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Avoid the Crack: 5 Simple Ways to Prevent Windshield Damage

Not all windshield cracks and chips are preventable. Sometimes, you randomly discover windshield damage that appears to have come from nowhere. But the truth is, most windshield damage is caused by simple neglect. That might mean neglecting to practice safe following distance while driving, neglecting to park safely, and the list goes on.

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De-Ice Your Vehicle Windows Safely: 3 Tips

Parking outdoors in the Twin Cities during winter means you’ll inevitably need to remove ice from your vehicle’s windshield and side windows. While there are a number of effective ice removal methods you can use, not all of them are safe for your auto glass.

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Winter Windshield Care: 3 Helpful Tips

Winter is on its way in the Twin Cities, and that means it’s time to begin preparing your vehicle to handle months of harsh weather conditions. Though you likely understand the importance of prepping your vehicle’s moving parts for winter weather, you may not know that your auto glass also requires special care during the cold season. Ready to learn how to take proper care of your windshield to prevent winter-related damage? The pros at Centennial Glass share some helpful tips below.

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4 Frequently Asked Questions About Driving With a Damaged Windshield

There’s no convenient time for auto glass damage to occur, and for many drivers, finding the time to tend to repairs can be challenging. At Centennial Auto Glass, we understand you’re busy, and oftentimes, making space in your schedule for auto glass repair or replacement simply isn’t feasible.

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Debunking 4 Common Myths About Windshield Replacement and Repair

Have you fallen for common auto glass myths? If you’re not getting your advice from NGA-certified glass installers, you can bet you’re operating under incorrect assumptions. And unfortunately, those assumptions could cost you dearly when it comes to repairing or replacing your windshield. To help you make the smartest auto glass repair decisions for your vehicle, the NGA-certified repair specialists at Centennial Glass debunk 4 of the most common auto glass myths below.

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4 Types of Windshield Damage You Cannot Afford to Ignore

Your windshield provides both structural support for your vehicle and critical protection for you and your passengers. But if the glass suffers chips or cracks, your safety may be at risk. Though many drivers see repairing minor auto glass damage as an optional pursuit, taking care of windshield chips and cracks really isn’t discretional—it’s essential. Below, the windshield repair experts at Centennial Auto Glass outline the four types of windshield damage no driver can afford to ignore.

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Post-Replacement Auto Glass Issues: 4 Common Problems

Having an auto glass replacement is kind of a big deal, so if you’ve recently replaced your vehicle’s windshield or windows, you want the installation to last, right? Unfortunately, far too many unscrupulous auto glass shops perform imprecise work using low-quality products, which results in a substandard, potentially hazardous auto glass installation. If your vehicle has recently undergone auto glass replacement, our Centennial Glass team urges you to watch for the following common issues:

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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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