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 …

No More Guessing about which Windshield Resin to use

It’s a good thing that the windshield repair industry has become smarter over time by looking for improvements to their processes and products. The trial-and-error use of windshield resin offers a perfect example. In the early days, all kinds of resins were used to fill cracks and damage without really knowing the science behind whether or not it would perform; …

Why choose windshield repair over replacement?

Chips happen and they can be easily repaired at a minimal cost and with a decent profit margin that can add to your bottom line. We have all experienced it. You’re driving down the road and all of a sudden a rock hits the windshield creating a chip in the glass. What most people don’t know is that the majority …