The OEM vs. Aftermarket Windshield Debate

Question Regarding OEM vs. Aftermarket Glass Dear Glass Detective, My 2014 BMW X3 with HUD and rain sensor got chip from highway stone impact. My insurance company seemed to indicate 3 levels of windshield glass. OE, OEM, and after market. Two suppliers have given me different information. I pay for 0 dollar deductible, and think […]

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The Case of the Double Pane Window Upgrade

Question Regarding Double Pane Window Upgrade: Hi Glass Detective, I’m unsure if my laminated upgrade was properly installed in my residential double pane windows.  My contract says laminated 7/32 over 1/8.  I also was to have installed a pane with low-e coating and argon fill in between the lam and the low-e. Question #1. Does […]

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Glass.com Can Help You Choose New Windows and Doors

If you’re in need of new windows or doors for your home, you’re in the right place. We have hundreds of helpful articles that can help guide you and a quick and easy quote request process to help you find the best window and door provider at the right price.

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The Case of the Best Insulating Window

The Glass Detective takes on the case of the best insulating window where he will determine which window types will offer both energy efficiency and noise reduction. Find out more here.

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The Case of the Aftermarket Quality Windshield

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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What is Sunroof Detachment?

Can you image your sunroof detaching from your car’s roof while you’re driving down the highway and flying into traffic behind you? It’s a scary thought, but it’s an issue that has led to numerous vehicle recalls. Here’s what you need to know.

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Safe Drive-Away Time vs. Minimum Drive-Away Time

Drive-Away Time is a term that describes how long after your windshield is replaced that your car must sit before you will be able to drive the vehicle safely. When you have your windshield replaced, your technician might (and should) mention this. Driving your vehicle too soon after a replacement poses a risk to yourself, […]

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The Windshield in My Car Just Broke, What Should I Do?

Did your windshield just break and now you’re not sure what to do? Whether a minor break or crack out of the driver’s viewing area, you need to get it fixed. Discover the steps you need to take to get back on the road again.

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