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How to Break Auto Glass in Case of an Emergency

We hope that you never have to think about shattering the windshield or side windows in your vehicle. Auto accidents do happen. When you find yourself in an emergency and need to escape your car, you’ll need to know how to break the glass. Below are some suggestions for how to break the glass in case of an emergency without bringing harm to yourself or others in the car. If you have any questions or would like some more tips, contact Only 1 Auto Glass. We care about your safety.

How Does Windshield Replacement Work?

Every day, car owners throughout Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota bring their vehicles to Only 1 Auto Glass for windshield repair. Although each circumstance is unique, the process of replacing the windshield is the same. Below we go over a detailed description of how windshield replacement works and what you can expect when you come to our service center. If you have any further questions about our auto glass repair service, you can call us or message us.

Winter Windshield Care: Tips for Your Auto Glass

As winter approaches, it’s important to take care of your vehicle. In addition to maintaining your engine, transmission, radiator, tires, and heater, you also need to take care of the auto glass on the front, sides, and rear of the car. Only 1 Auto Glass can help you take care of your windshield this winter, by offering a few glass care tips.

Windshield Pitting: What Causes it and How to Get it Fixed

If you’re driving down the road and bright light from the sun or a vehicle blinds you, it could be due to pitting in your windshield. Pits can cause the light to shine in your eyes for a few seconds. The bright flashes can distract you and cause to run off the road or have a collide with another driver. If you carefully look at the glass on your front window, you may discover that there are glares, specks, or tiny dents. These are all symptoms of windshield pitting.

Are Your Windshield Wipers Scratching Your Windshield?

Poor windshield wipers are both a hassle and dangerous to drivers when it’s raining. They can also create poor driving conditions by scratching your windshield. Etching across the glass can inhibit your ability to see out the windshield, thus making you miss turns, road signs, and not notice oncoming traffic. If you think that the wipers are scratching the windshield on your vehicle, then bring it to Only 1 Auto Glass. We can inspect your windshield and make the necessary repairs.

5 Ways to Tell That Your Windshield Was Incorrectly Installed

Many drivers and front-seat passengers are injured in Minnesota each year due to the faulty windshield installation. But you don’t have to worry about your windshield if you have it professionally installed by an Only 1 Auto Glass technician. Below are some ways to tell if your windshield was not correctly installed by someone else. If you notice any of these signs of faulty installation on your windshield, then contact us immediately.

Windows Won’t Roll Up or Down? It Could be Broken Glass

When your car window doesn’t roll up or down, it’s often assumed that there is a mechanical failure such as a bad fuse or a motor that’s gone awry. We often observed, however, that it can also be due to broken or cracked glass. The slightest chip or broken piece can become lodged into the track and completely derail or jam the window. If your window doesn’t budge, then you can bring it to the Only 1 Auto Glass service center, and we can inspect the side window for damaged glass and then repair or replace it.

Should You Replace a Windshield with Only a Few Chips?

You’re driving down the road, and a few small pebbles ding your windshield. Although there are no major cracks, you notice that there are a few chipped areas. The question is whether you should have the chips repaired or the entire windshield fully replaced. The only way to know for sure is to have an Only 1 Auto Glass technician assess the windshield to see which option is the best for your car.

Save Time with Only 1 Auto Glass’ Mobile Service

Here at Only 1 Auto Glass, we are dedicated to providing you with superior service that meets all of your needs. This is why we offer mobile windshield repair. That’s right, if you can’t come to us, we’ll come to you. We service all personal and commercial vehicles in the Twin Cities, Minnesota area. Just give us a call, and we’ll be on our way.

OEM vs. Aftermarket Windshields: Is There a Difference and Does it Matter?

When it comes to vehicles, choosing the right products for your car is a big deal. Therefore, it is important that you understand the difference between OEM (original equipment manufacturer) windshields and aftermarket windshields. Let’s take a look.

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