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  • Stockton, NJ

    2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek | 4 Door Utility
    Subaru XV Crosstrek Windshield Replacement 5 5 1
    Awesome job! Great attention to detail. I'm impressed with the work that was done.

    Laura

    , (2018-05-21)
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  • Chandler, AZ

    2015 Nissan Altima | 4 Door Sedan
    Nissan Altima Windshield Replacement 5 5 1
    Professional, thorough and quick

    Rima L.

    , (2018-05-21)
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  • Derwood, MD

    2010 Toyota Yaris | 4 Door Sedan
    Toyota Yaris Windshield Replacement 5 5 1
    Good service

    Olha Z.

    , (2018-05-20)
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  • Trenton, NJ

    2016 Toyota RAV4 | 4 Door Utility
    Toyota RAV4 Windshield Replacement 5 5 1
    Well done and fast!

    Jer e.

    , (2018-05-20)
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  • Natalia, TX

    2013 Honda CR-V | 4 Door Utility
    Honda CR-V Windshield Replacement 5 5 1
    Great experience

    Alpha n.

    , (2018-05-19)
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  • Schenectady, NY

    2000 Saab 9-3 | 2 Door Convertible
    Saab 9-3 Windshield Replacement 5 5 1
    Stwve did an amazing job, top notch customer service and craftsmanship.

    Shane M.

    , (2018-05-19)
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  • Glendora, CA

    2012 Kia Sorento | 4 Door Utility
    Kia Sorento Windshield Replacement 5 5 1
    Really great job. Super nice guys!

    shani

    , (2018-05-19)
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  • Citrus Heights, CA

    2008 Toyota Solara | 2 Door Convertible
    Toyota Solara Windshield Replacement 5 5 1
    Very professional job.

    Kevin M.

    , (2018-05-17)
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  • Grand Haven, MI

    1998 Honda CR-V | 4 Door Utility
    Honda CR-V Windshield Replacement 5 5 1
    Very professional company! Friendly and helpful employees, and prompt service. Good quality and fair pricing, would definitely recommend.

    Taylor

    , (2018-05-17)
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  • Marietta, GA

    2009 Chevrolet Impala | 4 Door Sedan
    Chevrolet Impala Windshield Replacement 5 5 1
    very pleased with the service , thanks .

    janice

    , (2018-05-17)
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  • Midlothian, TX

    2004 Toyota Corolla | 4 Door Sedan
    Toyota Corolla Windshield Replacement 5 5 1
    Great Service and Price......

    Craig B.

    , (2018-05-17)
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  • Cuyahoga Falls, OH

    2012 Toyota Highlander | 4 Door Utility
    Toyota Highlander Windshield Replacement 5 5 1
    Excellent job done on time.

    Dal R.

    , (2018-05-17)
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  • Plainfield, NJ

    2016 Ford Fusion Energi | 4 Door Sedan
    Ford Fusion Energi Windshield Replacement 5 5 1
    Fast and sufficient

    dahmill b.

    , (2018-05-16)
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  • Fayetteville, GA

    2017 Volkswagen Passat | 4 Door Sedan
    Volkswagen Passat Windshield Replacement 5 5 1
    Great service

    James

    , (2018-05-16)
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  • Silver Spring, MD

    2014 Nissan Rogue | 4 Door Utility
    Nissan Rogue Windshield Replacement 5 5 1
    Everything was great! Thank you!

    Sonia L.

    , (2018-05-16)
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  • South Ozone Park, NY

    2016 Honda Civic | 4 Door Sedan
    Honda Civic Windshield Replacement 5 5 1
    Fast and neat

    RAJKUMAR H.

    , (2018-05-15)
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  • Tampa, FL

    2001 Dodge Pickup 1500 | 4 Door Quad Cab
    Dodge Pickup 1500 Windshield Replacement 5 5 1
    On time,nice clean job and alround good company. Thank you.

    Alan W.

    , (2018-05-15)
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  • El Cajon, CA

    1997 Chevrolet Pickup K1500 | 2 Door Extended Cab
    Chevrolet Pickup K1500 Windshield Replacement 4 5 1
    Scheduled arrival time between 9- 12 missed showed up around 4. They did a good job.

    Ed R.

    , (2018-05-15)
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  • Starke, FL

    2014 Dodge Grand Caravan | Mini Van
    Dodge Grand Caravan Windshield Replacement 4 5 1
    Wonderful job getting our needs met. However when I got into my vehicle afterwards it smelled like cigarette smoke and there was a cigarette butt in my floorboard. No one in our household are smokers.

