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Top 10 Tips to Help Prevent Car Break-Ins

Top 10 Tips to Help Prevent Car Break-Ins

Car break-ins are more common than you’d think! While crime rates have been steadily falling, more than 850,000 car burglaries are reported each year, and more than 700,000 people report stolen vehicles. Meanwhile, police departments across the country are generally...

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How Do I Know if My Insurance Covers Windshield Replacement?

How Do I Know if My Insurance Covers Windshield Replacement?

Road hazards are dangerous to your windshield. From rocks to debris to animals, your windshield protects you from the outside world when you’re on the road. If your windshield is cracked or damaged, it’s important to get it repaired or replaced quickly to prevent...

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How to Cover a Broken Car Window

How to Cover a Broken Car Window

Boom! Your window shattered, leaving you exposed to the elements on your daily drive. You’ve cleaned up the glass and scheduled a repair - now what do you do in the meantime? A broken window creates safety hazards, could allow rain and moisture to cause even bigger...

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Cool Weather Can Damage Your Windshields

Cool Weather Can Damage Your Windshields

Windshields are designed to withstand a lot of punishment from the elements - not to mention your driving! But, at their core, they are still made of glass, which means they are susceptible to becoming more brittle in freezing temperatures. Learn more about how cold...

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How to Weather-Proof Your Windshield

How to Weather-Proof Your Windshield

Harsh weather conditions can cause a considerable amount of damage to your car’s windshield. This is especially true in the winter, when extreme temperature fluctuations can cause your windshield to expand and contract too quickly, increasing the likelihood of cracks....

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These Are the Top 10 Reasons Windshields Crack

These Are the Top 10 Reasons Windshields Crack

There’s nothing like the feeling of walking out to your car and noticing a crack that you could swear wasn’t there when you left it. While it can feel like yet another way for the universe to “get” you, windshields don’t just crack for no reason - there’s always an...

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Windshield Stains and How to Get Rid of Them

Windshield Stains and How to Get Rid of Them

As we move into the winter season, bad weather and reduced visibility can make driving more dangerous. To keep yourself and your passengers safe while you’re on the road, it’s important to keep your windshield clear and distraction-free. The easier it is to see out of...

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Why DIY Windshield Replacement Is a Bad Idea

Why DIY Windshield Replacement Is a Bad Idea

Your windshield is one of your car’s primary safety features. It protects drivers and passengers alike from the elements - wind, rain, hail, etc. - as well as road dangers like gravel, pebbles, and other debris kicked up by other drivers. Your windshield should...

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Places to Avoid Parking to Protect Your Auto Glass

Places to Avoid Parking to Protect Your Auto Glass

You follow all the rules. You keep your car in your garage to avoid heat damage, you defrost only with cold water, you try to park under cover everywhere you go. But when you have no choice but to park your favorite car-baby outside, how do you protect your auto glass...

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The Top 4 Causes of Auto Glass Damage

The Top 4 Causes of Auto Glass Damage

Your windshield protects the interior of your car from precipitation, extreme temperature changes, and the effects of traveling at high speed. Ideally, this piece of glass would remain seamless and unnoticed as you travel. But nothing puts your windshield at top of...

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Should I Replace or Repair My Windshield?

Should I Replace or Repair My Windshield?

When your windshield is cracked, chipped, or otherwise damaged, you have to make a decision - to replace or to repair? When you’re determining the extent of damage done to your auto glass, there are a few factors that will determine whether to repair or replace your...

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3 Reasons to Use Mobile Windshield Repair/Replacement

3 Reasons to Use Mobile Windshield Repair/Replacement

There’s nothing quite like the sick feeling you get when gravel hits your windshield or your hit a pothole and a chip or crack appears in your windshield. You don’t have time for this! Now you’re going to have to look up an auto glass company, schedule an appointment,...

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5 Tips to Stop a Windshield Crack from Spreading

5 Tips to Stop a Windshield Crack from Spreading

We’ve all seen people driving around with a crack in their windshield. In fact, this is a very common hazard of driving that most of us will likely experience at one point or another. Hailstorms, gravel roads, debris from the semi in front of you on the highway…...

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