Reasons to Invest in a Dash Cam

Using a dashboard camera can provide you with a range of benefits. It can help provide you with evidence in the event of a crash and can also help you with your car insurance. Dash cams are reasonably priced, and you can expect to purchase one for around $100.
Many dash cams record hours of video in a continuous loop. The most recent video will replace the older footage once you start your vehicle. You can purchase higher-grade cameras that can even record when your car is off, that are triggered by motion sensors or are equipped with GPS sensors that can overlay the speed, time, and location. Other dash cams offer a two-way video of the road ahead of you and of the passengers inside of your car.

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Car Insurance During COVID-19

As a car owner, you know that car insurance is a vital part of being out on the road and is required for you to own and operate your vehicle. Your car insurance protects you and others from excessive fees in the event that your car is stolen, damaged, or involved in an accident. The cost of your insurance premium will depend on the type of vehicle you drive and the likelihood that you’ll be in an accident.

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How Spring Can Damage your Car’s Paint

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

What Should I Have in a Winter Car Kit?

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

Car Paint Protection for Winter

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

The Effects of Air Temperature on Your Windshield

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