Entries by Ed

Why you shouldn’t get your car dealer to repair your auto glass

When something goes wrong with a newish car, the first question most people have is whether their dealership can carry out the repairs. The short answer is that yes they can. But that doesn’t mean it’s better than going to a specialist dealer. Most people don’t want to go into detail about their car. They […]

Why you shouldn’t always choose your insurers preferred auto glass company

When you’ve been involved in an accident that requires your windshield to be replaced, your insurance company will usually cover the cost. What’s more, they’ll even suggest an auto glass company that can do the work. Pretty handy, right? Not necessarily. Agree to the recommendation of your insurer without a second thought could be a […]

What To Do When Your Car’s Windshield Smashes

A smashed windshield doesn’t make for a pretty sight. More than an unpleasant appearance, it’s both illegal and unsafe to drive in. Many US states have laws against driving in a vehicle with a cracked windshield, especially if they’re extensive enough to impair the driver’s view. So what do you do after your windshield gets […]

What Is Pitting And How Can You Fix It?

Pitting is a windshield problem that can happen to anyone. It’s more common for drivers who travel frequently along highways and high-traffic areas. Dry and arid places that are dusty, sandy, and rocky are also more likely to cause windshield pitting. But what is pitting anyway? And is there a way to fix it? What […]

How to make your own windshield wiper fluid

Keeping your windshield clean is important for its health and your own safety. There’s nothing more dangerous than driving when you can’t see where you are going. That means keeping your wiper fluid regularly topped up. But that doesn’t mean you have to buy windshield wiper fluid. Believe it or not, you can make your […]

How to Identify Faulty Windshield Installation

Your car is fresh straight out of an auto repair shop with a new windshield. It should be good to go, right? After all, you left it in the care of professionals. Sadly, this isn’t always the case. Not all repair centers are fully equipped, let alone certified, to perform windshield installation. Some shops even […]

How To Get Your Deductible Waived For Windshield Replacement

It’s possible to have the deductible for your windshield replacement waived off completely. When this happens, you won’t have to pay for anything out of pocket. But how can you replace the windshield without paying a single dime? There are in fact three situations where a car repair shop would gladly waive your deductible: If […]

How To Fix A Squeaky Car Windshield

Is your windshield making squeaky noises when you turn the wipers on? Or maybe the wipers keep getting stuck? Sounds like you have a squeaky car windshield. Lucky for you, there is a fast and affordable way to fix it. All it takes is one product and a 5-step DIY solution that’s super easy to […]

How Broken Glass Could Be Stopping Your Windows From Opening

Car windows are supposed to roll up smoothly all the way up. The same could be said when rolling them down. It doesn’t matter if you have an automated or crank-type system – they should never jam. If you suddenly find windows not going completely to the top or bottom frames. Or if they somehow […]

How A Chipped Windshield Can Affect Your Car’s Value

Selling a used vehicle certainly has its challenges. Most people sell to car dealers because it’s the easiest and fastest route. You do have to settle for a price offer that is lower than expected. Others will try selling to direct buyers for a higher offer. However, this can be time-consuming. And it’s difficult to […]