Posted on 6/30/2022 4:08 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Oh Deer! Turtle Smashes Windshield and other Roadway Animal Hazards
For those of us who spend most of our time driving in and around the
Minneapolis, St Paul, Twin Cities area of Minnesota it's not uncommon
for us to have close calls on the roadways with animals. The mornings
and evening hours are particularly dangerous as deer and other animals
become more active, especially in the spring and fall.
While deer are responsible for about 75% of fatal accidents involving animals, other animals causing crashes include horses, moose, dogs, bears, squirrels, cats and opossums.
Posted on 4/15/2022 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Everyday our phone rings and our inbox is filled with questions about our auto glass replacement and windshield repair services. Here is a list of ten of the more frequently asked questions we get about our auto chip repair and auto glass replacement services.
Posted on 5/8/2017 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Windshields can be recycled. If you’re about to get a windshield repair job, or if you’re scrapping your glass after auto glass installers get to work, consider recycling it. In the last 20 years, technology has made windshield glass recycling possible. Not only is it possible, it’s pretty easy to do.
Posted on 3/27/2017 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
A flying rock can chip or crack your windshield. After being struck, you should make an appointment to have the chip or crack filled in to prevent it from growing. However, when you call to make an appointment, it may be several days until your appointment, depending on how busy the auto glass repair shop is. During this time, you will want to protect your windshield from the sun and heat extremes. The sun and heat can both cause your glass to heat up and expand, which can cause the crack or chip to rapidly spread. If this happens, the crack or chip can become too large to repair and your entire windshield will need to be replaced. Here are a few tips for protecting your windshield against heat extremes until it can be repaired.
Posted on 3/20/2017 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
One of the most common ways for a windshield to be damaged is for a rock to fly up and smack right into the windshield, leaving a chip or crack behind. While sometimes these rocks are simply on the road or fly out of nowhere, other times, you can see exactly where they are coming from. Trucks carrying gravel or other rock material may have rocks flying directly out of the back of them. If this is what happened that caused the damage to your windshield, you may be wondering if you can hold the company accountable. Here is some information you should know.
Posted on 3/13/2017 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
If you are driving down the road and a rock slams into your windshield, you may wind up with a chip or crack. When this occurs, you likely know that you need to get the crack repaired. If you fail to do so, the crack can grow. This can cause your windshield to go from needing a repair to a more costly replacement. However, you may be wondering how much time you have to get the repairs you need before more damage sets in. Here is some information you need to know.
Posted on 2/6/2017 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
When you are looking for an auto glass repair shop to repair your auto glass, you will find that companies use a variety of techniques to obtain the glass. Some companies buy the auto glass directly from the manufacturer. Some companies buy auto glass from third parties who manufacture it and other companies manufacture their own auto glass. There are advantages and disadvantages to each method of obtaining the glass. Taking the time to learn about some of these pros and cons and getting answers to the questions you have will help you decide which is right for your auto glass needs. Here are a few of the questions you may have about using a company that manufacturers their own auto glass and the answers.
Posted on 1/9/2017 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Is one of the windows on your car broken? Do you wonder how it is going to be replaced? Learn now how car windows are replaced.
Posted on 12/19/2016 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
You just had your windshield replaced but somebody told you that all Auto Glass is not the same. How do you know that your repair shop is using the right glass and that it meets safety standards?
Posted on 12/5/2016 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
You may have encountered them in your travels in and around the Minneapolis, St Paul, Twin Cities area. The occasional torn up tire, pieces of busted up wood, or even a ladder or mattress. It is road debris; mainly from people who have not properly attached items to a vehicle as it travels down the road. It's particular challenging to avoid on the freeways where it can come out of seemingly nowhere. Dangerous road debris can be the cause of a windshield repair or windshield replacement, auto accidents, or even fatalities. It's a much bigger problem than many realize.
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