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What Are Operable Glass Flooring Panels?

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Glass flooring can make a dramatic difference to your home’s overall look and feel. Operable glass flooring panels can make that dramatic feature even more functional, versatile, customized, and useful. So, exactly what is an operable glass panel?

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Are Glass Countertops Durable?

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What Makes Glass Countertops Durable?

If you’re seeking out unique kitchen countertop ideas, you might have come across glass counters. For those who want something a little different in their kitchens than the standard granite or quartz, glass can be a beautiful, bold alternative. The material, however, leaves some homeowners wondering: Are glass countertops durable?

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Why Should I Install a Blue Glass Countertop in My Kitchen?

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4 Reasons to Opt for Blue Glass Kitchen Countertops

Picking the countertop material for your kitchen can be challenging. You need something functional, beautiful, and unique enough that it speaks to your tastes. Looking for that perfect mix of a bold design statement and everyday durability? Here’s why a blue glass countertop could be exactly what your kitchen needs:

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What You Need to Know about Tempered Glass

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Tempered. Laminated. Annealed. When it comes to adding glass into your building design, the terminology can quickly get overwhelming. There are key differences between each of these types of glass, though, and it’s critical to use the appropriate one in your project. With that in mind, here are the most important things to know about tempered glass.

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Are Glass Counters Right for Your Kitchen Remodel?

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Considering Glass Counters? 4 Questions to Ask

Updating your kitchen countertops is an effective way to breathe new life into your design scheme, but there are so many potential countertop materials. Natural and engineered stone. Laminate. Solid-surface materials. Wood. The list goes on. Here are some key questions to determine if glass counters are a good fit for you:

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Glass Flooring for Home: Is It Right for You?

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4 Questions to Ask before Opting for a Glass Floor in Your Home

The appeal and allure of glass flooring in a residential space is hard to deny. It’s beautiful. It’s modern. It’s functionally innovative. If you’re undertaking a new build or you’re looking to renovate, you might be wondering if glass flooring is right for you. Here are some considerations to help you answer that question.


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Walkable Skylights versus Traditional Skylights: A Comparison

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3 Key Ways Walkable Skylights Differ from Traditional Skylights

If you’re balking at the idea of installing a skylight in your home or business, it’s important to know there are different types of skylights available in the market today. Depending on the type of skylight you want, some of your reservations might be unfounded. Discover several critical differences between traditional skylights and walkable skylights, and learn whether a walkable skylight is actually a great fit for you.

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What’s the Return on Investment (ROI) for a Walkable Skylight?

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Walkable skylights are wonderful additions to any commercial or residential space. As with any architectural feature, however, many people are curious whether installing one is a smart financial choice. Here’s what you need to know about factors that affect the return on investment for a walkable skylight.

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Why Businesses Should Install a Walkable Skylight

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Whether you’re operating a restaurant, a retail space, something in the hospitality sector, or any other business venture, a walkable skylight can offer many benefits to your commercial building. Here are the top advantages offered by this architectural glass feature.

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How to Design a Custom Walkable Skylight

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4 Design Considerations for Walkable Skylights

If you’re remodeling your home or renovating a business, it’s worth considering the aesthetic, financial, and functional benefits of a custom walkable skylight. How do you go about designing this into your home or commercial space, though? Here are some design tips for successfully creating this architectural glass feature.

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How to Maximize Your Daylighting Efforts

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5 Often-Overlooked Considerations for Daylighting in Commercial Buildings

Daylighting can be a tremendously beneficial addition to any commercial building. From reduced energy bills to increased worker productivity, daylighting provides a host of advantages. (See what the US Department of Energy has to say about daylighting.) When incorporating daylighting into the design of a building, however, these five key considerations must be kept in mind.

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How Daylighting Can Save You Money


Financial Advantages of Daylighting for Commercial and Residential Buildings

Daylighting is the process of allowing natural light into a commercial or residential building in a strategic, controlled manner.  (See here for a full definition of daylighting.) Among its many benefits, daylighting can have a concrete effect on how much you spend each month on energy bills.

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Optimize Daylighting with Mirrors

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How Interior Design Can Maximize the Benefits of Natural Light

Mirrors do more than just add visual beauty and decorative interest to a home or commercial space. They can also help you capitalize on the various benefits of daylighting. (What’s daylighting? Find out more here.) Here are some key things to know about interior design tactics, optimizing daylight, and the role mirrors can play in it all:

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