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Don’t look down! Glass floors and walkways for the home and office
Friday 25th September, 2020

Don’t look down! Glass floors and walkways for the home and office

Earlier this month, the world’s longest glass-bottomed bridge opened in Guangdong Province, China. The 526 metre-long glass suspension bridge was made from three layers of 4.5 centimetre-thick tempered laminated glass. Walk-on glass experiences are popular at tourist sites the world over, but glass floors are not just for renowned destinations. Glass floors and walkways are the epitome of modern design and the perfect addition to any home or commercial building.

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Keeping it clean – glass splashbacks in the bathroom
Friday 28th August, 2020

Keeping it clean – glass splashbacks in the bathroom

What do Dolly Parton’s Jolene, Culture Club’s Karma Chameleon and Taylor Swift’s Shake it Off have in common? They all have choruses lasting over 20 seconds and in recent times have accompanied vigorous handwashing in bathrooms the world over. With higher than ever standards of cleanliness set to continue for the foreseeable future, it may be time to spruce up your bathroom with glass splashbacks from Tufwell Glass.

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All you need is…glass partitions
Wednesday 29th July, 2020

All you need is…glass partitions

As The Beatles sang, all things must pass. From hairdressers and hotels to shops and swimming pools, businesses across the UK are resuming trade after months of lockdown, but must first take steps to ensure the safety of employees and customers. Tufwell’s glass partitions can help your business to meet essential new requirements without detracting from the aesthetics of your space or brand.

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If you can’t stand the heat…toughened glass in the kitchen
Monday 29th June, 2020

If you can’t stand the heat…toughened glass in the kitchen

Temperatures in the UK have soared this month, with the hottest day of the year so far recorded when the mercury hit 32.6°C. As sweltering as that may seem, it is nothing compared to the 600°C heat applied in the manufacture of toughened glass to make it one of the most resilient and versatile glass products on the market, ideal for use in domestic or commercial kitchens. 

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No ordinary times, no ordinary glass: the marvel of smart glass
Friday 29th May, 2020

No ordinary times, no ordinary glass: the marvel of smart glass

As we continue to live through extraordinary times, we take a look at an extraordinary glass product in Tufwell’s extensive range: smart glass. Smart glass, also known as switchable glass, allows for the control of light transmission to change the appearance of glass from transparent to translucent and vice versa.

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Helping the heroes – glass screens for the NHS
Monday 27th April, 2020

Helping the heroes – glass screens for the NHS

We are in a time like no other. At Tufwell Glass, as part of United Glass Group, we are proud to be playing our part by fulfilling orders of essential glass screens for hospitals on behalf of the NHS. Glass screens have long been popular in clinical settings and here’s why...

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Mirror, mirror on the wall: why mirror glass from Tufwell is the best of all
Friday 13th March, 2020

Mirror, mirror on the wall: why mirror glass from Tufwell is the best of all

Friday the 13th ranks alongside breaking a mirror as an omen of ill tidings. But with mirror glass from Tufwell Glass there’s no need to fear – our durable and versatile mirror glass products will bring light and style into your home or office.

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In the case of emergency…safety glass in the workplace
Thursday 27th February, 2020

In the case of emergency…safety glass in the workplace

This week in Berlin, The Guardian newspaper shattered convention in a marketing stunt that encouraged people to break the emergency glass encasing its fly-posters. For most businesses, breaking emergency glass is a last resort; for all, safety must be a priority. Understanding the functionality of safety glass and knowing which uses are best suited to your business are sure-fire ways to ensure that your business, its employees and customers stay safe.

