How Winter Weather Affects A Damaged Windshield

Winter Weather Affects A Damaged Windshield – Chicago, IL – Aaron Auto Glass

Winter is no time to neglect your windshield, especially if it’s damaged. If you already have a problem, then cold weather will only make it worse. The good news is you don’t have to wait until warm weather hits to have your windshield repaired. Here is more information on how winter weather affects windshields and how winter windshield repair is possible.

How Does Weather Affect Windshield Damage?

Your windshield is great at handling a wide range of temperatures, as long as it’s in good shape. When the weather is cold, the glass will contract. When the weather is warm, it expands. However, with winter weather, you have some extra stresses. (more…)

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5 Dangerous Myths About Windshield Damage and Replacement

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While replacing your damaged windshield can cost up to $400, it’s safer to get a new windshield for your car if it’s damaged. Unfortunately, many myths and misconceptions about windshield installation, maintenance, and replacement exist. Such myths can affect the quality of care you give to your car’s windshield. Below are some of these windshield myths that you should know about and ignore.

1. Windshield DIY Kit Is Enough

Windshield repair kits are a big trend in auto care, effective if done correctly. The kits contain scraping tools, suction plungers, epoxy, resin, and curing strips.

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Understanding The Different Windows In Your Vehicle

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Vehicles have come a long way since they were invented. Many of those changes had to do with improving safety. The windows in your vehicle have evolved from regular easy-to-break glass into windows made of laminated glass. Read on to learn more about the windows in your car and why you should keep them in good repair.

The Windshield

The front windshield is an extremely important part of your vehicle, and it’s made from laminated glass. For this reason, in the event of an accident, the windshield provides much of the cabin’s structural integrity. Therefore, if the window is damaged, you are at a higher risk of injury during a car accident.

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