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How to Remove Tree Sap From Auto Glass

December 16, 2020

Tree sap can be one of the messiest, most difficult substances you’ll ever have to remove from your car’s windshield. It’s a breeze to remove, though—IF you’re using the right product. We’ll show you what to use (and not use) to get your windshield crystal-clear with the least amount of effort. If you’re not fortunate […]

How to Avoid Hitting a Deer and Damaging Your Windshield

December 10, 2020

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.

Can I Use Steel Wool to Clean Auto Glass?

March 30, 2020

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 […]

Can You Wash Your Car if Your Windshield is Cracked?

March 16, 2020

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 […]

Should You Wash Your Windshield in the Winter?

November 25, 2019

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.

Can a Metalized Windshield Be Repaired?

November 1, 2019

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.

Can Glass Prevent Sun Damage?

October 23, 2019

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

Why Do Some Windshield Replacements Cost More Than Others?

August 19, 2019

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.

New Windshield Breaks (Again) After Installation

June 5, 2019

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.

The Case of the Aftermarket Quality Windshield and ADAS Calibration

April 19, 2018

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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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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