Windshield Repair St. Louis

Windshield Sun Shades

On hot summer days be careful using sun shades on your windshield if you have a rock chip that has not been repaired. The sunshade will reflect the suns heat back to the windshield causing the glass to heat up. Hot and cold usually cause windshields to crack...

Safelite steering

Yesterday had a new customer call me for a windshield repair, she had american family insurance, I gave here the phone number for American Family ( Safelite Network ) I gave here my shop info to give to safelite so i could get a referral number so i could EDI them. About a half hour later she called back, Not with a referral number but to tell me she was going to have her windshield repaired by safelite. She told me that they had talked her in to using them because of there guarantee, Thanks Safelite for stealing my customer.P.S i give a life time...

Hot Summer days

As we head into this weekend the outside air temp is going to be over 100+ degrees, if you have a rock chip on your windshield be careful not to wash your car or take it through a car wash, the temperature between the hot glass and cool water can cause the damage to...

Vehicle Identification Number, 10th character is the year

Tech Tip: Today I was dispatched a work from one of the networks, when I was writing down the vehicle Identification Number I noticed that the tenth letter did not match my work order ( the tenth character is always the year ) As it turned out it was for a different vehicle my customer owned. Its always a good idea to double check that the VIN matches the year when writing up a invoice to avoid your work order from being...

Can you re-repair a windshield repair?

The answer to this is yes sometimes, i have seen many inferior repairs where the technician did not fill in the damage correctly, there are times when i can drill a little deeper than the previous repair and open the break up pull air out and get resin to flow in the damage. Also if a line starts to run off an old repair I can drill into the crack and inject resin and stop it from propagating...

RainX and windshield repair

If you have a chip in your windshield do not apply rainx over the top of it, it will contaminate the repair, many rock chips are open to the elements rain, dirt, washer solvents, water repellents etc the best thing to do if you get a chip in your windshield is to put a small piece of UPS box tape over it to keep it free of moisture and...
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