Can You Share Your VIN?

the word security typed out on a computer screen

Is it safe to share your VIN – Vehicle Identification Number? As Americans, we hold a certain level of secrecy around personal identifying numbers. We shroud our Social Security number in secrecy, hold tight to our credit card numbers, and even blur out license plates in pictures. To what effect? In addition to the obvious…

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Top 5 Questions to Ask an Auto Glass Shop

Dave doing a chip repair on a customer's car.

This is our top five list of questions we recommend you ask any auto glass repair shop you use, including Adventure Auto Glass! We’ve given our answers to each question below. 1. Why won’t the auto glass shop set an exact time for my mobile appointment? We don’t set an exact time because the previous…

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OEM, Simplified

Dave is fixing a windshield at our shop.

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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The Auto Glass Bug

This is the auto glass bug that comes on dealer glass

What is a bug? Why would we be asking such a simple question? We all know what bugs are, they are the creepy crawlies that annoy us outside in the summer and irritate us inside in the winter. Plus, they make a mess on our windshields driving down the highway! I’m not talking about that…

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ADAS Calibration – Can we do it?

ADAS Calibration cameras on a Subaru Crostrek front end

More and more vehicles are including what is called Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems, or ADAS for short. These systems include features like “Lane Departure”, “Blindspot Monitoring”, “Automatic Parking”, etc. With these amazing integrations, ADAS calibration is now part of our lives! Cameras are integrated throughout the vehicle including behind the front windshield that allows the ADAS…

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Break It!

broken windshield

As an auto glass shop, it’s only natural that we regularly discuss repair and replacing your windshield and auto glass. It is what we do every day! Since we never talk about breaking your windshield on purpose, is there ever a reason to? Yes! There is. That is right folks, an auto glass repair shop…

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Auto Glass and My Insurance

Owner/Technician Dave replacing windshield

What Does My Insurance Cover? We often get questions about what windshield repair insurance covers in a glass repair or replacement. Does it just cover the glass or the parts too? Is labor covered? What about other glass in the car? While I would LOVE to be able to answer these questions for you, it…

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2020

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Happy New Year! 2020 is off and rolling with so much going on, good and bad. However, we are not going to focus on what’s already wrong. Instead, let us focus on what is going well and perhaps how to solve what we would like to change. Essentially, this is our top 5 New Year’s…

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Illegal Car Modifications

Car Modifications on Red Porche on icy highway

If you’re a car junkie and into modifying your car, you probably know which car mods are legal and which are less than legal; you might not care either. As for the rest of us, it might be nice to know what basic car mods could end in a ticket. Tinting Beginning with our area…

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Trust Us

Installer Dave repairing a chip

Having an emotional attachment to material things is somewhat frowned upon in our society. We are taught to cherish people and moments rather than objects and things. However, as some of us know, we tend to develop an emotional bond with some of our favorite things anyways. Whether it’s your favorite hair tie or an…

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