Category: <span>Glass</span>

What To Ask Your Glazier: Types of Glass

What To Ask Your Glazier: Types of Glass

What To Ask Your Commercial Glazier About Types of Glass Kensington Glass Arts recently began a series over what questions you should ask your glazier. The purpose of this series is to help general contractors, architects, and folks looking for glass upgrades select the best glazier for their upcoming projects. […]

What is Tempered Glass?

What is Tempered Glass?

As a glass fabricator, Kensington Glass Arts, Inc. (KGa) is proud to be one of the top producers of tempered glass in the Mid-Atlantic area. One question we often get from new customers is “What is tempered glass?” This basic question is a great place to start if you’re looking […]

What is Back-Painted Glass? Collaboration with Classic Glass

What is Back-Painted Glass? Collaboration with Classic Glass

If you’re looking for an artistic, colorful glass installation idea in your upcoming project, your glazier may propose using back-painted glass. While Kensington Glass Arts does not produce back-painted glass, we do have a lot of great supply partners that do, and often fabricate the tempered glass for other organizations, […]

Our Top Glass Resources

Our Top Glass Resources

Kensington Glass Arts Top Glass Resources As a high-end glass contractor, Kensington Glass Arts, Inc. (KGa) constantly reviews glass news and continuing education resources to stay up-to-date on the latest industry trends. If you’re interested in learning about the glass industry, check out a few of these resources to find […]

What Does a Glazier Do?

What Does a Glazier Do?

What does a glazier do? One question that is commonly asked by potential new entry-level hires and customers looking for a glass installation is “What does a glazier do?” Glazing is a career with many responsibilities and opportunities for growth. If you’re interested in learning about an ever-growing career path, […]

Tempered Glass VS Laminated Glass

Tempered Glass VS Laminated Glass

The Differences between Tempered Glass versus Laminated Glass Whether you’re an architect developing design plans, a general contractor selecting a glazier for a future project, or an individual looking into modern office renovations, selecting which type of glass to use in your upcoming project can be daunting. There are many […]

A History of Amelung House and Glassworks

A History of Amelung House and Glassworks

A History of Amelung House and Glassworks While the Amelung House and Glassworks is not the first glass factory in the United States (that feat went to Jamestown), this historical site was a centerpiece to American history. Some historians say that glassmaking was not a successful craft until the introduction […]