When is the Best Time to Tint Windshields?

Window tinting is a great way to block UV rays and glare. This helps to protect your visibility as the driver and increase the safety of your passengers and the interior of your care. With the right window tint, you can strengthen your windows, enhance the look of your vehicle, and reduce your risk of theft.

Window tinting provides a variety of benefits and is an investment in your vehicle. To ensure you get the most out of your investment, it is best to have your window tint installed during the right time of the year. This can help improve the installation provides to ensure that your investment in your window tint is worthwhile. Continue reading

Everything to Know About Paint Protection Film

Pittsburgh paint protection at your service!

Remember the time you sat on the hood of your parent’s car, only to hear Dad yell out from the garage, “Get off the hood of your Mother’s car before you scratch it”! While at the time you probably thought he was overreacting, now a car owner yourself, you realize what all the fuss was about. Your car’s windshield may be very resistant to chipping and scratching, but it doesn’t take much to scratch a car’s paint. Continue reading

How to Care for Your Pittsburgh Paint Protection

Whether you’ve recently had paint protection film applied to your car, or are considering having it done, you’re probably wondering what aftercare involves. How should you clean or wash your car? Is there anything special you need to do to protect the film? How can you get the most out of the wise investment you’ve made?

We know you have a lot of questions. But, don’t worry, we’ve got the answers! Three Rivers Auto Glass has been providing premier services in and around Pittsburgh for more than 40 years, and we’re experts at paint protection Pittsburgh. Below, you’ll find some helpful tips.

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Why You Shouldn’t Cover Your Window with Plastic

Oh no! One of your vehicle’s side windows shattered! What are you supposed to do now?!?

If you’re like most people these days, you probably don’t have a lot of time and money to spare. So, you may be tempted to put off getting your window replaced until you do—and you may decide to employ some type of “quick fix,” such as covering it with plastic, in the meantime.

If you are tempted to do so, please don’t! Covering your window with plastic is not a “quick fix” and will only lead to more problems. Continue reading

What’s the Difference Between Front and Rear Windshield Replacement?

Every part of your vehicle was specifically designed to perform a certain way and serve a certain function. Generally speaking, your automobile glass is meant to provide visibility. But, depending on where the glass is located, it is also meant to serve other, more specific functions—and if you want your automobile glass to perform as intended, you’ve got to make sure it’s repaired properly after incurring damage.

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Here at Three Rivers Auto Glass, we are mindful of meeting deadlines for our customers but we want you to know that we follow strict guidelines so that our windshield replacement process follows the strictest guidelines and highest standards. By operating at this high level of quality service, we have built a reputation for one of the leading auto glass replacement centers in Pittsburgh and the surrounding area.
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The Safety Significance that Windshield Offers

Windshield Safety

One of the most overlooked safety features in a vehicle is the windshield. Most of the car users agree that windshield plays a vital role in our cars. The importance includes keeping wind, rain, cold, heat, as well as numerous bugs and road particles away from our faces. We replace damaged and cracked windshields to enjoy the above advantages of windshields but most importantly to avoid tickets by the police officers. Are the cops the real concern so as to keep the windshield undamaged? Even though the cost of the tickets might be hefty to the owners, there are other duties that windshield performs that surpasses the value.

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Window Repair Damage to Look out For

Window Damage Repair

Windows provide our cars with natural lighting and ventilation, as well as help keep our cars protected and sealed from damages. As such, it is only right for every car owner to find the time to learn about how they can take better care of their windows. And this starts with understanding this important component, which involves understanding the basic conditions and common issues including what we can do to prevent them from destroying our cars.

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Is it Time to Repair, or Replace?

What to do With your Windshield

Any auto glass can be damaged and it is a frustrating situation that nobody likes. However in this article, we will talk about whether you need to do auto glass replacement or auto glass repair. Sometimes, even though we think that a replacement is needed, a repair could be much cheaper and smarter solution. If you see a damage on your auto glass, don’t think that it can be fixed. You don’t have to always pay huge amounts for glass replacements. So, let’s see, when is it right time to do a repair and when is the right time to do a replacement? Despite the situation you are in, visiting your local glass repair shop who can give you relevant answers and solutions and do the repair is a must.

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Repairing Chips in the Winter

Chips in the Winter

Most people who have been driving for a few years can tell you that you’re more likely to get a chip or crack in your windshield during the winter. That’s because sudden swings in temperature, like what happens during frigid Pittsburgh winters, can take microscopic chips and turn them into long, spiderweb-like cracks that can make it difficult to see while you’re driving.

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