Recycling Broken or Damaged Windshield Glass

Recycling Broken Auto Glass

Windshield glass is extremely strong and is designed to stay together if you are involved in an accident. A common question many glass shops hear is “Can you recycle windshield glass? The answer is yes! Even though the process has several steps, the clean glass can be recycled and turned into a wide variety of objects. In the past five years alone, one glass repair company has helped to recycle over 4 million windshields, keeping them from landfills and allowing the glass to be re-purposed.

OEM Glass vs Aftermarket Glass: What You Should Know

OEM vs Aftermarket Glass

Not all glass is created equally and replacement glass for auto windshields clearly demonstrates this. If your car has a large crack in its windshield that you need to replace, you have options. There is OEM glass: that is your windshield will be replaced with an identical windshield made by the car manufacturer. And then there is aftermarket glass. There are two kinds of aftermarket glass. The first is OEE which is the acronym for original equipment equivalent, and the second kind is a more generic type of windshield that can be used in several kinds and styles of cars.

Your Heavy Equipment Windshield is at Risk: Find Out Why

Heavy Equipment Glass Repair

Even heavy-duty equipment needs check-ups. Your tractors, excavators, backhoes, bulldozers and semis might have durable glass, but they should still be examined annually. These machines are powerhouse movers, and they’re frequently exposed to the elements. Between cracks, chips and breaks, a piece of equipment’s glass can experience a good amount of damage.

The Recent Rise of Shattering Sunroofs: Explanations and Implications

Sunroof Shattering

In response to a recent increase in incidents, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has launched investigations into why vehicles’ sunroofs are shattering. This is an auto glass pandemic that’s affected almost every automaker — 2018 models representing 35 brands have at least one sunroof-shattering incident. While the NHTSA continues its ongoing investigations, here’s a look at possible explanations and what the resulting implications are.

Windshield Advertisements: What You Need to Know

Advertisements on Windshield

Advertisements are popping up everywhere these days. While seeing some advertisements on cars is not extremely new, there is a new place that you may begin seeing these advertisements that is new: windshields. Windshield technology has increased exponentially in recent years and now that they have figured out things like head-up technology from inside a vehicle, it is not going to be very long before we start to receive advertisements on the inside of our vehicles.

How to Prep Your Vehicle for Winter

Winter Vehicle Care

Pennsylvania winters can be brutal and beautiful, often both at the same time. PA winter weather conditions can be rough on your car, truck or SUV. High performance, safety, and efficiency are perhaps more important (and may be harder to achieve) when temperatures dip and snow falls.

What You Need to Know About Windshield Repair in Winter Weather

Winter Windshield Repairs

Winter is upon us. It’ll be here before we know it. The Farmer’s Almanac is foreseeing another doozy of a winter for all of us in West Chester, Pennsylvania. More cold weather and lots of precipitation. The cold, wintry weather – as you know – poses lots of risks on the road. We have to put on our winter driving caps to make sure we get from point-A to point-B safely.

Why Don’t Windshields Shatter Upon Impact?

Tempered-auto-glass

The modern windshield on automobiles is a product of several improvements over the original plate glass that was first used to protect drivers and make driving more comfortable. Unlike a standard glass window, the windshield on a car or truck will crack into thousands of tiny pieces upon impact – most of them held in place by a plastic film.

10 Windshield Repair Myths Busted by Professionals

Windshield Myths

Most of us may not realize how important a windshield is until something goes wrong with the one we have. Were it not for the windshield, drivers would be repeatedly assaulted by insects, flying debris, strong wind and, most dangerous of all, rocks of all sizes. It’s rocks (and similarly hard/relatively heavy objects) that create the most lasting, significant damage.

Client Testimonials

“My schedule changed the morning of my appointment. They worked with me so I could still get my windshield replaced the same day.” – Robert, Kennett Square, PA
Robert, Kennett Square, PA

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