Quick & Easy Guide To All The Right Info!
Windshield Repair & Windshield Replacement: Quick & Easy Guide To All The Right Info!
Don’t get me wrong. The internet is a pretty amazing thing! But do you ever go down a rabbit hole when you are trying to find an answer to a question you may have? Sometimes there is just TOO MUCH information and it’s hard to know what is right or wrong, factual or a myth. We’ve put a little quick guide together that can point you in the right direction depending on the questions or concerns you have regarding chipped and cracked windshields, auto glass damage, windshield repair, windshield replacement, and all the things in between that deal with auto glass!!
Windshield and Auto Glass General Info.
Maybe you just got your license and are driving for the first time. Or maybe you just purchased a new car and want to know how to care for it properly. Either way, we’ve got you. It’s always nice to understand the basics of the different types of windows and auto glass used. Once you know the basics, general windshield maintenance and tips on taking good care of your windshield are really important.
Why are Windshields So Dang Important?
Have you ever wondered why windshields are such a big deal? Some think that windshields are simply a way to keep out the rain from the interior part of the car, but in fact, they are so much more than that. Windshields are absolutely VITAL to the overall safety of the vehicle – click here to discover all the important functions of windshields and why you should care! Windshield repair and windshield replacement is not just a “cosmetic fix” – it helps keep you and your loved ones safe while driving. And if you’ve ever gone down that Google rabbit hole when it comes to windshield damage and windshield repair, we debunk some windshield myths here!
Dang! Rock to the Windshield!
So, you were driving down the 202 or the 60 and a rock flew up and chipped or cracked your windshield. What does this mean? First of all, there are different types of windshield damage and the type may help determine if windshield repair or windshield replacement is the best option. Maybe it’s really small and you can perform a DIY windshield repair! Or maybe the chipped or cracked windshield damage is a bit larger and you know you need a professional to either repair or replace your windshield.
How does Car Insurance play into Windshield Repair or Windshield Replacement?
We all know car insurance is a good thing to have. Car insurance can be especially helpful when you have windshield damage. Before signing up for car insurance, it’s good to understand the different types of car insurance and how it may impact your out-of-pocket cost when it comes to windshield repair or windshield replacement.
Arizona-Specific Info when it comes to Windshield Damage.
Drivers in Arizona tend to get more windshield damage than most other states in America. There are several factors, but the Arizona environment and weather are very common reasons for the increased likelihood of windshield damage here. Arizona also has very specific laws and regulations when it comes to driving with a chipped or cracked windshield in Arizona. Do you fit the description of an Arizonan driver who has a chipped or cracked windshield RIGHT NOW?! Here is a step-by-step practical guide for what to do next after sustaining windshield damage.
Do you like “fancy” Windshields?
Fancy windshields? You’ve probably never heard a windshield described as fancy before, have you? No worries! What we mean by fancy is having some “extras” on your windshield. In Arizona, many people prefer their windshields tinted to help protect them from the sun. No problem, so do we! Well, what happens when your tinted windshield gets damaged? Or maybe you like to personalize your car a bit to make it reflect your personality. Adding decals and decorations to your windshield can be so fun. But it’s also good to know how to safely remove decals from your windshield so as not to damage it.
High-Tech Windshields are the Future.
The technology used in cars, including windshields, is becoming so advanced and evolving and improving every day. Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) are becoming standard in most vehicles. How does ADAS impact your windshield, especially when windshield repair or windshield replacement is necessary? Read more about Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and how it impacts your windshield in our blog series. We talk about the basics of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and the different types of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). We also go into the history of ADAS as well – because we can only know where we are going if we know where we came from right?! As amazing as Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) are, there are also limitations to ADAS. And when it comes to windshield repair or windshield replacement for a car with ADAS, calibration of the windshield after a windshield repair or windshield replacement is SO IMPORTANT!!