Posted on 1/6/2020 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
If you’ve lived in Minnesota long enough, you’ve no doubt experienced it: you rush out the door with barely enough time to commute to work, see a layer of ice on the windshield, reach for your ice scraper, but it’s nowhere to be found! What do you do next? How on earth will you make it work on time? At Only 1 Auto Glass, we know this scenario happens to just about everyone at some point. So, to help you safely get that ice off your windshield and make it to work on time, we’ve detailed five safe ice scraper alternatives for when you’re in a pinch.
Posted on 12/9/2019 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
When you have no option but to park outside, how do you protect your auto glass from environmental damage? At Only 1 Auto Glass, we realize not everyone has the luxury of parking their vehicle in a garage or even in a covered parking space. But we also know that even if you must park outside, you can still take steps to protect your ride. If you’re parking outside this winter, check out these helpful tips that can help you avoid an auto glass repair or replacement:
Posted on 2/25/2019 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
We’ll be honest. We pity any car that is in the hands of a teenager. While it’s true that teenagers need to time to improve their driving skills, the growing pains can be costly and critical at times. Most teens do not understand how correctly operating a vehicle keeps it in condition. Like everything else, making the connection between the two takes a little time.
Posted on 2/18/2019 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
The rear windshield is located opposite of the front windshield in the back of the vehicle, protecting the rear passengers from the outside. The rear windshield helps your car maintain its rigid frame, as well as protect occupants of the vehicle from objects and weather conditions outside.
Posted on 2/11/2019 7:39 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
We all know road noise is irritating. But did you know, there are several causes of road noise? For instance, a car’s design, the type of tires on the vehicle, or exterior conditions like road material and traffic congestion can also cause road noise.
Posted on 2/4/2019 7:32 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Windshield chips and cracks are common in personal and commercial vehicles. The good news is we can help you file a claim with your insurance when there is damage to your windshield. In most cases, the insurance will pay for the auto glass repair without raising your insurance rates. This is good news if you have a sandblasted windshield that contains several blemishes.
Posted on 1/28/2019 10:01 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
It seems that the obvious answer to this question would be a resounding no. For many drivers, however, it still looks tempting to get inside a car with shattered glass if only to bring it to our auto glass repair center. There are several reasons why you should never operate a vehicle, however, with broken glass in Minnesota. We cover a few reasons below.
Posted on 1/21/2019 8:47 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
It is not uncommon to find broken car windows covered in plastic in Minneapolis. Motorists will often do this if they do not have either the time or the money to get auto glass repair. There are several problems involved with using plastic to protect your car. Some of the risks can be dangerous. We discuss a few of these risks below.
Posted on 1/14/2019 12:34 PM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Only 1 Auto Glass service offers auto glass repair for luxury vehicles that are out of the ordinary. Our certified technicians have the skill and training necessary to work on high-end and luxury class automobiles from foreign and domestic manufacturers. No matter how expensive your vehicle is, our team can find an OEM or OEE replacement windshield or side window to replace the broken one. Contact us today to schedule a repair at our service center or for a mobile repair on site.
Posted on 1/7/2019 9:45 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Driving with a cracked or chipped windshield is never a good idea. It’s even worse, however, when your employees are driving commercial vehicles with damaged auto glass. When you allow your drivers to operate a car that has chips or cracks along the windshield, you put both them and other drivers at risk on the highway. Below, we explore different ways that cracked or chipped auto glass could be endangering your employees.