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Summer Heat and Auto Glass Chips: How to Protect a Chip Until You Can Get it Filled

When you have a chip or crack on your windshield, it’s important to get it repaired as quickly as possible. A chip or crack can worsen if you hit a bump while driving or even with the hot, summer sun beating down on your windshield. To avoid more costly repairs down the road, read through our list of tips to help you protect your cracked or chipped windshield until you can get the problem repaired.

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Signs Your Auto Glass Should Be Repaired After an Auto Accident

An auto accident can damage your windshield or the seal that holds the windshield firmly in place. Even minor accidents can cause substantial damage to the windshield. This is why it’s important to know the signs that your auto glass was damaged in the accident and is in need of repair or replacement. Here are a few signs your auto glass needs to be inspected by an auto glass professional:

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How to Protect Your Windshield From Damage

The glass on your windshield can become damaged in a number of ways. An auto accident, road debris, or the way you remove ice from your windshield can all cause damage. While you cannot protect your windshield from all types of damage, there are actions you can take to reduce the odds of your windshield becoming damaged. Here are a few of the actions you can take to protect your automobile's windshield from damage:

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Can an Auto Glass Claim Affect Your Insurance?

Many auto insurance companies are beginning to offer auto glass repair services free of charge to their customers. If you have a crack or chip in your windshield, you may be thinking about going through your auto insurance so you don’t have to pay for the auto glass repair out-of-pocket. But, before you do so, it’s important you understand how an auto glass claim can affect your auto glass insurance.

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How to Tell It’s Time for a New Windshield

If your windshield is damaged, you likely worry that you'll need to replace it. Since this can be costly if your insurance doesn't cover it, it's no wonder if this makes you apprehensive. You will be relieved to know that in many cases, windshield damage doesn't mean you have to throw out the entire window. Instead, the damage can be repaired. When the damage is significant enough that replacement is indeed necessary, you'll be glad to know we have reasonable rates on custom-fit windshields.

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Does My Windshield Damage Require a Full Windshield Replacement?

Windshield damage is more common than you think. Tiny dents and chips that begin as unnoticeable defects can quickly expand into bigger and more costly problems. Some windshield damage can be easily repaired with a special coating or other techniques. However, there are times when even small damages require a full windshield replacement. How can you tell if your damaged windshield can be repaired or if you'll need a full replacement? Consider these three issues when assessing your damage.

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Do You Have a Chipped Windshield? Do Not Try a DIY Windshield Repair

Your windshield goes through a lot in the line of duty. Drive your vehicle long enough, and there's a good chance you will eventually need rock and chip repair. This kind of damage isn't just unsightly. Cracked windshields are hard to see through, make the window less safe in an accident, and could develop bigger cracks over time.

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Broken Windshield While Away From Home? Here’s What You Can Do

When your windshield breaks, the initial shock can make it difficult to know what to do next. If you're in the middle of enjoying a vacation or road trip, the confusion is compounded. How can you find the right services for your windshield and auto body damage when you're away from home?

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What to Look For in an Auto Glass Installation Company

There are a number of reasons why you may need to have new auto glass installed. You may have a chip or crack in your windshield, your windshield may have shattered in a car accident, or someone may have broken a window trying to break into your vehicle. When you need new auto glass installed, you will be looking for an auto glass installation company to help you. Here are three things you should look for as you look to hire an auto glass installation company.

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How to Reduce Glare on Your Windshield

Glare on your windshield can make it hard to see the road and any objects that are in front of you. Glare can be created from sunlight or when the sun reflects off of an asphalt road. There are a few different things that you can do to reduce glare on your windshield, including wearing sunglasses. Another option is to have your windshield tinted. However, before your windshield can be tinted, there are a two things that may need to be done first. Here is how you can prepare your windshield to be tinted in order to reduce glare.

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