013

Wow...these closet's are amazing!  It's incredible how much you can do given you have the space, the war...

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Bathroom Makeovers

August 14, 2013

Wow...take a look at these beautiful bathroom makeovers!  Who would think to turn the water clos...

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Patio Doors Can Add a Unique Design Element To Your Home

August 5, 2013

This article provides some great ideas on how to incorporate a patio door into the overall design of your home....

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Which Style Window Is Right For Your Home?

July 29, 2013

Do you know which type of windows are best for your home and lifestyle?  This ar...

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What Is A VIN #?

July 24, 2013

A Vehicle Identification Number, commonly abbreviated to VIN, is a unique code including a serial #, used by the automotive industry to identify individual motor vehicles.   In 1981 the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration standardized the format requiring a 17 character # (co...

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Make A Clear Choice With Glass Table Tops

July 23, 2013

Glass is a great option for a sleek table top design or for a protective top for wood furniture.  The transparent quality of glass makes it a perfect table top when wanting to feature a unique table base or to create an elegant ambiance of space.  Glass table tops are often used in cont...

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"Wow" Factor With A White Bathroom

July 17, 2013

The bathrooms in this article are beautiful...so pristine in white, but "wow"!  Materials h...

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Custom Glass Countertops

July 15, 2013

Want to add a touch of pizzazz to your kitchen or bath? Consider glass countertops, which are quickly becoming a must have in designer homes. Glass countertops are easy to maintain and highly non-porous, making them stain proof, hygienic and anti-bacterial. Glass counters are extremely strong and...

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Decks With Dramatic Appeal

July 12, 2013

Wouldn’t it be great to have an unobstructed view from your deck…especially if your deck overlooks water or woods?    In order to achieve this dramatic look many homeowners are opting to install glass deck railings.   In addition to that unobstructed view, th...

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The True Meaning of a Glass House

July 10, 2013

So you have heard the term glass house...well, this article highlights the proverbial Glass House.  This house was designed by Phillip Johnson ...

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Patio Table Top Replacement

July 9, 2013

With all the summer storms coming through with high winds, glass shops receive a lot of calls from consumers whose patio table tops have broken (either from the wind knocking over the table or flying debris hitting the table).  There are a couple of different options for replacing this glass...

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Why Does My New Car Have An Infrared Windshield?

July 8, 2013

An infrared windshield reflects the infrared light waves, thus reducing heat build-up from direct sunlight inside the car. What does that mean to the average consumer?  Cost savings from both increased fuel efficiency and a reduced need for use of air conditioning.

1)  Redu...

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How Does Bulletproof Glass Work (Inquiring Minds Want To Know)?

July 3, 2013

Have you ever wondered how glass can be “bulletproof”?  You generally hear about this glass in incidents where the President or some other high official is involved…in their limousines, aircrafts, military vehicles, etc.  Although bullet-resistant glass looks like reg...

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Can a Mirror Really Reflect Your Personality?

July 1, 2013

Did you know a mirror can actually tell a little bit about someone's personality?  Next time you are at a friends house and visit the powder room, take a look at the mirror and see if you think it reflects their personality. 

In this ...

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Safety Tools You Can't Live Without

June 25, 2013

This story is a sad reminder that lives can be lost in the blink of an eye.  If only the car occupant or the first responder had the proper tool it may not have ended with the same results.  The side windows and rear glass of most vehicles are tempered glass, which is a safety glass that b...

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Black is Beautiful In Bathrooms

June 21, 2013

Dare to bring black in for a dramatic and elegant bath that's different from all the rest.  This article pr...

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Does My Windshield Protect Me From the Sun?

June 14, 2013

Have you ever wondered why you don't get sunburned while driving in your car?  This ...

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Glass Cabinets Create Focal Point in Kitchens

June 12, 2013

This is a great article showing how glass-front cabinets can become the focal point in your kitchen.  Glass...

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Spring Patio Spruce Ups: Innovative Patio Door Ideas

May 13, 2013

For some great innovative ideas on how to open your kitchen or living room onto your patio to expand your space and provide great traffic flow for parties or family gatherings read this ...

