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My Windshield Has A Tiny Rock Chip. Does It Need To Be Repaired?

The law states if the rock chip is directly in your line of vision and distracts your ability to see the highway clearly it must be repaired. In most cases, (depending on the size of rock chip) you will be given a “fix it ticket.” This ticket will give you at approximately 24-72 hours to have the chipped windshield repaired or replaced.

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A Rock Chip Repair Now or Big Bucks Later

It can be startling when it happens while you’re driving your car. It can be puzzling when you discover it when you are washing your car. It is that little windshield chip and it can come out of nowhere. They most often occur from a tiny stone kicked upped by a passing truck or car, but when they happen without your knowledge, it makes you wonder.

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What's The Difference Between Tempered And Laminated Glass?

Unlike the glass panes in your home's window frames, your car's windows and windshield must be able to withstand highway speeds and protect you from external conditions in very close quarters. They're responsible for your safety and visibility when you're behind the wheel, which is why it's so important to repair cracks and chips early. However, everyday demands aren't the biggest concern. The quality of your auto glass actually matters the most when it sustains irreparable damage.

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Why Windshield Cracks Can't Wait

The moment you notice a crack or chip in your windshield, it's already time to act. Some windshield damage can be repaired with high-grade resin, which fills in the gaps and dries clear to maintain visibility, but this is only possible at the very earliest stages of the damage. Other cracks and chips require a full replacement, and they'll seriously compromise your safety until that happens.

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Rock Chip Repair? We've Got You Covered!

Those windshield rocks chips that randomly happen can certainly ruin your day. But you know what? At Only 1 Auto Glass we’ve got you covered. An auto glass chip repair is relatively inexpensive, especially when compared to a more expensive auto glass repair or a windshield replacement. The problem is, if you don’t get that inexpensive rock chip repaired it can easily turn into a more costly windshield repair …as in driving over a pothole or railroad tracks.

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Rock Chip Repair: Is it Necessary?

 

Has this ever happened to you? You are driving along -- minding your own business -- when you are suddenly assaulted by a barrage of gravel and rocks that is being kicked up by the tires of the car in front of you. Or maybe you are a safe distance behind a loaded dump truck but some of the material in its bed still escapes.

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Top Ways To Find The Best Auto Glass Repair Company

Realizing that you need to have auto glass repaired or replaced can leave you with more questions than answers. Of course, you want to get it fixed as soon as possible so that it does not become a safety hazard but you might not know where to start looking for the best company to do the job. Below you will find the top ways to find the best auto glass repair company.

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Your Auto Glass Is Chipped: Now What?

It might be such a hairline crack that you barely notice it or it could be quite obvious. Either way, it is safe to say that the realization that your auto glass is chipped will not be a welcome one. In fact, you will might not know the steps you need to take to get the chip repaired. By following the easy guide below, you can get the repairs completed and avoid the potential for larger problems.

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Top Services Offered By Auto Glass Installers

Like many other industries, you probably have one type of service that pops up in your head when you hear their names. The same is probably true for auto glass installers. You likely think that these companies only install windshields that have been cracked beyond repair. In all actuality, though, an auto glass installer such as Only 1 Auto Glass offers much more than windshield replacement.

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5 Tips for Protecting Your Windshield In Minnesota Weather

During the winter, your car has to suffer through the cold weather and various weather elements. Your windshield is one of the most exposed components of your car. You need to make sure your windshield is safe and sound throughout the winter here in Minnesota. Here are some tips and tricks to keep your windshield safe from harsh weather extremes:

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