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Engine Wash 101

Should the engine be cleaned regularly?

How important is engine wash? (Photo Credits)

Most meticulous car owners are very particular about washing their cars regularly. Some in fact take it a notch higher by having their car engine cleaned and wash. But is an engine wash really necessary? How often should this be done? AutoGlass Safety […]

By |November 7th, 2017|San Diego, Windshield, Windshield Repair, Windshield Replacement|Comments Off on Engine Wash 101

Safe driving during the holidays

Staying safe on the road
Roadtrip

Holiday driving should be done with utmost care and caution. (Photo Credits)

Driving and long holidays are almost synonymous given that vacations are the only times most families would venture into long road trips.

To ensure though that the trip is enjoyable, drivers should exercise extra caution by observing safe holiday driving […]

By |October 24th, 2017|Auto Glass, Auto Glass News, San Diego, Windshield, Windshield Repair|Comments Off on Safe driving during the holidays

Winter Season Safety Driving Tips

Driving Safety during the Winter
Ice Day 2-1-11

Removing snow from the windshield should be done with caution. (Photo Credits)

Driving during the winter requires better precision, and even more attentiveness because of the many safety risk that it poses. With the many accidents that take place during such time of the year, it is critical that drivers and […]

By |October 10th, 2017|San Diego, Windshield|Comments Off on Winter Season Safety Driving Tips

How to remove Hard Water Spots on the Windshield

Shiny and Sleek
Windshield

Remove stubborn hard water stains from the auto glass. (Photo Credits)

Hard water spots can make another wise clean and shiny car look not as sleek as it should be. There however are ways to prevent hard water spots from gracing a car’s windows and windscreen. At the same time, there are also […]

By |October 3rd, 2017|San Diego, Windshield, Windshield Repair|Comments Off on How to remove Hard Water Spots on the Windshield

How to get rid of paint on the windshield

Removing paint overspray
225-47 1954 DeSoto Firedome 2Door Sportsman Sedan

How to effectively remove paint spots on car glass. (Photo Credits)

Removing paint spots and oversprays on windshield can be difficult especially when the paint has set in for some time already.

Thankfully there are solutions to this that can be tried at home. Wiki How for instance, published in its website ways on […]

By |September 26th, 2017|San Diego, Windshield, Windshield Repair|Comments Off on How to get rid of paint on the windshield

Second-Hand Car Buying Guide

What to look for when purchasing a Pre-owned Vehicle
1994 Ford Telstar Ghia

Buying a second-hand car can be a challenge. (Photo Credits)

Buying a pre-owned car can be a practical decision especially if the buyer is in a tight budget and he cannot truly afford to finance a brand new one.

The buyer however has to bear in mind some […]

By |July 23rd, 2017|San Diego, Windshield, Windshield Repair, Windshield Replacement|Comments Off on Second-Hand Car Buying Guide

UV Rays and Car Windows

Can Car Windows Protect from UV Rays?
151-365 (Year 8) Sitting in the sun

Vehicle drivers get exposed to sun rays each time they drive during the day. (Photo Credits)

Exposure to UV Rays may cause skin damage as well as some skin conditions. This is the reason why more and more people are becoming more conscious about the products they use whenever […]

By |July 16th, 2017|San Diego, Windshield, Windshield Repair|Comments Off on UV Rays and Car Windows

Fixing a Broken Tail Light

Problematic Tail Lights
Hit a deer

A busted tail light is an urgent concern. (Photo Credits)

Minor accidents happen and they can happen even in the most inopportune time. Broken tail lights can be a headache especially when it happens in the middle of a long trip. But what can a car owner do?

Carsdirect.com came up with an online tutorial […]

By |July 9th, 2017|Auto Glass News, San Diego, Windshield|Comments Off on Fixing a Broken Tail Light

Putting up a Car for Recycling

Vehicle Recycling
Subaru Leone 1st generation (Very unusual)

The benefits of selling a junk car to a recycling center. (Photo Credits)

The environmental benefits of putting up an old car to recycling are immense. It will mean fewer resources to manufacture a new car and less scrap, dangerous fluids and chemicals, plus waste lying around.

The website 2GreenEnergy enumerated the positive environmental impact […]

By |July 2nd, 2017|Auto Glass, Auto Glass News, San Diego, Windshield|Comments Off on Putting up a Car for Recycling

When Wipers Don’t Work

Dealing with malfunctioning wipers
wiper

When wipers don’t wipe. (Photo Credits)

Wipers are very helpful, if not critically important especially during weather disturbances. The only problem though is that usually the car owner will only know if its malfunctioning when it is time time to use it. AutoGlass Safety Council  

So what can a car owner do when […]

By |June 25th, 2017|San Diego, Windshield, Windshield Repair|Comments Off on When Wipers Don’t Work