shattered glass

Occasionally we have customers come to us with shattered windows, saying the glass either exploded while they were driving or that they came out to a shattered window. Their initial thoughts are usually that someone shot the glass (yes, with a gun) or that some pesky neighbor kid must have broken the glass with a…

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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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Graphic explaining a VIN

Likely having had your windshield replaced before, there are probably terms you’ve heard auto glass techs use. Perhaps you’ve even been asked for the VIN on your windshield or piece of glass. We’re guessing you have and that you have no idea where to find it or even what a VIN is. That’s perfectly fine.…

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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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Cloe the Dog

Occasionally we are asked if we have promotional deals, such as money back or a percent off. As a matter of fact, we do have a promotional deal called Adventure with Animals! What is Adventure with Animals? Through this deal, we will give $$ to any animal organization of your choosing in your name! That…

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Office Phone for scheduling and appointment

Before You Schedule, Here Are Things You Need To Know   We love to help our customers in any way we can, so we thought you might want to know what information to have handy before calling for a quote or to schedule an appointment. Vehicle Type We sometimes need more than the Year, Make,…

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we moved

Yup! You read that right; we moved! Although we loved our Florentine location, we moved on to greener pastures. I am sure you all have questions and I am here to answer them as best as I can. Let’s get started! When? We’ve already moved! Come visit us at our new location! Where? We are…

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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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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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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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