Posted on 4/5/2021 4:07 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Spontaneously shattering auto glass isn’t something most vehicle owners really think about, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t happen. While the phenomenon isn’t super common, it’s definitely possible, and since that’s the case, as a conscientious vehicle owner, you should know whether your ride is at risk and what to expect.
Posted on 1/20/2020 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Have you just had your windshield replaced? Not quite sure how to care for it and make it last? At Only 1 Auto Glass, we’ve got you—and your windshield—covered. Immediately after your windshield replacement, there are several things you must avoid if you hope to make your new auto glass last. And, in the following weeks, months, and years, you’ll need to pay special attention to your windshield if you hope to avoid another replacement. Curious what exactly you should do to take proper care of your auto glass after a replacement? Let’s get into it.
Posted on 7/22/2019 8:43 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
If the rear window on your sedan, SUV, or truck is cracked or broken, it will most likely need to be replaced. One of the top reasons why front windshields chip, crack, or break is due to road debris, such as flying rocks. However, this is not a common reason why windshields sustain damage. Read on to learn about some of the most common reasons why your rear automobile window becomes broken and needs to be repaired or replaced.
Posted on 8/27/2018 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Numerous reports are circulating that sunroofs are spontaneously exploding in SUVs and other automobiles that have glass overhead. A Consumer Reports investigation released in October of last year confirmed that sunroof explosions are happening every month across the country. The sudden surge of explosions has been occurring over the last five to ten years.
Posted on 5/14/2018 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Having a shift in temperature can affect your auto glass in different ways. Inspect your windshield for any cracks and chips before a change in temperature occurs. If you have a chip or crack, Only 1 Auto Glass can repair your windshield. If a repair is not feasible, we will replace the glass for you. Here are some ways that opposite inside/outside temperatures can affect your auto glass.
Posted on 4/9/2018 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Keeping your windshield and auto glass clean is important for your safety when you drive. Having a clear view of the road is important. Only 1 Auto Glass knows you want to keep your auto glass clean. Here is a guide to common mistakes to avoid when cleaning auto glass.
Posted on 4/24/2017 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
If you’ve driven on Minneapolis, St. Paul or Twin Cities roads, you know about the bug splatter problem. While extreme weather can degrade your car’s paint, blur your windshield and cause window damage, bugs can greatly impact your ride. As soon as spring hits, your car’s hood, grille and windshield might be covered in bug remains. Even if you’re not driving through a woodland area, your car’s exterior is at risk. Below, we’re covering the best bug splatter prevention and removal tips around.
Posted on 11/20/2015 12:26 PM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Your auto glass provides a myriad of near invisible ways to protect you and your family. You probably haven’t given many of them much thought, but when you realize all the protection your auto glass provides, you better understand the importance of getting any repairs done by a quality, experienced auto glass company.
Posted on 1/19/2015 2:01 PM By Only 1 Auto Glass
The glass used for windshield is not the same as the glass used for other windows. All windows in a vehicle are made of safety glass required by the OEM, however the windshield goes through an additional process of lamination to protect passengers.
Posted on 12/22/2014 1:58 PM By Only 1 Auto Glass
To prepare for winter weather conditions, you need to start with your windshield. You need to make sure that the glass is safe when the weather begins to change outside. Any windshield replacement or rock chip repair company can provide assistance in weatherproofing windshields, but it is helpful to know why you should do this and how it can be done, as there are a few things that you can do on your own without consequence.