Posted on 10/18/2021 4:41 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Properly preparing your car or truck for winter weather can help you avoid damage that may necessitate auto glass repairs. Click to learn what you need to do to get your ride ready for the snowy season.
Posted on 9/20/2021 4:59 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
If your windshield suffers a crack or rock chip while you’re traveling, you may not have time to get auto glass repairs right away. But you can’t just let a cracked windshield sit or there’s a high likelihood the crack will grow larger, potentially beyond the point of repair. Ultimately, you may end up needing a total windshield replacement if the damage spreads too far.
Posted on 7/26/2021 4:41 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Would you be able to recognize a sandblasted windshield if you have one? If not, you’re definitely not alone. Most drivers aren’t aware they have a sandblasted windshield even when it’s staring them right in the face. And if you’re one of those drivers, you should know that driving with this type of auto glass damage is hazardous.
Posted on 7/19/2021 4:37 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Hearing some road noise while you drive is normal — after all, no vehicle cabin is completely soundproof. But when that noise becomes unusually noticeable, even with peripheral background noise like music or chatter, you may have an auto glass problem on your hands.
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.