Posted on 3/7/2016 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Everyday our phone rings and our inbox is filled with questions about our auto glass replacement and windshield repair services. Here is a list of ten of the more frequently asked questions we get about our auto chip repair and auto glass replacement services.
Posted on 2/22/2016 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
You may not pay much attention to the automotive glass in your vehicle. It is, after all, easy to see through and easy to ignore. That is, of course, until you need an auto glass repair, auto glass replacement or rock chip repair. Glass has long been a valuable way to add style for manufacturers. Automakers have often tried to distinguish themselves from competitors by using glass as a more focal point of design. Here are some examples of where auto designers used glass to separate themselves from the pack.
Posted on 2/15/2016 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Modern windshields have developed through the years to provide excellent visibility and protection. Windshields are more complex than some give them credit for. They need to have the flexibility to absorb the shocks of a moving car while providing rigid support for the vehicle's roof. These characteristics are built into the manufacturing process. Here are the seven basic steps in making a modern windshield.
Posted on 2/8/2016 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
It is interesting to note that the laminated safety glass was invented by “accident”. Frenchman, Édouard Bénédictus, discovered the process initially when he broke a flask in his shop, but was stunned when it didn't shatter. He ultimately realized the flask had contained plastic cellulose nitrate at one time which worked as a “glue” keeping the shattered glass together. While this happy “accident' occurred in 1903, he didn't obtain a patent for his laminated glass until 1909, and it wasn't until almost 20 years later, in 1927, that laminated safety glass began being used in automobile windshields.
Posted on 2/1/2016 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Everyday, thousands of windshield auto chips occur across the country. While getting a windshield rock chip may be a negative, it can be good news. A windshield rock chip, for example, is proof that your auto glass successfully protected you and your occupants. Secondly, a rock chip repair is more affordable and easier to handle than a complete windshield replacement. It is important it get any rock chip repair taken care of quickly to minimize the damage.
Posted on 1/25/2016 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Recently, AGRR Magazine -- a publication devoted to bringing its readers the best of the automotive glass repair and replacement industry -- went onsite to the nation's top show devoted exclusively to technology. While at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, their editors spoke with several industry leaders about the innovations that are slated to hit the industry at some point in 2016.
Posted on 6/29/2015 8:51 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Keeping your car looking nice is a priority for most car owners, you spend a lot of money on your car and take great pride while driving it in the Minneapolis, St Paul, Twin Cities.
Posted on 6/24/2015 8:44 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
The majority of people in Minneapolis, St Paul, Twin Cities would not drive their vehicles without car insurance. You know how important it is to have car insurance in the event you are ever in a car accident.
Posted on 6/21/2015 8:39 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Regardless of the reason why your car windshield has been damaged it needs to be repaired as soon as possible. You may believe that a simple tiny rock chip is harmless, if the chip becomes larger or cracks, guess what, it is no longer harmless and you will have no choice but to have a rock chip repair done. That is if you're lucky and do not need a windshield replacement because you waited too long.