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  • 5 Ways to Maintain Your Windshield Wipers

    Sep 28, 2022, 10:31 AM by Julie Wax

    Did you know? As a rule of thumb, you should count on cleaning your car's wiper blades every six months with a cloth soaked in vinegar. Even better, wipe them off with a damp cloth each time you get gas. This will help maintain them regularly and you won’t have to worry about annoying wiper problems so often. Wiper blades should be checked every six months and changed at least o ... Full story

  • How to Care for a Newly Replaced Windshield

    Sep 27, 2022, 15:51 PM by Julie Wax

    Here are a few tips to get going safely after a brand-new windshield:

    1. Wait to drive. One of the biggest tips is to be patient after it’s replaced and wait to drive your car so the adhesive has just enough time to cure. Waiting at least an hour will ensure the adhesiv ... Full story

    2. Prepping For a Fall Road Trip (With a Playlist!)

      Aug 31, 2022, 10:36 AM by Julie Wax

      Imagine driving hours away for your car to break down in the middle of nowhere? Not good at all. To prevent any unexpected occurrences, follow these car preparation tips before you get behind the wheel.

      Get Your Car Road Trip Ready

      1. Make sure you have fuel. Hello, so easy, ... Full story

      2. How To Keep Teen Drivers Safe

        Aug 29, 2022, 13:46 PM by Julie Wax

        Once your teen is ready to drive, having regular conversations about safety is crucial. It’s also important to practice driving together and lead by example in your own driving habits. These safety habits will help your teen make smart decisions when they get behind the wheel.

        Tips to Get Started Safely 

        Create a Parent-Teen Driving Agreeme ... Full story

      3. Understanding Different Windshields in Your Car

        Jul 18, 2022, 09:35 AM by Julie Wax

        Let’s break it down into the different pieces of glass that make up your auto vehicle:

        Front Windshield. Definitely the most crucial part, this is where all of the structural cohesiveness comes from in the vehicle, and because it’s made of laminated glass will protect you in an accident. That’s why it’s importa ... Full story

      4. Things You Should Know About Your Rear Windshield

        Jul 13, 2022, 16:19 PM by Julie Wax

        You might wonder how rear windshields differ from front windshields? We’ve compiled helpful information on the differences as well as the most common causes of rear glass damage and when rear windows should be replaced. 

        Rear Versus Front Windshields

        One of the main differences in the front and rear windshields is how the w ... Full story

      5. Worn Wiper Blades and Your Windshield

        Jun 27, 2022, 09:15 AM by Julie Wax

        Since your wipers are constantly exposed to the elements, it’s easy for them to quickly become weathered and worn. In fact, the damaging UV rays of warm weather can cause the rubber to crack more easily. When they wear and break down, they can cause scratches on your windshield that can’t be repaired. That’s because the metal on the wipers becomes exposed, so when it ... Full story

      6. Top 5 Factors That Cause Windshield Damage to Spread

        Jun 21, 2022, 09:54 AM by Julie Wax

        Here are five factors that cause windshield damage to spread:

        1. Extreme Temperatures - It might be crazy-hot outside, but did you know that the cold air from the air conditioner can cause your current chip or crack to spread? It’s true. Expanding (and contracting) too ... Full story

        2. Caring For Your Auto Glass in the Heat

          May 19, 2022, 08:58 AM by Julie Wax

          Here are some quick facts about hot weather and your windshield - and how you can take care of it:

          1. Humidity/moisture weaken glass. Because a windshield is composed of two pieces of glass, moisture can become trapped in between them if a small crack develops. Even going thr ... Full story

          2. Keeping Your Car Cool in Warm Weather

            May 13, 2022, 09:10 AM by Julie Wax

            Take a look at these tips to keep your car cool this spring and into the summer:

            1. Crack the windows (or use your sunroof) - This is an easy way to drop the temperature quickly inside your vehicle since a car interior can reach well over 100 degrees once it’s been sitt ... Full story

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