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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Should You Wash Your Windshield in the Winter?

The winter season doesn’t mean you shouldn’t keep your vehicle’ glass clean. Look to this blog to learn the do’s and don’ts of washing your vehicle in cold weather.

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Can a Metalized Windshield Be Repaired?

Join the Glass Detective as he takes on the Case of Mending the Metalized Windshield. Find out more about metalized, or athermic, windshields and whether or not they can be repaired.

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Can Glass Prevent Sun Damage?

Sun damage can be harmful to your health and property. While basic glass doesn’t stop UV rays, there are ways to prevent penetration.

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How to Avoid Hitting a Deer and Damaging Your Windshield

Last year, deer caused over 1.5 million accidents, accounting for nearly 80% of all animal-related accidents. Find out what you can do to protect yourself and your vehicle.

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Why Do Some Windshield Replacements Cost More Than Others?

Join the Glass Detective as he takes on the case of the comparison pricing. Find out why quotes from two different glass shops on OEM glass can vary widely.

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New Windshield Breaks (Again) After Installation

Have you had two windshields break in a row right after a new installation? You’re not alone. The Glass Detective discusses what might cause this and the next steps you should take to address the issue.

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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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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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