Posted on 9/23/2019 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Most of us have done it—we notice a chip in our auto glass and just keep on driving, hoping it won’t turn into a bigger problem. But is this practice really safe? Or could harm befall us as a result of our negligent ways? While it may not seem that a small rock chip or tiny crack might endanger our safety, the fact is, it very well could. Driving with damaged auto glass not only puts your vehicle at greater risk for serious damage, but it puts you and your passengers’ safety on the line. Below, our experts at Only 1 Auto Glass discuss the various ways your chipped and cracked windows are endangering you.
Posted on 8/5/2019 8:15 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Do you know the laws in Minnesota about windshields? Some are common sense, while others have specific requirements. If you are driving in Minnesota with a cracked windshield, you should get it repaired by Only 1 Auto Glass, because the crack may get worse, and you may face a traffic ticket and a fine.
Posted on 7/22/2019 8:43 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
If the rear window on your sedan, SUV, or truck is cracked or broken, it will most likely need to be replaced. One of the top reasons why front windshields chip, crack, or break is due to road debris, such as flying rocks. However, this is not a common reason why windshields sustain damage. Read on to learn about some of the most common reasons why your rear automobile window becomes broken and needs to be repaired or replaced.
Posted on 7/15/2019 8:27 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
The sight of a tiny rock chip in your windshield or other car window may not seem alarming, but it actually requires immediate action. This is because little chips and dings will, under the wrong circumstances, quickly spread into long cracks. Once a crack is too long, it can no longer be repaired. At that point, the only choice is to replace the glass. As you can imagine, replacement is far more expensive than repair.
Posted on 6/24/2019 6:30 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
When you have a chip or crack on your windshield, it’s important to get it repaired as quickly as possible. A chip or crack can worsen if you hit a bump while driving or even with the hot, summer sun beating down on your windshield. To avoid more costly repairs down the road, read through our list of tips to help you protect your cracked or chipped windshield until you can get the problem repaired.
Posted on 6/10/2019 8:23 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
The glass on your windshield can become damaged in a number of ways. An auto accident, road debris, or the way you remove ice from your windshield can all cause damage. While you cannot protect your windshield from all types of damage, there are actions you can take to reduce the odds of your windshield becoming damaged. Here are a few of the actions you can take to protect your automobile's windshield from damage:
Posted on 5/13/2019 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Your windshield goes through a lot in the line of duty. Drive your vehicle long enough, and there's a good chance you will eventually need rock and chip repair. This kind of damage isn't just unsightly. Cracked windshields are hard to see through, make the window less safe in an accident, and could develop bigger cracks over time.
Posted on 4/15/2019 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Glare on your windshield can make it hard to see the road and any objects that are in front of you. Glare can be created from sunlight or when the sun reflects off of an asphalt road. There are a few different things that you can do to reduce glare on your windshield, including wearing sunglasses. Another option is to have your windshield tinted. However, before your windshield can be tinted, there are a two things that may need to be done first. Here is how you can prepare your windshield to be tinted in order to reduce glare.
Posted on 4/8/2019 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
The windshield on your car may last as long as your car does. However, this is not always the case. There are issues that may pop up that can cause your windshield to need to be replaced. If your windshield develops any of these issues, an auto glass repair shop should examine your windshield to determine whether it needs to be repaired or replaced. Here are three common problems that can occur with your windshield that may cause your windshield to need to be replaced.
Posted on 4/1/2019 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
If there is a chip in your automobile's windshield, you may have a decision to make. You can decide to repair the chip or have the windshield replaced. If the chip or crack is larger than the size of a dollar bill or impedes your vision while driving, you will need to have the windshield replaced. However, if the crack is relatively small and does not impede your vision, either option may work. If you are facing this dilemma and plan on selling your car in the near future, you may find yourself wondering if a chip or crack will affect the value of your car. Here is information you need to know.