when you should replace your windshield wipers

How Long Do Windshield Wiper Blades Last?

Your windshield wipers are not something you think about, but you depend on the blades during different weather conditions. Normally, the blades need to be replaced at least once a year. Depending where you live and how harsh the seasons are will determine the length of time between replacing your wipers. Furthermore, it is important to replace your windshield wipers so that they don’t damage your windshield. Click through to read more on this topic.

the dangers of DIY windshield repair kits

Why DIY Windshield Repair Kits Are A Bad Idea

Your windshield is one of the primary safety features of your car. It also serves to protect the driver from the oncoming winds, which may carry debris, while providing maximum visibility at the same time. The windscreen also separates the indoor and outdoor environment of a vehicle for heating and air conditioning purposes. A windshield can crack when it is hit by a hard object. This can include a piece of rock or a branch from a nearby tree, among other things. When this happens, the screen may get cracked or chipped. Since these problems cause visibility issues, windshield repair should be done as soon as possible. This ensures the cracks do not spread. There are DIY windshield repair kits that people sometimes use whenever their windshield develops a crack. While some people think that these kits offer an effective solution, they are potentially dangerous. Click through to read ore on this topic.

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Top Ways To Tell If Your Windshield Was Installed Incorrectly

According to the National Glass Association (NGA), an improperly installed windshield is dangerous because it increases the risk of injuries and even fatality in the event of a road accident. In some car models, windshields play a significant role in the proper deployment of airbags. As such, vehicle owners should ensure that their windshields are installed properly. Click through to learn the top ways to tell if your replacement windshield was installed incorrectly.

the history of auto glass repair

The History Of Auto Glass Repair

The history of auto glass repair is filled with almost as many layers as the layers of glass that make up windshields. In fact, auto glass repair history is, in many ways, inextricably linked to the laminated glass technology. It is this technology that allowed windshields to stay in place to begin with. Importantly, laminated safety glass is also the technology that allows auto glass repairs to be done the way they are done today. It is done by removing the air at the damaged area and replaces it with the same resin adhesive. In this article, we will discuss a brief history of auto glass repair. Click through to read more on this subject.

The Dangers Of An Incorrectly Installed Windshield

Nobody likes to shell out their hard-earned cash on auto repairs. When faced with the need to replace the windshield of their car, many auto owners are automatically drawn to the lowest price. While it’s perfectly understandable to try and save some money, if you elect to go with a low quality windshield, it could end up costing you your life when you are involved in an accident. It really starts with workmanship, as some of the cheapest options out there also mean sub-par installation. Click through to read more on this topic.