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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.

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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.

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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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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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Why Replacing the Rear Glass on Your Car is Different Than Replacing the Windshield

The rear window on your car may shatter if you are involved in a car accident or if a piece of road debris hits it. When this happens, you will want to replace the window as quickly as possible to prevent outdoor elements, such as rain, dirt, dust and pests, from entering your car. Replacing the glass also helps to prevent thieves from having easy access to your car. But when you go to a glass repair shop and obtain a quote for rear windshield replacement, you may be surprised that it is priced differently than front windshield replacement. This may leave you wondering why. Here are a few of the reasons why replacing the rear glass on your car is different than replacing the windshield and how this affects the price.

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Need Auto Glass Installed? What to Look for in Auto Glass Installers.

You may need to have new auto glass installed after a car accident, after road debris hits your windshield or after someone tries to break in to your car. While there are many reasons you may need auto glass, there is one common thread. When you need auto glass replaced, you need to have it done in a timely manner. This helps to keep water, bugs and dirt out of your car. But if you have never had to replace glass in on your vehicle before, you may be unsure what you need to look for when hiring an auto glass installer. Here at Only 1 Auto Glass, we want to help you with your auto glass repairs. But we also want you to know you are working with a reputable company who is knowledgeable in the industry. Here are a few of the factors you should look for when you are looking to hire an auto glass installer and how Only 1 Auto Glass meets those factors.

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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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What to Look for In An Auto Glass Repair Company

An  auto glass repair company can perform a lot of services. They can perform rock chip repair, fixing the cracks and chips left in your windshield after a rock slams into it. They can perform windshield repair, repairing windshields that may have cracked in an auto accident. They can perform auto glass replacement, replacing windows that may been smashed out by vandals. Or they can do windshield replacement, replacing your auto glass that is beyond repair. When you need the service of an auto glass repair company, it is important that you know what to look for to find the best company. Here are a few things that you want to look for in an auto glass repair and replacement company.

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Does Car Insurance Cover Windshield Crack Repairs?

The most common way that your windshield winds up with a chip or crack is because of a flying rock or piece of gravel that slams into your windshield on the roadway. When this occurs, you will want to get the crack or chip filled in with resin to prevent it from expanding. A chip or crack that expands can impede your ability to see out the windshield and weaken the structural integrity of the glass. However. you may find yourself wondering if car insurance covers the windshield crack repair costs. Here is some information you will want to know.

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What Kind of Auto Glass Training Should an Auto Glass Repair Technician Undergo?

Auto glass technicians need to be trained in order to correctly repair and install auto glass. This may leave you wondering what types of training they undergo and how they learn to do their job. Here is some information on the training and certification programs auto glass repair technicians undergo before they begin to work on your car.

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