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Damaged Auto Glass? What To Look For in an Auto Glass Repair Shop

Auto glass repair shops are a dime a dozen, but that doesn’t mean you should choose the first one you find. When it comes to repairing or replacing your auto glass, you need to be confident in a company’s ability to perform the job properly. Unsafe or incomplete repairs put your safety at risk because compromised auto glass affects the structural integrity of your vehicle. Here to discuss what you need to look for in a qualified auto glass repair company are the experts at Centennial Glass.

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Live on a Rural Road? Tips on Protecting Your Windshield

Driving on a rural, gravel road is a sure way to get scratches and dents on your car. And while you may not care about being perfectly "show ready," you probably want to protect your car's glass at the very least.

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Your Cracked Windshield: It’s More Dangerous Than You Think

You’re driving down the road when suddenly, a rock flies up and cracks your windshield. What should you do? Continue driving? Have the crack repaired? If you’ve ever been caught in this scenario, you’re certainly not alone. Every year, drivers replace over 13 million windshields nationwide—and the number of cracked windshields still on the road? We imagine that number is higher still. But should you really be driving around with a glaring crack in your windshield? Here to answer that question are the automotive glass experts at Centennial Glass in the Twin Cities metro area. Below, we discuss why driving with a cracked windshield is downright dangerous.

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Is Sunroof Repair Necessary?

Sunroofs and moonroofs are luxury features added to many cars and SUVs. The benefits of having an open window above you as you drive adds extra ventilation and natural sunlight, which is hard to beat. But if your sunroof is not functioning correctly, is a repair really necessary for such an extraneous feature? If your sunroof has a broken track, leaks, or has chips in the glass, repairs should be made quickly to avoid a larger problem.

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It’s Time to Have Your Vehicle's Broken Side Window Replaced

The side windows of cars don't get nearly as much attention as the windshield, but they are just as important for the safety and security of your car. Because of this, you should have your broken side windows repaired or replaced as soon as possible. Here are some of the critical functions these windows perform:

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FAQs About Side Mirror Replacement

Your vehicle’s side mirror goes by many different names, including a wing mirror, fender mirror, door mirror, and outside rearview mirror. This type of mirror serves an important purpose while you are driving because it helps you to see blind spots behind and to the side of your car. If your mirror is damaged, you’ll be even more blind to your vehicle’s blind spots, which can increase the risk of a car accident. This is why it’s so important to have your external rear view mirror replaced if it’s damaged or missing. Here are a few questions you may have about side mirror replacement:

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Protect Your Windshield This Spring and Summer

Your car windshield must be intact to keep your vehicle safe and secure. Understanding what potential dangers are present this spring and summer can help keep your vehicle's windshield intact.

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The Steps a Glass Repair Shop Takes When Completing a Sunroof Repair

While it is not very common, the glass on your sunroof can shatter when you are involved in an automobile accident or if a piece of road debris, such as a rock, hits your sunroof. If your sunroof has a crack or has shattered, Centennial Glass can replace the sunroof. Here are the steps that are followed by an auto glass shop when completing a sunroof repair.

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Common Causes of Cracks in Windshields

Have you ever noticed a crack in your windshield and had no idea how it got there? At Centennial Glass, we fix cracked and chipped windshields every day. We have observed several common reasons why our customers’ windshields break. Below is a brief explanation of why there are cracks in your windshield and what you can do about it. If you have any further questions or need immediate windshield repair, contact us today.

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What is a Sandblasted Windshield?

Sandblasted windshields are a hazard to drivers in both personal and commercial vehicles. Fortunately, Centennial Glass can remove the dust and debris from your windshield and restore back to 100% condition. We can also file a claim with your insurance company so that you don’t have to do it. Although most sandblasted windshields can be repaired, there are some extreme cases - particularly in commercial vehicles - where we may need to perform a windshield replacement. Below we explain what a sandblasted windshield is and what you should do if you have a damaged glass.

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