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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Faulty or damaged wipers can scratch the auto glass service across your windshield. Windshield chip repair will prevent you from replacing the windshield in your car.
Driver’s can be hard on their vehicles. Centennial Glass discusses the five crazy ways that car owners destroy their windshields.
Centennial Glass can repair your sandblasted windshield if it has been damaged by dust and debris.
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.
Your car’s windshield is at a high risk of becoming damaged during the winter months - ice can cause chips and cracks. While a rock chip repair is, a quick job compared to a cracked windshield repair or a windshield replacement, it still is a nuisance.
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