About Auto Glass


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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Tools of the Trade: What Auto Glass Technicians Use on the Job

Ever wonder what tools are used to replace your windshield? Not all technicians use the same set of tools, but there are a few basic tools you’ll see most technicians using on a standard windshield replacement. Check out some of the most important tools used by technicians here!

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Bullet-Resistant Auto Glass

In some cases, you may want bullet-resistant glass on your vehicle—perhaps if you live in a high-crime area or require extra occupant security. There is no such thing as bullet-proof glass, but bullet-resistant glass is available for windshields, back glasses and side windows.

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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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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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The Popularity of Large Windshields Grows in U.S.

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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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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The Future of Auto Glass: Cars Without Mirrors?

The world is constantly becoming more technologically advanced, and your auto glass is no different. While your windshield has long been an important part of your vehicle’s safety system, its size and role are growing too, along with the rest of the glass in your vehicle.

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Decoding Your Car’s Windshield

You’ve probably seen thousands of bugs go “splat” on your windshield. But did you know your windshield is stamped with its own permanent “bug” from the manufacturer?

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Automotive Glass Gets Interactive

Glass has become an everyday part of life—from the windows in our homes and offices to the windshields of our automobiles. And while you may not think twice about the glass touch screen on your cell phone or tablet, what if your windshield was just as interactive?

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