Driving Habits You Have That Can Damage Your Windshield

Cracked Wind Shield – Chicago, IL – Aaron Auto Glass

Your car’s windshield is essential to keeping you safe when you are behind the wheel. Windshields crack for a variety of reasons, but the main cause of windshield damage is blunt force. A rock or other flying debris can cause a windshield to chip or crack easily.

Driving with a cracked or chipped windshield can be dangerous. Your visibility is obscured when behind the wheel of a cracked windshield, making you a potential risk to other drivers on the road. Furthermore, a cracked or chipped windshield is exposed and more prone to shattering, especially if you get into a car accident.

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4 Reasons Why Power Windows Fail

Car on the Road – Chicago, IL – Aaron Auto Glass

While power windows are an ideal choice for most modern vehicles, they do develop problems over time. The windows may stop working if a mechanical or electrical issue has occurred.

You may notice that only some windows seem to respond to the power switch while others won’t open or close at all. Other signs of trouble can be hard to understand if you’re unsure how power windows work.

Take a look at the most likely reasons why your car’s power windows may fail to work properly. (more…)

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Frequently Asked Questions About Window Tinting

Red Car – Chicago, IL – Aaron Auto GlassBefore you take the first step toward adding a tint to your car’s windows, read on for the answers to common questions about this popular vehicle upgrade.

What Is Window Tinting Film?

Tinting film is a thin layer of laminate that is applied directly to your vehicle’s glass surfaces to give them a darkened appearance. It is attached using a strong adhesive that is designed to last for years but won’t damage your vehicle’s glass when it’s time to replace or remove the film. Film shades are measured in percentages determined by how much visible light can pass through the film and into the vehicle.

How Is It Installed?

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