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South Glass Country Ltd. is a trusted name for residential, commercial and automotive glass, doors, mirrors, and glass repair services in Medicine Hat. You can count on us for high-quality work and 24-hour emergency service.


Bookmark this page to stay abreast with the latest happenings. Our blogs feature unique and informational content to help you make better decisions when selecting and installing glass doors, automatic doors, etc. 

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    10/11/2022 0 Comments
    Finding the Right Windows for Your Home and Climate

    Did you know that heat loss or gain through your windows is responsible for around 30% of residential cooling and heating energy use? To stay comfortable in your home throughout the year, having the right window types is essential to protect your home from the climate.

    Your home is your shelter, but it can quickly become uncomfortable and costly when temperatures rise or fall if you do not have suitable types of windows. Living in a country with a wide range of climate conditions, such as Canada, means picking the best window types can be tricky.

    However, we have you covered with this article on how to find the best Canadian windows for your home and the climate.

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    How to Clean and Maintain Your Retractable Screen Doors

    Owning a retractable screen door boosts your home's look and overall value, but cleaning and maintaining them can seem tricky. While they boost your home's look, few people know how to clean screen doors.


    So how do you clean and maintain retractable screen doors? What are some maintenance tips to know before taking this on?


    That's what we're here to look at today. Read on to find out more about screen door maintenance and how you can effectively clean your home screen doors.

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    Design Tips for Creating a Custom Glass Shower

    When you imagine the bathroom of your dreams, one thing that stands out as the focal point is the custom glass shower that glistens before each use.


    However, before you can begin using your new shower, there are several decisions you have to make, like what type of glass shower design you want and what about the shower doors for the shower.


    Before you can begin showering in peace, we've created a brief guide with a few shower design ideas you're not going to want to miss out on.

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  • 19/10/2022 0 Comments
    How to Bug-Proof Your Home Deck

    Bugs like mosquitoes aren't just nuisances; they also carry dangerous diseases like the West Nile virus. For Canadians, keeping bugs and pests away from their outdoor areas can be a real pain. However, you can take steps to prevent them from ruining your enjoyment of the outdoors.


    Here are a few bug-proof tips you can use on and around your home deck to make the most of the season. 

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    19/10/2022 0 Comments
    Picking the Best Outdoor Patio Screens Perfect for Your Space

    The more time people spend in nature, the more they can reduce stress, depression, and anxiety. Spending time outdoors, even in your backyard, has many positive physical and mental health benefits. 


    It's no wonder that so many Canadians love their patios. 


    Although summer is coming to a close, there's still time to consider the state of your outdoor space. One upgrade that pays off involves selecting the right outdoor patio screens. Here are some patio ideas and tips for choosing the right style for your needs. 

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    Fibreglass vs Steel Entry Door: Which One to Choose?

    Every 90 seconds, thieves victimize Canadian citizens. That's how many residential break-ins occur here in Canada. The right entry door can help deter intruders.

    When you shop for a new front door, there are three things to consider: durability, curb appeal, and security.

    Should you buy a fibreglass or steel entry door? They're both common door materials.

    It can be hard to choose unless you understand the differences. This article takes a quick look at the features and benefits of each to help you select the right door for your home.

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    03/05/2022 0 Comments
    How Your Front Door Can Enhance Your Home’s Value?

    There are various reasons to renovate your home. Perhaps you want to increase your curb appeal. Or maybe you're interested in selling your home; regardless, a bit of remodelling could never hurt.

    One simple way to revitalize the exterior of your home is to add a new front door. Adding a modern front door can significantly increase your home's value and aesthetic. "But how can a front door add home value?" you might be asking.

    Below are a few ways investing in a new front door can impact the value of your home. Read on if you're interested to learn more.


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    03/05/2022 0 Comments
    Why Is SmartScreen Motorized a Great Choice and Why You Should Install It in Your Home

    Sitting on your porch during sunset is a state of bliss. The workday is over, food is cooking in the oven, and all you're responsible for is maintaining your relaxation.

    At South Country Glass Ltd., we aim to help with that.

    The wonders of the outdoors can often be impacted by pests, wind, and the threat of sunburn. Maybe even outside factors, such as nosy neighbours, keep you within the walls of your home.

    What if we told you that SmartScreen Motorized could solve all these problems? This motor screen can fight off the elements to grant you a peaceful time on your front porch or backyard deck.

    Please keep reading to learn more about our company and services.


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    18/03/2022 0 Comments
    5 Tips on Buying Patio Doors: A Brief Guide on Choosing the Right Ones

    The doors in your home should be safe, secure, and aesthetically pleasing. For one fixture, that's a lot to ask. The patio doors you choose can have a huge impact on the overall look and function of your home.

    That's why selecting patio doors is a big decision that will require careful thought and research. If you're in the process of choosing a patio door, but you're unsure of where to start—don't worry. This guide can help.

