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  • San Jose, CA

    2015 Toyota Prius | 4 Door Hatchback
    Everyone was great

    Olivia T.

    , (2018-11-16)
  • Woodland, CA

    2007 Audi Q7 | 4 Door Utility
    the installer was very through and hard worker. he did an excellent job. he cleaned up all the broken pieces etc.

    ILHAN

    , (2018-11-16)
  • Las Vegas, NV

    2001 Dodge Pickup 1500 | 2 Door Club Cab
    Job well done and prompt service. I would recommend to other people who are in need of a reliable source for windshield service. Thanks again. Satisfied customer, David G.

    David G.

    , (2018-11-15)
  • Concord, CA

    2015 Audi Q5 | 4 Door Utility
    Sunday service was great, fast, and courteous.

    Galen

    , (2018-11-14)
  • Las Vegas, NV

    2008 Dodge Durango | 4 Door Utility
    First rate service. The installers were very professional and very fast. Great experience.

    David D.

    , (2018-11-14)
  • Hayward, CA

    2011 Hyundai Azera | 4 Door Sedan
    Excellent

    Eddie

    , (2018-11-14)
  • Philadelphia, PA

    2013 Toyota Avalon | 4 Door Sedan
    Service guys were awesome. I have one complaint where is my receipt for payment and warranty information??? I was told I they will email it.

    Shanda B.

    , (2018-11-13)
  • Plano, TX

    2017 Chevrolet Spark | 4 Door Hatchback
    Great price, great service! Thank you!

    Sam W.

    , (2018-11-12)
  • Fort Collins, CO

    2008 Honda Pilot | 4 Door Utility
    Friendly service and great job!

    Lindsay W.

    , (2018-11-12)
  • Solon, OH

    2006 BMW 525 | 4 Door Sedan
    Very nice experience! Rained in the morning but the installer came after the rain ended and he had my windshield changed out in about 30 min. Installer was very nice and curtious!

    Anthony M.

    , (2018-11-11)
  • Orting, WA

    2005 Scion XB | 4 Door Utility
    Great service, Timely arrival and very pleasant individual to deal with. Thanks!

    Mike

    , (2018-11-11)
  • Birmingham, AL

    2015 Honda Accord | 4 Door Sedan
    People were nice, good service.

    Dana W.

    , (2018-11-10)
  • Birmingham, AL

    2006 Mercedes Benz E350 | 4 Door Sedan
    Quick. Good customer service

    Jacqueline

    , (2018-11-10)
  • Salisbury, NC

    2016 Honda Odyssey | Mini Van
    On time as scheduled. Did an outstanding job! Windshield looks just like it did from the factory.

    Kyle

    , (2018-11-10)
  • Long Branch, NJ

    2005 Honda Accord | 4 Door Sedan
    They arrived on time and did a very nice job. They were very professional. Reasonable price. I would recommended Mobile Glass.

    Elizabeth M.

    , (2018-11-09)
  • Torrance, CA

    2018 Nissan Altima | 4 Door Sedan
    Excellent! Besides, the reasonable cost, Daniel who replaced the back windshield of my car was a true professional. I was very impressed by the quality of his work and service. Highly recommended.

    Jess B.

    , (2018-11-09)
  • Stafford, VA

    2015 Jeep Wrangler | 4 Door Utility
    very courteous and pleasant. I would recommend them to anyone who asks.

    victoria a.

    , (2018-11-08)
  • Fredericksburg, VA

    2008 Mazda 3 | 4 Door Sedan
    Very good experience, scheduled on line, received prompt reponse (on a Sunday), the repair was scheduled and completed with my expectations being exceeded. very good service. However, I did not receive a receipt either electronically or paper. I will call the service and inquire to obtain a receipt.

    Alan G.

    , (2018-11-08)
  • Staten Island, NY

    2016 Toyota Prius | 4 Door Hatchback
    Great service, helpful and very friendly guy. Thank you so much,

    KUTLU O.

    , (2018-11-07)
  • Las Vegas, NV

    2005 Toyota Sienna | Mini Van
    They were on time and very courteous!

    Gilbert S.

    , (2018-11-06)
  • Antioch, CA

    2012 Ford Flex | 4 Door Utility
    Very good service and great work.

    Glenn M.

    , (2018-11-06)
  • Van Nuys, CA

    2009 Honda Accord | 4 Door Sedan
    Thank you for your service and your timely good work.

    Jamie R.

    , (2018-11-06)
  • Lawrenceville, GA

    2012 Hyundai Genesis | 4 Door Sedan
    Quick response, submitted options to choose from, and recommends quality service providers that are in close proximity. Easier, quicker, and I believe more reliable than searching for windshield replacement myself. I couldn’t ask for more!

    Jeff F.

    , (2018-11-05)
  • Las Vegas, NV

    2018 BMW X1 | 4 Door Utility
    My representative Mike and Emily both were extremely nice and willing to help with my situation! Not just the price wise, the representatives are very nice to let me use this company. Really, I haven't gotten my service yet because my parts is not here yet but their service is so worth it and makes my anger go down with the broken window.

    Jiyoon J.

    , (2018-11-05)
  • Baltimore, MD

    2003 Cadillac Deville | 4 Door Sedan
    Hi there. I wasn't actually present for the service, but my dad was. From what he said, your guy was efficient and professional. I myself was very pleased when i got my car back. Hopefully no other issues come about with needing a windshield lol, but i will definitely be calling you guys! Also I would refer your company as well. Thank you

    Gene C.

    , (2018-11-04)
  • Atlanta, GA

    1999 Toyota Avalon | 4 Door Sedan
    JD was very professional and quick.

    Briunca H.

