After a cold winter, many Pittsburgh residents are looking forward to the warmer temperatures and beautiful blooms that come with the spring season. Unfortunately, spring also brings with it several factors that can damage your car’s paint. At Three Rivers Auto Glass, we believe the only way to prevent paint damage is to know what to watch out for. Here is a list of five common enemies of the paint job on your car: Continue reading
Traveling for a weekend getaway, vacation, or a day trip is an exciting and fun activity you can enjoy with friends and family. Unfortunately, your car can break down and take away from the fun and excitement of the trip.
Winters in Pittsburgh can be harsh. With heavy snowfall, freezing temperatures, and icy roads, it is important to be prepared for an emergency while driving. The last thing you would want to do is get stranded out in the cold, but by preparing a winter car kit with these tips from Three Rivers Auto Glass, you can handle roadside breakdowns while staying safe and warm. Continue reading
No matter how careful you are with your leased vehicle, accidents can happen. Driving on the highways or even a residential road can lead to a crack or windshield chip, especially in Pittsburgh traffic. With a leased vehicle, you may be wondering what you need to do to repair your windshield. Continue reading
With the cool fall season in full swing, the winter weather is not far behind. This is a great time to begin preparing your car to survive the ice, slush, and road salt of winter. While road salt helps to make it safer to travel on the roads during icy and snowy conditions, the road salt also wreaks havoc on your car’s paint, making paint protection crucial for a Pittsburgh winter. Continue reading
Sudden temperature changes can wreak havoc on your windshield. Your windshield will expand and contracts as the temperature changes. If hot air heats your windshield, it causes the glass to expand, which can lead to cracks.
If the windshield comes into contact with cold air, it can cause the glass to contract. If this cold glass is suddenly exposed to heat, it can cause the glass to crack. Continue reading
If your windshield has been damaged, especially on your new car, you may be wondering if you can take your vehicle back to the dealership to have the windshield repaired. In most cases, your dealership can repair or replace your damaged windshield, but there is no advantage to having the work completed by the dealership vs. an auto glass specialist in Pittsburgh. Continue reading
For many people, driving has become second nature causing our attention to safe driving practices to fall to the wayside. Even if you have a safe driving record and have never been in an accident, you should still take safety precautions when driving that can save your life and the life of your passengers if a collision occurs.
A scratched windshield can be a nuisance to look through when driving as well as a safety hazard. Trying to look through the scratch marks can be frustrating and can make safely driving the roadways a difficult or impossible task, making you a danger to your passengers and other drivers.