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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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How to Protect Your Windshield Crack Against Heat Extremes Until You Can Get It Repaired

A flying rock can chip or crack your windshield. After being struck, you should make an appointment to have the chip or crack filled in to prevent it from growing. However, when you call to make an appointment, it may be several days until your appointment, depending on how busy the auto glass repair shop is. During this time, you will want to protect your windshield from the sun and heat extremes. The sun and heat can both cause your glass to heat up and expand, which can cause the crack or chip to rapidly spread. If this happens, the crack or chip can become too large to repair and your entire windshield will need to be replaced. Here are a few tips for protecting your windshield against heat extremes until it can be repaired.

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If a Rock Flies Off a Passing Truck, Can You Hold Them Accountable for Windshield Repair?

One of the most common ways for a windshield to be damaged is for a rock to fly up and smack right into the windshield, leaving a chip or crack behind. While sometimes these rocks are simply on the road or fly out of nowhere, other times, you can see exactly where they are coming from. Trucks carrying gravel or other rock material may have rocks flying directly out of the back of them. If this is what happened that caused the damage to your windshield, you may be wondering if you can hold the company accountable. Here is some information you should know.

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How Long Can I Drive With a Crack in My Windshield Before More Damage Occurs?

If you are driving down the road and a rock slams into your windshield, you may wind up with a chip or crack. When this occurs, you likely know that you need to get the crack repaired. If you fail to do so, the crack can grow. This can cause your windshield to go from needing a repair to a more costly replacement. However, you may be wondering how much time you have to get the repairs you need before more damage sets in. Here is some information you need to know.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Using a Company That Manufactures Their Own Auto Glass

When you are looking for an auto glass repair shop to repair your auto glass, you will find that companies use a variety of techniques to obtain the glass. Some companies buy the auto glass directly from the manufacturer. Some companies buy auto glass from third parties who manufacture it and other companies manufacture their own auto glass. There are advantages and disadvantages to each method of obtaining the glass. Taking the time to learn about some of these pros and cons and getting answers to the questions you have will help you decide which is right for your auto glass needs. Here are a few of the questions you may have about using a company that manufacturers their own auto glass and the answers.

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What to Look For When Hiring Auto Glass Installers

Do you need your auto glass repaired or replaced? Learn what factors you should be looking for as you look to hire an auto glass repair shop.

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How is a Car Window Replaced?

Is one of the windows on your car broken? Do you wonder how it is going to be replaced? Learn now how car windows are replaced.

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Should Windshields Be Replaced in the Winter?

If your windshield is cracked, you may be wondering if winter is the best time to replace it. Here is some information you should know.

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How do I Know what Quality Glass my Repair Shop is Using?

You just had your windshield replaced but somebody told you that all Auto Glass is not the same. How do you know that your repair shop is using the right glass and that it meets safety standards?

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The Role of Dangerous Road Debris in Auto Accidents

You may have encountered them in your travels in and around the Minneapolis, St Paul, Twin Cities area. The occasional torn up tire, pieces of busted up wood, or even a ladder or mattress. It is road debris; mainly from people who have not properly attached items to a vehicle as it travels down the road. It's particular challenging to avoid on the freeways where it can come out of seemingly nowhere. Dangerous road debris can be the cause of a windshield repair or windshield replacement, auto accidents, or even fatalities. It's a much bigger problem than many realize.

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