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How Does Filing An Auto Glass Claim Affect Your Insurance?

Did you know damaged vehicle windows and windshields generate more auto insurance claims than any other vehicle component? It’s true — so if you’ve chosen an auto insurance policy that covers auto glass repair or replacement, you’ve made a smart decision. That said, in the event that your vehicle requires a new windshield or window glass repair, filing a claim may not always be your best option. Why not? Our Only 1 Auto Glass team explains below.

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Damaged Auto Glass: Should You Repair or Replace It?

If your auto glass has recently incurred damage, you’re no doubt wondering how much that damage is going to cost you. Can you get away with a quick repair? Or are you in for a more expensive auto glass replacement? While a straight answer would be nice, the only way to address those questions is through an in-person evaluation of the damage. That said, there are definite situations when repairs are simply out of the question. In this post, our Only 1 Auto Glass team is breaking down the details, so you have a better idea of what to expect.

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Think Twice Before You Park Your Vehicle In These 3 Places

If you can’t park your vehicle in a garage or beneath a carport, obviously, your only remaining option is to park it outside. Unfortunately, that leaves your vehicle fully exposed to wear and tear, harsh weather conditions, and incidental damage. And, while you can certainly drive with minor scratches or dents in the body of your vehicle, driving around with cracked or chipped auto glass is downright dangerous. At Only 1 Auto Glass, we know parking outdoors comes with its fair share of risks, but if you heed these tips, you’ll lessen your chances of requiring auto glass repair.

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Rear Windshield Woes: Common Auto Glass Repair Issues

Are you having issues with your vehicle’s rear windshield? Curious whether you can repair the problem, or if you’ll need a full auto glass replacement? At Only 1 Auto Glass, it’s our job to help you keep your vehicle structurally sound. And, whether or not you realize it, your vehicle’s rear window helps support its frame. As such, it’s critical that the glass remains intact for you and your passengers’ safety. If you’re teetering on attempting a DIY fix, here’s what you should know:

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Past the Point of No Return? 3 Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Auto Glass

Has your auto glass suffered chips or cracks? Depending on the extent of the damage, a quick and easy auto glass repair may be possible, but in many incidences, repairing damaged auto glass simply isn’t safe. At Only 1 Auto Glass, we know that facing an auto glass replacement isn’t something any driver dreams about, but for your own safety, it’s often the best course of action. If you’re dealing with any of the issues below, it’s high time you schedule a windshield replacement.

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Are You Damaging Your Auto Glass? Stop Doing These 3 Things

If you own a vehicle, there’s a good chance you don’t often contemplate the integrity of your auto glass. After all, if the glass appears intact, what’s there to worry about, right? At Only 1 Auto Glass, we know the majority of drivers do their best to take care of their vehicles. All too often, though, it’s the little things they don’t think about that make the biggest impact. If you’re guilty of any of the following three deeds, for the sake of your auto glass, think twice before you do them again.

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The Critical Importance of Tech-Forward Auto Glass Repair in 2020

The modern vehicle has an ever-growing list of embedded technological features designed to make your driving experience safer, more pleasurable, and more intuitive. And, while these features are no doubt a huge leap forward in the auto industry, they’re changing the game when it comes to auto glass repair and replacement. If your vehicle features advanced driver assistance systems, also known as ADAS, you’ll need to be very careful about who you trust to repair your auto glass. At Only 1 Auto Glass, we’re committed to providing only the best when it comes to auto glass repair, so today, we’re here to give you the rundown on why a tech-forward repair shop is your best and safest bet.

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New Windshield? 9 Tips for Proper Care and Maintenance

Have you just had your windshield replaced? Not quite sure how to care for it and make it last? At Only 1 Auto Glass, we’ve got you—and your windshield—covered. Immediately after your windshield replacement, there are several things you must avoid if you hope to make your new auto glass last. And, in the following weeks, months, and years, you’ll need to pay special attention to your windshield if you hope to avoid another replacement. Curious what exactly you should do to take proper care of your auto glass after a replacement? Let’s get into it.

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Don’t Panic! How to Handle a Broken Vehicle Window

Finding a broken window in your vehicle isn't just disheartening; it's downright inconvenient, frustrating, and for some people, anxiety-inducing. At Only 1 Auto Glass, we know that dealing with a broken vehicle window can be confusing and overwhelming—but don't panic! Our team has laid out what you should do to safely and calmly handle the situation. Keep this brief guide in mind should you or a loved one ever find shattered auto glass in your vehicle.

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5 Safe Alternatives to Using an Ice Scraper on Your Windshield

If you’ve lived in Minnesota long enough, you’ve no doubt experienced it: you rush out the door with barely enough time to commute to work, see a layer of ice on the windshield, reach for your ice scraper, but it’s nowhere to be found! What do you do next? How on earth will you make it work on time? At Only 1 Auto Glass, we know this scenario happens to just about everyone at some point. So, to help you safely get that ice off your windshield and make it to work on time, we’ve detailed five safe ice scraper alternatives for when you’re in a pinch.

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