    Larry B.

    , (2018-05-15)
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  • Carmel, NY

    2018 Kia Sorento | 4 Door Utility
    Kia Sorento Windshield Replacement 5 5 1
    Service was great, tech showed up when he said he would, although it was raining a bit that day. He had everything he needed to get the job done, including a portable canopy that he opened to cover the vehicle while he worked. I was very impressed and happy with the service.

    Dain

    , (2018-05-14)
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  • Kingwood, TX

    2012 Nissan Altima | 4 Door Sedan
    Nissan Altima Windshield Replacement 5 5 1
    I am thankful for the professional and courteous service given. Kudos to Alpha Auto Glass!!!

    Karen S.

    , (2018-05-14)
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  • Pasadena, TX

    2016 Ford F Series F150 | 4 Door Crew Cab
    Ford F Series F150 Windshield Replacement 5 5 1
    Alpha Auto Glass came to my work and changed my windshield in less than a hour. They did a great job at a price that was unbeatable. I will use them for any future glass replacement needs.

    David P.

    , (2018-05-14)
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  • Livermore, CA

    2003 Honda Element | 4 Door Utility
    Honda Element Windshield Replacement 4 5 1
    The windshield trim piece fell off on the freeway the next day

    Terry T.

    , (2018-05-14)
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  • Santa Clara, CA

    2014 Chrysler 300 | 4 Door Sedan
    Chrysler 300 Windshield Replacement 4 5 1
    Job was done. Came back after hours to address concerns I had.

    MAWK

    , (2018-05-14)
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  • San Diego, CA

    2000 Honda CR-V | 4 Door Utility
    Honda CR-V Windshield Replacement 5 5 1
    I 'm very happy with your Business Guru for my CRV- 2000 Windshield Glass replacement , You are the one that I need. Quick Responding, Fast in Service and Reasonable Price. Thanks Marc Lazar. TAN CHU

    Tan C.

    , (2018-05-13)
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  • New York, NY

    2011 Hyundai Santa Fe | 4 Door Utility
    Hyundai Santa Fe Windshield Replacement 5 5 1
    Recomended company!

    Alex

    , (2018-05-13)
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  • Rowland Heights, CA

    2017 Honda Accord Hybrid | 4 Door Sedan
    Honda Accord Hybrid Windshield Replacement 5 5 1
    Very quick and professional service. I was very satisfied.

    Andy

    , (2018-05-12)
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  • Toledo, OH

    2012 Ford F Series F250 | 4 Door Crew Cab
    Ford F Series F250 Windshield Replacement 5 5 1
    Superb job!! The whole process was very good. The 2 techs was very professional. I would recommend them to family & friends.

    Todd

    , (2018-05-12)
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  • Northridge, CA

    2016 Audi Q5 | 4 Door Utility
    Audi Q5 Windshield Replacement 5 5 1
    These guys rocks, awesome prices, impeccable service! Recommended!

    Andrea

    , (2018-05-12)
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  • Peoria, AZ

    2006 Scion XB | 4 Door Utility
    Scion XB Windshield Replacement 5 5 1
    Great service on time and very friendly. I will definitely recommend to others.

    David A.

    , (2018-05-11)
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  • Patchogue, NY

    2008 Honda Accord | 4 Door Sedan
    Honda Accord Windshield Replacement 4 5 1
    The guy did a great job he came on time and was very neat and clean I will definitely recommend them to all my friends

    Richard v.

    , (2018-05-11)
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  • Round Lake, IL

    2005 Honda Odyssey | Mini Van
    Honda Odyssey Windshield Replacement 5 5 1
    The tech was very helpful and explained to me what he plan to do before the job was complete. The glass looks really nice like OEM. Good job. Thanks.

    Jim C.

    , (2018-05-10)
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  • Marlboro, NJ

    2012 Hyundai Santa Fe | 4 Door Utility
    Hyundai Santa Fe Windshield Replacement 5 5 1
    The installer was very courteous and did a great. However I am still waiting on a receipt and warranty paperwork.

    Daniel A.

    , (2018-05-10)
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  • Watertown, MA

    2002 Volkswagen Jetta | 4 Door Sedan
    Volkswagen Jetta Windshield Replacement 5 5 1
    Quick Fast Reliable Friendly Recomendable

    Josue

    , (2018-05-10)
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  • Lumberton, NJ

    2015 Ford Escape | 4 Door Utility
    Ford Escape Windshield Replacement 5 5 1
    This company was amazing! The men who came out were very nice and did the job quickly!

    Lauren D.

    , (2018-05-10)
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  • Somerset, NJ

    2016 Nissan Rogue | 4 Door Utility
    Nissan Rogue Windshield Replacement 5 5 1
    I received excellent service. Under stress from the (stupid) accident, Vladimir was quiet, patient, experienced and before I knew, the job was done. I paid the amount mentioned in the estimate and my car was back in good order. Highly recommend!

    barbara

    , (2018-05-10)
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  • Riverside, CA

    2013 Toyota Prius | 4 Door Hatchback
    Toyota Prius Windshield Replacement 5 5 1
    Lowest price and fast service! What more could you want? They let me choose the time for them to come to my house for the repair. That's so much better than being given a 2 hour window of when someone might show up. I wasn't going to be home during the replacement and they were fine with that. I left my car unlocked for them, they left the receipt on the seat, locked my car, and sent me a picture of the new windshield when they were done. I was able to pay over the phone when it was convenient for me. I will definitely call them again if I need any work done on my car!

    Carissa

    , (2018-05-10)
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  • Auburn, NY

    2005 Chevrolet Astro | Extended Cargo Van
    Chevrolet Astro Windshield Replacement 5 5 1
    On time, fast friendly, reasonable price. Will use again.

    Mike

    , (2018-05-10)
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  • High Ridge, MO

    1999 Buick Century | 4 Door Sedan
    Buick Century Windshield Replacement 5 5 1
    please with the work & the worker I will used your company again

    sociaty o.

    , (2018-05-09)
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  • Stone Mountain, GA

    1995 GMC Yukon | 2 Door Utility
    GMC Yukon Windshield Replacement 5 5 1
    the guys were very professional and on time. Very pleased with the work performed and price

    SARAH

    , (2018-05-09)
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  • Sacramento, CA

    2017 Chevrolet Silverado C1500 | 4 Door Extended Cab
    Chevrolet Silverado C1500 Windshield Replacement 5 5 1
    After researching 4 different windshield repair shops in Sacramento, we were pleased to see that the most inexpensive option offered the same deal as the more reputable one. Our appointment was supposed to be between 11am - 1pm, but by 12:55pm we were worried that we were "getting what we paid for!" I contacted the company and spoke with a very nice woman who apologized and understood the sense of urgency. She got in touch with the tech and updated us on his ETA, Tino arrived 15mins later. Tino was amazing! He was professional and efficient and gave us a run down of what we can/should do to care for the new windshield. We will definitely recommend 777 Auto Glass to our friends and families.

    Melanie

    , (2018-05-09)
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  • Sanford, NC

    2011 Ford F Series F150 | 2 Door Standard Cab
    Ford F Series F150 Windshield Replacement 5 5 1
    Awesome job

    Michelle N.

    , (2018-05-09)
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  • Denver, CO

    1991 Chevrolet Lumina | 4 Door Sedan
    Chevrolet Lumina Windshield Replacement 5 5 1
    Polite, Nice job. Good price.

    chris s.

    , (2018-05-09)
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  • Lake Hopatcong, NJ

    2017 Nissan Sentra | 4 Door Sedan
    Nissan Sentra Windshield Replacement 5 5 1
    very happy with the service. i didn’t like they only take cash or check as payment and no receipt

    daisy

    , (2018-05-09)
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  • Thousand Oaks, CA

    2017 Nissan Altima | 4 Door Sedan
    Nissan Altima Windshield Replacement 4 5 1
    technician was prompt /very polite and did a good job-

    Ira

    , (2018-05-09)
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  • Manchester Township, NJ

    2010 Toyota Corolla | 4 Door Sedan
    Toyota Corolla Windshield Replacement 5 5 1
    Service is fast and efficient.

    Lap L.

    , (2018-05-08)
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  • Lees Summit, MO

    2003 GMC Sierra C1500 | 2 Door Extended Cab
    GMC Sierra C1500 Windshield Replacement 5 5 1
    The installers did a great job and the price was very reasonable I liked that they came to where I was working. It was a no hassle experience. I would recommend using this company

    Bill J.

    , (2018-05-08)
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  • Redondo Beach, CA

    2006 BMW 330 | 4 Door Sedan
    BMW 330 Windshield Replacement 4 5 1
    Arrived on time and worked fast

    Maurice

    , (2018-05-08)
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  • Edmonds, WA

    1995 Honda Odyssey | Mini Van
    Honda Odyssey Windshield Replacement 4 5 1
    I had a new windshield installed last week on my '95 Honda Odyssey, the job was done with by a nice and competent man named Rolando Escobar and his son helped him. They did a good job and it took a little more than a hour. The glass is great and looks good, however the passenger side windshield molding was damaged on removal. This is the molding on the side of the windshield...it was reinstalled but it is missing a piece of the rubber that seals to the surface of the windshield and the rest of the rubber section is curled up. I looked online and this part can be ordered as a kit at the cost of $87.50. I would like this issue resolved please. Otherwise I am happy with the new glass... Thank you, Dana A. Wilcox 206-349-6565

    Dana

    , (2018-05-08)
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  • Los Angeles, CA

    2014 Nissan Altima | 4 Door Sedan
    Nissan Altima Windshield Replacement 5 5 1
    Very prompt in calling back for quote. Came to place of work and replaced window. Very professional, excellent work.

    Yolanda M.

    , (2018-05-07)
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Two Steps to Accurate Windshield Repair Quotes

Windshield damage is all too common. It takes very little to chip glass - a small rock thrown by a big truck ahead of you can have devastating repercussions. At Glass.net, we understand that, which is why we created the industry's most in-depth system. With just two steps, we can send you three quotes from windshield repair providers in town, allowing you to compare and save both time and money. Why go it alone? Glass.net has the tools you need to make an informed comparison.

Windshield repair is not only possible, but likely if the damage to your auto glass is not severe. In our car window repair quotes, we'll detail the total cost for repairing the glass in question. Windshield repair techniques are faster and more affordable than replacing the entire windshield, and most drivers cannot tell where the damage was prior to our partners repairing the crack or chip.

Glass.net partners with outstanding, proven professionals in the auto glass repair industry. They utilize the highest quality materials and techniques to fix damaged glass. If your windshield cannot be repaired, they can replace the glass completely, including the water seal to prevent leaks. All glass meets or exceeds OEM specifications as well, giving you a strong, durable windshield that will stand the test of time.

Compare local auto glass companies and choose a trusted provider in just two steps

Is your windshield damage minimal? Chips and small cracks are easily repaired by a professional. Not sure if your situation qualifies for car window repair? Our expert partners can tell you. All you need to do to get started is provide us with your zip code and your car's make and model. We'll do the rest. In just a few seconds, we can deliver up to three quotes from professional windshield repair companies in your area, and stop that damage before it worsens.

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Auto Glass

Can you imagine your car without auto glass installed in it? Seems kind of silly to consider at first, and then it begins to paint a dangerous picture.

The road debris that would fly in your face, the bugs that you'd be accelerating into, the possible fast flying stone; or perhaps the fact that your air conditioning would blow right out of your vehicle's cabin, practically unfelt. And in the winter? Forget it. You couldn't possibly drive at high speeds when the temperatures are already freezing and wet-you'd likely catch hypothermia!

All of that may seem minor, until of course you consider that your windshield and autoglass contribute up to 60% of your vehicle's overall cabin strength! Or that properly installed auto glass can hold up to 1.5 times your vehicle's weight. Or yet another little known fact-which is that your auto glass is designed to prevent you from ejecting from your vehicle in an accident-since ejecting from your vehicle gives you a high chance of possibly dying. Now imagine getting into a head-on collision, or a rollover accident without your auto glass. Yikes!

Auto glass is the unsung hero of our vehicle. It takes all the filth of the road, keeps us cool in the summer and toasty in the winter, and is an integral safety feature of our car's structural integrity.

Early Cars And The Development of Auto Glass

The popularity of early automobiles was stoked into a red-hot frenzy over a period of 20 years. This period was known as "brass era" cars, as manufacturers were playing with the design and power systems of vehicles in a variety of ways. Horseless carriages, as cars during the time were known, could be powered with petrol (gas) engines, steam engines (which were quite popular at the time), and even early electric systems.

As cars rose in popularity, most early drivers would wear goggles to protect their vision. Of course this didn't prevent other road debris from smacking them or the passengers of the vehicle in the face as they cruised along. With the rise of popularity, along with the increase in vehicle speed, the use of auto glass began.

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Early auto glass was a "windscreen" that was designed much like a window you would find in a house. If the glass became too dirty, the driver could lower the horizontally divided window, and continue driving with clear vision. Since most drivers still wore safety glasses, this was rarely an issue.

What did become an issue, was the fact that whenever a stone hit the glass, if the driver went over notably rough roads, or if the car got into even a minor fender bender, the glass would shatter and lacerate the driver and passengers. More injuries were incurred from auto glass breaking in a vehicle, than from the actual auto accidents during that time period.

In 1903, French chemist Edouard Benedictus accidentally discovered shatter-proof glass. After filling a glass beaker with dried collodion film, he accidentally dropped the beaker on the ground. To his surprise, the glass did not shatter, but rather cracked without breaking apart.

This inspired Benedictus to experiment with and further develop this newly discovered "laminate" glass. In 1911 he formed a patent and even went on to form the Societe du Verre Triplex, for the purpose of producing a composite of glass and plastic for use in automobiles.

Around the same time, John Wood of England had patented another type of laminate glass for safe use in automobiles. His version of laminate glass differed because it was produced by sandwiching Canadian balsam between 2 panes of glass.

Despite these radical discoveries in glass safety and strength, laminate glass wasn't widely used in vehicles until after World War I. Up until that point, normal sheets of glass, and occasionally tempered glass (which goes through a series of heating and cooling treatments to strengthen the glass) had been the de facto auto glass in most vehicles.

There are conflicting stories revolving around the initial implementation of auto glass in the majority of vehicles.

Some accounts say that in 1918 Henry Ford was looking through the rear window of a Model T, and upon seeing that the view was distorted, he decided the vehicle needed improved glass.

Another account reports that after a series of nasty lawsuits in which glass shattered and hurt the driver and passengers of various vehicles, in 1926 Henry Ford decided to implement safety glass in all of his vehicles.

Either way, Henry Ford needed to produce less expensive glass-the production of Triplex glass was not only very time consuming, but was also very costly. As the demand for fully enclosed vehicles rose, the price of glass had continued to rise nearly three-fold.

One of Ford's employees began to work with a British glass manufacturer, Pilkington, on a new glass manufacturing process. (Today, Pilkington is considered the highest quality auto glass manufacturer in the world, and even produces structural safety glass for large high-rise buildings.)

Ford slowly began rolling out vehicles with the option to upgrade various vehicles with installed safety glass, starting in 1919. By 1926, safety glass was utilized in every Ford vehicle that was available for purchase.

The laminate auto glass that we use today was developed in 1927, by Canadian chemists Howard W. Matheson and Frederick W. Skirrow. The two chemists invented polyvinyl butyral (PVB), which was sandwiched between 2 panes of glass that had undergone tempering treatments.

Ultimately, in 1936, the majority of United States car manufacturing companies began using the PVB laminate auto glass because it had been discovered that unlike laminate glass that was made with collodion film or Canadian balsam, PVB auto glass did not discolor over time. It also was much harder to penetrate in the event of an accident. A mere five years later, PVB safety auto glass had all but replaced the earlier versions of safety glass altogether.

Auto Glass Safety Regulations

Even though safety glass became widely used by most car manufacturers, it had yet to be given a standard for quality and safety by 1963. At this time, Ralph Nader-a lawyer and consumer advocate who later went on to campaign for presidency on three separate occasions-released his book Unsafe at Any Speed.

While his book was not directly aimed at auto glass or windshields, it brought to attention the fact that many car manufacturers were making design decisions based on comfort or aesthetics, rather than driver and passenger safety.

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As a result of Nader's in-depth research and analysis about car manufacturing as a whole, in 1970 the United States government formed the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The NHTSA created the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards, which included several automotive glass regulations, such as:

  • Standards for the transparency of auto glass
  • Standards for the strength of auto glass-including the requirement that the glass be capable of keeping occupants inside the vehicle during accidents
  • Standard practices and procedures for mounting a windshield in such a way that a certain level of strength is retained even during an accident

Today, several auto glass safety and training organizations exist to help ensure the proper and safe installation of auto glass in all vehicles. For instance, an installer can join the Independent Glass Association (IGA) for additional training, certification, and recent industry updates in auto glass safety and technology.

Another organization, the Auto Glass Safety Council, formed in the late 1990's. This organization brought together windshield manufacturers, car makers, adhesive companies, and auto glass retailers to really focus on consumer safety and technology. In 1999, they formed the Auto Glass Replacement Safety Standard (AGRSS). Several glass shops and installers who were focused on consumer safety voluntarily became AGRSS certified-and today it is considered a must-have standard for any auto glass professional or shop to attain.

The most up-to-date AGRSS addresses 6 areas that are critical to auto glass safety:

  • A thorough assessment of the condition of the vehicle (frame, existing bonding of glass to frame, and the glass itself)
  • A proper selection of glass and bonding agents that will create a snug installation of the auto glass inside to the car frame
  • Standards for glass that is bonded with adhesives
  • Standards for auto glass that is installed with rubber gaskets, plus other requirements for the other auto glass installed in the vehicle
  • Periodic continued education for auto glass technicians, shops, and installers
  • How a glass technician, shop, or installer interacts with consumers

There are several other organizations that cover consumer safety and auto glass professional education, such as the International Automotive Glass Federation or National Windshield Repair Association.

At the end of the day, when considering a place for auto glass or windshield repair or replacement, it's best to find a shop that has technicians with certification and ongoing education of some sort.

Current and Future Auto Glass Developments

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Modern cars have a plethora of complex and often sophisticated technologies built into the windshield. For example, windshields are growing longer, more curved, and some are even taking over a larger portion of the vehicle's overall structure such as the roof or even wrapping along the side of the vehicle. The original fabricators of auto glass could only dream of the shapes and strength that safety glass can be manufactured and molded into.

Today's windshields often filter 95-99% of UV rays. In the 90's a film was developed with dye to absorb heat-therefore reducing the infrared rays of sunlight from passing through to passengers in the vehicle, and helping to control the heat within a vehicle. Even more advanced today are the ceramic or crystalline particles that can be mixed into the chemistry of auto glass to block up to the entire infrared spectrum from entering a vehicle.

In fact, Pilkington recently announced the development of smart glass with particles that suspend liquid, and another technology in which the glass actually absorbs and/or repels dirt and other debris, therefore removing the need for a driver to clean his auto glass altogether.

Many car manufacturers are working on heads-up displays with sensors built into the auto glass of a vehicle to provide important data. Some modern iterations would help a driver during adverse weather to locate the edges of the road and create a laser outline of the edges so that the driver doesn't drive out of their lane and put themselves into danger. Other iterations simply project important data such as speedometers or information on the condition of your vehicle, so that you aren't looking away from the road while driving.

As technology has evolved, society has seamlessly integrated these incredible advances-and if you're reading this you can probably admit you barely think about it. However, it's amazing to think about how far we've come since the first iteration of horseless carriages.

This might also shed some light on why it can be costly to repair, or even replace, your auto glass...

Auto Glass Replacement

Even with all the advances in auto glass, scratches, chips, pits, cracks, and breaks can still occur. Some of them will happen because of something as innocent as a rapid change in temperature or humidity. Others will occur from things you simply cannot control, such as a stone flying into your windshield on the highway. Even more unfortunate circumstances could lead to your auto glass needing repair or replacement-such as vandalism or extreme weather.

While your auto glass is surprisingly strong, it's important to understand that it is essentially a netted pattern of molecular bonds. When even a few bonds are weakened or damaged, by extension the other bonds in the glass will also become weakened from trying to compensate for the damage. Over time, this stress and weakening takes a toll, and the damage begins to spread and spider out.

In the case where the damage is bigger than a quarter, on any of your auto glass-windshield, side windows, or rear windows-it's time to get the auto glass replaced.

Essentially, repairing the glass when it's already been damaged to the extent of a quarter or larger, you're just biding your time and greatly compromising the overall strength and structural support of your vehicle.

Of course, after reading so much information on auto glass, you may be overwhelmed by the prospect of finding a properly trained auto glass installer who will use high quality auto glass in your vehicle. This is where Glass.net can help!

Glass.net has the largest network of independent glass shops, who compete for your business. In 30 seconds or less, you can have up to 3 competing local auto glass replacement quotes. Each quote includes important information such as star reviews from other consumers, the certifications of the glass shop, the guarantees of the glass shop, and even if the glass shop does same-day service.

Using the free, no-obligation, and bias-free tool on Glass.net takes the guess work and the stress out of selecting the right auto glass replacement shop for you budget and your lifestyle.

Because with Glass.net, you always have a choice!

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