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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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Is it Legal to Sell a Vehicle with a Broken Windshield?

The answer to the question is yes, it is legal for someone to sell his or her vehicle to someone else with a broken windshield. The condition, however, is the buyer must be aware of the damaged glass, and agree to purchase the vehicle under the that condition. If you assume ownership of a car with a damaged window, then you should bring the vehicle to Only 1 Auto Glass to have all the windows inspected and the glass repaired.

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Do Auto Insurance Companies Pay for Windshield Repairs in Minnesota?

Do you have a cracked or chipped windshield that needs to be repaired? Have you held off taking it to a glass repair technician simply for the fear that the glass may be too expensive to repair? The good news is, you may be one of thousands of drivers in Minnesota whose insurance providers will pick up glass repair bill for you.

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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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How Does Only 1 Auto Glass Determine the Cost of a Windshield Replacement?

If you need a windshield, you may have noticed that different auto glass repair shops quote you a different price for the replacement. This is because the cost of auto glass replacement varies based on several factors. Learning what factors your cost will be based on will help you select a company to hire to fix or replace your windshield. Here are a few of the factors Only 1 Auto Glass looks at when quoting you a price.

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Chips Around Your Windshields Edges? Replace It.

If you have a small crack in your windshield, it may be able to be repaired by filling it in with resin. Unfortunately, not every crack can be repaired or should be. If the crack is splitting off in multiple directions, a repair may not hold. If the crack impairs your line of sight, it should not be repaired. And if the crack is along the edge of the windshield, you do not want to repair it; you should replace it. Here are a few reasons why Only 1 Auto Glass recommends replacing the windshield if you have a chip along the edge of the windshield:

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Can An Auto Glass Repair Shop Fix Scratched Windshield Glass?

Just like any other type of glass, a windshield can develop scratches in it. Animals may have been walking across your car, a rock may have slid across the windshield or branches from a low lying tree may have rubbed across the windshield. Scratches may seem like a minor flaw until you begin to drive and realize that they may be impeding your sight line while driving. Fortunately, many scratches in glass can be corrected. Here is some information you will need to know about scratches and your windshield.

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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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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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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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