Monthly Archives: February 2016

Types of glass used in today’s Architecture and construction

Although there are many types of glass used in architecture, the main types used today are Tempered, Annealed, Laminated, mirror, and Insulated Glass units (IGU). Each type and their different characteristics will be briefly covered in the following sections. Tempered glass is one of 2 kinds of safety glass commonly used in architecture where standard […]

Hard water stains

Hard water stains are caused by minerals like calcium and magnesium found in your water. When windows or shower doors get wet, the water evaporates but leaves mineral deposits behind. Over time, these deposits build up and become more and more visible. They first appear as droplets on your glass. Then, over time, they become […]