GLOSSARY: Different Types of Heat Treatments to Glass

There are some terms of different glass heat treatments that you need to know when specifying architectural glass. Often times, they are easily confused with one another or used interchangeably, so in today's post, we thought we'd try to offer some clarity (no pun intended) on the types of heat … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Tempered and Annealed

See how differently annealed plate glass and fully tempered glass acts in this video by Veryst Engineering in an analytical laboratory environment. … [Read more...]

What Is Tempered Glass?

Tempered glass is regular annealed glass that has been processed by a controlled thermal process to increase its strength in comparison to annealed (untempered) glass. The glass is heated in a special oven almost to a liquid state and then cooled very quickly to create a hardened outside surface. … [Read more...]

Glass at DesignDC 2017

Today is the final day of DesignDC, the annual show and expo of the Washington, DC chapter of the AIA. We always enjoy this show because the size and scope is so reasonable and we can have meaningful conversations with architects and address their project questions. DC is such an important … [Read more...]

Awesome Antique Game Room

This beautiful show home created in a partnership with BBG Construction and Homes with Steill Real Estate Group in Westfield, Indianapolis utilized Dreamwalls Antique Mirror in a beautiful wet bar area perfect for socializing with family and friends. The rustic bar with farmhouse accents has … [Read more...]

Is Bigger Better? 4 Times Strategic Seaming Makes Sense

A back-painted glass backsplash is beautiful for the long expanses of glass that it can provide. 144-inches is our max length we can fabricate, and that is a long piece of glass. It eliminates grout lines common with other materials, it is impervious to moisture, it is stain-resistant, and it … [Read more...]

Capabilities are Key

We have customers come in from time-to-time to look at our manufacturing facility, and they're always impressed with the tour. In our NC location alone, we have a mirror line, a painting facility, a glass tempering line and more. Below is a video we created for those customers that can't make it to … [Read more...]

Can Your Glass Do This?

Corning® is a huge company, of which glass is just a part of what they work with. They're the ones that did those amazing "A Day Made of Glass" videos and are constantly innovating and inventing new ways to improve glass technologies. Their product, Gorilla® Glass is a chemically tempered glass that … [Read more...]

Glass Build America 2017

Being at Glass Build America in Atlanta has been a great experience. We're excited to showcase all our back-painting and silvering capabilities that prove that we can do things with glass that most other glass fabricators can't. We custom match colors, add patterns and fully fabricate with CNC, … [Read more...]

1-minute Markerboards

Got a minute? Please watch our new 1-minute video aboutDreamwalls Glass Markerboards. It's the premier writing surface with unlimited color options, all the options you need for installation, and the accessories to enhance its performance even further. For educational, healthcare, and commercial … [Read more...]