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5 Ways You Might Accidentally Damage Your Auto Glass

How do you accidentally break an auto glass? One major factor could be rocks and road debris, but that is not the only way you can damage your windshield, back window, or side panes. Here are some accidents that can result in you needing an auto glass replacement.

Parking Under a Tree

You may park under a tree as it can provide shade from the sun and shelter from the rain. But it’s not safe. A branch could scratch the windshield or the rear window.

Leaving the Wipers up on a Cold Day

People say that you should leave your wipers up on a cold day so that it does not freeze your car. But did you know that this could also cause damage to your windshield? Although the blades of a wiper are made of rubber, they can harden in colder temperatures. Hard wipers can affect your windshield. It causes the glass to become brittle, and if the wiper falls onto the windshield, the hard rubber could crack the glass.

Did you Not Replace the Blades of Your Wipers?

Frozen blades aren’t the only thing that can damage your windshield. Although the blade can remove water and snow from your glass, the cushion on the wipers prevents your windshield from getting damaged. If you fail to replace these blades, you may end up scratching and damaging your car’s glass.   Image filename: Person-car-broken-windshield Image alt name: person in a car with a broken windshield

Did You Try to Remove a Sticker?

Window stickers are used as parking permits. Many of these stickers can easily come off, but some have this material that just clings to the surface. These stickers can damage the glass. A new, clean, and thin blade can help in removing the adhesive. However, if you don’t use it the right way, you may end up damaging the surface of the glass.

Did You Clean Your Windshield?

A dirty windshield can lead to different problems. It can hinder your view while driving. Also, it increases your risk of an accident. Cleanliness may not seem damaging, but when the dirt becomes thick, it can etch the glass when you turn on your wipers. This can leave marks on your windshield, which can only be removed by a professional. If you have a damaged windshield, Auto Glass in San Antonio can help you with that. Our dedicated and expert team is available 24/7 and can cater to your needs whenever you want. We provide you with a cheap windshield replacement service. Contact us today.  

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