Windshields play an integral role in the overall safety of a vehicle, providing structural support in the event of an accident. Unfortunately, they can also be easily damaged. Cracks and chips are common windshield damage that requires repair or replacement in order to maintain a safe driving environment. Here we discuss five of the most common types of windshield cracks and the potential causes of each. Continue reading
Dangers of DIY Windshield Repair
Cracks and chips in a windshield are a common occurrence for drivers, but they can be more than just a minor annoyance. A damaged windshield can pose a serious risk to your safety and that of your passengers. Many people are tempted to try DIY windshield repair methods to save money, but the dangers of doing so far outweigh any savings. In this blog post, we’ll explore the reasons why you should leave windshield repair to the professionals. Continue reading
Someone Borrowed My Car and Cracked My Windshield
If someone borrowed your car and cracked your windshield, there are a few actions you can take to ensure your car is repaired promptly. Continue reading
I Cracked My Rental Car Windshield – Now What?
While driving, there are a variety of hazards on the road, including ones that can chip or crack your windshield. This is not an ideal situation, and it is even worse when the car you are driving is a rental car. If the windshield of your rental car becomes damaged, you may be wondering what the next steps are.
At Three Rivers Auto Glass, we’ve put together a guide to help you handle a cracked rental car windshield with ease. Continue reading
How does ADAS Calibration Affect Auto Glass?
If you’re like most drivers, you’ve probably never thought about how important your car’s glass is to its overall safety. But the fact is, your windshield and other windows play a critical role in keeping you and your passengers safe on the road. And if those windows aren’t properly calibrated, it could put everyone at risk. Continue reading
Caring for a Recently Replaced Windshield
After investing in your car to have your windshield replaced, it is crucial to properly care for it moving forward. We specialize in providing our customers with safe, professional auto glass replacements throughout the Pittsburgh area. Before you drive your car home, it is crucial for you to know how to care for your windshield properly. Continue reading
Different Types of Autoglass
To keep drivers safe, safety glass is used in windshields. Standard plate glass was used in the past, but because it shatters into sharp pieces, it can cause serious injury to drivers and their passengers.
By the late 1930s, safety glass was used and continues to be used in all automobiles to keep drivers and passengers safe. Continue reading
Can You Stop a Windshield Crack From Spreading?
If your windshield is cracked or chipped while you are traveling, you may not have the time to stop and have it repaired immediately. In the meantime, you may need to make a temporary repair until you can take your car to the shop to replace or repair your windshield. Continue reading
What is Windshield Pitting?
Once you’ve driven your car for a number of years, you may begin to notice a glare forming on your windshield. This can make driving challenging and even dangerous in some cases. Continue reading
How to Remove Stickers From Your Car
Removing stickers from your windshield can be a hassle. Whether you have a sticker from purchasing a used car or a parking ticket, these stickers are meant to last and will be difficult to remove from the windshield. Because of this, they typically take more than water to remove, and once they are gone, they will likely leave behind a sticky residue. Continue reading