Your windshield blocks snow, wind, rain, and sleet while offering clear visibility. However, since it is made of glass, its inherently fragile nature makes it prone to damage and breakage. Windshield cracks are a pain, but they can also become a major safety hazard. Though some of us get the problem fixed right away, others continue… Continue Reading This is How Long You Can Drive With A Cracked Windshield
If large trucks are required to accomplish the purpose of your business, you have an enemy lurking over the horizon. Whether you haul people or petroleum, your most prolific opponent is not fuel costs, theft, or even collision but vehicle down-time. If your big rig, cab-over, or box truck is off the road and out of… Continue Reading Big Rig Windshield Care
One of the most likely places a sticker or decal can be found on a car is on its windshield. And on some cars, you have to wonder if the person has turned his windshield into a sticker collection. In some cases, you just can’t help dealing with city and parking stickers stuck on your… Continue Reading 7 Foolproof Ways to Remove Sticky Stuff from Your Windshield
Windshield replacement can be costly and inconvenient. This is especially true if you don’t find a reputable windshield replacement firm or if the wrong windshield is selected for purchase. Connect Auto Glass provides emergency windshield replacement wherever you are. But have you ever thought about the quality of your newly installed windshield? We’re here to explain… Continue Reading What’s the Difference Between OEM and Aftermarket Windshields?
We all enjoy the convenience of connected cars in our lives. But the next step in auto-tech connectivity is giving many experts cause for concern. Safety experts in particular are taking issue with what could be best described as ‘the smart windshield.’ The smart windshield could provide drivers and passengers alike with the same types of… Continue Reading Smart Windshields: Cutting Edge or Huge Safety Concern?
People enjoy tinted windshields for many reasons. While some like to further accentuate their exterior window appearance, others do it for more personal reasons, like health. Keeping yourself well-shielded from the harsh ultra violet rays of the sun is a popular reason for the tint treatment. Tints are great! However, there are factors one must… Continue Reading You Need to Know These 5 Things Before Tinted Windshield Installation
Violence throughout the world breeds never-ending safety concerns. In the case of world leaders and political heads, groups prefer utilizing cars with ultimate protection so that they can easily escape in case of a threat and endure literal bullet fire. But why don’t we have bullet proof glass in every car? If it’s so safe,… Continue Reading Why Don’t We Use Bulletproof Glass in Our Cars?
The idea of ice-free windshields has been around for quite a while, but it’s never been totally perfected. Earlier editions of ice-free windshields had wires throughout them, sort of like an electric blanket. These were good at heating up and quickly melting away excess snow and ice, but the wires were a distraction to drivers.… Continue Reading Here’s How Ice Free Windshields Work
Fundamentally, modern vehicles have used the same type of windshield since the beginning of the auto industry: a simple, three-layer design that features industrial strength sticky plastic sandwiched between two layers of specially hardened glass. These windshields are very effective. Our modern windshields have saved more lives than they’ve taken, by far. But as with… Continue Reading Gorilla Glass: From Your Smartphone to Your Windshield
Have you ever wondered how durable modern windshields can be? It’s quite common to hear stories of windshield destruction during intense car accidents. Many people know of at least one person that collided with a deer and endured a crumbled windshield, but these instances are actually not that common. Especially in modern times, windshields are… Continue Reading Just How Strong Are Modern Windshields?