    , (2018-11-04)
  • Pompano Beach, FL

    2010 Jeep Wrangler | 4 Door Utility
    Fast, great service at reasonable rate

    Natasha

    , (2018-11-03)
  • Spicewood, TX

    2015 Toyota Corolla | 4 Door Sedan
    Very quick and courteous, it was nice to have a new windshield by the time I got off work.

    Melody

    , (2018-11-03)
  • Kansas City, MO

    2013 Toyota Sienna | Mini Van
    Prompt and new windshield is great! So easy!

    Amber c.

    , (2018-11-03)
  • Chino Hills, CA

    2010 Mini Cooper Clubman | 2 Door Hatchback
    It was convenient and simple. The product of glass is good.

    Leon

    , (2018-11-03)
  • Orange, NJ

    2007 Dodge Grand Caravan | Mini Van
    Service man came and performed well with the installation. I was very satisfied,however I yet to receive my receipt.

    Lawrence

    , (2018-11-03)
  • Haines City, FL

    2008 GMC Yukon Denali | 4 Door Utility
    Friendly and fast service!

    Jennifer

    , (2018-10-31)
  • Orange City, FL

    2012 Ford Escape | 4 Door Utility
    Very fast /nice job Thanks

    Dennis G.

    , (2018-10-31)
  • Menifee, CA

    2006 Honda Accord | 4 Door Sedan
    Very happy with the experience. The local auto glass vendor came out to my work and installed the windshield in less than a half-hour. He told me upfront about potential additional charges of $8 for molding which was needed due to the deterioration of original molding from 2006 windshield. I was able to process the payment over the phone with the main office and it was very simple and Ozzy was very personable. This was a better deal than going through the traditional Safelite and All-Star Glass vendors. I would recommend to anyone looking to get a quality windshield quickly at a lower cost than the big names.

    Brian R.

    , (2018-10-30)
  • Gilbertsville, PA

    2009 Nissan Altima | 4 Door Sedan
    Other than not showing up within scheduled time window, we were not informed till after that window that they were not showing at all because of weather, even though we told the installer the day before it would be in a garage. Time is very valuable and that notification should have been provided at the beginning of the appointments time window, not after. That being said the next day the installation of the windshield was done very nicely. So in short communication bad, workmanship good!

    Bill V.

    , (2018-10-30)
  • Fort Worth, TX

    2015 BMW 328 | 4 Door Sedan
    Good Service Thanks

    Kristal J.

    , (2018-10-30)
  • Philadelphia, PA

    2007 Honda Civic | 4 Door Sedan
    Excellent work! Im very satisfied!

    Victoria A.

    , (2018-10-28)
  • San Jose, CA

    2014 Nissan Altima | 4 Door Sedan
    Service is good and it’s very cheap.

    Nagesh

    , (2018-10-27)
  • Shakopee, MN

    2009 Honda CR-V | 4 Door Utility
    Great

    PAUL

    , (2018-10-27)
  • Farmingdale, NJ

    2010 Kia Sedona | Mini Van
    excellent service and price was very good

    ronald

    , (2018-10-27)
  • Earth City, MO

    2012 Jeep Wrangler | 2 Door Utility
    good job just one comment, if you get a job on a jeep you need to tell them that if they have a light bar on top it need to come off so that you can replace the glass. it will save time.

    vernon w.

    , (2018-10-26)
  • North Las Vegas, NV

    2011 Buick Enclave | 4 Door Utility
    AWESOME

    Gee L.

    , (2018-10-26)
  • Huntington Beach, CA

    2010 Infiniti G37 | 4 Door Sedan
    Awesome service awesome price Contractors called while waiting for glass and before they were here to let me know what time which was awesome online service great super responsive - I’m a director of Sales and Marketing and very picky about service and this was the best service I’ve received in quite awhile for any type of service I’ve needed Kudos across the board!!!

    Jason F.

    , (2018-10-26)
  • Fayetteville, NC

    2015 BMW X5 | 4 Door Utility
    Great service, needs to work on finish. Finger prints and palm marks on windshield when delivered

    Mr G.

    , (2018-10-25)
  • Olympia, WA

    2008 Lexus RX 400 | 4 Door Utility
    They did a good job. Showed up when they were supposed to....I’d recommended

    Donna L.

    , (2018-10-25)
  • East Brunswick, NJ

    2000 Isuzu Trooper | 4 Door Utility
    Print, friendly service

    Mike

    , (2018-10-24)
  • San Francisco, CA

    2010 Volkswagen New Beetle | 2 Door Convertible
    Totally satisfied I would recommend this company to anyone

    Suzanne G.

    , (2018-10-24)
  • Vergennes, VT

    2005 Honda Civic | 4 Door Sedan
    Got quote only For a car I may buy Thanks

    bo v.

    , (2018-10-24)
  • Monrovia, MD

    2013 Ford Fiesta | 4 Door Hatchback
    They arrived on time and replaced the glass in less than an hour. Very convenient overall. Only a couple small issues. The online quote was $221, but the final price when they arrived was $240. Still way better than the $360 that Safelite quoted. The person I talked to on the phone (main office-Chicago?) indicated that it would be a three day wait to get the glass. When the local shop (Frederick, MD) called, I was pleasantly surprised to learn that they could get the glass and install it the next morning. Apparently the main office does not have access to the most current info. Also, the technician was unable to get all the glass fragments out of the bottom of the door so it rattles when the door is closed now. He said the glass would eventually fall out the drain holes in the door so that should only be a temporary inconvenience.

    John P.

    , (2018-10-23)
  • Torrance, CA

    2008 Hyundai Azera | 4 Door Sedan
    I am so satisfied. So fast and kind. I strongly recommend!!

    yujun

    , (2018-10-22)

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.

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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 5 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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