How to Install Glass Block Windows, Pictures

We replaced ten basement windows with these Redi2set pre assembled glass block window panels, pictured below.  You save the hardship of laying individual blocks when installing these eight block pre-formed units.  Major time saver.  In this post, we share our experience of how to install glass block windows in our home basement. We’ve included pictures … Continue reading How to Install Glass Block Windows, Pictures



Chef Choice Cordless Glass Electric Water Tea Kettle Teapot 679 0001 Review

We’ve been avid mint tea drinkers for nearly two decades, and so, have often kept cordless kettles like the   Chef Choice Kettle Teapot Model #679    on the kitchen counter for quick and efficient water heating. The 679 glass kettle is not actually cordless.  A cord does exist, attached to the stand base, that plugs into a fifteen amp outlet, that supplies power to the heating … Continue reading Chef Choice Cordless Glass Electric Water Tea Kettle Teapot 679 0001 Review



Chef’s Choice® International 1.5-Quart Cordless Electric Glass Kettle 680 Review

We’ve been avid mint tea drinkers for nearly two decades, and so, have often kept electric kettles like the   Chef’s Choice Cordless Electric Glass Kettle Model #680    on the kitchen counter for quick and efficient water heating. The 680 glass kettle is not really cordless.  There is in fact, a cord that plugs into a fifteen amp outlet attached to the accompanying … Continue reading Chef’s Choice® International 1.5-Quart Cordless Electric Glass Kettle 680 Review



Glass Cooktop Stove Pros and Cons

In the past couple decades, the glass cooktop stove has appeared.  It’s a great alternative to the open electric burners of stoves from years past.  Glass cooktop stove models come in gas and electric versions. Indeed, they do have their advantages, like rapid response heat control, and no food dropping inside the stove. Plus, when … Continue reading Glass Cooktop Stove Pros and Cons



Weiman Glass Cook Top Cleaner & Polish Review

We’ve used  Weiman Glass Cook Top Heavy Duty Cleaner & Polish for several years, and have found it to be fairly decent at cleaning the glass stove top of Amana and Whirlpool flat surface electric stoves. Weiman is an effective but non abrasive liquid cleaner that has been specifically designed to clean glass / ceramic cook tops without … Continue reading Weiman Glass Cook Top Cleaner & Polish Review



Anti Reflective Glasses Coating Pros and Cons

Anti reflective lenses have found their way into most optical applications over the past two decades.  They’ve become widely available, affordable, and notably more durable. However, they’re still somewhat fragile, and thus, easy to scratch, and some people experience eye strain and fatigue when wearing them.  But whatever drawbacks these lens coatings present, have not dissuaded … Continue reading Anti Reflective Glasses Coating Pros and Cons