The expertise you find at Dwight’s Glass & Mirror extends beyond “just” glass. We offer custom-cut plexiglass for a more durable glasswork features.
Plexiglass, also called acrylic glass, is not glass at all. It is actually a type of plastic (polymer) with many of the same properties as glass, such as hardness and transparency.
Plexiglass is lighter weight than glass and has more flexibility, making it more shatter-resistant than conventional glass. Plexiglass can withstand drilling, sawing and many machinery applications, making it ideal for a number of home and industrial application.
The properties of plexiglass bestow a number of benefits for home and business environments, including:
Of course, like glass, plexiglass allows natural light to filter into your space, and that can create the illusion of a larger space and reduce eyestrain.
Plexiglass may be used as an alternative to silica-based glass for a wide variety of home and commercial features, including:
The glass specialists at Dwight’s Glass & Mirror can help you determine if plexiglass is the right choice for your residential or commercial glass features. We carry a variety of sizes and thicknesses that are ready to be custom-cut to your specifications, and we provide quality installation. We also provide repair and replacement service for your existing plexiglass pieces.
Visit one of our Albuquerque, NM showrooms or contact us to speak to a glass specialist to learn more about plexiglass as a conventional glass alternative.