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Midvale/Sandy: 801-561-2213
Downtown SLC: 801-355-7577
Bountiful: 801-295-3449
West Valley: 801-969-1491

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Pros and Cons of Vinyl Windows

Vinyl Windows – Salt Lake City, UT – Central Glass CompanyMore people opt for vinyl windows these days because of the energy and cost savings they offer. They are made of a durable, hard plastic material (polyvinyl chloride, or PVC) and provide superior insulation.

Vinyl windows, like any other product, are not for everyone. Some homeowners have discovered that they would want other options. That is why so many options are available.

With window upgrades, gather as much information as possible before making a final decision. When considering vinyl windows, make sure they will meet your needs and fit into your lifestyle. Discover the pros and cons of vinyl windows.

Pros of Vinyl Windows

Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know About Tempered Glass

Tempered Glass – Salt Lake City, UT – Central Glass Company

What is tempered glass — and is it the right option for your next custom project? You’re ready to design a new tabletop, shower enclosure, shelving unit, or partial wall. Should you use tempered glass or the plain (also known as annealed) variety? Before you start the planning process, take a look at everything you need to know about tempered glass.

How Is Tempered Glass Different From Annealed Glass?

Annealed glass is the standard translucent material used to make decorative items and some types of stemware/drinking glasses. While tempered glass may look like annealed glass, it’s made differently. Instead of cooling slowly and naturally, tempering requires the glass manufacturer to cool the product quickly. This quick-cooling method increases the material’s strength and changes the way it shatters when broken.

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, What’s the Greatest Gift of All?

Woman Looking at the Mirror – Salt Lake City, UT – Central Glass CompanyWhat do you get that special person in your life who has just about everything they need – and is seriously into decor? Before you buy something your super-stylish friend may already have, take a look at these custom-cut mirror ideas and the ways you can give the gift of glass.

Why Give a Mirror?

A painting, a sculpture, a pretty piece of pottery – are these all gifts you’ve given your high-style decor-loving friend? While artwork and similar objects are obvious ideas, a mirror is something that your loved one might not even realize they need.

Interior Decorating With Mirrored Walls and Mirrors

House Interior Decorating With Mirrors – Salt Lake City, UT – Central Glass Company

Does your new house have old mirrors? If you recently invested in a new home, you might adore the property itself, but the decor may not exactly be your style. If the not-so-stylish interior design includes full mirror walls or a similarly permanent piece of glass, take a look at what you need to know about replacement and renovations.

Should You Leave a Mirrored Wall As-Is?

There’s no universal answer to this question. If your new home came with a dated mirrored wall that’s far from your personal sense of style, chances are high that you’ll want to remove it ASAP. But some new homeowners may have mixed feelings about what to do next. If you’re not completely sure what to do, consider:

Frameless Glass Shower Enclosure Facts

Frameless Glass Shower Enclosure – Salt Lake City, UT – Central Glass Company

Is a frameless glass shower enclosure the right choice for your bathroom update? If you’re ready to redo this home space and transform it from a simply functional area to a spa-like retreat, before you select a tub or shower, take a look at the facts you need to know about glass.

Frameless Showers Are Customizable

Your shower area isn’t exactly standard-sized. Whether the bathroom has a sloped ceiling, the stall is narrow, or you recently installed an extra-wide steam shower, a frameless glass enclosure can fit your sizing needs.

Instead of a stock piece of glass, a contractor can create a custom enclosure that precisely fits the shower’s dimensions and shape. This allows you to keep the water inside the stall or tub area-minus the need for awkward or expensive add-ons.

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

Park CIty

  • 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.

- Steve

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