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When Not To File an Insurance Claim for Glass Repair

In Minneapolis, as with any other city in the US and in Minnesota for that matter, one of the things most people do when they find that their auto glass is in need of repair or replacement, is to contact their insurance adjuster before they try to find a Minneapolis auto glass repair company to work with.

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Hail Damaged Car Windshield – What Kind of Repair Would You Need?

Hail damage is nothing to scoff at, and at times, it is also nothing to panic about either. When your car suffers some damage from a hail storm, one of the first things you need to do is to assess the extent of what this force of nature has done to your vehicle’s windshield.You can do this yourself or you can ask the help of a Minneapolis auto glass specialist, such as Only 1 Auto Glass, to assess the damage for you. Hail stones can cause serious damage, usually with bigger ones being able to crack or break windshields. You should not discount smaller hail stones though since even pebble sized projectiles can crack and chip your windshields.

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How to Determine if You Need Auto Glass Replacement or Auto Glass Repair

How do you know if that crack, ding or chip in your windshield can be repaired or needs to be replaced?  Your best option will be contacting a reputable Minneapolis auto glass company to help you evaluate the glass damage. Only 1 has experts to help you and decide if your windshield or window can still be repaired or if a replacement is needed.

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Why it is Important to Find Auto Glass Repair Companies with NGA Certification

When your vehicle needs to have its windshields or windows repaired or replaced, one of the things you may hear people telling you to do is to find a Minneapolis auto glass repair company that has NGA certification. What exactly is NGA certification and why do people give you this advice? Is it really necessary for you to find an auto glass repair company that is NGA certified for your windshield and auto window needs?

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Auto Glass Basics - What Are the Differences Between Ordinary Glass and Auto Glass?

One of the most common questions that people ask a Minneapolis auto glass companies, when having their automobile fitted for windows or windshields, is if home window glass and glass used on automobiles is the same. If you look at auto glass and ordinary glass, it is easy enough to see that there is no visual difference. In reality, there are actually many differences between these two types of glass.

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What to Look for When Trying to Find a Good Auto Glass Repair Company?

Where do you look when trying to find an Auto Glass Repair Company in the Minneapolis metro area? You probably used Google and ended up here in search for help. Minneapolis hosts a number of companies specializing in auto glass replacement and repair, and you can find these companies with a simple Google search.

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Can You Get Auto Glass Repair for Your Stolen Cars?

No, we are not saying that you steal cars and have the glass replaced, if that is what you think this blog is about. What we are trying to get at here is whether or not you can have your auto glass repaired if your car gets stolen or broken into and you will require glass replacement for the ones that were broken. If you are in Minneapolis Minnesota, and you need to have your auto glass repaired after your car has been broken into or stolen, you will need to find a Minneapolis auto glass company that is adept at jobs like these.

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Car Care Tips: Windshield and Window Care

There have been several hundred car care tips already circulating in the net and this one features windshield replacement & repair. Besides those car tips about auto body repair, this one is worth checking for.

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BMW Concept "Cool Shade" Features

If you're a driver who hasn't decided yet whether to get a clear or a tinted auto glass for you car, then maybe you might want to check this very cool article.

New BMW Can Be Tinted Up With The Touch Of A Button

"For drivers who can't decide if they want tinted or clear glass, BMW has an answer. The auto maker's Concept Active Tourer, to be presented at the Paris Motor Show in a few weeks, features a "Cool Shade" roof that can change brightness at the touch of a button."


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