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What to Do After Getting a New Windshield Installed

No one wants to deal with a windshield replacement, but sometimes you have no choice. Once you get that new windshield installed, you want it to perform at its best. We can install that windshield for you. We can also help you care for that new windshield replacement.

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Childproof Your Car with an Auto Glass Repair

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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The Road Noise You Hear Could be a Damaged Window

Road noise is irritating. There are several causes of road noise. For instance, a car’s design, the type of tires on the vehicle, or exterior conditions like road material and traffic congestion can also cause road noise. A loose windshield or side door window can allow inside the car at high speeds. The air will often seep through and cause a lot of noise as the car's velocity forces the air into the vehicle cabin. If you feel that your windows are the cause of the road noise, bring your vehicle to Only 1 Auto Glass for an inspection and auto glass repair. We may discover one of the three problems below.

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Sandblasted Windshield: What is It and Does It Make a Difference?

Windshield chips and cracks are common in personal and commercial vehicles. The good news is we can help you file a claim with your insurance when there is damage to your windshield. In most cases, the insurance will pay for the auto glass repair without raising your insurance rates. It's good news if you have a sandblasted windshield that contains several blemishes. Below we explain what a sandblasted windshield is and what you should do if you have a damaged glass.

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How to Protect Your Auto Glass From Your Teenager

We’ll be honest. We pity any car that is in the hands of a teenager. While it’s true that teenagers need to time to improve their driving skills, the growing pains can be costly and critical at times. Most teens do not understand how correctly operating a vehicle keeps it in condition. Like everything else, making the connection between the two takes a little time. In the meantime, we repair a lot of windshields in cars driven by teenagers. Thankfully, our certified team of auto glass repair technicians can perform a windshield repair or windshield replacement when something happens to your vehicle.

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How Rear Windshield Replacement is Different

The rear windshield is located opposite of the front windshield in the back of the vehicle, protecting the rear passengers from the outside. The rear windshield helps your car maintain its rigid frame, as well as protecting occupants of the vehicle from objects and weather conditions outside. How manufacturers make rear windshield glass, how it functions, and what features they add to it is what sets it apart from the front windshield. All of these features determine how we repair a rear windshield when you bring it to our auto glass repair center.

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Why You Shouldn’t Cover Your Window Up with Plastic

It is not uncommon to find broken car windows covered in plastic in Minneapolis. Motorists will often do this if they do not have either the time or the money to get auto glass repair. There are several problems involved with using plastic to protect your car. Some of the risks can be dangerous. We discuss a few of these risks below.

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Why You Need an Expert to Reset Your Door Glass

When it comes to windshield repair and replacement, it’s always better to hire a certified technician to handle the job. If you or someone else does not correctly set the auto glass in the vehicle, it could create an enormous risk to drivers and passengers in the car. Therefore, if the window in your door is off track, you should contact an Only 1 Auto Glass specialist to reset it for you. Call us and set an appointment or you can come to our auto service center here in Minneapolis.

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How Does Windshield Replacement Work?

Every day, car owners throughout Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota bring their vehicles to Only 1 Auto Glass for windshield repair. Although each circumstance is unique, the process of replacing the windshield is the same. Below we go over a detailed description of how windshield replacement works and what you can expect when you come to our service center. If you have any further questions about our auto glass repair service, you can call us or message us.

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Windows Won’t Roll Up or Down? It Could be Broken Glass

When your car window doesn’t roll up or down, it’s often assumed that there is a mechanical failure such as a bad fuse or a motor that’s gone awry. We often observed, however, that it can also be due to broken or cracked glass. The slightest chip or broken piece can become lodged into the track and completely derail or jam the window. If your window doesn’t budge, then you can bring it to the Only 1 Auto Glass service center, and we can inspect the side window for damaged glass and then repair or replace it.

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