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Vandalism: What to do if Someone Smashes Your Windshield

When your vehicle is found vandalized, and your windshield was broken, the automobile is not safe to drive. You firstly want to remove any large pieces of glass and call the police first and foremost. Only 1 Auto Glass in St. Paul, Minnesota can help you navigate the process of securing your vehicle, filing a claim with your insurance agency, and temporarily fixing the glass, so the car is drivable while they work on a quick windshield replacement or repair.

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Get A Pre-Purchase Auto Glass Inspection

Nothing stops your life easier than broken or cracked auto glass. When faced with this dilemma, most automobiles are not able to safely drive to an auto body shop or glass repair professional. With Only 1 Auto Glass, we come to you with twelve locations across the Twin Cities, Minnesota. Our experts provide free estimates for your auto glass replacement, windshield chip repair, or auto glass repair. Let's take a look at the benefits of a pre-purchase inspection.

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Why Your Side Window Won’t Close All the Way

Automotive side windows are fixed in the car’s door, and a motorized button is used to roll a side window up or down in modern cars. In older cars, a hand crank is used to raise and lower the window. Only 1 Auto Glass in Maplewood, Minnesota can replace or repair your side auto glass no matter kind of device your vehicle has. Below are some reasons your side auto window may not be closing all the way.

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Is it Possible to Completely Remove Rock Chips from Your Windshield?

If you take care of rock chip repairs when they’re small, Only 1 Auto Glass can repair a rock chip in your windshield without having to replace the entire glass. If you don’t repair it immediately, the chip can lead to a crack, or worse. We’ll have no choice but to replace the windshield. This can cost more than a simple repair. We recommend that you do the following if you have rock chips in your glass:

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How Do Opposite Inside/Outside Temperatures Affect Your Glass?

Having a shift in temperature can affect your auto glass in different ways. Inspect your windshield for any cracks and chips before a change in temperature occurs. If you have a chip or crack, Only 1 Auto Glass can repair your windshield. If a repair is not feasible, we will replace the glass for you. Here are some ways that opposite inside/outside temperatures can affect your auto glass.

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3 Common Problems with Rear Windshields

The rear windshield is located opposite of the front windshield. Like the front glass, the rear glass helps the automobile hold its frame. It seals off the inside of the automobile from the outside, protecting the occupants of the vehicle. There can be three common problems that occur with your rear auto glass. First, if repair is not possible, a professional windshield replacement may be necessary. Second, the time needed for replacing the rear windshield is longer than replacing the front windshield. Last, your rear window can leak. Only 1 Auto Glass can replace your rear windshield for you.

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What to Do After Getting a New Windshield Installed

No one wants to deal with a windshield replacement, but sometimes you have no choice. Once you get that new windshield installed, you want it to perform at its best. We can install that windshield for you. We can also help you care for that new windshield replacement.

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Construction Just Cracked Your Window. Now What?

When driving by a construction site, you may end up with construction damage. Once that damage occurs we can help you with your window repair or replacement. Look to us for what that next step is following when construction just cracked your window. We are there for that “now what” moment.

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Common Mistakes to Avoid When Cleaning Auto Glass

Keeping your windshield and auto glass clean is important for your safety when you drive. Having a clear view of the road is important. Only 1 Auto Glass knows you want to keep your auto glass clean. Here is a guide to common mistakes to avoid when cleaning auto glass.

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Auto Glass Replacement Safety Standard: What You Need to Know

Your auto glass protects you when you operate your vehicle from the road and its hazards. We adhere to standards of safety when we replace and repair auto glass. It is important to stay informed about safety standards in auto glass repair and replacement. By following safety standards when we repair and replace your auto glass, your safety is our priority.

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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.