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You may not realize it, but your double pane windows work hard to reduce your heating and cooling bills, lower your home’s energy consumption, and improve noise control. These are the reasons why double pane windows have been...Read more

Follow these eight steps to properly install a sliding glass shower door:

1)    Measure the top and bottom track areas.

2)    Cut the tracks to length.

3)    Drill holes for the tracks and jambs.

4)    Lay a bead of silicone on the bottom of the track.

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About 1.35 million car-deer collisions occur each year. Taking a long drive down a country road or mountain pass increases your risk of hitting a deer, especially at dawn or dusk. Even if you’re extra vigilant, animal collisions on roadways are always possible. Incidents increase in the fall and...Read more

Mirrored closet doors combine function and creativity for the perfect addition to any bedroom. There are plenty of types to choose from:

  • Barn-style mirrored doors
  • Rustic-looking mirrors with patina
  • Window-style mirrors
  • Unique framing materials
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If your sliding glass door sticks, it may need a little maintenance. Here are the basic steps:

  • Remove the sliding door.
  • Vacuum the tracks.
  • Use hot, soapy water and a brush to clean the tracks.
  • Inspect the rollers, and replace them if damaged.
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If you’re looking for a modern railing and staircase material to install in your home, consider glass as a possible option. Your local Glass Doctor® can help you select the best design and materials for your home. Then, we’ll perform a professional installation to ensure you get the most from...Read more

Here’s how to install sliding mirrored doors (a.k.a. bypass doors) in any room:

›         Measure the width of the closet

›         Trim the top and bottom track to size

›         Use the hardware provided to secure the tracks to the floor and frame

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Sliding glass doors are some of the most common patio entrances, but they can make your home vulnerable if you don’t take the proper precautions. Consider the weak points of average sliding glass doors that make them a common entry point for burglars. Then, learn how to secure your sliding glass...Read more

Keep hard water stains and soap scum off your shower walls. Cleaning your shower walls is easy with vinegar, baking soda, bleach and a little elbow grease – get rid of soap scum, hard water stains and more. Glass Doctor provides tips and solutions so you can clean your shower till it sparkles!

How to Clean Your Shower Walls

  • Scrub all surfaces with a sponge dipped in vinegar
  • Scrub mold and mildew with a diluted bleach solution
  • Rinse well with fresh water
  • Remove stubborn stains with a stiff brush and baking soda

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Remove that ugly limescale residue from the shower door with help from Glass Doctor. We’ll give you advice about how to remove it and keep it off.

Cleaning the shower is an obnoxious but necessary chore if you want the tiles and glass to sparkle. One of the most dreaded aspects of cleaning a shower is removing limescale from the door. What is this buildup, and how can you remove it? Glass Doctor® has the information you need!

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