Can I Use Steel Wool to Clean Auto Glass?

The Case of the Cleaning Compounds Question: Dear Glass Detective, When cleaning the interior of an automobile windshield that is fogging, is it recommended to use an abrasive step in the cleaning process? Most of the car care “how-to” videos and postings online all seem to include an initial “abrasive” step which uses a nylon […]

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Can You Wash Your Car if Your Windshield is Cracked?

Washing your car with a cracked windshield … although it seems like an initial “no” there are a few things to consider. Yes, technically you can physically wash your vehicle with a crack or chip in your windshield, but it might not be in your best interest. Why? – It’s simple, if too much pressure […]

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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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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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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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What Affects My Final Auto Glass Replacement Cost?

At Glass.com, we strive to provide an excellent customer experience when booking your auto glass replacement job. In this post, we break down the factors that impact your final costs for your replacement compared to the initial quote you receive online.

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What is the Best Way to Detail Auto Glass?

Properly detailed auto glass not only gives your car a beautiful, finished appearance to match the freshly waxed paint job and shined tires, it also ensures the safety of you as the driver, your passengers, and other people on the road. Check out these 4 steps for detailing your auto glass.

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The Case of the Aftermarket Quality Windshield and ADAS Calibration

The Glass Detective takes on the case of the aftermarket quality windshield, investigating windshields with Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and the impacts of an aftermarket installation. Find out more here!

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