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What is Lexan?

What is Lexan and why might you consider for your next glass replacement? While you might not know what Lexan is or what it’s made of, you likely have an idea of a few products it shares similarities with, and it’s even more likely you’ve used or been around something made with Lexan quite recently. […]

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What is the Best Way to Clean Glass Shower Doors?

Glass shower doors are elegant and modern, but they might leave you searching for (or wondering) what the best way to clean glass shower doors is. For many people, the thought of keeping glass shower doors clean can be a deterrent and might cause them to shy away from these fixtures. But, with a few […]

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How to Have the Most Energy Efficient Windows

Whether you’re selecting windows for new construction, replacing your existing windows or looking for ways to improve the efficiency of your current windows, it’s important to try to make sure you’re working with the most energy efficient windows possible. It’s estimated that heat gain and loss through windows is responsible for 25-30% of residential heating […]

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What Causes Condensation on Windows?

While it may seem like a minor annoyance at most, it’s important to know what causes condensation on windows and how to deal with it, because this excess moisture in your home can potentially lead to larger issues. Excess moisture can rot wood molding and damage plaster around window and doors, cause paint to peel, […]

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how to insulate windows for winter

How to Insulate Windows for Winter

Given the fact that windows are responsible for approximately 30% of heat loss during the heating season, it’s no surprise that homeowners are prone to researching how to insulate windows for winter. Ideally, you would utilize these methods to insulate your windows before cold weather sets in, but, luckily, most methods are fairly inexpensive and […]

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plexiglass vs acrylic

Plexiglass vs Acrylic: What’s the Difference?

When considering the differences between plexiglass vs acrylic, the reality is, they’re very similar. But there are a few notable differences. Let’s break down what plexiglass, acrylic and a mysterious third contender, Plexiglas, are and the differences between them. What is acrylic? Acrylic is a transparent thermoplastic homopolymer. In other words, it’s a kind of […]

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Upgrading Security with Bullet-Resistant Glass

Bullet-Resistant Glass is one of many types of safety glass. For the benefit of the safety of your occupants and space it is important to use the safety product that fits your individual needs, so let’s focus today on Bullet-Resistant Glass. Bullet-Resistant Glass is beneficial in the prevention of bullet penetration, blasts from an explosion […]

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Studies Show Interior Glass Maximizes Health and Performance

Numerous studies have been conducted in the last two decades to determine the relationship between windows and the health and performance of occupants.  Repeatedly, the findings show access to a view of daylight improves health, comfort, creativity and performance.  Hospitals show an decrease in pain medication usage and shorter hospital stays in rooms with a […]

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Peper Lofts (did you know?)

This fall, Laclede’s Landing is set to see the first-ever mixed-use building known as Peper Lofts. Peper Lofts will feature a rooftop sundeck with a spectacular view of the Arch. Aptly named for the building formerly known as the Christian Peper building. The Christian Peper building was built in 1899 by architect A.M. Beinke to […]

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Getting Employees Interested in Safety Awareness!

As we all know, safety in all professions matters. Construction safety is crucial! We are proud of our safety record and our safety program. Our safety program seems simple in terms of how it is implemented. Every morning we conduct a short “gather around time” before anyone heads out for the day. Our AGM goes […]

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