Posted on 2/8/2021 4:13 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
When you think about vehicle maintenance, your windshield is probably one of the last things to come to mind. But you can weaken your windshield or even damage it by failing to care for it properly.
Posted on 1/18/2021 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
If you have to park your vehicle outdoors for any reason during winter, you know you’ll eventually need to de-ice your windshield. If you’re lucky, the sun might make an appearance and accomplish a large part of the job for you. But if it’s nighttime or early morning and you’re in a hurry to get going, you’ll need to practice safe de-icing of your windshield to avoid auto glass repairs.
Posted on 12/28/2020 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Winter weather can be tough on your auto glass, but with a little extra caution, you can easily avoid windshield damage. Click to learn useful tips for keeping your auto glass in excellent condition throughout winter.
Posted on 12/14/2020 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
If you park your vehicle outside during winter, you’re no doubt familiar with the tedious task of scraping ice and snow from your windshield. Something you may not know, however, is that improper ice scraper use can damage your windshield, despite the fact that ice scrapers aren’t inherently hazardous to your auto glass.
Posted on 10/5/2020 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Scratches in your windshield aren’t just an eyesore; they can compromise your visibility on the road and put your safety at risk. At Only 1 Auto Glass, we emphasize the importance of a fully intact, scratch-free windshield because we understand the critical role it plays in protecting you and your passengers. To help you maintain your auto glass in top condition, below, we share a few tips for keeping your windshield free of scratches.
Posted on 4/6/2020 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
For the most part, cleaning your auto glass is pretty straightforward: You spray on the solution, wipe it down, and let the excess liquid evaporate. Something many vehicle owners don’t know, however, is that certain glass cleaning solutions and techniques can damage their auto glass. At Only 1 Auto Glass, it’s our job to help you keep your vehicle windows in top condition, so below, we’re outlining a few costly cleaning mistakes to avoid.
Posted on 12/23/2019 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Minnesota winters can be tough on your auto glass, especially if you park outdoors. While many vehicle owners tend to focus on engine and battery maintenance during winter, your auto glass deserves the same level of attention. At Only 1 Auto Glass, we know a driver is only safe when his or her auto glass is completely intact. So, to help you maintain your auto glass—and your safety on the road—this winter, we’ve put together the following helpful tips on winter windshield maintenance.
Posted on 12/16/2019 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
If you park your vehicle outdoors, chances are you rely on an ice scraper to remove ice and snow from the windows. While ice scrapers aren’t inherently hazardous for your auto glass, the manner in which you use them can certainly damage your windshield.
Posted on 11/13/2017 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Poor windshield wipers are both a hassle and dangerous to drivers when it’s raining. They can also create poor driving conditions by scratching your windshield. Etching across the glass can inhibit your ability to see out the windshield, thus making you miss turns, road signs, and not notice oncoming traffic. If you think that the wipers are scratching the windshield on your vehicle, then bring it to Only 1 Auto Glass. We can inspect your windshield and make the necessary repairs.
Posted on 1/22/2015 2:02 PM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Auto glass mold is not extremely common, especially in climates like ours here in Minnesota. However, it can happen. This is particularly true if your vehicle is stored and is not driven for an extended period of time. Mold can begin to grow over time, which can prove to be harmful to you and your passengers.