4 Tips to Help You Choose a New Glass Shower Door

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Upgrading your bathroom with a new glass shower door is exciting! But it can also become daunting. Once you start researching, you could fall down a rabbit hole of options and things to consider. Don’t let that happen to you! Let us help you streamline your decision process with these four simple tips on choosing a new glass shower door.

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Tx Home Owners Are Choosing Shower Guard Frameless Shower Doors

ShowerGuard glass is permanent protection against water spots and soap scum

One common complaint about glass shower doors is that they are hard to keep clean.  Hard water, soap scum, humidity and heat can all have damaging effects to glass over time.  University Park and Highland Park are areas that we quite often see glass that has been damaged over the years due to the effects of hard water.  Guardian Industries solution to this problem is a product called Shower Guard.

Shower Guard glass is different from ordinary glass due to Guardian’s patented ion beam process which protects the glass during the manufacturing process.  This technology is not a spray on solution that will only wear off over time.  This is a permanent solution where the glass is sealed during the manufacturing process which leads to a beautiful glass shower door that stays beautiful shower after shower with minimal cleaning.

Glass Mirrors | Interior Design
Glass Mirrors | Interior Design

This is not a self cleaning product.  You still have to wipe the shower down with a soft cloth and one of the many glass cleaning products on the market.  Think of it like a teflon pan, it still has to be cleaned but it is easy to make it look brand new again.

Shower Guard glass comes with a 10 year manufacturers warranty.  If the Shower Guard glass ever becomes damaged to due to soap, water etc… during the 10 year period, Guardian Industries will replace the glass at no cost to the original owner.

ShowerGuard | Shower Doors
ShowerGuard | Shower Doors

Alamo Glass & Mirror is a registered dealer of Shower Guard glass.  We have installed many framed and frameless glass shower doors with Shower Guard glass in University Park over the years.  We have had great customer feedback on the product.  If you live in University Park, or in the Dallas and Ft Worth metroplex contact us and see if Shower Guard glass is right for you.


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What Could The Future Of Glass Look Like?

When it comes to glass, the future is closer than you think.  There are more and more advances in materials and technologies being used with glass.  Just think about the touch screen smart phones that 9 out of 10 people seem to be carrying these days.  The screen is made of glass, and the glass plays a major role in the operation of the phones. Corning Incorporated, a leader in specialty glass products and ceramics,  has a vision of what role glass will play in our lives in the future.   This video by Corning shows example of how glass may be used in our homes and offices very soon.

Future of Glass

At Alamo Glass, we hope to be a part of these exciting glass concepts in the future.  For now, we will continue to do what we do best, provide high quality frameless shower door installations, custom mirror installations and custom cut glass products in Dallas and Ft Worth.  Please contact us if you are in need of glass.

Frameless Shower Door Benefits for Homeowners

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Why Choose Frameless Shower Doors

Help keep your shower doors bacteria and germ free. The frame is a deposit area for dirt, dust, and a breeding ground for germs. In a frameless shower door, there is no metal area to collect the particles, and your bathroom can be cleaner and free from worrisome bacteria.

The glass area on frameless shower doors is much easier to keep clean with no areas present to collect any sediment. Continue reading Frameless Shower Door Benefits for Homeowners

Custom Cut Glass Table Tops for Your Home

Glass Table Tops Dallas TXWhen you’re looking for a creative way to amplify the impact of your dining room table, transitioning to a glass table top is a sophisticated solution.

Glass tabletops serve as the focal point of the space, complement the decor and amplify the light in the room when utilized correctly.

Seating Showcase & Complement Theme

Using a glass tabletop allows you to show off the beautiful upholstery or intricate wooden scroll-work of your dining room chairs. The ability to see through the tabletop brings the seating out of the shadows of an opaque tabletop and adds depth to any setting.

In a modern room with a lot of clean lines and streamlined furnishings, a glass tabletop complements the theme with sophisticated simplicity. The transparent nature of the tabletop allows the other elements in the room to shine. Continue reading Custom Cut Glass Table Tops for Your Home

Brighten up your Business with a Glass Entrance!

Glass Lobby Entrance
Glass Lobby Entrance

Dark and gloomy entry ways can suffer from bad first impressions. Though, an up-to-date appearance of a glass entrance will speak to the professionalism and quality of a building or company entrance. For starters, updating your old doors or glass entrance is as easy as calling Alamo Glass & Mirror – (214)821-2886. One of our glass experts will drive to your location to look at your entrance, present possibilities for an upgrade, and quote you a price! The first step toward a more inviting commercial building is a phone call to Alamo Glass & Mirror. What look and ambience do you want to create with your glass entry way and doors? Every business and building owner should consider these upgrade ideas:

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