One of the most important things to clean when washing your car is the auto glass. Sometimes, cleaning your windshield and car windows can be challenging.
Car window damage can occur at any time, even to the most careful driver. When we think about auto glass damage, we usually think about the windshield, but keep in mind that your car has several different auto glasses: side window, rear window, back window, and the windshield.
Broken car windows or chips are very common, even for the most careful drivers. It doesn’t matter if it was a thief that broke into your car or it was caused by any type of debris. A DIY car window replacement may sound intimidating, but in this blog post, we are providing some easy steps that will help you replace your auto window.
When you think about avoiding damage to your windshields, you probably think the causes are accidental impact or careless drivers. Even the most careful driver can get their windshield damaged. Windshield glass can get pits, chips, scratches or cracks from natural circumstances.
It’s known that glass exposed to high temperatures expands slightly. During the winter months, glass contracts or becomes slightly smaller. Under heat, the glass can shatter from the pressure of expanding or contracting too quickly, (when it cools off too fast).
Those fine wires are used to heat the glass. This helps to defrost ice and also defog the back glass. These defroster wires are incredibly useful in the winter as they clear up whatever frost or fog you have on your back window to allow you better visibility.
The back windows are made of tempered glass to protect the passengers in case any accident occurs. When broken, tempered glass shatters into tiny, blunt pieces that do not cause fatal injuries.
Time is very valuable for most of us, as well as safety. Nobody wants to deal with a cracked windshield, but it’s something that we can avoid once it happens. Thankfully, the hassle of this inconvenience can be greatly minimized by a mobile auto glass repair service.
A windshield replacement is usually done in 30 to 60 minutes. However, it’s not recommended that you drive your vehicle immediately. In this post, we will share some recommendations to follow after a windshield replacement is done.
Take into consideration that reducing your speed and turning your lights on are two of the simplest and most effective ways of reducing the chances of an accident caused by rainy weather.
At Y & L Auto Glass, we recommend taking care of any little chip or crack on your windshield as soon as possible. Contact us for more information!