Stained glass windows were a way to add beauty and to provide narrative information to those who looked at them. Churches, particularly those from medieval times, often had stained glass windows because they were both si... More »

Stained glass window film benefits include a decorative touch, blocking of 80 percent or more of ultraviolet light and increased privacy. A homeowner has the choice of installing the film on windows, doors, shower doors ... More »

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The life of stained glass window film ranges from three to 10 years. Durability of the material depends on the type of film used, where it is placed and how it is maintained. More »

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Imitation stained glass windows are inexpensive, easy to apply, energy-saving and glare-reducing. Faux stained glass also blocks harmful UV rays and is easy to clean. More »

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Although no specific person has ever been credited with the invention of glass windows, the first known use of glass in windows was during the Roman Empire. This likely occurred in about 100 C.E. in Roman-occupied Alexan... More »

Some examples of the differences between cathedral and vaulted ceilings are chalet and ranch style homes, schoolhouses, and churches with walls that are either equal or dissimilar in height. In architectural terms, a vau... More »

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Art Nouveau is interesting in that is has no simple to define characteristics, although the overall philosophy of the style was to bring the beauty of art to everyday objects no matter how utilitarian they may be, while ... More »