4301 Irving Street
San Francisco, CA 94122
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Do you cut glass to size?
Yes, we do cut glass in our shop: 3/32" (single strength) usually used for wood windows; 1/8" (double strength) usually used for metal windows, depending upon size; 3/16" sometimes used for tabletop protection, sometimes used for windows; 1/4" sometimes used for tabletops or for tabletop protection.
What is a single hung window?
A window that slides vertically, and is reminiscent of old-style sash windows.
What is a double hung window?
A window that has two sashes that slide up and down.
What is obscure glass?
Obscure glass is any textured glass such as frosted, fluted, ground, etc., which is used for privacy, light diffusion, or decorative effects.
What is argon gas?
Argon gas is an inert, nontoxic gas used in insulating glass units to reduce heat transfer.
What does beveled mean?
A sloping edge between parallel surfaces on glass or mirror, with sizes ranging from ½” to ¾” to 1” to 1 ½”.
What is the U-factor?
U-factor or U-value is the measure of heat flow though a material. The lower the U-factor, the greater a window’s resistance to heat flow and the better its insulating value.
What is Low-E?
Low-E is a virtually invisible metallic coating used to reflect heat back to its source. It is applied as a thin coat on the panes of glass.
Do you do auto glass?
Sorry, no auto glass.
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