Chips, Cracks, & Breaks


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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When Animals Attack … Your Windshield, That Is

We all do our best to avoid animals on the road (or even flying around the roadways) but sometimes it happens. You don’t see the animal in time to avoid it, or you see it but know it would be dangerous to swerve, and your windshield ends up broken. We often see stories in the […]

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Strange Objects Cause Windshield Damage in Many Cases

Windshield Damage is Typical It’s unlikely you’ve gone your entire life without ever having a damaged windshield- a rock chip at the very least. Windshield breakage typically happens one every eight years on average, but we see or hear about thousands of cases every day—some of them a bit more bizarre than others. Rocks aren’t […]

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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 one did? 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 seen in all […]

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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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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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Can You Fill a Chip in a Windshield?

A windshield that’s completely shattered obviously has to be replaced. But what do you do when it’s just cracked? A slight chip in your windshield may seem harmless, but when neglected, even a chip can crack and spread. Learn how to prevent your windshield chip or crack from spreading.

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What to Do with a Cracked Windshield

When something goes wrong with our vehicles, we often have a tendency to put off the fix for as long as possible. Just thinking about the potential cost and inconvenience a fix may cause can have that effect. But when it comes to a cracked windshield, a fix can’t come soon enough. Learn more here!

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Can a Cracked Windshield Shatter?

A cracked windshield can shatter, but there are several factors involved — and “shatter” may not be entirely accurate. Here’s what you need to know.

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Will a Cracked Windshield Pass Inspection?

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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