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Signs Your Car's Windshield is Not Correctly Installed

If you have just had a new windshield installed, or you have been in a car accident that may have shook the windshield up, you will want to pay close attention to your windshield. If this windshield shifted in an accident or was not properly installed, it will give you signs that are indicative of a problem. If you notice any of these signs, you will want to take your car to a windshield repair or auto glass company to have it looked at. A windshield that is loose will not protect you in the event of an accident. Here are a few of the signs that your windshield glass is not correctly installed at this time.

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Can Tinted Windows Be Repaired When They Are Chipped By a Rock?

Anytime a crack occurs in your windshield, you will want to have the crack repaired as quickly as possible. Temperature extremes and vibrations from your car can cause the crack to grow. If this occurs, your entire windshield may need to be replaced. But, if a crack occurs on your tinted windshield, you may be wondering if the crack can be filled due to the tinting film. Here is some information you need to know if you need a windshield crack filled on a tinted windshield.

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How Long is the Warranty on Windshield Replacement and Auto Glass and what does it Cover?

How long is the warranty on windshield replacement and auto glass and what does it cover? When you have a broken car window, the glass and the installation should be covered by a written warranty. How long that warranty coverage lasts and what it covers is important and warranties can vary from one installer to another.

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Heat and Windshield Cracks: What You Need to Know

There is never a good time to get a crack or chip in your windshield. But summer can be an especially bad time due to the warm weather. When you hear this, you may find yourself wondering why warm weather is bad for a crack. Here are a few questions you may have and the answers to these questions.

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In-Shop vs. Mobile Auto Glass Servicing

Mobile auto glass servicing is a convenient and easy option, but it isn't ideal for every scenario. In general, mobile installations can become necessary if a vehicle owner simply cannot get their car to the shop otherwise. However, though in-shop servicing may be less convenient, it's usually better for the vehicle.

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How Can Tinted Windows Save You Money?

Your vehicle is exposed to harmful UV rays that can damage everything from your dashboard to your upholstery, making it important limit UV exposure. Fortunately, tinted windows can blunt the sun’s rays saving you hundreds or even thousands of dollars in repairs, not to mention helping you avoid costly accidents by keeping the sun out of your eyes. These are just a few of the benefits of tinted windows.

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Spring Cleaning Your Auto Glass

Spring is here, which means it's almost time for spring cleaning. Since you'll be cleaning up your house, why not take some time to clean up your auto glass? Centennial Auto Glass is always there for your windshield replacement needs, and we're glad to share our auto glass expertise with you so you can make your car look great this spring with spotless auto glass. Take a look at our tips for spring cleaning your auto glass.

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When to Repair a Cracked Windshield

If you’re like most drivers, you’ve probably driven a car with a cracked windshield before. It may not have seemed like a big deal, as windshield cracks often aren’t a problem that requires an immediate resolution. On the other hand, if you’ve ever seen a windshield crack get bigger over time or result in an utter failure as the window degenerates into uselessness, you understand how important it is to conduct routine maintenance and have a windshield repaired or replaced as needed.

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Should You Repair Your Car's Cracked Windshield Before Selling It?

Are you about to sell your car? When selling a vehicle you're often confronted with a decision: should you fix things with the car before selling or should you simply sell it as is? While there are some things that may be better left to the new owner -- such as minor scratches and dents -- a windshield is a more critical repair.

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Will Your Auto Insurance Policy Cover Your Windshield Damage?

Auto insurance policies can be a bit difficult to navigate. Beyond knowing that you're covered in the event of a collision, it can be a challenge to determine whether certain items are covered under your policy -- such as your windshield damage. Windshield damage needs to be fixed quickly; a small amount of damage can easily spiral out of control, spreading across the entire sheet of glass and creating a hazard. But there are a few complications when it comes to insurance.

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