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Driving With Damaged Auto Glass: 3 Common Questions

For many vehicle owners, windshield and window damage occur at the most inconvenient time possible, which can make scheduling a repair appointment quite challenging. At Only 1 Auto Glass, we understand you’re busy, and sometimes, making time for auto glass repairs immediately after a damaging incident is out of the question.

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4 Unexpected Ways You Can Damage Your Auto Glass

How well do you take care of your vehicle’s windows? Do you clean them regularly, using the appropriate materials? Do you park in safe, covered locations? At Only 1 Auto Glass, we know how easy it can be to assume auto glass doesn’t require much care or attention at all—but that assumption might just prove an expensive mistake. Below, we explain X common ways drivers unintentionally damage their auto glass and offer suggestions to help you better protect your vehicle windows.

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3 Windshield Repair Techniques Explained

If your auto glass recently sustained damage, you’re likely wondering what your repair options are. Should you attempt a DIY repair? (Hint: the answer is no!) Or should you opt for professional attention? (That’s a definite affirmative). When it comes to repairing auto glass, a trained technician has a few different options at his disposal, and even the least effective among them is better than a DIY kit. At Only 1 Auto Glass, we employ industry best practices and materials when performing auto glass repairs, and below, we’ve outlined how each process works.

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Waiting for Windshield Repair? How to Protect Your Auto Glass from Extreme Heat

Do you have a crack or chip in your windshield? Then it’s important to schedule an auto glass repair appointment as soon as you can. Windshield cracks and chips don’t just impede your visibility while driving; they can also expand, and the likelihood of glass damage growing worse is especially high in hot weather conditions.

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Side Window Won’t Close? 4 Possible Reasons Why

Frustrated by a side window that won’t close all the way? Not to worry — at Only 1 Auto Glass, we’ve got a solution. Though there are several reasons your window may not function properly, there are a few common culprits we typically see. To help you identify the issue before you schedule your auto glass repair, below, we’ve outlined four of the most common causes behind non-functional side windows.

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Can Scratches in Auto Glass Be Repaired?

If you have unsightly scratches in your windshield or side windows, you’ve probably wondered whether repairing the damage is possible. After all, replacing a sheet of glass to remedy a few minor scratches seems a bit overkill, right? At Only 1 Auto Glass, we’re here to tell you that glass scratches are usually repairable, depending on their severity, of course. Below, we’ve outlined how professional scratch repair works, as well as why it’s never a good idea to attempt the auto glass repair process on your own.

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4 Dangers of Covering Your Vehicle Windows With Plastic

Driving with plastic on a broken vehicle window is highly dangerous and should be avoided at all costs. Learn why from the repair specialists at Only 1 Auto Glass.

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OEM Vs. Aftermarket Auto Glass: What You Need to Know

If you need an auto glass replacement, should you choose OEM or aftermarket glass? Only 1 Auto Glass explains the differences between these two glass types and how each one can affect your vehicle.

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Minor Auto Glass Damage: 3 Reasons It’s More Dangerous Than You Realize

Do your vehicle windows contain small chips or cracks? Learn how minor auto glass damage can seriously compromise your safety from the experts at Only 1 Auto Glass.

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How to Keep Your Auto Glass Safe All Summer Long

Do you know how to protect your auto glass throughout summer? Learn valuable maintenance tips from the experts at Only 1 Auto Glass.

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