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Downtown SLC: 801-355-7577
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4 Window Replacement Myths

4 Window Replacement Myths

If your windows are getting older and draftier, or you notice your energy bills are skyrocketing, it might be time to invest in new windows.

Before you choose your replacement windows, you need to learn the truth behind some common replacement window misconceptions that may be making your new window decisions more difficult.

Here are four replacement window myths and the truth behind these misconceptions.

Myth # 1: Replacement Windows Are Inferior to New Construction Windows

4 Places to Add Mirrors in Your Home

Bathroom mirror perfect place Mirrors are necessary for making sure you look ready for the day, and they make brushing and putting on makeup a breeze. However, mirrors can also be used as art pieces or to make your home feel bigger. If you feel your home needs a major upgrade but you can’t afford a major overhaul, check out these four places where you should consider adding mirrors.

1. Small Bedrooms

While your master bedroom may be spacious and comfortable, the other bedrooms in your home may seem a little crowded. Instead of spending a fortune to make the room bigger, consider tricking the eye with mirrors. Placing a big mirror on an empty wall in a small room can drastically make the room appear larger. For a cheaper alternative, consider a few small mirrors to create a tiled mirror look.

How to Keep Your Custom Mirrors Safe and Clean

Close up Female Housekeeper Hand Using Spray Bottle For Cleaning Dust on Mirror

Custom mirrors are an elegant addition to almost any interior space. Extend the life of your mirrors and make the most of your investment with proper care. If you’re not sure how to care for your new mirrors, take a look at these need-to-know steps by room.

Bathroom Mirror Care

The bathroom is filled with steam, humidity, and moisture. While a hot shower or steamy bath can warm you in the chilly winter weather, it can also wreak havoc on your creatively designed custom mirrors.

Along with the damp environment, your efforts to keep the mirrors clean can also cause issue. Stay away from tarnish and black spots with these simple steps:

How to Combat Hard Water on Your Glass Shower Enclosure

Bathroom With Glass Door

A great benefit of glass shower enclosures is they are non-porous, so they are more resistant to mildew compared to curtains. However, if you have hard water in your home, your enclosures can build up with water spots and soap scum.

Hard water has a higher content of minerals like magnesium and calcium compared to soft water. If you don’t have a water softener, here are a couple of ways to combat the effects of hard water on your glass shower enclosure.

Clean Your Glass Doors Correctly

When you are done showering, the glass enclosure may be left with condensation. As these water droplets evaporate, the mineral residue is left behind, leaving you with unsightly water spots.

Besides water spots, hard water can leave behind soap scum. The minerals in hard water do not react well with soap; instead of lathering up, the ions form an insoluble substance. When soap scum isn’t cleaned, it can leave gray, white, or even orange streaks. It can also build up in your tile grout and corrode metal framework around your glass.

Custom Mirrors Can Inspire You to Reach Your Health Goals

View at woman at the gym with a pilates ball

Do you often procrastinate or make excuses when it comes to incorporating more exercise into your day? You could go for a walk, but the weather isn’t always conducive to a walk around the block, and if you suffer from seasonal allergies, being outside can trigger uncomfortable symptoms.

Of course, there’s the local gym, but maybe the idea of exercising in front of other people makes you head to the sofa with a bag of chips and a soda instead.

Why not try to transform an area of your home into your own private workout studio with custom mirrors? This strategy may provide the inspiration you need to get started. Find an activity you love, create your dream studio, and watch your motivation soar.

Downtown SLC

  • 780 South 400 West
  • 801-355-7577

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

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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.

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