Posted on 8/30/2022 4:21 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Getting a windshield replacement can be a (pricey) hassle, especially if you’re strapped for time or don’t have insurance coverage for your auto glass. So now that you’ve got a fresh, unblemished piece of glass on your ride, it’s in your best interest to do everything in your power to prevent yourself from needing another new windshield. How do you do that?
Posted on 7/25/2022 4:46 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Do you own a vehicle with advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) such as adaptive cruise control, blindspot monitoring, parking assist, or automatic emergency braking? If so, those features rely on strategically placed sensors and cameras to function properly. And if you ever need auto glass replacement service, wheel alignment, or are involved in even a minor collision, those cameras and sensors can and likely will become misaligned.
Posted on 6/20/2022 4:24 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Think you might need a stronger windshield? Check out what you should know about Gorilla Glass windshields to determine whether one may be right for your vehicle.
Posted on 4/27/2022 7:15 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Do you know the laws in Minnesota about windshields? Some are common sense, while others have specific requirements. If you are driving in Minnesota with a cracked windshield, you should get it repaired by Only 1 Auto Glass, because the crack may get worse, and you may face a traffic ticket and a fine.
Posted on 4/27/2022 4:06 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
If you own a newer vehicle, chances are it’s equipped with several safety features like collision avoidance, backup cameras, adaptive cruise control, lane assist, automated parking, and more. For these features to function properly, multiple cameras and sensors within your vehicle must be properly calibrated.
Posted on 3/21/2022 4:39 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Driving habits and environmental conditions can play a role in the growth of unrepaired windshield chips and cracks. Click to learn about external factors that can cause minor windshield damage to grow worse.
Posted on 3/14/2022 4:15 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
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.
Posted on 3/7/2022 4:39 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
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.
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.