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Knockout Bathroom Vanities & Mirrors

May 7, 2013

This article provides great ideas to add "flair" to your bathroom by adding a chic vanity and mirror.  It's amazing what a diffe...

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Cabinet Glass Provides Great Design Element in Kitchens

April 29, 2013

Click here to see how cabinet glass can add a creative design element to your kitchen.  Patterned and textured glass can add dimension.  Special lighting or ba...

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"Magic Mirrors" Are No Longer Just For Fairy Tales

April 22, 2013

Amazing advancements in computer interfaces and glass point to a future in which smart surfaces are commonplace in the home.  This ...

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Reflections... Vampires Beware!

April 10, 2013

Click here for a great article on how to incorporate mirrors as a design element in your home.  Not only are they functional, but they can be beautiful and really impact ...

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Glass Can Add a Whole New Dimension to a Room

April 8, 2013

Glass can create a unique design and add some sparkle to any dining room.  Click here to see how it has transformed these dining rooms!

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12 Reason To Install A European Shower in Your Home

April 3, 2013

Click here to read a great article on why you should install a European shower in your home...the first reason being it makes...

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Mirror, Mirror on the Wall...

April 1, 2013

Mirrors can be a great addition to any room...to make a room feel more open and spacious, to create a focal point or for utilitarian pruposes.  Houzz's Magic of the Mirror pro...

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Pane in the House: Designing with Glass

March 18, 2013

Great article on uinique ways designers have used glass in their home design!

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Unique Shower Designs

March 13, 2013

There are some very unique shower design ideas in this article...enjoy!

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Tips on Converting Your Bath To A Shower

March 4, 2013

Are you in process of remodeling your bathroom and would prefer a shower to that old bathtub?  ...

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Bliss Out in Your Bath: 18 Ways to 'Spa Up

February 4, 2013

Take a break from your busy day...fantasize about relaxing in a spa (and then read this article on how to spa-up your bathroom!)  

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The Right Built-Ins For Your Fireplace

January 28, 2013

Below is the link to a great article on determing what the right built-ins are to highlight your fireplace design. Frank's Glass can order any fireplace glass you may need.

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Can-Do Cleaning Strategies for Busy People

January 28, 2013

Below is a great article on how to stay organized with minimum effort!  Some of the things I already did but a couple that relate to glass I thought were worth passing on; wiping down the shower while conditioning your hair and using a microfiber cloth to wipe down your bathroom si...

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April Showers Bring May Flowers!

March 6, 2012

Oh wait, wrong kind of showers!  But speaking of showers, did you know Frank’s Glass installs shower doors/enclosures.  We offer a full line of framed, frameless and European showers.  No time like the present to remodel your bathroom and make it your own personal utopia.&nbs...

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Winterize Your Windshield with Aquapel Glass Treatment

September 21, 2011

As Winter approaches, it is time to winterize your car so when that first snowstorm hits you are prepared.  One way to help ensure you can see through your windshield when those snow squalls hit is to have Aquapel® applied at your local glass shop.  Aquapel glass treatment is manufa...

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Fast Food Drive-Through Dilemma

September 15, 2011

Have you ever pulled up to a fast food pick-up window and your window is stuck and won’t roll down…so you have to pull up and have them deliver it through the door?  How embarrassing!  Frank’s Glass can fix that window so next time your window will roll down smoothly ...

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Why Are Replacement Windshield Quotes so Different?

July 18, 2011

Have you priced replacement glass on your automobile recently and received quotes that differed in price significantly?  Well, the old adage “You get what you pay for” probably comes in to play.  Below are a few questions you should ask to make sure the company you are deali...

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Brr...Baby It's Getting Cold Outside!

January 31, 2011

Hard to believe we were complaining about those 90° days just a few months ago.  Now it’s time to hunker in from the cold and enjoy sitting in front of that roaring fire wrapped in your new Snuggly®.  Oh shoot…I forgot that our fireplace door glass broke while ...

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Prepare Your Vehicle for Winter Weather

December 15, 2010

Ooh baby it’s cold outside…with winter upon us it is important to have your vehicles prepared for cold weather, snow and ice.  Below is a checklist of items that will help prepare you for safe driving in winter weather:

Maintenan...

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