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Tufwell’s Twelve Days of Glassmas: Part 2
Sunday 5th January, 2020

Tufwell’s Twelve Days of Glassmas: Part 2

Happy New Year! And what better way to start it than sprucing up your home or office with premium glass products from Tufwell Glass. Not sure what’s on offer? Read on, as we proudly present part two of Tufwell’s Twelve Days of Glassmas! On the seventh day of Glassmas, Tufwell gave to me…

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Tufwell’s Twelve Days of Glassmas: Part 1
Thursday 12th December, 2019

Tufwell’s Twelve Days of Glassmas: Part 1

This time of year is traditionally one of giving, be it gifts, hospitality or goodwill. And so, without further ado, we present to you part one of Tufwell’s Twelve Days of Glassmas! On the first day of Glassmas, Tufwell gave to me…

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Make a splash with bathroom glass panels and splashbacks
Friday 22nd November, 2019

Make a splash with bathroom glass panels and splashbacks

When it comes to interior design, one area most often neglected in commercial spaces is the bathroom; and yet, a poll of office workers found that employees spend around 56 hours a year in the bathroom, that’s a total of seven working days out of the average working year. Tufwell Glass offers a range of glass products that can transform your commercial bathroom space.

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The sky's the limit! Toughened glass in your home or office
Monday 21st October, 2019

The sky's the limit! Toughened glass in your home or office

This month, plans were unveiled to install a 226ft tall glass observation cabin in the centre of Bristol. The glass cabin will hold up to 42 people. It is staggering to think that glass can be strong enough for such a purpose, or indeed can withstand the wear and tear of everyday use in the home or workplace. That’s where glass manufacturing plays a vital role.

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Small is beautiful! Make the most of small office spaces with glass partitions
Thursday 19th September, 2019

Small is beautiful! Make the most of small office spaces with glass partitions

Glass partitions are an effective way to optimize limited space within an office area. So, don’t let a small office get in the way of your big business plans. Remove limitations with glass partitions from Tufwell Glass.

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Get smart. The rise of smart glass in the workplace
Wednesday 28th August, 2019

Get smart. The rise of smart glass in the workplace

The future is bright for smart glass. This month an industry report revealed that the global smart glass market size is expected to reach almost $10 billion by 2025, with a particular demand in commerical spaces. So how can smart glass improve your workplace space?

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A cut above the rest. Cutting glass to size with CNC technology
Saturday 20th July, 2019

A cut above the rest. Cutting glass to size with CNC technology

This year the National Glass Centre in Sunderland turned 21. The Centre chronicles the introduction of glass-making to Britain in the seventh century to its ubiquitous presence in our daily lives. Glass manufacturing has evolved throughout the ages. One of the more recent developments is the use of computer numerical control (CNC) technology to cut glass to size.

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Game, set, match. Ace your commercial space with a glass balustrade from Tufwell Glass
Thursday 27th June, 2019

Game, set, match. Ace your commercial space with a glass balustrade from Tufwell Glass

The Wimbledon tournament begins next month and will showcase an impressive display of strength, endurance and class as the world’s tennis elite battle it out to be crowned champion. Strength, endurance and class are descriptors that apply equally to one of Tufwell Glass’s champion products, the glass balustrade. 

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An appetite for glass… stylish glass splashbacks for your kitchen
Thursday 30th May, 2019

An appetite for glass… stylish glass splashbacks for your kitchen

Food festivals are all the rage this summer, so why not bring some of that festival flavour and fun into your own kitchen with a contemporary glass splashback from Tufwell Glass?

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Let there be light! Glass doors in the workplace
Wednesday 24th April, 2019

Let there be light! Glass doors in the workplace

With spring in full bloom bringing blue skies and sunshine, it is perhaps understandable that we may sigh a little when closing the office door to begin another working day. But closing the office door does not have to mean shutting out the sun; not with stylish glass doors from Tufwell Glass.

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Can you handle the heat? The importance of using fire glass in your building
Thursday 28th March, 2019

Can you handle the heat? The importance of using fire glass in your building

In any building, safety is paramount; which is one of the reasons that demand for fire glass is on the increase. Find out more about about this specialist glass and why it is important to use fire-rated glass in your building. 

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Toughened glass vs laminated glass - which is your favourite?
Thursday 28th February, 2019

Toughened glass vs laminated glass - which is your favourite?

It’s award season in the entertainment calendar and The Favourite has come out on top. At Tufwell Glass we’re often asked which is our favourite, toughened glass or laminated glass? We’re here to help you make a first-class choice of glass product for your home or office.

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