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Does My Windshield Damage Require a Full Windshield Replacement?

Windshield damage is more common than you think. Tiny dents and chips that begin as unnoticeable defects can quickly expand into bigger and more costly problems. Some windshield damage can be easily repaired with a special coating or other techniques. However, there are times when even small damages require a full windshield replacement. How can you tell if your damaged windshield can be repaired or if you'll need a full replacement? Consider these three issues when assessing your damage.

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Do You Have a Chipped Windshield? Do Not Try a DIY Windshield Repair

Your windshield goes through a lot in the line of duty. Drive your vehicle long enough, and there's a good chance you will eventually need rock and chip repair. This kind of damage isn't just unsightly. Cracked windshields are hard to see through, make the window less safe in an accident, and could develop bigger cracks over time.

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Broken Windshield While Away From Home? Here’s What You Can Do

When your windshield breaks, the initial shock can make it difficult to know what to do next. If you're in the middle of enjoying a vacation or road trip, the confusion is compounded. How can you find the right services for your windshield and auto body damage when you're away from home?

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What to Look For in an Auto Glass Installation Company

There are a number of reasons why you may need to have new auto glass installed. You may have a chip or crack in your windshield, your windshield may have shattered in a car accident, or someone may have broken a window trying to break into your vehicle. When you need new auto glass installed, you will be looking for an auto glass installation company to help you. Here are three things you should look for as you look to hire an auto glass installation company.

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How to Reduce Glare on Your Windshield

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.

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Common Reasons Why Your Windshield May Need to Be Replaced

The windshield on your car may last as long as your car does. However, this is not always the case. There are issues that may pop up that can cause your windshield to need to be replaced. If your windshield develops any of these issues, an auto glass repair shop should examine your windshield to determine whether it needs to be repaired or replaced. Here are three common problems that can occur with your windshield that may cause your windshield to need to be replaced.

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Can a Chipped Windshield Affect Your Car's Value?

If there is a chip in your automobile's windshield, you may have a decision to make. You can decide to repair the chip or have the windshield replaced. If the chip or crack is larger than the size of a dollar bill or impedes your vision while driving, you will need to have the windshield replaced. However, if the crack is relatively small and does not impede your vision, either option may work. If you are facing this dilemma and plan on selling your car in the near future, you may find yourself wondering if a chip or crack will affect the value of your car. Here is information you need to know.

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How Damaged Glass is Putting Your Family at Risk

A broken or cracked windshield can make your car dangerous for your children. If your kids still sit in the back seat, they are vulnerable to impact or collision if your side auto glass or rear windshield is damaged. Only 1 Auto Glass can make your car safe again with an auto glass repair or a windshield replacement. To schedule a repair, contact our service center today.

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Fixing Your Rear Windshield: Why It's Important

Driving around town for months with cracks and chips in your rear windshield may not seem like a big deal. But trust us when we tell you, it is. In fact, it’s downright dangerous and possibly illegal (depending on the condition of the glass) for you to be operating a vehicle with a damaged windshield or side window. Now is the time for a complete windshield replacement from Only 1 Auto Glass. We can restore your glass and make it safe for you to drive on the road.

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Common Falling Items That Can Damage Your Windshield

Where you park your car can have an impact on the windshield—literally. Many of the auto glass repair cases we see each year have to do with falling objects crashing into a car and blasting out the glass. If a falling object cracks or breaks your auto glass, contact Only 1 Auto Glass today. You can come to our service center, or we can send someone out to you with our remote service. In the meantime watch out for the following parking conditions.

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