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About Northern Glass

Northern Glass owners Linda Petrie Ian Hill
Northern Glass owners Ian Hill & Linda Petrie
Northern Glass Co., Inc. has continuously operated since 1949 when it was originally founded and located on Newell Street in Watertown. This began our history of providing quality glazing services to the construction industry, commercial and residential markets. In the early 1960’s, the company was relocated to our present location at the junction of NYS Route 37 and US Route 11. In the early 1970’s John Hill took over as General Manager and in 1979 purchased the company, continuing the tradition of glazing services in Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties. Many large scale and unique projects were completed during this time and included the addition of a retail store and auto glass installation services.
In 1992 John and wife Jean retired, turning the “reins” over to their children; daughter Linda Petrie, and son, Ian Hill. Linda and Ian continue a proud tradition of providing services throughout the tri-county region. Northern Glass Company’s strength is its team of dedicated professionals and customer service personnel who place customer satisfaction and quality installations as their top priority. Northern Glass Company works hard to maintain our reputation for providing quality services in our community.

Family owned. WBE Certified. Delivery service available.


Every custom shower Northern Glass builds is uniquely fabricated to complete the look of your new bathroom. The use of high quality products not only ensures its durability and your safety, but it also creates the illusion of more space. Your bathroom will seem positively larger and more beautiful than ever before with the addition of our frameless shower enclosures. You can expect your shower to retain its elegance throughout the years, with less upkeep than a typical shower with the addition of ShowerGuard or Diamond Fusion protection. Come to us with your ideas and combined with our expertise, we can undeniably transform your vision into reality.

We offer a wide array of Replacement, New Construction, and Commercial style vinyl windows to fit virtually any opening. Our window systems are available with ST Energy Star glass to meet Federal Tax Credit and Energy Star qualifications. In addition, our DOE – R5 glazing package is approved by The Department of Energy for maximum insulating power.

Our employees are expertly trained in auto glass replacement and repair. We use the best quality and safest products to replace your auto glass. We keep informed on current trends in the industry and employees are involved in many training and certification programs throughout the year, all to better serve our customers. There are many copy cat sealants, but Essex sealants have been used on passenger vehicles by most auto manufacturers since the early 1960's. Essex is our company's product of choice when it comes to automotive glass replacement. After all, who knows your vehicle better than the manufacturer.

Northern Glass’ dedicated team specializes in a variety of systems for your commercial and industrial building projects. Services include, but are not limited to: aluminum entrances, windows, curtainwall, and light, heavy, and blast resistant commercial rated units. Choose from a variety of options for your glass including: thermal, non-thermal, Low-E, tempered, or custom glazing options. We serve the entire tri-county area and have done so for over 60 years, you can expect first-rate workmanship from Northern Glass with only the finest materials.

    Commercial Services:
  • Aluminum Entrances and Storefronts
  • Door Hardware
  • Aluminum Windows
  • Curtainwall
  • Fire Rated Glazing
  • Skylight Systems
  • Insulated Glass Units
  • And more…

A sunroom is a great way to bring the outdoors in without the bugs, wind, cold, or hot weather. Add more living space and value to your home with a custom built sunroom from Northern Glass. All too often the patio or deck of your home goes unused, since these are weather permitting areas. With the addition of a sunroom, you can enjoy the sights and sounds of nature year round. If you don’t currently have an outdoor area to your home, our sunrooms are the finest way to achieve the space you’re looking for. Our specially manufactured glass allows each custom sunroom we install to stay warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer. This combined with the endless design possibilities will provide both a scenic and sensible space for all to enjoy.

Family owned. WBE Certified. Delivery service available.

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fax: 315-788-4214
toll free: 1-800-675-2640
PO Box 865
22443 NY-37
Watertown, NY
Northern Glass is located at the junction of NYS Route 37 and US Route 11. Get directions
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Family owned. WBE Certified. Delivery service available.


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