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The benefits of laminated glass
Thursday 22nd November, 2018

The benefits of laminated glass

As we approach Christmas, retailers up and down the country are unveiling spectacular window displays. From food and fashion to gifts galore, these glittering sights can all be viewed through laminated glass shop fronts. Read on to find out why laminated glass is popular in both commercial and domestic settings. 

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From the cathedral to kitchen – splash colour into your life with painted glass
Thursday 11th October, 2018

From the cathedral to kitchen – splash colour into your life with painted glass

When people think of painted glass they usually picture grand stained-glass windows in churches or cathedrals. More recently coloured glass – or painted glass – has become increasingly accessible, affordable and popular in all types of buildings. 

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It’s not just for glitter balls: mirror glass for your home and office
Thursday 20th September, 2018

It’s not just for glitter balls: mirror glass for your home and office

It’s that time of year again when dance fever hits the nation, but you don't have to hang a glitter ball in your home or office to use mirror glass to dazzling effect.

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Sun, sea and glass balustrades
Thursday 23rd August, 2018

Sun, sea and glass balustrades

With summertime well and truly under way, many of us have been heading to the coast – at home and abroad – to soak up the sun, sand and sea. A commonplace but often unnoticed feature of coastal holidays is the glass balustrade.

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And the winner is…smart glass
Thursday 12th July, 2018

And the winner is…smart glass

It’s awards time again at RIBA – the Royal Institute of British Architects – and glass featured prominently in the winning designs. But you don't have to be a RIBA winner to benefit from smart glass in your home or office.

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The heat is on: fire-rated glass
Monday 18th June, 2018

The heat is on: fire-rated glass

With fire safety and compliance featuring heavily in the headlines this month, Tufwell considers the benefits of fire-rated glass and how it can help protect your business as part of an integrated fire safety strategy. 

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Using glass splashbacks to transform the most important room
Thursday 24th May, 2018

Using glass splashbacks to transform the most important room

The bathroom is arguably the most important room and sprucing up a bathroom need not be costly or disruptive with the installation of glass splashbacks. Glass splashbacks are a relatively new development in interior design but have fast become a popular choice with those wanting to combine style with practicality.

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Glass manufacturing: the future is glass!
Tuesday 24th April, 2018

Glass manufacturing: the future is glass!

Glass is back! After decades of quiet mornings, the milk float could soon again be clinking along our streets delivering milk in glass bottles to our doorsteps. Whilst the glass milk bottle has stood empty, glass technology has evolved to inform improvements in glass manufacturing that have led to a wider range of glass products better able to meet customer needs.

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Mark the arrival of spring with stunning shaped glass
Tuesday 20th March, 2018

Mark the arrival of spring with stunning shaped glass

Spring has officially sprung - an occasion depicted by acclaimed British glass artist Peter Layton in his exceptional series 'Arrival of Spring'. But you don’t have to be a glass art collector to have inspiring shaped glass in your home or workplace.

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Is your glass tough enough?
Friday 23rd February, 2018

Is your glass tough enough?

Toughened, or tempered glass, is one of the most widely used glass products worldwide. There are many advantages to using toughened glass. The most important benefit of toughened glass is safety.  

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Be on-trend in 2018 with glass partitions
Wednesday 31st January, 2018

Be on-trend in 2018 with glass partitions

At the start of the year, the style gurus have been out in force, making their predictions for the office design trends of 2018.  The good news is that glass partitions are once again openly lauded for their ability to keep your workplaces on-trend – a stylish solution of choice for modern office design, in three major ways: Adaptability, Collaboration and Wellbeing.

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5 reasons a bespoke glass splashback is the right investment for your kitchen
Saturday 9th December, 2017

5 reasons a bespoke glass splashback is the right investment for your kitchen

Investing in a stylish, contemporary kitchen is a wise choice regardless of the type of home.  Whether you’re refitting a spacious, detached family home or a compact city apartment, a bespoke glass splashback will add the finishing touch to your project.

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Toughened glass cut to size for stairs
Tuesday 21st November, 2017

Toughened glass cut to size for stairs

Toughened glass is the perfect choice to enhance your stairs.  Tufwell Glass offers toughened glass cut to size for all your stair projects.  Find out more in our blog.

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Tufwell installs stylish new glass balustrade system at Leicester train station
Thursday 12th October, 2017

Tufwell installs stylish new glass balustrade system at Leicester train station

Leicester train station has undergone an extensive revamp in recent months, including a stylish and contemporary glass balustrade system supplied by Tufwell.

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Myth busting - the limitations of fire glass in doors
Wednesday 20th September, 2017

Myth busting - the limitations of fire glass in doors

The days of being restricted to wired glass for fire doors is long gone. Tufwell has all you need to know about today’s fire glass door design possibilities.

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4 projects where laminated glass is essential
Wednesday 9th August, 2017

4 projects where laminated glass is essential

Laminated glass is one of the world’s most widely used safety glasses, after toughened glass. Find out when laminated glass should be specified in our blog.

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Bespoke glass furniture – the only limit is your imagination!
Friday 30th June, 2017

Bespoke glass furniture – the only limit is your imagination!

If you’re looking for a unique piece of glass furniture, Tufwell Glass can help you create it. Just as we did for this client, inspired by the beauty of an old Jaguar engine…

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Why does toughened glass shatter and how can I prevent it?
Monday 29th May, 2017

Why does toughened glass shatter and how can I prevent it?

Spontaneous glass breakage can be caused by internal defects in toughened glass, invisible to the naked eye. Find out how the heat soak test acts to identify it.

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Would glass partitions benefit my workspace?
Thursday 4th May, 2017

Would glass partitions benefit my workspace?

Glass partitions are a stylish solution to modern office design. And with a multitude of design options available, there’s a style to suit every taste and budget.

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The Tufwell guide to accurately measuring up to order glass cut to size
Tuesday 18th April, 2017

The Tufwell guide to accurately measuring up to order glass cut to size

Measuring up for glass cut to size can be a simple and painless process if you do it right. Follow Tufwell’s top tips to find out how.

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