Posted on 7/12/2021 4:33 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Scratches in your auto glass may not seem like a big deal, especially if they’re fairly small. But assuming that windshield scratches don’t present a real hazard while you’re driving could get you in trouble. A scratch can easily morph into more severe windshield damage that can make it difficult to see on the road and put you and your passengers’ safety at risk.
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 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 9/16/2019 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
In Minnesota, we have some pretty drastic temperature fluctuations. In the span of just one day, we can sometimes see a temperature change of over 50 degrees! And while our vehicles have heating and cooling systems designed to keep us perpetually comfortable, our auto glass may be suffering. So how do wild fluctuations in outside temperature affect the protective glass within our vehicles? The glass pros at Only 1 Auto Glass are here to discuss how temperatures can affect your auto glass, and what to do before winter arrives.
Posted on 4/15/2019 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Glare on your windshield can make it hard to see the road and any objects that are in front of you. Glare can be created from sunlight or when the sun reflects off of an asphalt road. There are a few different things that you can do to reduce glare on your windshield, including wearing sunglasses. Another option is to have your windshield tinted. However, before your windshield can be tinted, there are a two things that may need to be done first. Here is how you can prepare your windshield to be tinted in order to reduce glare.
Posted on 11/19/2018 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Winter conditions make it difficult to see through your windshield. After you scrape the snow off the outside surface, you may still notice a thin layer of fox or condensation on the inside.
Posted on 9/10/2018 7:19 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Caring for your windshield starts the moment you pull out of the Only 1 Auto glass service center. Once we repair or replace your windshield, you provide simple maintenance and care that will prolong the life of the glass.
Posted on 7/16/2018 4:00 AM By Only 1 Auto Glass
We all know that winter can be hard on our vehicles; but did you know that your car can really take a beating during the summer, too? Summer temperatures can wreak havoc on your windshield, which is why you should always take steps to protect it from damage.
Posted on 1/30/2015 2:04 PM By Only 1 Auto Glass
Your car's windshield and windows are very important components of its safety system. In the event of a car accident, the auto glass will help protect you as well as your passengers by helping to maintain the strength of the car's structure. Therefore, it is crucial that you are aware of and perform the various maintenance tasks that will help you prolong the life and improve the quality of your vehicle's auto glass.