Summer’s Arrival Creates Great DIY Glass Block Project Possibilities

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Nothing creates a great summer get-together than bringing friends, food and drinks together in one place. Make your home the place to be with Pittsburgh Corning’s easy and affordable DIY glass block bar project tips.

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“A glass block bar is a great way to add some pizazz to your home,” says Mary Lynn Bruce, Market Product Manager at Pittsburgh Corning.

Pittsburgh Corning Corporation, a leader in the glass block industry for over 75 years, wants your home to be the envy of the neighborhood. Do-it-yourselfers are in full bloom this year as summer makes its way into the homes of homeowners. Creating an easy and affordable DIY glass block bar is just the thing to bring friends and family together this season. And thanks to Pittsburgh Corning’s easy-to-use ProVantage® Installation System, creating the bar is simple!

“A glass block bar is a great way to add some pizazz to your home,” says Mary Lynn Bruce, Market Product Manager at Pittsburgh Corning. “Pittsburgh Corning makes it its mission to give do-it-yourselfers the inspiration, information and the confidence, to finish projects and create the house of their dreams.”

According to a recent home improvement article in the Sacramento Bee, DIY projects are becoming popular again this year. Homeowners are looking for easier ways to do things, and it has become a national pastime and a source of pride in all age groups.

Tips for homeowners looking to start their glass block project using the ProVantage® glass block installation includes:

  •     Determine which glass block pattern you would like to use for your bar
  •     Review the materials list from Pittsburgh Corning for the L-shaped bar with countertop.
  •     Use Pittsburgh Corning’s DIY project planner to familiarize yourself with how to install your project

Pittsburgh Corning leads the DIY homeowner through the project step-by-step guide from conception to finish. Imagination has no end when it comes to glass block’s versatile home improvement options. In interior applications, glass block create natural light that carries between living spaces in a decorative way. In exterior applications, glass block lets natural light into the home without compromising privacy or security.

For more information on other DIY glass blocks projects for your home, visit

About Pittsburgh Corning Corporation
Pittsburgh Corning is the leading manufacturer of premium glass block products and specialized architectural window systems for commercial, institutional, government and residential buildings. Glass block products are extraordinarily versatile, providing design options and daylighting while keeping people and property safe and secure. Since 1937, Pittsburgh Corning has been on the forefront of innovative applied glass technology, designing products that stand the test of time. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh Corning is an equity affiliate of PPG Industries, Inc. and Corning, Inc. For more information visit

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