Measure twice and cut once as they say – this is especially true with glass! The quality of subcontractors can make or break a project. For nearly 20 years I’ve been providing glass to the construction industry. In this time, I’ve experienced a multitude of budget blow out situations that were mostly avoidable. Many are […]
Shower Head & Tap Positioning To minimize leakage, position showerheads toward tiled walls or fixed panels. Where possible avoid shower heads being positioned opposite a door or other opening. Consider tap placement for ease of getting in and out of your shower. This goes for your towel rail placement also, near the door or entrance […]
Is everything old always new again? 5 years ago I spoke with Ted Oberg, a pioneer of the glass industry, and looked at the origins of glass products we know and loved then. I anticipated that bronze and ambers were a comeback in less intrusive and more creative ways. Is There Such a Thing as […]
In 2014, I wrote a blog titled “Do you suffer from Air Conditioning Guilt?” At the time the political landscape was filled with scare mongering about energy costs. Three years on we are realising the lack of government leadership on this issue with no end in sight on the ENERGY debate and rising electricity and […]
With Spring finally in the air, Greater Glass is pleased to announce the arrival of our very own Baby Panda (name still to be decided). Weighing in at just over 3 tonnes, she’s a beauty and whilst the delivery was not easy, it was certainly was a labour of love! Our new ‘Baby’ arrived last week […]
On a recent trip to Hawaii I was so surprised to find all the hotels were double glazed. Of course I know it makes sense I just didn’t think an island state with such old buildings would be so far advanced on a major modern city like Sydney. Whilst I’m a huge advocate for double […]
Nominated at this years NSW Glass & Glazing Association awards, this project featured one of the largest glass panels that can be made in Australia, weighing in at ¾ of a tonne. See the Steel work video here and then, Here comes the glass.
Thanks to the wave of home improvement shows flooding our screens, the search for the latest in home renovation trend is gaining momentum. But are the trends the “latest” or are they just following a cycle where everything old is new again? Retro glass trends are in for 2015 The comeback of retro glass can […]