Types of Glass

When it comes to commercial glass, we believe it is our business to help your seasoned or growing business succeed. That’s why we only use the best glass products, provide professional installations, and aim to provide the best customer service in East Tennessee. At Hatchett Glass, our expert technicians install commercial glass products for businesses of all sizes, including large commercial buildings, unique office spaces, small retail locations, and multiple satellite stores throughout Knoxville, TN and its surrounding areas.

The various types of commercial glass we can provide will serve your business well, make sure your business looks great, is up-to-code, and safe. Whether you are upgrading, moving to a new location, increasing security, or trying to be more energy efficient, we can help. Contact us for a free quote on glass for your business or facility.

Relocating to or Opening a New Office Location

Replace and upgrade the glass at your new office. This is especially important if your new office is in a historic part of town, a retrofitted house, has poor natural lighting, has dingy or leaky windows, or extremely high energy bills. New windows will make your work space more:

  • Energy efficient
  • Comfortable and conducive to quality work
  • Inviting: curb appeal and interior light will bring in and keep new clients and customers


Restaurants use a variety of glass options for security and food safety:

  • Food service applications: sneeze guards over buffets, sliding drive-up windows
  • Decorative and functional glass: tabletops, shelving, artwork, mirrors
  • Restroom glass and mirrors
  • Exterior glass: sliding glass doors, windows, tinted glass, safety glass

Hotels and Hospitality

Clean, inviting, and comfortable hotels, motels, inns, and suites attract and retain customers. The attraction begins with great windows and stellar curb appeal, but doesn’t end there, as hotels and hospitality locations use glass for a variety of applications:

  • Bathroom glass: replacement shower doors, framed tub enclosures, mirrors
  • Decorative glass: lobby, conference rooms, entryways, tabletops, and more
  • Safety glass: fire-rated glass, pool and recreation area glass, walls and partitions, locker rooms, and more
  • Mirrors: bathroom and bedroom mirrors, sink mirrors, sliding door mirrors, mirrored closet doors
  • Exterior glass: sliding glass doors, windows, tinted glass, patio table glass
  • Energy-efficient glass: owners save on heating and cooling costs

Conference Centers

Conference centers are great meeting places for like-minded people, innovators, and business-people. Make sure your conference center has the best, safest, and most innovative and energy-efficient glass products, such as those for:

  • Amenities: restroom glass and mirrors
  • Safety regulations: safety glass requirements for fire codes, attacks, vandalism
  • Decorative glass: art installations, art displays, artwork, glass table tops, shelving, entryway glass and mirrors, speciality glass
  • Windows and skylights for the lobby and social areas

Hospitals and Assisted Living Facilities

Health and safety standards make glass a preferred product at many hospitals and assisted living facilities. Glass provides:

  • Security: security and safety glass is important in keeping patients, residents, and staff safe and secure
  • Safety: fire-rated glass, bullet-resistant glass, tempered glass, UV-resistant glass
  • Amenities: restroom and locker room glass and mirrors
  • Decoration: tabletops, shelving, artwork
  • Low-maintenance windows and skylights for optimal natural lighting

Universities and Schools

Safety and security are a top priority for universities and schools. Different kinds of safety glass work in specific applications at schools, including:

  • Fire-rated glass: safety glass that meets fire codes
  • Safety glass for classrooms: science labs, doors with windows, offices
  • Bullet-resistant glass
  • Tempered glass
  • Bathroom mirrors
  • Windows, skylights, and speciality glass

Apartments and Condos

Owners and landlords of apartment complexes and condos will attract better tenants with quality curb appeal, energy efficient products, and updated amenities. Glass products help with:

  • New or replacement windows: low-maintenance windows, energy efficient windows, UV-resistant glass
  • Bathroom features: new shower doors, replacement tub enclosures, mirrors, windows
  • Living: full-length mirrors, decorative glass, safety glass, glass and patio doors, recreation areas, bathroom and locker room glass and mirrors

Public Works and Custom Glass

From safety situations to custom-cut glass, we have the class for your needs:

  • One-way observation glass
  • Bullet-proof glass
  • Low-maintenance glass
  • Tempered glass
  • Fire-rated glass
  • Wired glass
  • Tinted glass
  • Plexiglass
  • UV-resistant glass
  • Flat glass
  • Glass for custom projects and windows
  • Custom glass for artwork, framing, staging homes
  • Public installations of artwork, shelving, and decor