Posted on 8/14/2017 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
If you have a small crack in your windshield, it may be able to be repaired by filling it in with resin. Unfortunately, not every crack can be repaired or should be. If the crack is splitting off in multiple directions, a repair may not hold. If the crack impairs your line of sight, it should not be repaired. And if the crack is along the edge of the windshield, you do not want to repair it; you should replace it. Here are a few reasons why Only 1 Auto Glass recommends replacing the windshield if you have a chip along the edge of the windshield:
Posted on 7/17/2017 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
There are a number of ways that you can get chips in your auto glass. The most common way is a rock flying up and hitting your windshield. But kids may also be playing with toys and hit your car or a stray bb pellet from a bb gun may hit your window. Regardless of how it got there, you may find yourself wondering if this new chip in the glass can be repaired. Here are a few of the factors that you need to take into account when determining whether a chip in auto glass can be repaired.
Posted on 6/26/2017 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Rocks and other foreign debris can cause damage to your windshield. The impact of something that hits your windshield can leave behind chips, cracks or can even shatter your windshield. If your windshield has been damaged, you may be curious as to how a windshield is repaired. Here are the three common methods used for windshield glass repair.
Posted on 6/19/2017 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
A rock hitting your windshield can lead to a variety of cracks, breaks, chips and more. The impact of the rock can also be in the shape of a star or asterisk impression, a spider web or a bull's eye or target mark. If you have a mark on your windshield that is in the shape of a star, you may find yourself wondering if this type of mark can be repaired or if your entire windshield needs to be replaced. Here is some information you will want to know:
Posted on 6/5/2017 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Windshield cracks are not all that uncommon. They are typically caused when a rock or piece of gravel flies up from the roadway or off a truck and hits your car's windshield while you are driving. Having the crack filled is extremely important. It helps to prevent the crack from growing larger as your car vibrates due to rocky roads or potholes. However, life happens, and sometimes people do not get their cracks or chips filled quickly. But with temperatures increasing and summer almost upon us, it is important to have your crack repaired soon.
Posted on 5/29/2017 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
When your auto glass is badly cracked, chipped or damaged beyond repair, you need to visit an auto body shop for a replacement, but where does the damaged glass go? There’s more than one answer because the glass can be recycled, reused or end-up in a landfill depending on the circumstances. The variability lies in the composition of windshields along with auto body shop best practices.
Posted on 4/10/2017 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
An auto glass repair company can perform a lot of services. They can perform rock chip repair, fixing the cracks and chips left in your windshield after a rock slams into it. They can perform windshield repair, repairing windshields that may have cracked in an auto accident. They can perform auto glass replacement, replacing windows that may been smashed out by vandals. Or they can do windshield replacement, replacing your auto glass that is beyond repair. When you need the service of an auto glass repair company, it is important that you know what to look for to find the best company. Here are a few things that you want to look for in an auto glass repair and replacement company.
Posted on 4/20/2015 2:17 PM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Unlike the glass panes in your home's window frames, your car's windows and windshield must be able to withstand highway speeds and protect you from external conditions in very close quarters. They're responsible for your safety and visibility when you're behind the wheel, which is why it's so important to repair cracks and chips early. However, everyday demands aren't the biggest concern. The quality of your auto glass actually matters the most when it sustains irreparable damage.
Posted on 12/22/2014 1:58 PM By Only 1 Auto Glass
To prepare for winter weather conditions, you need to start with your windshield. You need to make sure that the glass is safe when the weather begins to change outside. Any windshield replacement or rock chip repair company can provide assistance in weatherproofing windshields, but it is helpful to know why you should do this and how it can be done, as there are a few things that you can do on your own without consequence.
Posted on 12/5/2014 1:54 PM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Most people know that cracked windshields are not aesthetically appealing. The crack, especially when severe, can act also as an obstruction causing you to be unable to see clearly while driving. This is a major safety risk that requires auto glass repair. There are also several other hidden dangers of cracked windshields, including: