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How to Break Car Glass Quickly

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We’ve all seen the stories on the local news or even shared through social media sites like Facebook, cases of a young child left inside a very hot vehicle.With so many stories going viral it’s handy to know just how to quickly break car glass if you ever come across a situation so you can help the trapped child.

Anyone who’s ever had their vehicle glass broken by vandals often believes it’s really not all that difficult to accomplish. The truth is glass manufacturers have strengthened auto glass for safety reasons. When someone comes across a child trapped inside a hot car their instincts kick in and they grab the nearest object and proceed to hammer at the center of the window.

These incidents are happening with regularity even with all the attention it’s attracted , so it’s helpful to know the quickest and safest way to step in and …

To Fix or Replace a Glass Windshield?

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Windshields are specifically made to provide additional support to vehicles and also to take on the stress of highway travel, however, damage does unavoidably happen. Windshields are made up of two glass layers that sandwich an inner layer of safety glass. The inner layer is known as lamination, holds the broken outer layer in cases of accidents. That’s why windshields crack after it’s hit by an object instead of breaking apart in many situations.

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Do I have to replace my windshield or can it be repaired?

Repairing or replacing windshields in Victoria BC will be subject to the severity, location, and size of the damage. Most windshield repair shops are capable of repairing minor cracks and rock chips up to 3 inches. Anything that’s bigger will most likely require replacement.

The area of the damage is also significant in knowing the fate of your windshield. Cracks on the edge of …

Ways To Avoid Auto Glass Repair This Fall

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Changing seasons often mean your car’s windshield needs some extra care to avoid repair. With the Fall weather leaves and twigs get deposited on your windshield and the colder temperatures in Winter months bring can damage it, often beyond repair. There are some precautions you can take to avoid the expense of replacing your windshield from a Victoria Glass Shop.

Be sure to give the windshield a thorough cleaning. Fall and Winter don’t always see us cleaning our vehicles as frequently, it’s a good idea from time to time to clean your windshield. Rain, leaves and debris combined together can damage the glass, clearing the windshield and giving  it a thorough clean will prevent damage. Neglecting to clear your windshield will limit your ability to see and could lead to an accident.

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Replace your windshield wipers. If you notice your wiper blades are damaged be sure to replace them as …