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How to Wash Your Car in the Winter

No one likes to wash their car in the cold, but no one likes driving around a dirty car all winter either. One day of driving through salt and dirty snow can leave your car looking like it hasn’t been washed in months. It’s not just the aesthetics that you need to keep in mind. […]

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Should You Wash Your Car in Direct Sunlight?

Washing your car may seem like an “asked and answered” question, but many struggle with the idea of washing or not washing their vehicle based on the weather. Even detailing experts aren’t clear on if you should or shouldn’t wash your car in the direct sunlight. Not Choosing Direct Sunlight The first reason to avoid […]

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Laminated vs. Tempered Side Windows in Vehicles

You may have seen it in the news recently—instances of someone getting stuck in their vehicle after an accident because the car was equipped with laminated side windows. Laminated windows are nearly impossible to break with traditional glass-break tools. These small devices are carried in many driver’s gloveboxes because they easily break car windows so […]

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How to Locate Your Car’s VIN

Your car’s vehicle identification number, or VIN, is an important identification tool that auto glass shops use when you are replacing glass. Knowing a vehicle’s VIN gives the shop information about your vehicle that helps them figure out exactly which glass is needed for your model with its specific options. In order to give an […]

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Should You Wash Your Windshield in the Winter?

Yes, this might seem like an asked-and-answered question to some, but it’s important to note the winter season impacts your vehicle differently than any other time of the year. This is especially true if you’re in an area that experiences harsh winters, as items like salt and freezing temperatures can increase your vehicle’s chance of […]

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Are Tinted Vehicle Windows Illegal?

If you’re thinking about getting your vehicle glass tinted it’s important to know what’s legal in your state. The legal level and location of the window tint varies by state. You could get fined for breaking the law. Reputable tint shops will inform you that you can’t have your windows tinted past a certain level. […]

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How to Fix a Sunroof Leak

Leaking sunroof? You’re not alone. Sunroof leaks can be a problem for some drivers who have a sunroof in their car. Although sunroofs are a great feature to have in your car, it can create additional maintenance. Find out how to fix your sunroof leak here!

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The OEM vs. Aftermarket Windshield Debate

Was your windshield replaced with a OEM glass? Or aftermarket glass? And does it actually make a difference? Follow the Glass Detective as he takes on the OEM vs. Aftermarket Windshield debate. Here’s what you need to know.

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Shattered Sunroofs Shed Light on Different Types of Glass Used

This blog goes over how shattered panoramic sunroofs shed light on the different types of glass used in vehicles by different auto manufacturers from Ford to Ferrari. Find out more.

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Why Your Sideview Mirror is Important (And Why You Should Fix It)

Damage to your vehicle can happen in many ways, and no part of your car is immune. Your sideview mirrors are critical in ensuring your safety and your effectiveness in driving. If one is broken, you should fix it as soon as possible. Read more here.

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