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Use of Glass

By Arbaysis Ashley

Glass is used for its partial transparency, to connect a place with another without the barriers of a wall, also it is commonly used to let light pass through a place, so a specific place will be lighter, so the colors and the design will show, so the use of artificial electric energy is used less during the day, and the sunlight, or moonlight carries into the space

Glass allows light in and prevents air and water so buildings can be naturally lit, and have views to the outside but still provide shelter. Glass however does not usually shelter from heat or cold.

glass gives a aesthical look and there is no such type of rusting impediment.it gives a serene feel.

beautiful back painted coloured glass splashbacks and panels will enable you to create a special atmosphere in your home or office, making your space truly unique. Coloured back painted glass panels are a stylish, modern and practical way to brighten up your kitchen, bathroom or living room.

Out of all the materials out there, glass is already used in most of our homes. The use of glass in home decor is rarely thought of as decorative and is thought to be more utilitarian. Glass can come in several forms from glazing, to counter tops and decorative walls. Whether you enjoy using glass to bring in the morning sun, or a hundred other purposes, glass can be overlooked when customizing home interiors. Here are some ways to let glass brighten your home.

Ever thought of installing a glass counter top in your kitchen, or a glass wall in your bathroom? Modern home interiors are starting to use glass in unique ways, than they used to. If you want to add sleek and modern details, add glass to your wet areas such as kitchens and bathrooms. Consider glass as a divider walls between a master bedroom area and a master bathroom. Glass block can let light through, and keep ample privacy at the same time. Try using different glass materials for all rooms in your home

Use glass as your exterior material: In early architecture and interiors, glass was solely used as punched openings in walls to let in light, and to have a visual connection to the outdoor world. Today, the use of glass in exterior sheathing is popular, especially in high rise commercial buildings. In your home if you like to be connected with your exterior, use wide expansive glass and glass furniture interiors to transform the outdoors inside

• There are very few limits with glass. Heat and cold variations are the most notable features that need to be thought of when using glass in your interiors. There is always a solution; a thicker pane of glass may need to be used in colder climates, etc… Glass has been used in minimalist areas to bring a sense of light and airiness to a space. See where it can brighten up a space in your interiors.

If you want to use glass in small or large quantities, your space will benefit either way. From reflective glass mosaic tiles in the kitchen backsplash, to glass block stepping stones in your front entry, glass is here to stay. Depending on your style, grab inspiration from modern architecture and interior magazines that love to feature homes with expansive glass. Brighten your home with these tips, and see how glass can give you a whole new way to enjoy your home.

Back painted glass is an incredible versatile product, which quickly and easily converts every installation. If you choose to apply back painted glass on full height or simply to specific areas it will unquestionably create a dramatic effect in any room! Back painted glass is available in almost any type of glass but usually it is applied to a low iron float glass due to its clarity.

Back painted glass can be chosen in virtually any colour that you require to accompany your own decor

Back painted glass converts almost any room, from kitchens to bathrooms, showers, wall covering and table tops. Update your kitchen with a modern glass splash back, fit your bathroom with urban glass walls or simply refresh your tables with coloured glass coverings - the choice is endless and the outcome is superb.

Apart from the great design factor, back painted glass benefits from easy cleaning and tremendous durability and when painted on toughened glass it is also heat resistant to approx 200 degrees centigrade, ideal for use behind an oven or wood burner. The glass can be easily fixed to the wall with mirror adhesive such as Gripfill or the back painted glass can be drilled if you request it at time of order so that it can be screwed to the wall.

Flat or curved, geometric or shaped, laminated or toughened; glass can be painted.

Ceramic or screen printed fired-in glass in toughened form is the most popular and durable. Screen printing provides the most versatility with regard to original designs on glass, as a one-off screen is produced through which the paint is applied prior to being fired onto the surface of the glass.

Back painted glass is also available in annealed and laminated forms.

This is becoming more popular in domestic applications such as glass splashbacks in kitchens and cladding on bathroom walls.