    Read on for a rundown of all the different things to think about to choose the perfect patio door for your home.


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    02/03/2022 0 Comments
    What Are the Retractable Screen Door Choices for 2022?

    Do you live in suburbia with views of rolling green lawns and a sparkling pool? Or are you a little further out surrounded by nature? No matter where you are, you’ll benefit from a retractable screen door.

    Designers and decorators continually espouse the trend of “bringing the outdoors in!” But that simply means a few well-behaved plants and some leafy prints on cushion covers. It shouldn’t include insects, spiders, or any unidentifiable furry thing.

    Screen doors have always been something of an eyesore and certainly not something to be found in an upmarket neighbourhood! But this has all changed with the advent of smart screen doors.

    We’re answering some key questions about these clever home solutions.


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    15/12/2021 0 Comments
    Window Tints, Films or Coatings: Which Is Right For Your Home?

    Most homeowners love their windows because of all of the natural light they bring into the house. Sometimes that light can be too much, and curtains or other window coverings aren't a good option for the space for one reason or another.

    When that's the case, you may think you're out of luck and will just have to deal with the extra bight light. But that's just not true; there are plenty of other options available! Window treatments like window tints, films or coatings can be installed to filter out the light and help protect your home from too much sunlight.

    All of these options seem pretty similar but have a variety of benefits; read on to get the full description of each to help you decide which will work best for your home!


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    15/12/2021 0 Comments
    What to Look for When Choosing Replacement Windows

    We spend a significant amount of time and money on our homes. We upgrade the appliances, replace the carpets, and much more. Yet, for all this work, we often neglect our windows.

    Nevertheless, windows have a critical impact on your house. They help to seal air in your home, keeping the temperature stable. They also change the look and feel of rooms, making them feel more open and scenic.

    If your windows don't fulfill these functions, you may consider buying replacement windows. Purchasing new windows can have several benefits for your home.

    However, not all replacement windows are of equal quality. In this article, we'll discuss what to look for in the best windows.


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    15/12/2021 0 Comments
    What Are Retractable Screens and Why Are They So Great?

    Are you struggling to find the perfect screens for your unusual or large doors? Are you tired of your patio space or deck only being useable when it's warm out? It might be time to consider retractable screens.

    Most homeowners have never heard of retractable screens. This means that they don't know all of the benefits that can come from this simple home upgrade, and they're missing out!

    Not sure if you're ready to buy retractable screens? Let's talk about it! Keep reading to learn all about retractable screens.


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    15/12/2021 0 Comments
    The Benefits of Investing in a Retractable Screen For Your Patio

    Is your patio feeling unfinished? You've already put in the hard work to make a sweet outdoor space that you love to spend time in, but something feels off. Something is missing.

    You've got your firepit, your outdoor cooking area, cozy seating, and more. What more can you add?

    Have you considered adding a retractable screen to your patio? This might seem like a small change, but it can make a big difference when it comes to how you enjoy your outdoor space.

    Not sure if it's right for you? Read on to learn about a few retractable screen benefits.


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    15/12/2021 0 Comments
    How to Reduce Window Condensation in Your Home

    Do you often have condensation on the windows of your home?

    This problem can be quite annoying. Windows are your chance to look out into the world, and you surely want to enjoy a clear view.

    Fortunately, there are several ways you can reduce the prevalence of this problem.

    If you want to be able to see out of your home's windows better, then read on. In this post, we'll give you tips on how to reduce window compensation.


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    15/12/2021 0 Comments
    How to Choose Energy-Efficient Windows for Your Home

    Lack of energy-efficient windows in your home will subject you to extreme monthly utility bills. Choosing insulated windows, energy star windows, and other energy-saving options will save you from this problem.

    The heat gain and loss through residential windows cause 25 percent of the home’s energy used in cooling and heating. You will end up spending more in regulating indoor temperatures if you fail to install energy-saving windows.

    There are several benefits to installing new windows that are energy efficient. You will save much on electric bills since your air conditioner will not overwork when cooling/heating your home. You will also enjoy a more comfortable home with well-regulated indoor temperatures.

    Do you know how you can find the best windows for your home’s energy efficiency? Here is a simple guide for you.


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    15/12/2021 0 Comments
    A Quick Guide to Window Placement For Your New Home

    Are you looking for the best-looking windows that will last for decades? Need planning advice on proper window placement for your new home?

    Proper window placement can mean energy cost savings for you and your family. It is crucial to be aware of the window options available to you.

    We are going to take you through our full window placement guide and show how South Country Glass can take care of all facets of your window installation needs.


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Contact Information


South Country Glass Ltd.

2-645 South Railway St SE

Medicine Hat, AB T1A 2V8




Monday - Friday 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Saturday 08:00 AM - 03:00 PM

Sunday Closed

Service Area

  • Medicine Hat and area

  • Brooks

  • Maple Creek, SK

  • Bow Island

  • Oyen, AB


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