Custom Glass Projects: The High Versatility of Glass

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The versatility of glass makes it an indispensable part of modern home building. From using it as insulation to adding glamor indoors, there is a range of available customizations. Custom glass projects are now only limited by your imagination.Traditionally, glass has mostly been used as a medium for windows and mirrors. As more people realize that specialty glass caters to suit their needs, the acceptance is growing. Custom made glass can enhance the beauty of your home, let’s look at a few places where you could use them.

 

 

Wall Mirrors

 Wall mirrors are an ideal replacement to cluttering your walls with murals or paintings. Custom mirrors with multiple finishing choices will complement any decor you choose to go with. It will make your living space look bigger by adding depth. When placed strategically it can act as a canvas to play around with light. 

One thing to keep in mind is to always keep the mirrors clean to get the most of them. Make sure they aren’t placed behind heavy furniture and are easily accessible. Use a reliable cleaning solution to keep the mirrors, shiny and streak free. Check out our step-by-step method on how to get the best shine from your mirror.

 

 

Vanity Mirrors

 Vanity mirrors are generally used for applying makeup and getting ready; they help you look good. But these mirrors have come a long way from just being an accessory that goes along your makeup drawer.They are now available in a wide range of styles. Follow the links to see how a modern bathroom vanity mirror, LED vanity mirror or a Hollywood themed vanity mirror would look like if you wanted to add some glamor to your daily routine.

 

 

Glass Countertops:

Glass countertops will give your kitchen a sleek and sophisticated look. It’s not a commonly used countertop material, so if you choose to use it you’ll stand out from the rest. These countertops are anywhere between ¾th to ¼ inch thick.

A common misconception is they aren’t as sturdy as other materials. In reality, it’s quite the opposite. Glass countertops can withstand heat, don’t strain or crack, and are non-porous as a result they are highly hygienic. They are also highly customizable.

 

 

Glass Cabinets

Adding transparent cabinet doors to your kitchen will give it an airy look, as well as save you time to look around for things you need. Glass cabinets come in varied shapes and sizes. Depending on the look you’re going after, you could choose from metallic cabinet doors with opaque custom glass pieces or stained or clear ones that go well with wooden cabinet doors. These definitely add aesthetic value to your kitchen that could potentially even increase the worth of your property.

Here’s a quick DIY to add a clear glass panel to your wooden cabinets in the kitchen.

 

 

Glass Shelves

Glass shelves in your living spaces give it a distinctive appearance. As with most custom glass products, these also come in a variety of choices. From floating shelves, wall units, corner shelves or custom built ones for closets.

 

 

Table Tops

Beautifully designed table tops almost always become the focal point of any room. You’ll have to get used to your guests’ compliments. Be it your dining table or your center table, glass top tables exude class and are easy to maintain. You won’t have to worry about spots or stains like your fabric or leather furniture. If you’re looking for ideas to adorn your living space with glass table tops, check out our detailed post here.

 

 

Need Help?

Michael’s Glass Company is a family owned business that has been supplying and installing glass, mirrors and glass related products all over Philadelphia. We would be happy to bring your projects to life and use our expertise to answer any queries that you might have. Contact us or call at (215) 338-3293