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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Centennial Glass can repair your sandblasted windshield if it has been damaged by dust and debris.
No one likes to be driving down the road and have a rock or small piece of debris hit their windshield. First, it is startling and second, it usually leaves you with a cracked windshield, and if you’re lucky you will only need a chip repair/rock chip repair. If you’re not so lucky, and the object caused your windshield to sustain broken auto glass you could be looking at a windshield replace
People often put off getting minor problems in their car fixed because they worry it will cost too much or be a hassle. An auto glass repair only takes about 30 minutes of your time and we will give you a no obligation up front estimate so you know what to expect. We also work with insurance companies, so if you carry auto glass coverage the process will be even simpler for you. Do not prolong getting that chip repaired another minute!