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Starphire Glass or Low Iron Glass

Starphire or Low iron Glass is ultra clear and provides a higher degree of transparency than clear glass. This high clarity glass is achieved by removing most of the iron oxide content used to produce glass.  This low level of iron removes the greenish-blueish tint that can be seen especially on larger and longer sizes of glass. Staphire Glass vs Regular Glass
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Tired of cleaning your Shower?

Accurate Glass & Mirror provides a Protective coating for your shower enclosures. What does it do? Protects and prevents your glass from staining Reduces water spots (limescale,mineral deposits and the growth of bacteria and mold) Works just like ‘non-stick’ cookware on glass surfaces Eliminates the need for harsh and abrasive cleaning products Easier to clean!
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Pre-Renovation Budget Design and Pricing

We would like to invite everyone to use our Pre-Renovation Services.  We understand that custom shower enclosures can be very expensive, and are often overlooked in the budget process.  Often times there is so many other factors to consider while in the “building” process that shower enclosures are the furthest thing from a homeowners mind.  Overlooking a shower enclosure can be very costly to your design intent when your project is winding down.  For example, you decide to get high end tile, fixtures, granite/marble, sinks, etc. and are stretching your budget to its limits!!!  All of a sudden your bathroom
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Regular Glass vs Tempered Glass

We would like to explain the difference between  Regular (Annealed as some  call it) Glass & Tempered Glass. When Regular Glass breaks it breaks into large pieces, which can cause serious harm to anyone near it.  Tempered glass breaks into a million little pieces in order to protect anyone around it.  You may end up with very small cuts but you do not have to worry about being seriously injured.  This is why it is sometimes referred to as “Safety Glass” Another little thing that most people don’t know is Tempered Glass is 4 times stronger than regular glass of
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Shower Door Glass Thickness Choice

With the growing popularity of Frameless Shower Doors we would like to share with you when 1/2″ Thick Glass is recommended. Glass thickness for a typical shower enclosure is 3/8″ We follow 2 general rules when deciding whether or not a customer needs 1/2″ glass. 1.  Is the Shower Enclosure going to be very tall?  Usually we recommend 1/2″ glass for any height over 84″ 2.  Is any singular glass panel going to be very wide.  We recommend 1/2″ for any fixed panel width over 42″ As always, glass thickness is a choice of the consumer but if you follow these 2
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Mirror Cleaning

It is very important when cleaning mirrors in your home that you stay away from any type of ammonia based cleaning products.  Ammonia will cause a chemical reaction with the “silvering” on the back of your mirror which will cause it to waste away.  Over time this will cause an unsightly black appearance called “Desilvering”.  Once a mirror starts to “Desilver” it will need to be replaced. We have formulated a glass cleaner that is 100 % Mirror safe!!!!  Stop in today to check it out!! We recommend always using an Alcohol based cleaner.  Cleaning mirrors with Alcohol based glass cleaners
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Welcome!

We are proud to introduce our new website for Accurate Glass & Mirror. Please take a moment to browse through the many products and services we provide. Our product lines and services are endless. If you don’t see it, please call and we will be happy to help you. Our experienced design staff can walk you through all your design questions. We specialize in the customization of shower enclosures, mirrors and glass tabletops. We bring our knowledge and expertise to each project working with hundreds of designers, architects, and builders each year. Our clients should expect professionalism, integrity, dedication and
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