Top Bathroom Remodeling Trends for 2019

Top Bathroom Remodeling Trends for 2019

If you’re the type of person who likes a little style with your function, then you’re ready to hear about some of the top bathroom remodeling trends for 2019. There’s no doubt that bathrooms are functional spaces.  But that doesn’t mean they have to be spartan, or shockingly utilitarian.  Bathrooms are places of quiet reflection… Continue Reading

Who Wins in the Battle Between Shower Doors and Shower Curtains?

Who Wins in the Battle Between Shower Doors and Shower Curtains?

Back in the early part of this millennium, the Westin Hotel Group made a startling discovery which changed the bathrooms of hotels everywhere. The story goes that an employee of Westin was thumbing through a household goods catalogue, when she stumbled upon a revelation – the curved shower curtain rod. “Eureka!”, she shouted with glee… Continue Reading

Considering the Benefits of Using Glass Shower Doors for Remodeling Your Bathroom

Considering the Benefits of Using Glass Shower Doors for Remodeling Your Bathroom

You have a lot of affection for your bathroom.  It’s been there for years.  You taught your kids to brush their teeth at the vanity, standing on a step stool.  You found out you were pregnant in that bathroom. It’s practically part of the family. But bathrooms, like people, don’t last forever.  Like everything else… Continue Reading

The Benefits of Adding Mirrors to Bathroom Counters and Cupboards

The Benefits of Adding Mirrors to Bathroom Counters and Cupboards

Most people love the look of mirrors. They’re more than practical.  They add something special to any room they’re in. With the right placement, mirrors can enhance architectural elements, lighting and even highlight beloved art pieces. Artfully deployed mirrors are a design element which bring glamor, drama and elegance to any space.  So why not… Continue Reading

Choosing Glass for Your Shower

Choosing Glass for Your Shower

You’re excited!  You’re done thinking about it and you’re finally going to take the plunge and install that glass shower enclosure you’ve been dreaming about. But before you take the leap, choosing glass for your shower is one of the most important parts of the project.  Before you even choose a contractor (and yes, we’re… Continue Reading

Get a Glass Shower and Never Worry About an Old, Grimy Shower Curtain Again

Get a Glass Shower and Never Worry About an Old, Grimy Shower Curtain Again

You’re in the shower.  It’s summer.  You’ve got the window open to let in the fresh, morning air and suddenly, a gust of wind causes the shower curtain to waft toward you, sticking to your slick, soapy body. It’s like being assaulted by an alien life form. Shrieking, you fend off your attacker (pummeling it… Continue Reading

Everything You Need to Know About Glass Shower Enclosures

Everything You Need to Know About Glass Shower Enclosures

Listen.  We’re not going to lie.  We’re glass shower enclosures specialists.  We’re the best of the best, creating superior glass shower enclosures for homeowners like you. And, OK.  Maybe this brief post doesn’t encompass like, everything you need to know about glass shower enclosures, but we’re going to tell you what we know that you… Continue Reading

5 Modern Glass Balcony Railing Design Ideas

5 Modern Glass Balcony Railing Design Ideas

Glass.  It’s a winner.  Wherever you look, you see its sparkle and appreciate the transparent brilliance it brings to the world. While people in the 21st Century are accustomed to the beauty and practicality of glass, it’s only been around since Medieval times.  Before then, window openings were small – designed to keep in warmth… Continue Reading

Commercial & Domestic Uses of Glass Panels and Glass Boards

Commercial & Domestic Uses of Glass Panels and Glass Boards

Glass is one of the most important aesthetic elements of modern building design, but it’s also a structurally important facet.  Allowing in light and showcasing product and architectural elements, glass is a key consideration when designing a fully functional and attractive building. Commercial uses In commercial settings, practicality may be King, but function needs form… Continue Reading

The Benefits of Frameless Glass Shower Doors

The Benefits of Frameless Glass Shower Doors

Frameless glass shower doors are an undeniable “thing” in the world of bathroom beautification and upgrades.  Everywhere you look (including Pinterest), people are extolling the virtues of this shower door solution. A part of the minimalist trend, these doors have a sleek, unfussy appearance that many desire.  Because bathrooms and kitchens are such an important… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

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! Continue Reading

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.… Continue Reading

Regular Glass vs Tempered Glass

We’d 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… Continue Reading

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?… Continue Reading

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”.… Continue Reading