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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Sap Dripping from a branch with pine needles

Forewarning!!! These recommendations are ONLY for removing tar from GLASS!! Some of these methods are safe for glass but could damage paint, so be careful! No matter where you are in the country, you’ve likely parked your vehicle under a tree for a little extra shade. Little did you know that tree decided to rain…

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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Jeep driving down dirt road for Labor Day adventures

*PSA* We will be closed Monday for Labor Day. Labor Day is upon us! For many, this means family road trips, weekend getaways, and backyard barbeques. In recognition of Labor Day and the amount of traveling that happens, Adventure Auto Glass has put together a short list of travel tips to know before traveling this…

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