Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Monday, April 17, 2017
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Thursday, March 2, 2017
British Columbia has had its share of extremely cold weather over the past years, and some of its biggest victims are automobiles. In recent snowstorms, customers have flocked to auto shops and glass repair service centers because of their badly-damaged vehicles. Hail, sudden drops in temperature, and falling branches are only some of the pet peeves of car owners who often find cracks or breaks on their windshields.
Other Causes of Windshield Damage
Aside from the inconveniences that the cold can bring, there are other factors that can damage your windshield. Falling rocks or flying pieces of road gravel on the highway can cause minute cracks, which can vary in shape, depth, and diameter.
The damaged portion may just affect the top layer of your windshield, or it may be deep enough to get between the layers of glass. In some cases, water can seep through cracks and cause structural weakness, and the glass eventually breaks. Read more on this article: http://bit.ly/2lGigOB
Friday, January 20, 2017
Despite doing your best to keep it pristine, encountering flying debris that can cause cracks or chips in your windshield is often an unavoidable circumstance. Once your windshield gets damaged, how can you determine if it needs immediate replacement or simple repairs? Several factors should be considered first. Read more on this article: http://bit.ly/2jG5AJy
Thursday, December 15, 2016
Front or Back Windshield
There is a difference in the design between front windshields and their back alternatives, foremost of which would be the special moldings from the vehicle’s design. The front windshield glass is intended to maximize the visibility of a driver, and offer toughness to prevent occupant ejection during an automobile crash. Front windshields usually do not shatter when broken, so you might want to consider that too, when getting a replacement.
High-quality polyurethane is recommended for the job if you want to secure the replacement windshield for years. Additionally, it has to be allowed to cure for a prescribed period, for the best outcome. For this, you’d want to rely on your Kelowna auto glass expert, since they would be in the best position to know what kind of adhesive to use. Read more on this article:
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
For Canadian car owners, cold weather vehicle problems are a very common obstacle whenever the winter season comes around. You probably find yourself chipping away at the ice on your windshield every morning you have to use your car. When removing ice and snow, you must keep in mind the proper way to do it. The stress that is added by the freezing temperatures can lead to more problems, if you’re not careful. Your Kelowna auto glass experts would like to share with you a few time-tested tips to remove windshield ice and snow.
Read more from this blog.