Tips to Protect your Windshield

If your windshield is compromised, you’ll have less visibility and little to no protecti0n during car accidents. Without a functional windshield, cars become virtually inoperable. That’s why we are sharing this information today to provide you with easy ways to keep your windshield in optimal condition.

Facts about windshield replacements

Windshields are known for protecting the inside of your vehicle, stopping bugs, rocks, and any external element that can get into the car. It is most likely to protect you (the driver) and any passenger from injuries during an accident. Therefore, having your windshield in optimal conditions is a must at all times.

Dangers of having a cracked windshield

Windshields are a crucial element of cars. These protect the driver and passengers from serious injuries during a car accident. Being aware of your windshield status is important. Some of the most common causes of windshield damages are:
Debris, flying rocks, or weather elements such as hurricanes turn into unfortunate accidents.

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How to ensure that your windshield has been properly installed?

Once the windshield is installed, there are a few things you should and shouldn’t do to avoid ruining the results of your glass replacement. For example, to avoid damaging the seal, you have to wait to wash your car for at least 24 hours and keep at least one window a little bit open to prevent building pressure inside of the vehicle.

Facts About Automotive Windshields

The first windshield
Gas powered automobiles were first produced in the 1890s. 14 years later, the first windshield was invented. This was nearly a decade with no protection whatsoever. These windshields were made of two-pieced plate glass. When one layer became too dirty, the driver could peel it down.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Keeping our people and our customers safe

As a people-first company, the health and safety of our associates and customers is always top of mind. Like many of you, we have been closely following the news and navigating these uncharted waters since first learning of the COVID-19 outbreak.

We want to assure you that we are doing everything we can to ensure that our customers and our people remain safe and healthy. We are closely following guidelines released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) to prevent the spread of the virus.

Here are just a few of the tactics we are taking to protect our customers and associates:

  • We’ve increased the frequency of cleaning and sanitizing our technicians’ vehicles, our shops and our office locations.
  • We are providing access to sanitizing wipes and alcohol gel wherever possible.
  • Technicians are greeting customers from a social distance with a smile instead of a handshake.
  • As always, we encourage our associates to wash their hands frequently, refrain from touching their faces and to stay home if they aren’t feeling well.
  • If associates have recently traveled to a high-risk area of the world or been exposed to someone who has, we are asking them to self-quarantine for 14 days, as recommended by the CDC.
  • We have instituted strict international and domestic travel policies and postponed large in-person meetings.
  • We continue to update our associates across the country on procedures to help stop the spread of germs.

We know that many of you need service or have already scheduled an appointment with us. If you need our help or need to make changes, we are happy to provide assistance. You Can schedule your appointment or change your appointment on YLAUTOGLASS.COM

We will continue to monitor the situation closely to keep you and our associates safe.

We appreciate your business.