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Think You Can Perform Your Own Windshield Repair? 4 Problems With DIY Repair Kits

If you have a minor chip or crack in your windshield, you might be tempted to perform your own auto glass repairs. Don’t make that mistake. Click to learn why DIY windshield repairs are a bad idea. 

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How to Protect Your Auto Glass From These 4 Summertime Hazards

Summer is nearly upon us in the Twin Cities, which means your vehicle must face a new set of hazards that can wreak havoc on your auto glass. But when you know what to watch for and how to protect your vehicle windows from damage, you can significantly lower your chances of needing auto glass repairs. Read on to learn what you need to know to keep your auto glass in excellent condition all summer long.

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5 Common Question About Windshield Damage & Auto Glass Repair

So you’re dealing with your first damaged windshield? Then there are a few things you need to know to ensure you handle the repair or replacement properly. At Only 1 Auto Glass, we’ve repaired and replaced thousands of windshields for Twin Cities drivers, and over the years, we’ve seen quite a few first-timers. Below, we’re covering some of the most common auto glass questions we’ve received to help you understand what to expect.

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Is It Safe to Drive With a Nonfunctional Side Window?

If your vehicle’s driver’s side window doesn’t work, the issue might seem pretty inconsequential, especially if you rarely roll your windows down. But just because driving around with a nonfunctional side window might seem relatively harmless, that doesn’t mean it’s necessarily safe.

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How to Avoid 3 Common Culprits Behind Rear Window Damage

Avoiding auto glass damage isn’t always possible, but a few simple measures can reduce your risk of incurring chips or cracks in your rear window. Click to learn about culprits behind back glass damage and how to avoid them.   

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Got a Heated Windshield? What You Need to Know About Auto Glass Repairs

If you own a vehicle that has a heated windshield, the glass contains embedded technology that can interfere with rock chip repairs and crack repairs. Depending on the extent and location of the damage, you may be able to opt for auto glass repairs, but in some cases, a full windshield replacement will be necessary.

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5 Tips to Protect Your Damaged Windshield While You Wait for Auto Glass Repairs

So your windshield suffered a rock chip or a crack and you can’t get to the auto glass repair shop right away? While prompt windshield repair is the best way to prevent that damage from spreading, at Only 1 Auto Glass, we understand handling repairs immediately isn’t always possible.

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Auto Glass Repair Shop vs. Dealership: Who Should You Visit for a Windshield Replacement?

You just found out you need a windshield replacement, but where’s the best place to get it? On the one hand, you could visit the dealership that handles the type of vehicle you own since you trust they know what they’re doing. On the other hand, you could make an appointment at an auto glass shop that specializes in windshield replacements. So which is the better choice? Or is one actually better than the other?

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Just Got a New Windshield? Aftercare Tips to Make Your Investment Last

When you get a windshield replacement, the way you treat the glass immediately after installation plays a major role in the longevity of the window. During the first 24-48 hours after you leave the auto glass repair shop, your new windshield is most vulnerable to damage. To ensure the glass settles and bonds properly to the frame of your vehicle, there are a handful of things you must do.

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Can Auto Glass Spontaneously Shatter? 5 Things You Need to Know

Spontaneous glass shattering in automobiles isn’t out of the realm of possibility. Learn what can cause spontaneous glass breakage and how to handle the situation with an auto glass repair specialist. 

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