Auto Glass Repair


Windshield Safety: How Safe is my Windshield?

Riding along the road on a normal day, drivers don’t typically worry about their windshield. But what happens if they are in a crash, the vehicle rolled over or even if the airbag deployed. Would that windshield stay in place? The answer is yes, it should. But there are many factors that affect windshield safety. […]

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What to Do When Your Windshield Gets Hit By a Ball

Maybe you’ve considered the scenario of a wayward golf ball flying into the street and breaking your windshield as you drive by the local country club. Or you’ve thought about the rare possibility that the parking spot you chose at the baseball game just may end up being the inevitable target of a big home […]

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Causes of Sunroof Explosions

Broken sunroofs can be common, but the reasons for them vary. Have you ever heard of an exploding sunroof, or been in a car when the sunroof glass blew out? Though still rare, the number of exploding sunroofs reported has increased and with them has come lawsuits against car manufacturers. Allegedly exploding sunroofs have been […]

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Why Did Mercedes Recommend Only its Own Glass for Windshield Replacement?

Recently, Mercedes Benz USA issued a statement in which it “strongly recommends” that drivers who need to get a windshield replaced only use Mercedes Benz products. Why is that? The automaker says glass made by other companies does not meet the exacting specifications of Mercedes Benz glass, adding that aftermarket glass often does not contain […]

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The 411 on Automotive Mirrors

Ever wondered why the phrase “objects may be closer than they appear” has been included on nearly all side view mirrors since the ‘70s? It may not happen as often as a crack or chip on your windshield does, but damage to side-view and rearview mirrors does happen—probably more frequently than we realize. Here’s the 411 on all things automotive mirrors.

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Repairing and Replacing Sunroofs and Sliders

For many drivers, sunroofs are the next best thing to a convertible. They allow you to enjoy a beautiful day, streaming fresh air and sunlight into the vehicle. But just like any other piece of glass, they can also break. What do you do when this happens? Here are a few tips from some industry experts.

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A Day in the Life of a Windshield Repair Tech

If you’re wondering what life is like as a mobile auto glass technician, sit back, buckle up and join us as we hit the road with John McAuley, owner of a SuperGlass Windshield Repair franchise in St. Petersburg, Fla.

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How Long Does Windshield Repair & Replacement Take?

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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How to Decide Where to Get Your Windshield Fixed

A broken windshield is a common mishap. It happens occurs to all of our vehicles at some point. Your windshield can break in a variety of ways, from rocks flying on the highway to vandalism to falling branches. No matter how your windshield breaks, you will want to be sure to get it fixed right away.

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What Type of Windshield Chips Can be Fixed?

A rock has nicked your windshield. Can the glass be repaired? Let’s look at a couple of key factors that play into repairing, as opposed to replacing, a damaged windshield.

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