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Repair Your Auto Glass Before Tinting the Windows

If you drive around the Twin Cities, you’ll notice vehicles with various levels of tint on the window. Tint is ideal for reducing UV rays and heat that can turn a car into an oven. If you place tint over a broken window, however, you’re wasting your time and money on the job. Before you tint your windows, bring your car to Only 1 Auto for a complete glass inspection and auto glass repair. We can restore any window in your car, truck, or SUV.

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Is a Crack in the Windshield a Big Deal?

Driving around town for months with cracks and chips in your windshield may not seem like a big deal. But trust us when we tell you, it is. In fact, it’s downright dangerous and possibly illegal (depending on the condition of the glass) for you to be operating a vehicle with a damaged windshield or side window. Now is the time for a complete windshield replacement from Only 1 Auto Glass. We can restore your glass and make it safe for you to drive on the road.

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The Road Noise You Hear Could be a Damaged Window

Road noise is irritating. There are several causes of road noise. For instance, a car’s design, the type of tires on the vehicle, or exterior conditions like road material and traffic congestion can also cause road noise. A loose windshield or side door window can allow inside the car at high speeds. The air will often seep through and cause a lot of noise as the car's velocity forces the air into the vehicle cabin. If you feel that your windows are the cause of the road noise, bring your vehicle to Only 1 Auto Glass for an inspection and auto glass repair. We may discover one of the three problems below.

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Sandblasted Windshield: What is It and Does It Make a Difference?

Windshield chips and cracks are common in personal and commercial vehicles. The good news is we can help you file a claim with your insurance when there is damage to your windshield. In most cases, the insurance will pay for the auto glass repair without raising your insurance rates. It's good news if you have a sandblasted windshield that contains several blemishes. Below we explain what a sandblasted windshield is and what you should do if you have a damaged glass.

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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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