Posts by Daniel Snow


What Type of Glass is Most Resistant to Sports-Related Damage?

We already covered the impact that sporting events can have on auto glass in a previous blog. From baseballs to golf balls, these can wreak havoc on windshields, side windows, and rear windshields. But cars aren’t the only objects affected. All too often windows on homes are broken from sports-related incidents too. In this article, […]

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I Thought My Car Only Had One Windshield?

Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Your Car’s Rear Windshield The rear-facing glass on the back of your vehicle, what is it called? Like so many parts in the automotive industry, it actually has a few different names. Some of the more common ones are backlite, rear windshield, and back glass. All of these […]

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Strange Objects Cause Windshield Damage in Many Cases

Windshield Damage is Typical It’s unlikely you’ve gone your entire life without ever having a damaged windshield- a rock chip at the very least. Windshield breakage typically happens one every eight years on average, but we see or hear about thousands of cases every day—some of them a bit more bizarre than others. Rocks aren’t […]

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Windshield Replacement Calibration with ADAS: What You Need to Know

More Money For Windshield Replacements, Less Problems For Drivers Don’t want to pay more money for a windshield replacement? Then don’t buy a new car. As with all technological advancements, there are always added costs. Your windshield might look like just a big piece of glass, but it’s actually filled with technology. We’re here to tell […]

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Polycarbonate: Special Windshields for Race Cars

Polycarbonate, Not Glass? A race car’s windshield is much different than the windshield in your daily driver. These machines are meant for one thing- to go fast. And to go fast, saving every ounce of weight possible is important. Because of this, race cars don’t actually use glass windshields. Instead they usually utilize polycarbonate- a […]

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Important Nissan and Porsche Windshield Recall Information

The National Highway Traffic Safety Association has issued two recall reports based on defects in windshield bonding reported by Porsche and Nissan regarding certain 2017 models. These recalls may affect your car’s windshield and are a major safety concern. Find out more here.

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Car Window Won’t Roll Up? Don’t Get Caught in the Rain!

A common glass-related issue many drivers face is a car window that will not roll up or down properly. This is something encountered on both new and old cars alike- even those equipped with manual windows! Don’t get caught in the rain. Check out what to do when you have a window that won’t roll up or down.

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De-Icing Your Car’s Windshield

There are many crazy tips and tricks on the internet for de-icing your car’s windshield in the wintertime. As winter weather continues to hammer many parts of the country, you may find yourself wondering which ones actually work without harming your car.

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What’s New in Automotive Glass Technology?

Check out some of the new advancements in automotive glass technology in this footage from the 2017 Washington Auto Show in DC! Watch the auto industry showcase their latest vehicle models and new developments.

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American Mobile Glass Signs on as Glass.com® Affiliate

American Mobile Glass of New Jersey is the newest glass company to become an affiliate of Glass.com®. American Mobile Glass has been family owned and operated since 1982. Learn more here!

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