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How to Check Tire Tread and Pressure

Ever wonder when or how to check your tire pressure or tread? Yeah, most people probably don’t but now is the perfect time to start! After all, tire pressure and tread are essential to safe and economic driving. Tread Checking tire tread thickness is easier than you may think. All you need is a penny!…

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Monsoon Season Is Starting!!!

Monsoon season is infamous in Arizona. Between the intense 5-minute rain showers to the roaring thunderstorms, there is no wonder why Arizonans love this time of the year. However, because of the spontaneity of monsoon on top of the fact that Arizona receives only 12.5 inches a year, it’s important to be prepared when this…

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Re-Calibration Calamity – Part 2

As I mentioned in Calibration Calamity Part 1, windshield re-calibration is a relatively new process. While it is, unfortunately, an additional maintenance aspect of your vehicle to consider, it is important to have these cameras re-calibrated after a windshield replacement. Two Types of Re-calibration Dynamic – this process has the vehicle drive at a set…

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Windshield Calibration Calamity – Part 1

Windshield Calibration and  Your Car Driver-assist technology is continuously being introduced in new vehicles. From surround-view cameras to auto-braking, these features introduce new opportunities and problems to face. Windshield Calibration is here now and here to stay. These present an additional obstacle to work around with auto glass replacement. For this tech to work, cameras…

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5 Fun Ways to Stay Cool this Summer

Summer is hot. Summer in Arizona is even more so. How should you cool down this summer? We have a few suggestions. 1. Shopping If you hate to shop, this is clearly not the solution for you. However, shopping means air conditioning, free air conditioning. 2. Wash Your Car Skip the auto car wash and…

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Our Guide to the Perfect Summer Road Trip

Summer is possibly one of the best seasons for road tripping. Don’t get me wrong, Spring and Fall can be great too, but nothing beats those Summer evening drives, those afternoon beach trips, or those weekend camp getaways. It is the season of travels, vacations, and relaxation so why not start it off with a…

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Wet Sanding Headlight Cleaning

As we aforementioned in our previous blog post about headlight cleaning, this is a laborious, time consuming, but more surefire method of removing that headlight fog. Word of warning, you may be uncomfortable performing some of the steps in the process. Please thoroughly read all steps before purchasing any of the required products or starting…

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DIY Headlight Cleaning

Headlights are notorious for developing that cloudy film. Most of us don’t know what to do when it happens or even why it happens, but that’s what we’re here to tell you. The cloudy film that plagues your headlights can be explained by simple oxidation. Plastic, when exposed to the elements day in and day…

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Summer is Coming…

No, the title is not a GOT reference. Though I would be lying if that didn’t come to mind. Regardless, temps are on the rise and that means we can start enjoying more outdoor activities. Here are some summer car tips we think might just help you with your adventures. “What does this have to…

A Gentle Reminder about Replacement Times

A Gentle Reminder about Replacement Times

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…