Posted on 7/26/2021 4:41 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Sandblasted windshields are a common problem, but many drivers aren’t aware that this type of auto glass damage can put their safety at risk. Click to learn what you need to know about sandblasted auto glass and how you should handle the problem.
Posted on 7/19/2021 4:37 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
If you can hear an unusual amount of road noise while you drive, damaged or improperly installed auto glass may be the culprit. Click to learn what you need to know about the relationship between road noise and auto glass damage.
Posted on 7/5/2021 4:28 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Does your windshield have a minor chip or crack that you haven’t had time to get repaired? At Only 1 Auto Glass, we get it — finding the time to schedule windshield repairs can be tough. However, you should know that extreme summer heat can cause that chip or crack in your auto glass to grow. And if you’re not careful, minor windshield damage can quickly morph into severe damage that necessitates a complete windshield replacement.
Posted on 6/7/2021 4:02 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
So you’re dealing with your first damaged windshield? Then there are a few things you need to know to ensure you handle the repair or replacement properly. At Only 1 Auto Glass, we’ve repaired and replaced thousands of windshields for Twin Cities drivers, and over the years, we’ve seen quite a few first-timers. Below, we’re covering some of the most common auto glass questions we’ve received to help you understand what to expect.
Posted on 5/10/2021 4:39 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
If you own a vehicle that has a heated windshield, the glass contains embedded technology that can interfere with rock chip repairs and crack repairs. Depending on the extent and location of the damage, you may be able to opt for auto glass repairs, but in some cases, a full windshield replacement will be necessary.
Posted on 5/3/2021 4:35 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
So your windshield suffered a rock chip or a crack and you can’t get to the auto glass repair shop right away? While prompt windshield repair is the best way to prevent that damage from spreading, at Only 1 Auto Glass, we understand handling repairs immediately isn’t always possible.
Posted on 4/19/2021 4:15 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
When you get a windshield replacement, the way you treat the glass immediately after installation plays a major role in the longevity of the window. During the first 24-48 hours after you leave the auto glass repair shop, your new windshield is most vulnerable to damage. To ensure the glass settles and bonds properly to the frame of your vehicle, there are a handful of things you must do.
Posted on 3/15/2021 4:39 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Driving habits and environmental conditions can play a role in the growth of unrepaired windshield chips and cracks. Click to learn about external factors that can cause minor windshield damage to grow worse.
Posted on 3/8/2021 4:35 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
If you’ve noticed rust developing around your vehicle’s windshield, you should never ignore it! If you own a used vehicle, it probably underwent a previous windshield replacement and the glass was poorly installed.
Posted on 2/1/2021 4:06 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
If you own a newer vehicle, chances are it’s equipped with several safety features like collision avoidance, backup cameras, adaptive cruise control, lane assist, automated parking, and more. For these features to function properly, multiple cameras and sensors within your vehicle must be properly calibrated.