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Home Remodeling Month

Article written by Stacy Argo, APlus Glass Services and published in the Sunday, May 3, 2020 edition of the Houston Chronicle. According to National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), in 2019, more than a million Americans spent approximately $158 billion on home improvements. Homeowners across the country are inspired to invest in upgrading and updating their [...]

APlus Glass Wins 2020 BBB Award

APlus Glass Services of Houston wins a 2020 Better Business Bureau Award (BBB) of Greater Houston and South Texas.  Stay tuned to see which specific award will be announced in October 2020 at the annual awards ceremony.

Mirrors Make a Statement

Let Mirrors Make a StatementBy Stacy Argo of A-Plus Glass Services, published in the November 24th 2019 edition of the Houston Chronicle. Even though mirrors are thought of as a practical use for personal grooming, they can also add a good deal of elegance and style whether it be traditional or contemporary to any room [...]

Award Winning Project

A-Plus Glass Services in Houston was proud to have provided and installed shower glass and wall mirrors for a master bath remodel by Remodelers of Houston. This project won a Greater Houston Builders Association (GHBA) 2019 Houston Best PRISM Award in the category of Remodeled Bath over $50,000. 

Credentials and Why They Matter

When it’s time to remodel, it is important to search for a professional remodeler with good credentials. Depending on the type of contractor you are looking for, that may mean being members of industry trade organizations, having various certifications that demonstrate their expertise and any required licenses and insurances. It’s best to work with a company [...]

Storm Windows

Windows are extremely susceptible to wind damage and become vulnerable to repeat damage caused by multiple storms. Single pane windows are not as strong or as energy efficient as double pane windows.   However, the seal separating the two panes can fail on double pane windows, allowing outside air and moisture to fog up the glass. One [...]

Glass Table Top Covers

Custom glass table tops are ideal for home or business. From the boardroom to dining room, protect your table with glass while showing off the beauty of your wood table.  Glass table covers are an affordable and easy way to protect your valuable furniture. With a protective glass table cover, your wood, marble or metal table’s surface is safe [...]

Designing Showers with Aging-in-Place in Mind

There’s been an increase in recent years in the concept of “aging in place.” That is, instead of spending money for assisted living or a similar facility more people are choosing to grow old in their own home. There are many considerations when planning a shower enclosure for someone with special needs, keeping safety in [...]

Glass in Interior Design

As you look around your home and contemplate remodeling, what can you do to make a difference in the look and feel of your home? Consider using glass. Glass is one of the most widely used materials in interior design. Glass brings in light naturally to your home and it can be used to obscure, [...]

Sleek modern, shower doors offer streamlined look

More homeowners are opting to lose the bathroom tub and instead design a spacious shower with luxurious fixtures to give it a spa like feel.  As a result, the shower is becoming more of the centerpiece of the bathroom.    Frameless glass shower doors and enclosures have increased in popularity as homeowners desire a cleaner, [...]

Buying Shower Doors

  Online shopping is a thriving market. For some types of purchases it may not be the best place to purchase. If you are considering buying glass shower doors or enclosures there are some things to know before you shop online or visit to a big box store.   Contrary to what people think there [...]

Glass Shower Door Cleaning

Glass Shower Door Cleaning Traditional shower curtains in the bathroom are out.  Frameless glass shower doors have surged in popularity in recent years. They are clean and add a modern element to a bathroom. There are many designs and styles to choose from for both glass and hardware. The minimalist modern look of frameless glass [...]

Shower enclosures for special needs

There are many considerations when planning shower enclosures for someone with special needs. Shower features such as curb-less (also known as no step entry or barrier free) and wider doors for a larger entrance are recommended for those with physical disabilities. The American Disability Act (ADA) guidelines and requirements can help you to integrate these [...]

Shower Door Options

Current trends in bathroom remodeling have homeowners removing tubs in favor of installing walk-in showers. If you are planning a bathroom remodel and decide to do this, you will need to choose the shower door and enclosure. When looking at choices, take into consideration how it will function within the size of your space and [...]