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Back To GlassBuild

With exactly 6 weeks left until the biggest glass trade event of the decade, Binswanger Glass is back to business and going back to GlassBuild. The entire Binswanger Glass leadership team and regional branches are registered and beyond ready to attend GlassBuild America from September 13 to 15, 2021, in Atlanta, GA. From getting the […]

Hurricane Preparedness

Hurricane Preparedness Week is May 9-15, 2021 and the National Weather Service is reminding us to be ready for hurricane season. Now is a good time to determine your personal hurricane risk, find out if you live in a hurricane evacuation zone, and review/update insurance policies. You can also make a list of items to […]

2021 Earth Day

The built environment can create a healthier, more sustainable future. High-performance glazing systems reduce carbon emissions and energy use. Occupants in high-efficiency buildings are happier and more comfortable. There is a greater demand for comfortable spaces with access to natural daylight, fresh air, and views that pollute less and are less expensive to operate. Employers […]

Hiring Glaziers

There is a saying in the glass industry that if you work in it for a year, you will work in it for life. We proudly refer to ourselves as glass nerds, geeks, and if you level-up enough, one day you may achieve the ultimate accolade; glass guru. It’s a dynamic industry with tons of […]

Privacy Glass

Similar to how good fences make good neighbors, the best thing about privacy is that it works both ways. Enter Privacy Glass; balancing discretion, lighting, and style with a non-porous, easy clean surface. Privacy Glass is a catchall phrase that includes patterned, frosted, laminated, switchable, and printed glass. Patterned GlassAlso known as Textured Glass and […]

Wine Cellars

The Secret to Enjoying a Good Wine 1) Open the bottle and allow it to breathe. 2) If it does not look like it’s breathing, give it mouth-to-mouth. The only thing better than a bottle of wine is your very own cellar full of it. Many oenophiles (wine lovers) dream of building a beautiful wine […]

6 Things to Look For In a Residential Glass Company

Selecting the right glass company for your home improvement project is an important buying decision and requires careful consideration. Whether for showers, windows, doors, or railings, there are many decisions and factors at play: style, resale appeal, energy performance, heating/cooling savings, rebates, warranties, and budgeting. Research now will pay you back in savings of time […]

Energy Efficiency and Glass

The idea of green buildings is to design and construct spaces to use resources in a sustainable way. Glass has a significant role to play in this. All of us look through glass and windows so often that we no longer notice it. While we take for granted that buildings must be equipped with glass, […]

Protective Shower Coatings

To the naked eye and touch, glass is smooth. You would think you could correctly say that glass has a non-porous surface compared to other building materials such as wood or concrete. The fact of the matter is if you look at all untreated glass with a microscope, the surface is so rough that it […]

Residential Windows

Love what you see! The spring and summer are great times to increase the curb appeal of your house by replacing foggy double pane windows.