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The Hidden Benefits of Storm Windows


Many people, even those in older homes, do not have storm windows inside or outside their home. If you don’t live in an area that is at risk for very bad storms, you might wonder if you even need them at all. However, there are some excellent benefits that come from storm windows outside of basic glass protection in the event of a storm with hail and high winds. 

5 Steps to Take after a Window Breaks

The windows in your home can let in natural light and give you access to beautiful views of your property. However, when the glass breaks, the window immediately becomes a hazard rather an asset.

Knowing what to do in this situation is vital. The choices you make right after a window breaks will determine the extent of the damage, whether or not injuries are sustained, and in some cases how easy and cost-effective the replacement is to handle.

Here are the first five steps to take when a window breaks in your home.

4 Glass Updates to Make Before Selling Your Home

Glass Updates For Your HomeIf you’re thinking of selling your home in the next few years, you might consider investing in renovations. Renovating your home can increase its likelihood to sell, and can even get you a higher sales price.

On average, 75% to 85% of what you spend on renovations will come right back to you through an increase in your home’s value. Your return can be even greater depending on your location, the current housing market, and the type of renovations you invest in. Plus, if you don’t plan to move quite yet, you can enjoy the renovations yourself in the meantime.

People often focus on basic renovations like walls and carpets. However, there is also enormous potential to improve your home with glass features. These features not only impress buyers with their beauty, but they can also save buyers money by protecting other features of the home. Here are a few examples of ways you can modernize your home with glass.

Are These Utah Quirks Ruining Your Windows?

No one can deny that Salt Lake Valley is a gorgeous place to live. With sweeping mountain views, four beautiful seasons, and a low cost of living, it’s no wonder Utah is one of the fastest-growing states and has one of the fastest-growing economies in the nation.

However, like any state, Utah has its quirks, and from the freeway speed limits to the thin mountain air, they can all take a toll on your car’s and home’s windows.

Below, we’ll list a few of these quirks and what you can do to address them so your windows stay clean and intact for years—and so you can keep loving your elevated Utah life.

4 Tips to Choose and Manage Your Restaurant’s Storefront Glass

Your restaurant storefront says a lot about the quality of the business inside. Use entryway and window glass in creative and unique ways to make a statement that reflects your dining establishment’s standards and goals.

Your building is the first thing that potential guests see. Follow the tips below to create an inviting and brand-enhancing restaurant using glass.

Decide on Approachability

Visualize your front door from the perspective of your potential customers. How does your storefront appear from the parking area, street, sidewalk and adjacent businesses? No matter how your restaurant is accessed, guests should see a tidy, well-maintained building with clean glass windows and entry points. 

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  • 780 South 400 West
  • 801-335-7577

Midvale/Sandy

  • 7985 S State Street
  • 801-561-2213

West Valley City

  • 4785 West 3500 South
  • 801-969-1491

Bountiful

  • 416 West 500 South
  • 801-295-3449

What Our Clients Say

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I had 2 windshields replaced on my previous car at a different glass company. I went back there and got an estimate for this windshield but thought I would get a second estimate from Central Glass. I am sure glad as it saved me over $140. This is now my glass company of choice.

- Steve

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