Posted on 6/30/2022 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 10/18/2021 4:41 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
When you drive in Minnesota, prepping your automobile to handle winter weather is an inevitable part of vehicle ownership. And although you probably know you should swap out your summer tires, replace your fluids with winter-specific formulations, and ensure your battery is in good working order, there are a few prep tips that many people tend to overlook.
Posted on 5/24/2021 4:50 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
If your vehicle’s driver’s side window doesn’t work, the issue might seem pretty inconsequential, especially if you rarely roll your windows down. But just because driving around with a nonfunctional side window might seem relatively harmless, that doesn’t mean it’s necessarily safe.
Posted on 5/17/2021 4:46 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Avoiding auto glass damage isn’t always possible, but a few simple measures can reduce your risk of incurring chips or cracks in your rear window. Click to learn about culprits behind back glass damage and how to avoid them.
Posted on 4/26/2021 4:19 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
You just found out you need a windshield replacement, but where’s the best place to get it? On the one hand, you could visit the dealership that handles the type of vehicle you own since you trust they know what they’re doing. On the other hand, you could make an appointment at an auto glass shop that specializes in windshield replacements. So which is the better choice? Or is one actually better than the other?
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 10/14/2019 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Cracks or chips in your rear window may seem altogether inconsequential. After all, it’s not your front windshield, right? You don’t have to look out of your rear window nearly as often, and your passengers are protected by the seat behind them, right? Wrong. If you’re driving around with a damaged rear windshield, the reality is, you’re putting yourself in danger.
Posted on 6/17/2019 8:26 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
An auto accident can damage your windshield or the seal that holds the windshield firmly in place. Even minor accidents can cause substantial damage to the windshield. This is why it’s important to know the signs that your auto glass was damaged in the accident and is in need of repair or replacement. Here are a few signs your auto glass needs to be inspected by an auto glass professional:
Posted on 3/18/2019 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Driving around town for months with cracks and chips in your rear windshield may not seem like a big deal. But trust us when we tell you, it is. In fact, it’s downright dangerous and possibly illegal (depending on the condition of the glass) for you to be operating a vehicle with a damaged windshield or side window. Now is the time for a complete windshield replacement from Only 1 Auto Glass. We can restore your glass and make it safe for you to drive on the road.
Posted on 1/28/2019 10:01 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
It seems that the obvious answer to this question would be a resounding no. For many drivers, however, it still looks tempting to get inside a car with shattered glass if only to bring it to our auto glass repair center. There are several reasons why you should never operate a vehicle, however, with broken glass in Minnesota. We cover a few reasons below.
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