Posted on 9/21/2020 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Sandblasted windshields are a common problem, but many drivers aren’t aware that this form of auto glass damage is hazardous. Click to learn what you need to know about auto glass repair for a sandblasted windshield.
Posted on 8/24/2020 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
There’s a significant difference between the glass that comprises your vehicle’s windshield and the glass that forms the side and rear windows. That difference determines whether repairs are a feasible option or whether auto glass replacement is the only suitable course of action.
Posted on 8/3/2020 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
If your auto glass recently sustained damage, you’re likely wondering what your repair options are. Should you attempt a DIY repair? (Hint: the answer is no!) Or should you opt for professional attention? (That’s a definite affirmative). When it comes to repairing auto glass, a trained technician has a few different options at his disposal, and even the least effective among them is better than a DIY kit. At Only 1 Auto Glass, we employ industry best practices and materials when performing auto glass repairs, and below, we’ve outlined how each process works.
Posted on 7/20/2020 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Frustrated by a side window that won’t close all the way? Not to worry — at Only 1 Auto Glass, we’ve got a solution. Though there are several reasons your window may not function properly, there are a few common culprits we typically see. To help you identify the issue before you schedule your auto glass repair, below, we’ve outlined four of the most common causes behind non-functional side windows.
Posted on 6/22/2020 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Do your vehicle windows contain small chips or cracks? Learn how minor auto glass damage can seriously compromise your safety from the experts at Only 1 Auto Glass.
Posted on 5/25/2020 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
For many vehicle owners, tinted windows are non-negotiable — but what happens to that tint if the glass suffers damage? Does it have to be replaced? Can the affected window be repaired while keeping the tint intact? At Only 1 Auto Glass, we get plenty of questions about repairing minor damage to tinted auto glass, and we’d like to help clear up some confusion. Below, we’ve outlined how the auto glass repair process works for tinted windows and what kind of results you can expect.
Posted on 5/11/2020 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Is your teenager getting ready to learn how to drive? While drivers ed accomplishes the task of teaching road rules and safe driving techniques, it doesn’t offer a great deal of information regarding vehicle maintenance. At Only 1 Auto Glass, we frequently perform auto glass repairs on vehicles operated by new drivers. One thing we’ve noticed is that many of those repairs could have been prevented with proper auto glass safety education. So, to help you educate your teen driver, below, we’re breaking down a few basic auto glass rules that can help keep those vehicle windows intact.
Posted on 4/6/2020 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
For the most part, cleaning your auto glass is pretty straightforward: You spray on the solution, wipe it down, and let the excess liquid evaporate. Something many vehicle owners don’t know, however, is that certain glass cleaning solutions and techniques can damage their auto glass. At Only 1 Auto Glass, it’s our job to help you keep your vehicle windows in top condition, so below, we’re outlining a few costly cleaning mistakes to avoid.
Posted on 3/30/2020 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Sitting on the side of the road with a damaged vehicle and broken auto glass isn’t on anyone’s bucket list. But, unfortunately, it’s a reality for dozens of Twin Cities drivers every day. Though no one seriously anticipates finding themselves in the middle of such a situation, being prepared for it is never a bad idea. At Only 1 Auto Glass, we know how stressful automobile accidents and auto glass damage can be. That’s why today, we’re detailing a simple series of actions you’ll need to take if you ever find yourself in the middle of a roadside emergency.
Posted on 1/6/2020 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
If you’ve lived in Minnesota long enough, you’ve no doubt experienced it: you rush out the door with barely enough time to commute to work, see a layer of ice on the windshield, reach for your ice scraper, but it’s nowhere to be found! What do you do next? How on earth will you make it work on time? At Only 1 Auto Glass, we know this scenario happens to just about everyone at some point. So, to help you safely get that ice off your windshield and make it to work on time, we’ve detailed five safe ice scraper alternatives for when you’re in a pinch.