Windshields are your ultimate protection when in a vehicle. Because of this, your windshield wipers are your ultimate defense and protection for your windshield. They’re not the most exciting thing and definitely not the top thing on people’s minds when they think of their vehicles! However, they are vitally important.
Auto glass all over the vehicle, your windshield, your rear windshield, side mirrors, side windows, and rearview mirror all serve as protection for the full vehicle from the elements and is a vital part of your vehicle and safety. Unfortunately, we can all be victims of vandalism or natural disasters. You go out to your car one morning and your rear windshield and back windows have been shattered. Your rearview mirror has mysteriously fallen off and shattered. It’s not only front windshields that experience damage! Buying used auto parts for your vehicle is probably the cheapest way to replace parts, and it is often the same case with used auto glass. However, is it worth it? The short answer: sometimes, especially when replacing side windows and side mirrors. Today we take a deep dive into used auto glass. What are some of the pros and cons of buying auto glass? What is the process to buying used auto glass?
Winter is coming quicker than we realize and a few steps of prevention can protect from the frustration of being stranded in a storm and hundreds or thousands of dollars in repair from them. Don’t get caught unprepared in the middle of a snow storm with a broken down vehicle and follow these steps to winterize your vehicle to make it easier on you.
It’s happened to all of us. A storm hit your town last night, it got really bad, a tree landed on your vehicle, and now you have a cracked windshield. Well, did you know that the most frequent of insurance vehicle claims is glass damage? 80 percent of those are windshield damage versus side or back glass and 13 to 14 million windshields are replaced each year! What can you do? Should you file for insurance to repair or replace? Or should you cost the cost on your own? Let’s talk about auto glass repair and insurance!
Your windshield is kind of a big deal. Can you imagine a ride without it? Bugs and rocks flying at you, impairing your ability to drive. No thanks! Your windshield has multiple functions, such as providing protection from the elements, protecting passengers from injuries, reducing highway noise and blocking UV radiation. A good windshield also offers enhanced driving visibility and ensures proper air bag deployment. Because of this, you want to keep your windshield in tip top shape and take care of your auto glass to avoid the need for repairs (even though we love to see you!) Here are some ways to maintain your autoglass best.
It’s October of 2020, quite possibly the weirdest year ever, and everyone is scrambling to figure out how they will be able to celebrate their favorite holidays in the middle of a worldwide pandemic. We featured ideas for decorating your car for a Trunk or Treat last week, so today we’re going to give you a few more ideas on how to celebrate Halloween this year.
Some people argue that city driving is harder on a vehicle than rural driving thanks to potholes and frequent idling. Others say rural driving is harder on a vehicle than city driving because of dirt roads. Obviously, both types of drivers need to maintain their vehicles properly. Here are some maintenance tips for both types of vehicles.
Road trips are the ultimate American family tradition. While the holidays are rapidly approaching, many families will no doubt be travelling this year by car to visit family or friends out of state. We know that a lot of you will be travelling with children, so today we wanted to give you some advice on how to keep them entertained on long drives so you don’t go holiday crazy before you reach your final destination.
Buying a new (to you!) car is sometimes a hassle, sometimes stressful, and sometimes overwhelming. We at AutoGlassDoc want to help make sure the process is as smooth as possible, so here are some tips to make the process of buying a used car a little easier on you.
The Atlantic hurricane season is here to stay until November 30th. Keeping your car safe during inclement weather can be tricky, but we are here to save the day with some tips, tricks and best practices for hurricane season. Agencies like the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the American Red Cross both agree that having a plan in place is the best way to prepare for hurricane season.