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May 21, 2021
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All About Your Windshield Wipers

Windshield s 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. Did you know 1 in 5 vehicles have deficient windshield wipers or washing systems? In 2018, there were 227.5 million licensed drivers in the United States, which means there are approximately 45.5 million drivers with deficient wiper systems. That is dangerous! Let’s talk about everything you’ve ever wanted to know about windshield wipers. History of Windshield Wipers Almost all motorized vehicles have windshield wipers – from water crafts with cabins to trains to automotive vehicles. Windshield wipers on vehicles haven’t always been the motorized we know now. American inventor Mary Anderson introduced the first windshield wiper in 1903, with a lever […]
May 21, 2021
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Child Car Safety Tips

It’s officially the holiday season! This means lots of road trips to visit out of town family and friends, driving to look at holiday decorations and going to holiday gatherings. With all of this traveling, the safety of your children is always of the utmost importance. Here are some child car Safety tips to keep your family safe. Child Car Safety Seats The first rule of child car safety is to make sure to use the right car seat or booster seat for their age and size. Did you know three out of every four car seats are used incorrectly? When used correctly, car safety seats prevent harm being done in case of a collision or other accident. Never use a car seat that – is too old – has visible cracks -has been in an accident -doesn’t come with instructions -was recalled. If you don’t know the car seat’s history, […]
May 17, 2021
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What To Do When Your Window Is Broken

We’ve all been there. We roll our Window down to grab something from a drive thru, and suddenly realize it’s broken. What do you do now? Today we talk about 2 different cases of auto glass in need of a repair, the dreaded shattered window and broken automatic windows. Here’s what you can do for your broken window until you get it to us to fix it for you! Fixing A Shattered Window If your window has been shattered, immediately cover it and get it repaired as soon as possible. If you are a victim of vandalism, make sure you do these things right away. We are always happy to help you. Here’s how to properly cover a shattered window. Before moving on to the next steps, make sure you have these supplies ready: Plastic garbage bag or other plastic material (cardboard will let the elements in!) Gloves Packing tape or […]
April 23, 2021
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DINGS, CHIPS, CRACKS, AND HOLES: DOES MY WINDSHIELD NEED REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT?

When your car’s WINDSHIELD has chips and dings, or cracks, or more extensive damage, you’ve likely wondered how to tell if the repair potentials you’ve seen advertised might apply or if you need a full windshield replacement. The reason the concept seems so befuddling is there really is no clear and easy answer. Whether or not a crack can be repaired depends on the size and how soon the issue is addressed. Chips and dings can typically be repaired, unless there are enough to make it more economical to conduct a full replacement. Modern technology embedded in the window adds a new element to the repair process and changes what traditionally determined whether a repair or replacement was necessary. Repair Process for Dings and Chips – WINDSHIELD Dings and chips in the glass are repaired with a standard process of filling the damage in such a way as to make […]
May 7, 2021

WINDOW TINTING: WHAT YOU CAN CHOOSE NOW AND THE FUTURE MAY HOLD?

When you have an automobile WINDOW , or when you first buy a car, one of the things you can consider adding to it is a window tint. Your automobile dealer may suggest that tinting is a good idea, or you may have read somewhere that installing tints to your car’s windshield and windows can help reduce the glare of the sun as well as the penetration of UV rays. Whatever the reason may be, when you decide to have windshield repair and car window tinting done, you are actually doing yourself a favor. WINDOW Not only will you be filtering the UV rays when you install car window tinting and windshield tinting to your car, but you will also be reduce the heat inside your vehicle, as well as increase the privacy of your car. If these are not good enough reasons to get your windows tinted, then maybe the […]
April 23, 2021
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HOW CAN TINTED WINDOWS SAVE YOU MONEY?

Your vehicle – WINDOWS is exposed to harmful UV rays that can damage everything from your dashboard to your upholstery, making it important limit UV exposure. Fortunately, tinted windows can blunt the sun’s rays saving you hundreds or even thousands of dollars in repairs, not to mention helping you avoid costly accidents by keeping the sun out of your eyes. These are just a few of the benefits of tinted windows. UV Protection – WINDOWS Everything in the interior of your vehicle can suffer due to overexposure to sunlight. The net result being a less valuable vehicle for you, and an eye soar for everyone that steps inside your vehicle. For example, your dashboard can start to crack, chip and peel due to excessive sunlight. If you have leather seats, they can also lose their aesthetic appeal and start to rip or tear, if they’re continually exposed to UV rays. Tinted windows […]
May 9, 2021
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Spring Break Road Trip Tips

Spring is finally here! One of the best parts about spring, other than the warm weather and blooming flowers, is the chance to get away from the daily grind and let loose with your family. The world is finally reopening, amidst a pandemic, and we are itching to get out on the road and explore unknown places. It’s never too late to plan a spring break road trip for your family. Here are a few tips to make the trip your best trip ever. Get Your Car Ready – Spring The first thing we recommend you do is get your vehicle ready for your spring break road trip. Spring maintenance is always a good idea after a long winter, especially after one where the cars have not been driven as much as they normally are. Visit a mechanic before any trip. Common parts that need to be replaced often are […]