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Are Glass Block Windows Making a Comeback? The Pros and Cons of This Debatable Design
It’s time for ‘80s lovers to rejoice: glass block tiles might be making a comeback. While the style is still not for ...
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How to Dispose of Broken Glass and Ceramic Safely
If you’ve ever broken a light bulb, glass jar, baking dish, an electronic device’s screen, you know how sharp and dan...
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The Great Debate on How to Store Glassware: Upside Down or Right-Side Up?
Q. I’ve just spent the weekend at my aunt and uncle’s house and noticed that they store all of their drinking glasswa...
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The Best Windshield Repair Kits for Fixing a Crack
At highway speeds, even a tiny stone can damage a windshield, big time. As that rock strikes the surface, it creates ...
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The Best Glues for Glass
Just because a windshield, a favorite figurine, or a smartphone screen is damaged, you don’t have to replace it. Inst...
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The Best Glass Cutters for Your Projects
Whether you’re trying your hand at stained glass crafts or a pro glazier, you need the right tools for the job. And o...
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The Best Window Squeegees of 2023
Windows seem to attract water spots, smudges, and smears, making the view outside look like a hazy mess. Immaculate w...
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The Best Soap Scum Removers of 2023
When soap combines with hard water, it can leave a filmy, whitish residue in your tub, shower, and sink known as soap...
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Keep Hard-Water Stains at Bay With the 6 Best Shower Squeegees Tested in 2024
Fun to say and simple to use, squeegees are your shower’s best friend. By ridding your bathing area of excess moistur...
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The Best Glass Cleaners, Tested and Reviewed
Cleaning glass is an easy housekeeping chore to skip—that is, until all you see are streaks of grime, islands of dust...
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How to Etch Glass—and How to Fake the Look Using Spray Paint
If you’re someone who keeps jars and canisters because “you never know, they could come in handy,” this project is fo...
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How to Fix a Crack in Glass
A pebble from the lawnmower that flies against a window. A drink set down too heavily on your glass-topped coffee tab...
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How To: Remove a Wall Mirror
Covering your wall with floor-to-ceiling mirror (or, rather, mirror tiles) seemed like such a good idea back in the 1...
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How To: Remove Stickers from Glass
Whether it’s a new mirror that you brought home or a wine bottle that you’re using for a DIY project, lifting the pri...
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How To: Cut Mirror
Mirrors enhance any interior as both decorative and highly functional features, bouncing light and offering an opport...
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How To: Cut Glass Tile
Glass tile is enjoying its day in the sun as more and more homeowners choose to incorporate it in their home renovati...
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How To: Make Homemade Glass Cleaner
We’ve all seen the bottles of glass cleaner vying for our dollars on supermarket shelves. But there’s an economical a...
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How to Drill a Hole in Glass
You're a crafty DIYer who'd love to create a lamp from an empty wine bottle or hook that mirror through a hole, but t...
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How To: Cut Glass
If the very thought of cutting glass makes you cringe, perhaps it’s because you remember a painful occasion when glas...
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3 Fixes for Scratched Glass
Whether in the form of a windowpane, shower wall, or tabletop, glass serves as a durable and glamorous surface almost...
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How To: Clean Plexiglass
Commonly used to construct everyday items from shower enclosures to tabletops, plexiglass (also known as acrylic) off...
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How To: Remove Paint from Glass
You set out a drop cloth and meticulously lined the wall trim with painter’s tape, but you still ended up with a litt...
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3 Easy Ways You Can Add Privacy to Glass
More than a mere decorative finish, frosted glass also offers a practical benefit: Without blocking the passage of li...
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How To: Paint Glass
Smooth and reflective, glass makes a lovely canvas for paint. If, however, you've never before tried to paint glass, ...
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Laying Porcelain Oxidized-Look Tiles
Bob and Anthony Lopez install porcelain tiles for a decorative look.
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Impact-Resistant Windows and PGT Factory Tour
Bob visits PGT Industries to learn what it takes to make impact-resistant windows.
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Safety Railing Installation
An ironworker secures the rooftop deck's safety railing to its footings. Then, Bob meets with the window installer who is putting frosted thermal glass walls on t...
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Privacy Glass Installation
Bob looks on as the window installer puts in the glass walls for the head house (the structure surrounding the stares that lead up from the penthouse).
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Restoration of the Brooklyn Academy of Music
Karen Brooks Hopkins, president of the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), gives Bob a peek at the restoration of the main building.
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Replacing the Barn Door
Workers replace the old barn doors with an oversized Ponderosa Pine door (from KML Industries in Canada).
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Glass Block Floor Panel System
Mary Lou Pace (from Circle Redmont) joins Bob to watch the installation of the monolithic glass block floor panel system custom-manufactured for this project.
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Installing a Mirror and Glasswork
Bob observes Bill Brody (from Classic Glass) installing a large mirror, a glass shelf, and a glass partition wall.
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Installing Glass Blocks
Bob helps replace a traditional sliding glass window with glass blocks.
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Making Stained Glass Windows
Bob learns the process of creating stained glass windows. Designs begin on paper before they are traced onto glass using a light table. A variety of glass types a...
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Greenhouse Glass Installation
Bob and contractor Bob Ryley install sloped glazing on a greenhouse with the help of Mark Santos.
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Installing the Greenhouse Windows
Contractor Bob Ryley shows off the greenhouse's motorized windows. At the touch of a button, or via a thermostat, the windows open and close. Bob helps Ryley asse...
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Lyndhurst Mansion Tour
Bob tours Lyndhurst mansion, a testament to high living during the Victoria era in New York's Hudson River Valley. The 40-odd rooms include a Gothic dining room w...
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Bricking In a Window
General contractor Ron Gan talks through the process of bricking in a window in the new kitchen. Ron also addresses the installation of a smaller bathroom window.
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Touring Chicago Architecture
Bob joins architectural historian Susan Benjamin for a tour of some of Chicago's landmark buildings.
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