Posted on 2/14/2022 4:02 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
So you’re dealing with your first damaged windshield? Then there are a few things you’ll 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.
Posted on 12/20/2021 4:36 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Do you own a newer-model vehicle? Does it feature any advanced safety systems like backup cameras, lane assist, or parking assist? If so, you need to know what ADAS recalibration is and why it’s incredibly important for maintaining the functionality of your vehicle’s safety features.
Posted on 11/22/2021 4:30 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Did you know an improperly installed windshield could detach from your vehicle during a collision or interfere with proper airbag deployment? It’s true — and if that happens, you and your passengers are at risk for severe injury.
Posted on 9/20/2021 4:59 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
If your windshield suffers a crack or rock chip while you’re traveling, you may not have time to get auto glass repairs right away. But you can’t just let a cracked windshield sit or there’s a high likelihood the crack will grow larger, potentially beyond the point of repair. Ultimately, you may end up needing a total windshield replacement if the damage spreads too far.
Posted on 9/13/2021 4:54 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Do you park your vehicle outdoors during winter? Then you’re all too familiar with the daily struggle of defrosting the windows. But getting ice and frost off your windshield doesn’t have to be a frustrating and time-consuming experience when you know how to hack the process. Read on to learn the best techniques for defrosting your auto glass in half the time.
Posted on 8/16/2021 4:47 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
A small rock chip in your windshield might seem like nothing more than a minor annoyance, but it can present a greater potential hazard than you might realize. Click to learn how to handle minor auto glass damage safely.
Posted on 7/5/2021 4:28 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Does your windshield have a minor chip or crack that you haven’t had time to get repaired? At Only 1 Auto Glass, we get it — finding the time to schedule windshield repairs can be tough. However, you should know that extreme summer heat can cause that chip or crack in your auto glass to grow. And if you’re not careful, minor windshield damage can quickly morph into severe damage that necessitates a complete windshield replacement.
Posted on 6/14/2021 4:05 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
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.
Posted on 1/18/2021 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
If you have to park your vehicle outdoors for any reason during winter, you know you’ll eventually need to de-ice your windshield. If you’re lucky, the sun might make an appearance and accomplish a large part of the job for you. But if it’s nighttime or early morning and you’re in a hurry to get going, you’ll need to practice safe de-icing of your windshield to avoid auto glass repairs.
Posted on 10/26/2020 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Have you recently had a windshield replacement on your vehicle? Are you worried it wasn’t properly installed? If so, this situation is never something to take lightly — faulty windshield installation can put your safety (and even your life) at risk.