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Getting Started with Your Window Repair

Getting Started with Your Window Repair

If you have a fogged or broken double pane window (also called an insulated unit) you don’t have to replace the whole window. You can just have the glass replaced and keep the existing frame in place, then there won’t be a problem matching frames and you’ll save a lot of money.

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Getting Started with Your Shower Project

Getting Started with Your Shower Project

Glass shower enclosures are a highlight of any bathroom design. They add a striking feature that is both beautiful and functional.
Here is Our Process for Getting Your Shower Project Started
Step 1: Send us your plan or a sketch. Include a Plan view and an elevation with dimensions. See example below.

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How to Build a Custom Frameless Shower

How to Build a Custom Frameless Shower

Every successful shower enclosure project starts with a solid design and proper construction of the underlying shower itself. See how you can maximize the success
of your project before you start.

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How to Keep Your Shower Glass Clean Without Using Harsh Chemicals

How to Keep Your Shower Glass Clean Without Using Harsh Chemicals

A custom glass handrail can add a huge impact to any home. To get the best possible results the whole system from stair treads to the shoe that will hold the glass needs to be a part of the initial design. There are some pretty good ways to add glass to existing posts. The system is dependent on post strength and building codes in your area.

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A Little History About Making Glass in the USA

A custom glass handrail can add a huge impact to any home. To get the best possible results the whole system from stair treads to the shoe that will hold the glass needs to be a part of the initial design. There are some pretty good ways to add glass to existing posts. The system is dependent on post strength and building codes in your area.

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Replace Your Wood Handrail with Glass

Replace Your Wood Handrail with Glass

A custom glass handrail can add a huge impact to any home. To get the best possible results the whole system from stair treads to the shoe that will hold the glass needs to be a part of the initial design. There are some pretty good ways to add glass to existing posts. The system is dependent on post strength and building codes in your area.

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Glass Cut to Size in Our Longmont Shop

Glass Cut to Size in Our Longmont Shop

A custom glass handrail can add a huge impact to any home. To get the best possible results the whole system from stair treads to the shoe that will hold the glass needs to be a part of the initial design. There are some pretty good ways to add glass to existing posts. The system is dependent on post strength and building codes in your area.

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We Love Our Customers

We Love Our Customers

A custom glass handrail can add a huge impact to any home. To get the best possible results the whole system from stair treads to the shoe that will hold the glass needs to be a part of the initial design. There are some pretty good ways to add glass to existing posts. The system is dependent on post strength and building codes in your area.

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Custom Solutions for Homeowners Are What We Do Best

Custom Solutions for Homeowners Are What We Do Best

A custom glass handrail can add a huge impact to any home. To get the best possible results the whole system from stair treads to the shoe that will hold the glass needs to be a part of the initial design. There are some pretty good ways to add glass to existing posts. The system is dependent on post strength and building codes in your area.

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Custom Glass Handrails Define Space

Custom Glass Handrails Define Space

A custom glass handrail can add a huge impact to any home. To get the best possible results the whole system from stair treads to the shoe that will hold the glass needs to be a part of the initial design. There are some pretty good ways to add glass to existing posts. The system is dependent on post strength and building codes in your area.

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Channel vs Clips

Channel vs Clips

Frameless glass shower enclosures require 3/8” tempered glass which weighs 5 lbs. per square foot. “Heavy” fixed panels are attached to the wall using either channel or clips. Both solutions are beautiful, but there are some important considerations when deciding how you want to attach the fixed panels.

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About Hillcrest Glass

Hillcrest Glass is a full-service glass shop located in Longmont, Colorado.  We have been providing glass in Longmont, Boulder, and nearby communities on the Northern Front Range of Colorado since 1969. We’ve been locally owned since the beginning.

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