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Windshield Replacement

3 Common Problems with Rear Windshields

The rear windshield is located opposite of the front windshield. Like the front glass, the rear glass helps the automobile hold its frame. It seals off the inside of the automobile from the outside, protecting the occupants of the vehicle. There can be three common problems that occur with your rear auto glass. First, if repair is not possible, a professional windshield replacement may be necessary. Second, the time needed for replacing the rear windshield is longer than replacing the front windshield. Last, your rear window can leak. Only 1 Auto Glass can replace your rear windshield for you.

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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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Is a Crack in the Windshield a Big Deal?

Driving around town for months with cracks and chips in your 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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Be Careful Where You Park Your Car

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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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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We Offer Glass Repair for Luxury Vehicles

Only 1 Auto Glass service offers auto glass repair for luxury vehicles that are out of the ordinary. Our certified technicians have the skill and training necessary to work on high-end and luxury class automobiles from foreign and domestic manufacturers. No matter how expensive your vehicle is, our team can find an OEM or OEE replacement windshield or side window to replace the broken one. Contact us today to schedule a repair at our service center or for a mobile repair on site.

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Should You Drive Your Car if Your Windshield is Smashed In?

It seems that the obvious answer to this question would be a resounding no. For many drivers, however, it still looks tempting to get inside a car with shattered glass if only to bring it to our auto glass repair center. There are several reasons why you should never operate a vehicle, however, with broken glass in Minnesota. We cover a few reasons below.

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Is a Cracked or Chipped Windshield Endangering Your Employees?

Driving with a cracked or chipped windshield is never a good idea. It’s even worse, however, when your employees are driving commercial vehicles with damaged auto glass. When you allow your drivers to operate a car that has chips or cracks along the windshield, you put both them and other drivers at risk on the highway. Below, we explore different ways that cracked or chipped auto glass could be endangering your employees.

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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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