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How do Windshields Get Sandblasted?

Windshield chips and cracks are common in personal and commercial vehicles. The good news is we can help you file a claim with your insurance when there is damage to your windshield. In most cases, the insurance will pay for the auto glass repair without raising your insurance rates. This is good news if you have a sandblasted windshield that contains several blemishes.

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What to Do Immediately After Your Car’s Windshield is Smashed In

It seems that the obvious answer to this question would be a resounding no. For many drivers, however, it still looks tempting to get inside a car with shattered glass if only to bring it to our auto glass repair center. There are several reasons why you should never operate a vehicle, however, with broken glass in Minnesota. We cover a few reasons below.

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Using Plastic to Cover Your Damaged Windows is Highly Dangerous

It is not uncommon to find broken car windows covered in plastic in Minneapolis. Motorists will often do this if they do not have either the time or the money to get auto glass repair. There are several problems involved with using plastic to protect your car. Some of the risks can be dangerous. We discuss a few of these risks below.

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Bring Your Luxury Vehicle to Only 1 Auto Glass for Windshield Repair

Only 1 Auto Glass service offers auto glass repair for luxury vehicles that are out of the ordinary. Our certified technicians have the skill and training necessary to work on high-end and luxury class automobiles from foreign and domestic manufacturers. No matter how expensive your vehicle is, our team can find an OEM or OEE replacement windshield or side window to replace the broken one. Contact us today to schedule a repair at our service center or for a mobile repair on site.

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Are You Putting Your Commercial Drivers in Danger With a Damaged Windshield?

Driving with a cracked or chipped windshield is never a good idea. It’s even worse, however, when your employees are driving commercial vehicles with damaged auto glass. When you allow your drivers to operate a car that has chips or cracks along the windshield, you put both them and other drivers at risk on the highway. Below, we explore different ways that cracked or chipped auto glass could be endangering your employees.

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Windshield Ice Scraper: Friend or Foe?

When you’re driving down the road, and it starts raining, you may notice a slight squeaking on the windshield. Eventually, the squeaking gets louder, and then you may see that the wiper eventually vibrates as it swipes across the glass. The question you may be asking is why are my windshield wipers squeaking? You may be even more confused when there’s plenty of rain on the windshield, but the wipers squeak anyway. Although we’ll explain below why the noise occurs, the most important thing is that you bring your car to Only 1 Auto Glass to fix the problem.

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Understanding the Auto Windshield Replacement Process

Every day, car owners throughout Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota bring their vehicles to Only 1 Auto Glass for windshield repair. Although each circumstance is unique, the process of replacing the windshield is the same. Below we go over a detailed description of how windshield replacement works and what you can expect when you come to our service center. If you have any further questions about our auto glass repair service, you can call us or message us.

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Is Your Door Window Off-Track? Hire a Professional to Reset It

When it comes to windshield repair and replacement, it’s always better to hire a certified technician to handle the job. If you or someone else does not correctly set the auto glass in the vehicle, it could create an enormous risk to drivers and passengers in the car. Therefore, if the window in your door is off track, you should contact an Only 1 Auto Glass specialist to reset it for you. Call us and set an appointment or you can come to our auto service center here in Minneapolis.

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How to Bust Out a Windshield to Escape Your Vehicle

We hope that you never have to think about shattering the windshield or side windows in your vehicle. Auto accidents do happen. When you find yourself in an emergency and need to escape your car, you’ll need to know how to break the glass. Below are some suggestions for how to break the glass in case of an emergency without bringing harm to yourself or others in the car. If you have any questions or would like some more tips, contact Only 1 Auto Glass. We care about your safety.

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Windshield Pitting: What Causes it and How to Get it Fixed

Small particles of dirt and rock can pit or crack a windshield, reducing visibility and reducing the effectiveness of windshield wipers. Although the glass may appear transparent enough to drive safely, badly pitted windshields are a safety hazard. If sunlight hits the windshield at a skewed angle, it can cause the windshield to wash out and reduce visibility to zero.

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QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS?

If you have any questions regarding our vehicle’s repair needs? Would you like a free estimate? Please don’t hesitate to call us today at 651.789.1111 or Email Us and we will be happy to assist you.