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The differences between types of auto glass can be confusing or hard to remember, so here it is plain and simple: the difference between Dealer, OEM, and Non-OEM auto glass. Dealer This glass is what comes originally with your vehicle. It is the glass that is in the car at the dealer with the original…

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Dealer Glass vs OEM Glass – that is the question. A frequent request, “OEM” please.  We often ask our customers if they understand the difference between “OEM” and “Dealer” glass because a lot of the time, customers believe “OEM” to be dealer glass.  And although they are the “same”, they are not.  Here is an…

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Windshield Replacement and What You Need to Know Nobody wants to do it yet we all literally run into that rock – especially in Arizona it seems.  Are you aware that Arizona is the number one state in the nation for windshield replacements? Arizona received more dings to the windshield than any other state. Start…

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Replacement Times; What you Should Know The auto glass industry has yet to reach instant replacement technology. We all look forward to that day, but it is not yet upon us. With that in mind, we would like to remind all our wonderful customers that an windshield replacement takes one hour to perform and one…

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Not all windshields are created equally. Tragic, I know, but it’s the truth. That doesn’t mean you shouldn’t treat them all equally, but that’s another topic for another day. Just about every vehicle that exists for consumer use has a windshield; some form of clear glass or plastic designed to keep rain, dirt, rocks, and…

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Rusty Windshields:  Living in Arizona, rust is not something that many residents worry about. Being hot and dry, rust really has no chance in Arizona. Why, then, is there a need to talk about rust when the nearest ocean is hundreds of miles away and average annual precipitation is barely 6 inches? Let me tell…

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Everyone has had a chip or crack in their windshield before. It’s a frustrating experience but luckily most insurances cover this. Auto glass shops usually only replace windshields that have huge breaks or cracks. But few people fail to realize there are other cases that warrant a windshield replacement. Sandblasting happens to be one of…

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Wiper blades are an essential part of driving a car. However, they are often over looked and not replaced often enough. You might be thinking this isn’t a big deal unless its monsoon season but that’s not the case. As most of us can attest to not washing their car…ever…. we all know that our…

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What do you do?! By this point, you might be thinking that OEM is the best glass to have installed and why would anyone purchase anything else. Very valid points, OEM is made better and will fit better, but we should not completely discredit after-market glass. The best type of glass to have replaced on…

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How often do you think about your windshield? Almost never, except when it chips or cracks right? As easy as it is to take your windshield for granted, maybe you should appreciate this modern marvel a bit more. Now before you start saying “It’s a piece of glass, big deal” let’s look at what people…

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