How to Use a Glass Block Wall Kit for Inspiring Decor

Today’s glass block is a far cry from the ubiquitous glass block of the 80s. You’d see it in security windows and basement windows. Let’s face it -- some of that stuff was serviceable, but downright ugly. But today, glass blocks are cool again, with nearly unlimited options for size, color of glass, patterns, and easy installation methods. We’d like to present a few ideas on how to use a glass block wall kit for inspiring decor, both indoors and out.


Whether you’re a do-it-yourself homeowner or a contractor, we have beautiful glass block wall solutions for you. From a dramatic floor to ceiling glass block wall to a stylish room divider, we’ve got you covered. Keep in mind that these glass block wall kits are not intended for use as load-bearing walls.


Interior Glass Block Wall Options

An interior glass block wall is suitable for any room in your home, office, or other commercial space. Anywhere you want to provide privacy with an open, airy feel, or you’re going for a sleek and modern look, a glass block wall should be one of your considered options.You can customize your wall with color, pattern, and more. Popular colors include:


  • Clear
  • Color block
  • Blue
  • Azure
  • Aquamarine
  • Turquoise
  • Green
  • Gray
  • Grown
  • Pink


Glass block wall kits come in several standard heights and widths to fit your needs. Some possible uses for an interior glass block wall include:


  • Room divider for a larger room
  • Game room -- use your team colors
  • Shower wall 
  • Create privacy in a shared bathroom
  • Half wall by an open staircase
  • Professional office reception/entrance console
  • Cubicle creations
  • Glass block bar


An interior glass block wall provides a stylish and updated way to let the light in, while providing privacy. By making the most of the available light, you can make a small dark space look bright and airy. This is because the glass block will let through any exterior light and reflect any interior light. Studies have shown natural enhances your mood. And utilizing a glass wall to reflect light can also help decrease your use of electric lights. It’s a win-win!


Glass Block Wall Exterior Options

You love spending time in your outdoor living space. But you also want a bit of privacy from the neighbors. For a unique look, consider these glass block wall exterior options:


  • Patio privacy wall
  • A glass block wall with a waterfall
  • Glass block shower enclosure for your outdoor shower
  • Your own greenhouse
  • A stairstep glass block wall to showcase your plants
  • And more


Glass blocks can withstand the elements and offer a beautiful alternative to wood or stone. And you are not limited to a straight wall. We also have curved glass block wall kits suitable for both outdoors and indoors..


And maintaining your exterior glass block wall is easier than maintaining a wood or masonry structure. You simply wipe it clean. It won’t deteriorate, and never needs sanding or restaining.


How to Choose a Glass Block Wall Kit

Start by taking some measurements of your space, and deciding on a color scheme. Then check out each of our glass block wall kits to see what appeals to you. You may also want to visit our Planning Your Project page for some guidance. You can also visit our Pinterest page for some ideas. You can call us with any questions before placing an order. We want to make sure you get exactly what you need!


In addition, if you want a glass block wall, but our kits don’t provide the exact look you’re going for, we can help you custom design a glass block wall that turns your vision into reality.


Glass Block Wall Kits Are Easy to Install 

We sell only high quality Seves Glass Block™ Wall Kits. Each kit contains complete instructions, and  the materials you need for a successful project. You will also need a few simple tools, and grout. Choose from mortarless glass block wall kits that come with the needed spacers, anchors, and silicone, or mortar kits with spacers and stainless steel anchors and reinforcements. You do not need to be a skilled mason to install these glass wall kits. We have countless customers who installed these kits themselves, and are thrilled with the outcome.


And of course, we are always here to offer installation support options and to answer any questions you may have.  Just give us a call at (815) 416-1007 or use our contact form.