Auto Glass Replacement


Don’t Fall Victim to Windshield Repair Scams

It seems like scams are everywhere nowadays, especially on the internet. You probably think you’d be able to tell if someone was trying to scam you, but some scammers are pretty well practiced. They’re not always after your money directly. Some target your money indirectly by targeting your auto insurance provider through windshield repair scams, […]

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The Lowdown on Large Glass for Commercial Vehicles, Buses and RVs

There’s a lot of love for personal automobile and passenger car glass around here at Glass.com and elsewhere on the Web. But what about large-format windshields and glass for commercial vehicles such as buses and RVs? Well, we’ve got that covered, too. Here are some key factors that make working with (and purchasing) large vehicle […]

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Top Five Questions to Ask a Glass Replacement Company

  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. 1. 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 […]

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Spontaneous Windshield Breakage

One of Kelly Blue Book’s top picks for best family car, the Subaru Outback (a multi-year winner), is currently the subject of a lawsuit. The reason? Spontaneous windshield breakage. It sounds unlikely, but numerous Outback and Legacy owners have filed complaints with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) regarding the issue. The manufacturer responded […]

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When Hail Damage Meets Windshield

While a hail storm can sometimes be harmless, other times, it can be quite destructive. It can leave in its wake shattered windshields and numerous auto glass insurance claims. Take, for example, the recent hailstorm that ravaged the Denver, Colo., metro area in early May 2017.

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How Mercedes is Using ADAS

With its new S-Class, Mercedes-Benz says it’s taking another step toward autonomous driving and the use of advance driver-assistance systems (ADAS). The company says its Active Distance Assist DISTRONIC and Active Steering Assist will be even better at helping the driver keep a safe distance and steer the vehicle. Additionally,k speed can also be automatically […]

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Attacking the Glass: When Road Rage Leads to a Broken Windshield

Road rage is quite common and we’ve all heard terrible stories about drivers with road rage attacking other drivers and/or their vehicles. In quite a few of these instances, the vehicle’s windshield is often the first target. So, what qualifies as road rage? The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) defines road rage as “aggressive […]

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OEM vs. Aftermarket Windshield Glass: What You Need to Know

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? Glass.com Operations Manager, Daniel Snow, talks with industry expert Bob Beranek OEM Auto Glass OEM stands for Original Equipment Manufacturer. OEM auto glass is fabricated […]

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Ways to Protect Your Windshield from Bad Weather

  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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Heat and Windshield Breakage

The nice weather of summer can be great for barbecues, pool parties and more, but it can be hard on your windshield. Your windshield is more likely to crack—and cracks are more likely to spread—when the temperature changes. Temperature changes cause glass to expand and contract, which can make your windshield a bit more fragile. […]

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