You’ve probably heard that a new vehicle depreciates as soon as you drive it off the lot. The rate of depreciation only gets worse from there, with an average 60% loss of value over the first five years of ownership. Continue reading “How to Prevent Vehicle Depreciation”
With the welcomed arrival of summer, it’s likely that you’ll be spending more time on the road. More time spent driving might increase your risk of auto glass damage, especially when going on long trips or traveling on the highway. While you can’t prevent all instances of damage, there are a few steps you can take to greatly reduce them and keep your windshield intact this summer. Continue reading “4 Tips to Help Avoid Auto Glass Damage During the Summer”
New Mexico is known for its gorgeous, year-round weather. While ideal for outdoor recreation, the hot, blazing sun can wreak havoc on your vehicle, particularly the windshield, which is subject to continuous sun exposure all year long. Taking the following proactive steps ensures your windshield remains protected from the intense heat, while also safeguarding the interior of your vehicle. Continue reading “How to Protect Your Windshield in The Hot Summer Sun”
An intact windshield is not only important from an aesthetic prospective, it also preserves your safety. Cracked glass is less stable during a crash and may also obstruct your vision while driving. If you’re not sure whether you’re in need of a replacement, here are a few things to consider. Continue reading “Signs You Need A Windshield Replacement”
There’s nothing more gratifying than achieving a sleek, streak-free finish after giving your vehicle a bath. Unfortunately, there’s also little things more difficult than achieving just that. If you’re a prideful vehicle owner who bemoans his or her luck every time you put away the cleaning supplies only to notice your windows are a streaky mess, grumble no more. There is a way to get a professional finish and ensure your windows look good from the inside and out. Continue reading “How To Clean Your Car Windows for a Streak-Free Finish”
A minor crack or chip in your windshield might not seem like a major issue, but it can negatively impact the stability of the glass. When damage is significant, the windshield’s stability may continue to be compromised even after repairs take place.
In this case, replacement is the better option. While a repair specialist can help you make the right decision, here are a few reasons to consider having your windshield replaced. Continue reading “The Benefits of Windshield Replacement vs. Windshield Repair”
With a new year comes many new and exciting automotive window tinting trends. Having your vehicle’s windows tinted serves a practical purpose, in that it prevents damage to the interior due to extended sun exposure. While that’s a real bonus to vehicle owners in Albuquerque, window tinting also has an impact on the look and comfort of your vehicle. Here are a few exciting tinting developments to watch out for. Continue reading “Top 4 Window Tint Trends for 2020”
For residents of Albuquerque and all of New Mexico, a life without window tint seems unbearable. Window tint — otherwise known as “window film” — protects you and your complexion from the often-unbearable sunshine and heat that penetrates the state. However, window didn’t wasn’t always around. When was it developed, and by whom? Continue reading “The History of Window Film”
According to data from the U.S. Department of Transportation, 22% of automobile accidents are weather-related. Though Albuquerque roads remain free of the most dangerous winter hazards, such as snow and black ice, we do get some rain every once in a while. As a licensed driver in the state of New Mexico, it is your responsibility to familiarize yourself with the dangers of driving in the rain and what you can do to avoid accidents.
Cracks and chips in your vehicle’s windshield can happen for all sorts of reasons. Volatile storms involving hail can easily cause defects in auto glass, as can pebbles and rocks kicked up by other vehicles’ tires while driving. Even when damage is relatively minor, scheduling expedient auto glass repair is of the utmost importance. The longer you wait, the bigger the risk Continue reading “3 Dangers of Driving with a Cracked Windshield”