Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Vancouver is one of the most ideal cities for small businesses to thrive in, so it only follows that competition in the area is fierce. Today, many pay attention to the online aspect of marketing. However, the physical aspects of your store still play a huge part in the performance of your business. For example, your storefront glass windows and display glass panels can make or break your store’s ability to gain customers. Standing out from the crowd will not only help your business make a good first impression to passersby but also ensure that they will remember your store in a good way. Properly utilizing your glass windows for this purpose involves different things, including having it maintained by a glass company and organizing your displays.
Sunday, September 20, 2015
The city of Surrey, B.C. offers a lot for people who love the outdoors. In particular, Welcome to BC lists some notable RV campgrounds: Tynehead RV Campground, Pacific Border RV Park, Peace Arch RV Park, and Dogwood Campgrounds. Each of them offers a great camping experience for the whole family. Now, imagine you want to go RV camping but your RV’s windshield is cracked. Your best course of action is to have it repaired or replaced by a glass company, such as M&M Glass, at once so it will be ready for your camping trip. Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Windshield Damage Even the smallest crack or chip can compromise the integrity of the windshield, and when not dealt with right away, the damage may spread and cause you even bigger trouble. First of all, if the damage spreads or increases, the cost to have it repaired will be greater.
Friday, September 18, 2015
Air leaks in your Vancouver home can cause problems for you and your family. They could come as cold drafts blowing through the house when you’re keeping yourself warm, or as blasts of hot air while you’re busy staying cool in the middle of a warm Vancouver summer. They’re uncomfortable, not to mention, very costly as they can affect energy consumption in your home. When your electricity bills spike without apparent reason, something about your windows, doors, and skylights may need repair. Check the Windows If you suspect that you have an air leak somewhere in your house, you might want to start with the windows. Glass windows are particularly problematic if they are the cause of leaks. It can let the elements in, make your home unsecured, and drive down your energy efficiency. Check your windows for cracks, breaks, faulty framing, or damaged glazing.
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
As an entrepreneur, the sight of potential customers just walking past your store instead of popping in to buy can be heartbreaking. You’ve got it all – great products and a friendly service crew all at the perfect location. What could possibly be missing? Visual appeal just might be it. Human beings are naturally and predominantly visual creatures. We need something to stimulate our vision and catch our attention. With help from a glass shop in Surrey, you can improve your sales by getting creative with your storefront glass. Spruce it Up Your customers certainly won’t walk in if your storefront window looks like it’s been through rough roads and back. Unsightly cracks, breaks, chinks, and chips on the glass will make you seem like a neglectful owner as well. They also don’t offer much help to your store’s security. Maybe it’s time to repair your storefront to spruce up your business.
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
In Canada, Surrey and Vancouver are considered as two of the best cities for to do business in. An article in BC Business emphasizes how quickly Surrey is developing to be a formidable competitor to Vancouver. Vancouver, on the other hand, has always been cited as one of the most liveable cities in the world, in large part because of its thriving economy. Retail stores have always been a significant part of any economy, including that of Surrey and Vancouver. They remain the best avenue to sell most consumer products– from basic commodities to specialty items. Whatever the product is, competition in retailing can also get very tough. Whether you’re just starting or already have an existing store, you must stand out from the rest. How can a glass company help you with this?
Sunday, September 13, 2015
The windows in your house, in the most basic sense, perform a protective function—they let light and breeze in, while serving as an effective barrier to the extremes of temperature and the elements. They also help maintain the temperature inside the house. If the windows are damaged, you can expect that they won’t perform these protective functions as well as they should; they can even compromise the safety of the occupants in the house. When you take care of your windows, you can expect them to serve you long, so it helps to be aware of potential causes of damage to your windows.
Friday, September 11, 2015
Glass windows, particularly the decorative ones, enhance both the exterior appearance and interior space of one’s home. They serve as walls that protect, while at the same time letting in natural light to brighten one’s living space and offer the necessary view of the outside. However, glass windows can also pose some risks, especially if you have small children. They are naturally curious about their environment, and children are drawn to glass windows like moths to a flame—offering them a kaleidoscope of the world outside. Unsecured and damaged windows can be a safety hazard to children, causing injuries ranging from cuts from shattered glass panes to more serious ones, such as falls. Here are some ways you can childproof your windows.
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
Finally decided to renovate your bathroom? Perhaps it’s time to give up the traditional feel for a modern one to match up with the rest of your house. Since the first thing you’ll notice when you enter a bathroom is the shower or bath area, that’s where you might want to focus your modernising efforts. A simple addition of a sleek glass shower enclosure is a big improvement over a shower curtain any day. Here are some examples of contemporary designs for shower doors, that you commonly see when you walk into a glass shop in Surrey. Sliding Shower Doors Not all homes allocate plenty of space for bathrooms, especially if it’s not meant to be the master bath. It’s a typical setting in urban areas like Surrey. However, small bathrooms can still incorporate glass in the redesign with sliding shower doors.