All Things Glass

Expert Tips

The magic of mirrors
As well as being a practical addition to any room, mirrors can also be used to create the illusion of space. If you place a mirror on the same or neighbouring wall as a natural light source, it will be reflected, back into your home, increasing the perception of light and space.

The good glass
If your home was built before 1970, get the glass checked. When pre-70s glass breaks, it fractures into jagged shards, which can cause serious harm. Safety glass is the modern alternative. If this type of glass breaks, it forms small particles, reducing the risk of injury. Your local glazier can identify the type of glass in your home.

Update your shower screen
If you’ve got a small bathroom, installing a frameless shower screen will give it an open, spacious feel. The toughened glass screen is held in place using special fixings and will almost disappear into the background. This creates a sleek, minimalist look, which is also much easier to clean.