Posted on 12/23/2019 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Minnesota winters can be tough on your auto glass, especially if you park outdoors. While many vehicle owners tend to focus on engine and battery maintenance during winter, your auto glass deserves the same level of attention. At Only 1 Auto Glass, we know a driver is only safe when his or her auto glass is completely intact. So, to help you maintain your auto glass—and your safety on the road—this winter, we’ve put together the following helpful tips on winter windshield maintenance.
Posted on 12/9/2019 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
When you have no option but to park outside, how do you protect your auto glass from environmental damage? At Only 1 Auto Glass, we realize not everyone has the luxury of parking their vehicle in a garage or even in a covered parking space. But we also know that even if you must park outside, you can still take steps to protect your ride. If you’re parking outside this winter, check out these helpful tips that can help you avoid an auto glass repair or replacement:
Posted on 12/2/2019 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Only 1 Auto Glass explains why your vehicle’s side windows aren’t operating properly and what you can do to resolve the issue.
Posted on 11/18/2019 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Do you have a windshield or a window that needs repairing? Finding the right auto glass repair company can be a challenge. With a number of sketchy shops and even sketchier so-called mobile repair companies, it can be difficult to find a company you trust. At Only 1 Auto Glass, we pride ourselves on delivering industry-leading service, so we know a thing or two about what to look for in a repair company. When you’re looking for a reputable team you can trust, here’s what to keep in mind.
Posted on 11/4/2019 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Many people mistakenly believe windshield maintenance only means keeping their wiper fluid reservoir full. While plenty of wiper fluid certainly helps keep your windshield clear, properly caring for your auto glass involves much more than a full fluid reservoir. At Only 1 Auto Glass, we know you and your passengers are only well-protected when your auto glass is well-maintained. To help you prolong the life of your auto glass and increase your safety while driving, make sure you’re practicing the following windshield maintenance tips:
Posted on 10/7/2019 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
What do an errant golf ball, an unscrupulous burglar, and a rowdy teen all have in common? Not much, unless you consider the fact that they all have the potential to damage your vehicle’s windows. If you find yourself the victim of accidental or purposeful auto glass damage, you may be asking yourself whether or not you should have the damage repaired. Certainly, a spare tarp or garbage bag offers comparable protection, right? Well, no. If your side windows are damaged, it’s imperative that you have them repaired immediately. Continuing to drive with damaged auto glass puts you and your passengers at risk. Only One Auto Glass explains how:
Posted on 9/30/2019 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Throughout the last decade, we’ve made rapid advancements in the technology available to road warriors everywhere. In today’s vehicles, back-up cameras, lane departure warnings, collision avoidance systems, adaptive cruise control, and many other features are becoming standard. But what isn’t standard, is Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) compliance. Among all auto glass repair shops, only a fraction are ADAS compliant. If you own a vehicle with Advanced Driver Assistance Systems like those mentioned above, you’ll require ADAS compliance should you ever need auto glass repair or replacement. Below, the pros at Only 1 Auto Glass discuss the importance of ADAS compliance and why you should choose a shop that carries this certification.
Posted on 9/16/2019 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
In Minnesota, we have some pretty drastic temperature fluctuations. In the span of just one day, we can sometimes see a temperature change of over 50 degrees! And while our vehicles have heating and cooling systems designed to keep us perpetually comfortable, our auto glass may be suffering. So how do wild fluctuations in outside temperature affect the protective glass within our vehicles? The glass pros at Only 1 Auto Glass are here to discuss how temperatures can affect your auto glass, and what to do before winter arrives.
Posted on 9/9/2019 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Have a tendency to tailgate? Never heard of the three-second rule? If this sounds like you, your driving habits could be putting your windshield at risk. Following too closely is one bad driving habit you need to break if you hope to keep your vehicle (and yourself) intact. And not only does following too closely put you and your vehicle at risk, it puts other drivers in precarious positions, too. Here to discuss how your tailgating habits put your windshield at risk are the auto glass pros at Only 1 Auto Glass.
Posted on 8/26/2019 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Your windshield is designed to handle some major pressure. It's there to protect you in the event of a major accident; therefore, it's to the car maker's benefit to make it as strong as possible for each of their loyal buyers. However, it's also not immune to wear and tear over time. If your windshield has already sustained more than a few damages along the way, you may want to consider the following to see if it should be replaced.