Things That Influence the Price of Car Insurance

When looking for car insurance it is not uncommon to want to go for the cheapest car insurance possible and it is also something that is very doable as well. However, the main thing that you want to keep in mind when looking to take the cheap route is what is included in the coverage. Anyone can get cheap car insurance yet what they have covered on their car is going to vary. This article is going to explain how one can obtain affordable automobile insurance and still have all of the things they need included in their plan as well. Continue reading

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How to Protect Auto Glass and Avoid a Windshield Replacement in Winter

Here is a post by Windshield Replacement Phoenix that you should read:
Winter is a tough time, not just for the farming folk but also for urban dwellers, what with the many problems it brings for cars. Winter usually sees businesses in vehicle repair, such as auto glass repair businesses and car repair shops, getting an abrupt increase in the number of customers for windshield replacement jobs […]

You have a broken windshield, what should you do?

So, you’re driving down the road, maybe listening to a little Steely Dan–guess that shows my age doesn’t it?–and suddenly a rock flies up from nowhere and hits your windshield! Jeez, it scares the hell out of you! Ok, no big deal, that’s what insurance is for, right? So let’s go through the steps of what to do next. Continue reading

Auto Glass Installation

Here are the steps to installing a windshield and a description of steps sometimes skipped or incorrectly performed by a disreputable installer. Any skipped steps that lead to a failure of the urethane to bond to the glass or vehicle can result in the passenger air bag deploying incorrectly during a collision. In the case of a vehicle roll over, an incorrect installation may result in the windshield not supporting the roof. Continue reading

Auto Glass

I have been an auto glass installer for 35 years and have seen a lot of changes in the auto glass and the insurance industries over the years. Gone are the days of someone with basic mechanical skills being able to install a windshield under the shade tree in their backyard. Auto glass installations in vehicles during the 70s were done with butyl tape kits or rubber gaskets. Today, installers use urethane and primers that are manufactured and tested to meet federal and industry standards. Continue reading

Windshield Repair

If you have a small crack in your windshield you should get it repaired before it spreads and you have to get a new windshield. Here is how a windshield repair works and what you can expect.

First, let’s take a look at the crack we will be repairing. See the dark area of the crack? That is the area that we will be repairing. We will fill it with a special clear polymer and then harden it to stop it from spreading. I use a small drill with a glass bit to open up the crack. That will allow me to vacuum the air out of the crack and allow the polymer to fill up the void where the air was.

Windshield Repair before Continue reading