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How to Protect Your Auto Glass From Your Teenager

We’ll be honest. We pity any car that is in the hands of a teenager. While it’s true that teenagers need to time to improve their driving skills, the growing pains can be costly and critical at times. Most teens do not understand how correctly operating a vehicle keeps it in condition. Like everything else, making the connection between the two takes a little time. In the meantime, we repair a lot of windshields in cars driven by teenagers. Thankfully, our certified team of auto glass repair technicians can perform a windshield repair or windshield replacement when something happens to your vehicle.

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Why You Shouldn’t Cover Your Window Up with Plastic

It is not uncommon to find broken car windows covered in plastic in Minneapolis. Motorists will often do this if they do not have either the time or the money to get auto glass repair. There are several problems involved with using plastic to protect your car. Some of the risks can be dangerous. We discuss a few of these risks below.

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We Offer Glass Repair for Luxury Vehicles

Only 1 Auto Glass service offers auto glass repair for luxury vehicles that are out of the ordinary. Our certified technicians have the skill and training necessary to work on high-end and luxury class automobiles from foreign and domestic manufacturers. No matter how expensive your vehicle is, our team can find an OEM or OEE replacement windshield or side window to replace the broken one. Contact us today to schedule a repair at our service center or for a mobile repair on site.

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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.

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Should Side Door Windows on Your Car be Repaired or Replaced?

Determining whether your car’s side door window should be replaced or repaired ultimately depends on two factors: cost and condition. Let’s explore each a little more closely so that you have a good idea of how an Only 1 Auto Glass technician decides whether to restore your window or install a replacement window in your vehicle’s side door.

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What You Should Do If Your Car Window is Broken

No one wants to walk outside and see that one of the windows on their car has been broken. Regardless of how it happened, you need to get it cleaned up and repaired. Here are the steps you should follow after your car window has been broken.

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There is a Chip In My Car's Window. Can It Be Repaired?

There are a number of ways that you can get chips in your auto glass. The most common way is a rock flying up and hitting your windshield. But kids may also be playing with toys and hit your car or a stray bb pellet from a bb gun may hit your window. Regardless of how it got there, you may find yourself wondering if this new chip in the glass can be repaired. Here are a few of the factors that you need to take into account when determining whether a chip in auto glass can be repaired.

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The Different Methods of Windshield Glass Repair

Rocks and other foreign debris can cause damage to your windshield. The impact of something that hits your windshield can leave behind chips, cracks or can even shatter your windshield. If your windshield has been damaged, you may be curious as to how a windshield is repaired. Here are the three common methods used for windshield glass repair.

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Reasons Why an Auto Glass Repair May Not Work

When your windshield has a crack or chip in it, you will want to have the chip or cracked filled to stop it from growing larger. If it grows larger, you may need to have your entire windshield replaced. Unfortunately, not every glass repair works. Sometimes there is no explanation as to why it didn't work. It is just one of those things that occasionally happens. Other times, there is a reason why the repair failed. Here are some of the common reasons why an auto glass repair may fail to prevent the crack or chip from spreading.

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Rain and Windshield Repairs: What You Need to Know

If you have a crack in your windshield, it is important that you get the crack filled in. This helps to prevent it from growing, which can eventually lead to you needing a new windshield. But if you have made an appointment for windshield repair and wake up to find that it is raining or dreary out, you may wonder if windshield repair can go on as planned or if it will need to be rescheduled. Here is some information you will need to know about rain and windshield repair.

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