Posts by Jenna Reed


Top Five Questions to Ask a Glass Replacement Company

By Jenna Reed

  Given the importance a windshield plays in the structural integrity of your vehicle, it is vital to ask these five questions when selecting an auto glass replacement company. How have your technicians been trained and certified to install windshields? When shopping around for an auto glass replacement company, this is one of the first […]

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OEM vs. Aftermarket Glass: What You Need to Know

By Jenna Reed

When your windshield cracks and you need a replacement, there are two types of auto glass available to you—OEM and aftermarket glass. Which of these options is best for you? OEM Auto Glass OEM stands for Original Equipment Manufacturer. OEM auto glass is fabricated by the same manufacturer that provided the original glass the automaker […]

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Ways to Protect Your Windshield from Bad Weather

By Jenna Reed

  Destructive storms with hail, wind gusts and perhaps even tornados, can wreak havoc to your vehicle. How can you protect your windshield from bad weather? And what should you do if your windshield is damaged? Austin, Texas The Insurance Council of Texas estimated the total damage cost from the 2016 hailstorms at nearly $1.4 […]

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How Does Advancing Windshield Technology and Lighter Glass Impact You?

By Jenna Reed

Windshields are getting thinner and lighter even as more technology is prevalent in vehicles. What does advancing windshield technology mean for you? Car manufacturer Ford and Pittsburgh Glass Work (PGW), a manufacturer of automotive glass, teamed up in the U.S. to introduce a Ford GT that features a Corning Gorilla Glass® hybrid windshield. “The new Gorilla […]

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IIHS: Who They Are and How They Keep Car’s Drivers Safe

By Jenna Reed

How Does the IIHS Help Keep You Safe? Supported by insurers, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, otherwise known as IIHS, is a nonprofit organization that studies ways to make vehicles safer. More specifically, its mission is to reduce the losses caused by car crashes, including deaths, injuries and property damage. The IIHS works hand-in-hand […]

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The Popularity of Large Windshields Grows in U.S.

By Jenna Reed

While you’ll see large windshields more commonly on buses overseas, the U.S. is paying attention. Large panoramic windshields are more popular in Europe, but this trend is starting to catch on in the U.S., as well. So how will this affect your next vehicle purchase? Find out more.

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How Long Does Windshield Repair & Replacement Take?

By Jenna Reed

One of the things you have been dreading while driving on the highway has happened. A rock hit your windshield and now you have a chip. Once your windshield is chipped, it’s time to get it repaired. But just how long will a repair take?

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What Do You Do When a Sunroof Breaks?

By Jenna Reed

If you’re driving down the road and your sunroof shatters, it can be quite a jolting experience. The news is often filled with reports of families who have experienced this. So what do you do when it breaks and why does it happen? Find out here.

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Will a Cracked Windshield Pass Inspection?

By Jenna Reed

Your annual vehicle inspection is fast approaching. Your windshield has a crack but you can still see out of it, so it’s not a big deal, right? Wrong answer. Find out if your windshield chips or cracks will pass inspection.

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How Do You Seal a Cracked Windshield?

By Jenna Reed

You’re traveling down the road when bam. A rock hits your windshield and the next thing you know there’s a crack streaking across your vehicle’s windshield. What should you do? Learn more here!

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