Posted on 12/6/2021 4:28 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
If you’ve spent any time driving around the Twin Cities during winter, you know how tough it can be to see when blinding sun glare reflects off the snow. And if your windshield is already has a glare problem, that can make it remarkably difficult to see while you’re driving.
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 10/18/2021 4:41 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
When you drive in Minnesota, prepping your automobile to handle winter weather is an inevitable part of vehicle ownership. And although you probably know you should swap out your summer tires, replace your fluids with winter-specific formulations, and ensure your battery is in good working order, there are a few prep tips that many people tend to overlook.
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 7/26/2021 4:41 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Would you be able to recognize a sandblasted windshield if you have one? If not, you’re definitely not alone. Most drivers aren’t aware they have a sandblasted windshield even when it’s staring them right in the face. And if you’re one of those drivers, you should know that driving with this type of auto glass damage is hazardous.
Posted on 7/19/2021 4:37 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Hearing some road noise while you drive is normal — after all, no vehicle cabin is completely soundproof. But when that noise becomes unusually noticeable, even with peripheral background noise like music or chatter, you may have an auto glass problem on your hands.
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 5/3/2021 4:35 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
So your windshield suffered a rock chip or a crack and you can’t get to the auto glass repair shop right away? While prompt windshield repair is the best way to prevent that damage from spreading, at Only 1 Auto Glass, we understand handling repairs immediately isn’t always possible.
Posted on 3/8/2021 4:35 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
If you’ve noticed rust developing around your vehicle’s windshield, you should never ignore it! If you own a used vehicle, it probably underwent a previous windshield replacement and the glass was poorly installed.
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.