Introducing… the ProCur2 LED UV Curing Light!

GlasWeld is very excited to announce the launch of the ProCur2 LED UV curing light. This innovative light makes curing glass repairs easier and faster than previous technology. The ProCur2 cures in less than a minute and can accommodate input from 10 to 30 volts. It has an extremely low power draw and the LED bulb technology lasts more than …

Why Resin Quality Matters

In talking to many repair techs, it’s common to hear that there is very little difference between one manufacturer’s resins and another’s. If you accept that logic it would make sense to use the cheapest resin available. However, when you consider that the resin you leave behind in the repair can make the difference between a happy customer and an …

Minimizing Glass Defects for Manufacturers

More than 50% of all U.S. window and door manufacturers utilize GlasWeld’s glass scratch repair expertise in their production facilities and in their distribution networks. They have learned through experience the value of our ability to help diagnose glass production problems and offer immediate solutions. From industry leading equipment and supplies to training support, our partnerships have benefited all involved …

Headlight Restoration: Good Business Decision

As a successful business owner, you know the importance of improving and growing your business. Consider the advantages of adding headlight restoration. There are strong similarities between windshield repair and headlight restoration: both save vehicle owners money; both are eco-friendly not adding to landfills; and both make vehicles not only look better but safer with better visibility. Upfront investment is …

Win Over National Chains for Windshield Repair

If you’re like others, you’re windshield repair business is up against national chains more often. They tout their expertise, convenience (some offer mobile service) and their strong warranty program. You too can tout this plus you have an additional edge—you’re local. To combat their onslaught, you must put your marketing hat on and think more competitively. Here are a few …

Protect Your Windshield Repair Kit Tools for Success

Are you a windshield repair technician who likes the convenience of storing your repair tools in the back of your truck? Although this might be an OK practice if you live in mild climate areas—it’s a bad idea if you live in areas with extreme temperatures. Just last week the temperature in Bend, Oregon, the corporate headquarters of GlasWeld, dropped …

Local Searches: Stake Your Claim

Thanks to Google changing their algorithms, local searches have taken off. You and your colleagues may have noticed that more local listings are coming up for every search—which is ideal for small glass repair businesses like yours. So, if you haven’t staked your online claim yet, now is a good time. Just follow the three steps below:  Ensure that your …

Weigh Safety before Replacing a Windshield

When an original windshield is installed in a factory, the conditions are absolutely perfect for creating the most optimal bond between glass and frame. This video depicts its superior bond. In a collision, the glass may break but the polyvinyl layer between the two layers of glass is flexible enough to cushion the impact. Along with the roof of the car, proper …

Doing Our Part to Lower Carbon Footprint

Ecofriendly and environmentally conscious statements might seem overused today, but their actions continue to be important. Take the example of windshield recycling, which is enormously difficult because of the following:windshields in landfills Glass takes more than 1 million years to decompose in our landfills. And about 15 million windshields wind up there each year in the U.S. alone. The use …

Whether to Fix Unique Window Scratches…Or Not

Besides encountering the most common types of window and door damage, our technicians have repaired some unique formswhether to repair window scratches of glass damage as well. And what they have learned is that repairing the following types of damage doesn’t make a lot of sense from a time and an economic standpoint. So if you encounter the following damage …