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Putting Clear Glass Panels to Work

Installing a frameless glass shower enclosure is a great way to bring the beauty and benefits of glass into your home. But it’s not the only way that glass can help to make your home more functional and more stylish. Does your home look out over the waters of the Intracoastal Waterway, the Atlantic Ocean […]

The Benefits of Using Low-Iron Glass for Your Shower Enclosure

There are lots of great reasons to update your bathroom with a beautiful clear glass shower enclosure. It will make your bathroom feel more open and larger as well as more modern and stylish. Once you have decided to install a glass shower enclosure, however, you still have to decide what type of glass you […]

The History of the Shower: Part 3

Bathtubs were the only game in town for most of human history. Sometimes, they would be set off from the rest of the room where they were located by a screen to offer some privacy in the days before there were actual rooms dedicated to the act of bathing and person hygiene, but even as […]

The History of the Shower: Part 2

As we referenced in a previous post on the history of the shower, people were much too busy working on developing a practical form of showering for most of human history to be thinking about something as advanced – and as attractive – as frameless glass shower enclosures and frameless shower doors. We covered the […]

The History of the Shower: Part 1

Long before the technology existed to make lovely frameless glass shower enclosures and frameless shower doors, the technology that made showers possible needed to be developed.  We take so many things for granted these days – including the ability to, with the simple turn of a knob, enjoy a nice hot shower. But for most […]

How Do You Define Glass?

Here at Florida State Glass and Mirror, we’re not only experts in the creation and installation of clear glass shower enclosures, frameless glass balcony railings and frameless glass shower doors, we are also fans of glass itself!  When you spend as much time as we do around glass you develop a true appreciation for this […]

Creative Colors for Your Bathroom

So, you decided it’s time. Time to try something new in the bathroom. Why not? You spend a good chunk of your life there, so why not invest a little time and money in a colorful upgrade. If you have a glass shower enclosure, a fresh new color on the walls or vanity can really […]

Shattering the Glass in Hollywood

Have you ever seen a movie and watched an actor walk or fall through glass and remain uninjured? Don’t get any ideas! The glass they use for stunts in the movies either isn’t the same as the glass in your windows or glass shower panels. Special effects specialists and stunt coordinators have a few tricks […]

Glass Railings Enhance the View – Wherever You Go

One of the main criteria for travelers is the view. Whether it’s an urban jungle or an African photo safari, a river or a lake, you don’t want anything to stand between your eyes and the view. That’s why many hotel and residential rental owners choose frameless glass balcony railings for their properties. It’s so […]

May Is National Mental Health Awareness Month

Glass and mirrors are often used as metaphors. (That probably might not hold true when it comes to glass shower panels or frameless glass railings but stick with us here!) And metaphors involving glass and mirrors often pertain to some aspect of mental health or identity – something that we thought might be appropriate to […]