Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Winning the Gravel War: How to Avoid a Chipped Windshield

A large gravel chip in a vehicle windshield.
Ouch! Right outa the blue!

This content is provided by The Glassman, mobile windshield repair in Wichita, Kansas.

You do everything you can to keep your vehicle nice; you wash it, slow down over bumps, and look twice before entering traffic. Then out of nowhere, a random piece of gravel strikes like a stray bullet, leaving a ding in your windshield. Sometimes there’s no way to see it coming, but there are a few driving habits you can adjust that will reduce the odds of a windshield chip.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Five Little-Known Ways You Can Damage Your Windshield

As you might imagine, we see a lot of unusual damage in the auto glass business. Some of it can’t be avoided, but sometimes a vehicle owner can be their windshield’s worst enemy. Following are the top five completely avoidable reasons we’ve had to replace windshields.

Hammer striking a car windshield, shattering it

Friday, May 10, 2019

Where Did Those Windshield Chips Come From?

If you’ve ever had the experience of watching a piece of gravel hit your windshield on the road, you know it can be a sickening feeling. It’s pretty much the same feeling when you find a chip later, seemingly out of the blue, and wonder how the heck it got there. In this article, we’ll take a look at some of the causes of windshield cracks and chips, tips for avoiding them, and what to do when they rear their ugly heads

Friday, May 3, 2019

Don’t Trust That Rock Chip in Your Windshield

How soon should you have a windshield chip repaired?

Professional windshield repair equipment in use
Professional windshield repair equipment in use.

A rock chip in your windshield is a hazard any time of year, but especially during seasons of extreme weather changes (like all year round in Kansas). Temperature changes exert uneven forces on your windshield, so any weak point—like a rock chip or small crack—is more likely to turn into a big problem under these conditions. In this article, we’ll discuss how to deal with it and how much money you can save with windshield repair in Wichita, Kansas, compared to buying a new windshield.