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11 types of glass for your home

Glass is a versatile material which can be used for partitions, window panes, structural glazing, cabinet insets, doors and so on. Generous use of glass can offer unobstructed views and impart an element of sophistication and elegance to the decor of the home.

Clear Glass

Clear glass allows maximum light to pass through and is used as tabletops, window panes, cabinet insets, and shelves.

Toughened Glass

Toughened glass is 4 to 5 times stronger than clear glass and is suitable for external glazing as it can withstand the extreme weather.

Tinted Glass

When a layer of metal oxide is added to the glass, it forms tinted glass. This type of glass is available in popular colors like blue, green, bronze, brown, grey etc. and prevents heat transmission by sunlight.

Reflective Glass

Reflective glass has a mirror-like metallic coating which reflects heat and is used for exteriors.

Acoustic Glass

Acoustic glass helps in reducing the noise levels. It is highly suitable for homes that are within a noisy surrounding or on the main road.

Laminated Glass

This is a form of safety glass which is formed by pressing a layer of polyvinyl butyral between two layers of glass and is used for fabricating all-glass flooring.

Textured Glass

Patterns or decorative designs are embossed on molten glass to form textured glass. It has a translucent surface and is best suited for shower cubicles and bathroom windows.

Stained Glass

This is a decorative type of glass with ornamental designs. It is used to create ornamental window panes or glass insets within cabinets.

Bevelled Glass

It is a decorative type of glass which can be used as inset panels for doors and cabinets.

Lacquered Glass

Give a stylish look to your home with lacquered or colored glass. It imparts a fresh and playful look to your home.

Frosted Glass

When acid etching or sandblasting is done on ordinary glass, it gives the glass a frosted appearance.