Posted on 8/10/2020 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
How well do you take care of your vehicle’s windows? Do you clean them regularly, using the appropriate materials? Do you park in safe, covered locations? At Only 1 Auto Glass, we know how easy it can be to assume auto glass doesn’t require much care or attention at all—but that assumption might just prove an expensive mistake. Below, we explain X common ways drivers unintentionally damage their auto glass and offer suggestions to help you better protect your vehicle windows.
Posted on 7/13/2020 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
If you have unsightly scratches in your windshield or side windows, you’ve probably wondered whether repairing the damage is possible. After all, replacing a sheet of glass to remedy a few minor scratches seems a bit overkill, right? At Only 1 Auto Glass, we’re here to tell you that glass scratches are usually repairable, depending on their severity, of course. Below, we’ve outlined how professional scratch repair works, as well as why it’s never a good idea to attempt the auto glass repair process on your own.
Posted on 7/6/2020 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Driving with plastic on a broken vehicle window is highly dangerous and should be avoided at all costs. Learn why from the repair specialists at Only 1 Auto Glass.
Posted on 6/15/2020 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Do you know how to protect your auto glass throughout summer? Learn valuable maintenance tips from the experts at Only 1 Auto Glass.
Posted on 6/8/2020 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
It’s an unfortunate reality, but every day, dozens of vehicles throughout the Twin Cities metro are vandalized or broken into. So how should you handle such a situation if it happens to your vehicle? At Only 1 Auto Glass, we know the majority of break-ins and acts of vandalism are conducted through vehicle windows, and since we happen to be auto glass experts, we’re here to offer our advice. Below, we’ve outlined a few helpful tips on how to handle auto glass vandalism if it ever becomes your reality.
Posted on 5/18/2020 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Depending on the type of vehicle you own, a certain amount of road noise is normal. Frame design, the type of tires you have, and varying road conditions all contribute to noise while driving, but if that noise suddenly exceeds normal levels, it’s usually cause for concern.
Posted on 5/4/2020 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Are you facing auto glass repairs or a full windshield replacement? Confused about which option is the safest, most cost-effective choice for your needs? At Only 1 Auto Glass, we know damaged vehicle windows can be a major source of stress. And not knowing who to trust with the repairs or even what to expect from the process serves to further compound the problem. To help lessen any confusion, we’ve outlined a few of our most common FAQs to give you a better idea of how auto glass repairs and replacements work.
Posted on 4/27/2020 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
No one purchases a vehicle with a sunroof thinking that the glass is going to explode. Most sunroof owners never allow the thought to cross their minds. But, just because it’s not a common occurrence doesn’t mean it can’t happen. In fact, a recent Consumer Reports investigation indicates that certain sunroofs do indeed explode. And, unfortunately, the number of spontaneously shattering overhead windows is steadily growing.
Posted on 4/20/2020 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
When most drivers think of road debris, they imagine pebbles, leaves, sticks, and maybe the odd tire scrap or two. Though that’s a semi-accurate presumption, there may be more rubbish on the road than meets the eye. While most road debris is barely visible from your driver’s seat, it still has the potential to cause serious damage to your auto glass. Worse, some barely-visible road debris has the potential to cause bodily harm, and in some cases, fatality.
Posted on 4/13/2020 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
It’s finally spring! With the warming weather and some trails finally becoming accessible in the Midwest and other parts of the country with snow, it’s tempting to simply load up your ATV or sport side by side and head off for an outdoor adventure. If you own a UTV, you might want to pull it out of storage and get right to work, or keep using it without a second thought as the days lengthen and the temperatures rise.