Glass Doctor Blog

Wondering if you should board up your home or businesses windows in advance of a hurricane? The simple answer is yes, and as early as possible!

Unlike a tornado or an earthquake, weather forecasters can accurately predict the likely path and strength of a hurricane well in advance of the...Read more

Have you ever wondered about hurricane windows – what they’re made of or what makes them so strong? Hurricane windows are a type of window engineered to be much stronger and more durable than standard glass windows. Recommended for homes in hurricane and storm-prone regions, hurricane windows...Read more

Is your sliding glass door sticking? There’s nothing more frustrating than a door that doesn’t work properly. If you’ve already tried cleaning the track at the bottom of your sliding glass door and have used the adjustment screws to adjust the door on the track, and your door still isn’t sliding...Read more

Have you noticed that your sliding glass door is getting harder and harder to open or close? A stuck sliding glass door could be damaged and in need of repair, or you may just have a dirty sliding door track. Everyday use causes...Read more

Sliding glass doors are an attractive and convenient part of your home. Part of owning a sliding glass door is keeping it maintained so it functions properly and safely. Fortunately, with a little knowledge, this is easy to do.

The most important part of maintaining your sliding glass...Read more

Why Is it Important to Know How to Remove a Sliding Glass Door?

Removing a sliding glass door may seem like a daunting task, but once you’ve learned the basic process, it might be easier than you thought. There are many reasons you may need to remove a sliding glass door, including...Read more

An egress window is a window installed below grade; in a basement or on the first story of a tri-level (split-level) house. Let’s explore further what egress windows are, why they're installed, and how to determine if egress windows are right – or required – for your home.

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DIY window boxes are a quick and simple way to add curb appeal to any home or business. Plant sweet-smelling flowers to liven up your living space or add a touch of warmth to your business. And, best of all, you can do this gardening at eye level! No dirty, sore knees with this gardening project...Read more

Have you ever wanted more privacy for your home or to create a personalized space in your home with beautiful frosted glass?

Outside of purchasing prefrosted glass panes, there are three ways you can achieve a DIY frosted appearance on your already installed panes:

1. Install...Read more

Egress window wells enhance your home if you have spaces that are below the ground, such as basement bedrooms and other living areas. It’s also usually part of the emergency escape code for having such rooms.

While window wells are very valuable, they can also be problematic. If designed...Read more