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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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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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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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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Customer Looking Confused at her Computer

  Customers Say the Craziest Things! After talking with some fellow auto glass shops from around the country and a few overseas, we began to wonder what the craziest, strangest things customers have accused or said to us after a job. We asked around and this is what came back, enjoy! All names and locations…

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The auto glass repair industry is a straightforward one. Car glass cracks or breaks, the glass shop orders replacement glass, then they repair it. That’s it. While other industries offer a wide range of services and products, that just doesn’t exist for the auto glass industry. There is one type of glass for each vehicle…

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back end of school bus

It’s been a long, relaxing summer but school is starting up again soon. Whether that means college or high school, your vehicle deserves some extra attention before getting back into that routine. What to Check Tires For the sake of space, checking your tires includes but is not limited to your tread, pressure, and brakes.…

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woman using re-calibration while driving her car looking out her windshield

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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ADAS windshield with man driving into sunset

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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