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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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How to Take Care of Your Windshield During the Winter

Winter conditions make it difficult to see through your windshield. After you scrape the snow off the outside surface, you may still notice a thin layer of fox or condensation on the inside.

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Are Your Windshield Wipers Scratching Your Windshield?

Bad windshield wipers are damaging your windshield's surface and creating a hazardous driving experience for you and the passengers in your car. Below, we take a closer look at how worn out wipers are damaging the glass on your windshield and why you should change the wipers, as well as bring your car in for a windshield assessment.

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5 Ways to Identify a Faulty Windshield Installation

Window installation companies are responsible for keeping their clients safe in their vehicles once they drive off from the service center. The slightest miscalculation in a windshield installation can be deadly.

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What is the Difference Between OEM and Aftermarket Glass?

If you are like most car owners, you may not know the difference between an original equipment manufacturer windshield and an aftermarket windshield. Knowing the difference can help you choose the right product for your car.

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Rock Chip Windshield Damage: Replace vs. Repair

Tiny pebbles, construction debris, and other small rocky items can penetrate the windshield of your car, truck, or SUV. The penetrations, however, are often tiny and do not cause extensive damage to the glass.

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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.