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Rain Sensors on Windshields: Signs They Need Repair

If you have a newer car with modern technology, your windshield may have rain sensors embedded in it. When the car is in motion and the sensors detect moisture, your windshield wipers will automatically come on and wipe away the rain for you. However, these sensors can malfunction and may need repair. Here are three signs that your rain sensors are in need of repairs.

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Five Unexpected Ways You're Damaging Your Vehicle's Windshield

Are you doing everything to protect your vehicle's glass? Find out why drivers are experiencing unexpected damages.

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Are There Different Ways Windshield Cracks Are Repaired?

If you have a crack in your windshield, you may have many questions about it. Do you really need to get it repaired and are there different ways of repairing it. Getting answers to the questions you have will help you to better understand how to proceed. Here is what you need to know if you have a windshield crack.

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Your Windshield is a Safety feature: Don't Take it for Granted

When you hear car companies talk about vehicle safety features, they rarely mention the windshield. And while it looks like every other piece of glass, it functions differently.

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Roadway Animal Hazards

Oh Deer! Turtle Smashes Windshield and other Roadway Animal Hazards

For those of us who spend most of our time driving in and around the Minneapolis, St Paul, Twin Cities area of Minnesota it's not uncommon for us to have close calls on the roadways with animals. The mornings and evening hours are particularly dangerous as deer and other animals become more active, especially in the spring and fall.

While deer are responsible for about 75% of fatal accidents involving animals, other animals causing crashes include horses, moose, dogs, bears, squirrels, cats and opossums.

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Improving the Security of Your Car Windows

Are you worried that your vehicle could be broken into? If you travel a lot or simply carry expensive items in your car, you might be concerned that your car is accessible. Many thieves aren't going to bother trying to pick your lock -- they'll just smash your windows. Here are a few ways you can improve the security of your car.

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Maintaining and Repairing Tinted Auto Glass

Tinted auto glass requires special maintenance and repair. When tinted, windows will have a thin film across them. If damaged, this film can begin to pull away or become opaque. To keep your tint looking bright and new, you will need to maintain it properly.

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Window Replacement: When a Repair Just Won't Do

Modern technology allow for windshield repairs to be conducted in many common situations that occur for every driver. It’s a bit out of the ordinary as some drivers go their entire life without ever having a damaged windshield, but common enough that you probably know somebody who has had a repair performed in the past. Outside of repairs, some cases simply require a full replacement, or at times it may make more sense to do the replacement than attempt repairs.

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Windshield Repair Costs

If you’re like most people, you’ve probably never considered what a damaged windshield might cost to either repair or replace until you actually have a broken windshield, at which point you have no idea what expense it may incur. The problem repair companies have with giving a phone estimate is each situation is different and requires an inspection in person to determine exactly what is needed to conduct the repair properly. There are a few general concepts you should consider when your windshield is in need of repair.

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Six Simple Steps You Can Take to Help Prevent Your Car From Getting Hacked Into

As our vehicles become more and more technology driven, they are becoming more and more accessible to being hacked. Why should you be concerned? Well, if your technology driven car is hacked, a multiple of negative issues can results. It may allow unauthorized access or even the stoppage of your car while you are driving it. There are however, steps you can take to minimize the risks. Here are six simple steps you can take to help prevent your car from getting hacked.

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