The 8″ Cortina Cut Corner glass block is the perfect compliment to the U.S. Imperial collection. The 8″ Corner blocks are made to create corners for a 90 degree turn. This is commonly seen in the use of shower walls that wrap around to the front of the shower, however, they may also be used with interior walls to create dividers between sections of a home. The U.S. Imperial Cortina Collection offers block sizes for 8x8x4, 6x6x4, 12x12x4, 6x8x4, 4x8x4 as well as 8″ End blocks, 8″ Double End blocks, and the 8″ Albend glass block. This collection allows you to create nearly any glass block configuration imaginable.
Design Ideas for 8″ Cortina Cut Corner
Wave glass block is the most popular design because it works well in any environment. First of all, the block is available in clear, in color and with sandblasted finishes. Due to the patterns complimentary design, homeowners find glass block to be very soothing. Secondly, glass block is a structurally sound product. Consequently, it is a product that when installed correctly, offers many years of aesthetic pleasure and purpose to a home. Also, the 8″ Nubio Cut Corner allows you to make sharp turns and returning walls. Lastly, designing with glass block is fun. This is because homeowners play with colors, shapes and sizes to create the perfect look. Check out Glass Block Warehouse Facebook Page to see some design ideas for your home.
Features of Smart Home Glass Blocks
The entire Smart Home Collection offers new technologies for self-cleaning, energy saving, and solar reflecting. Due to these technologies, homeowners are investing in a product that will be vibrant, smart and beautiful for many years.
Firstly, the self-cleaning technology reduces cleaning and maintenance costs associated with glass block installations. Also, invisible surface coatings contain hydrophilic properties that break down organic dirt and wash away rain water. This means the glass maintains a cleaner appearance over time.
Secondly, the manufacturer has patented ‘Energy Saving’ technology. As a result, allow Glass Block Warehouse to introduce low-emissivity glass plates and pressure controlled argon gas. The plates are inserted between the glass faces to interrupt the thermal bridge, and argon gas is injected to reduce a block’s thermal transmittance to U=1.1 W/m2 K. Additionally, homeowners enjoy saving energy and protecting the environment with 4″ Cortina glass block.
Lastly, solar-reflecting glass block is made with protective cover films for applications. Due to the films protection against UV radiation. For that reason, the block’s reduce overheating in the summer. Like most solar conscious windows, glass block installations will further protect interior decor.
In conclusion, the new technologies make buying glass block an even better investment for years to come. In addition to technologies for a better glass block experience, they never go out of style and offer timeless beauty in any installation.