Rock Chip Repair

Any windshield damage should be fixed right away. Because today’s small problem can become tomorrows headache. When left untreated, windshield damage is likely to spread. Minor damage can be mended before it spreads and requires additional money and time to fix. Repair is possible when only the outer layer of the laminated safety glass is damaged. Here are typical rock…

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Should You File a Claim for Your Windshield?

One of the most common question that we get is” Should I turn this into my insurance?” or, “Will this raise my insurance rates?” The answer is not as straight forward as it used to be. If your windshield (or other glass, e.g., side windows, rear window, or sunroof) is damaged by something other than a collision, you’ll likely…

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When Should You Replace Your Wiper Blades?

Wiper Blades are one of the most neglected parts of your car, yet one of the most important. AAA recommends that you replace your wipers every 6 months, if not sooner. Signs that you Need New Windshield Wipers How do you know your wipers need to be replaced? Deteriorated wipers produce an uneven wipe, which prevents proper contact with…

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When is it TOO Cold to Replace Your Windshield Outside?

St. Louis winters brings a lot of complications with replacing your windshield outside. The general rule is when the weather drops below freezing it starts to comprise the install and the ability for our technicians to safely install your windshield. Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) requires that auto glass adhesives be strong enough to hold the windshield to…

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Is all Auto Glass the Same?

Here at Floyd Auto Glass to Go in St. Charles, MO,  we get this a lot. Your car’s windshield is something you’ve probably never given much thought to.  So, when it’s time to replace it and you have different glass shops quoting different glass and throwing around acronyms like OEM and OEE and PGW, it can get a bit…

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Installation Matters-Part II

In my previous article, I discussed what could go wrong in a windshield replacement. Below, I’ll go into further detail on exactly what Floyd Auto Glass to Go does to avoid such pitfalls and in doing so, hopefully illustrate that you should be paying very close attention to the quality of the job you are paying for. Supplied here is a…

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Avoid Cold Weather Windshield Cracks

One of the biggest questions we get this time of year at Floyd Glass & Window is how did my windshield crack? It will most likely always start from a rock chip that most of the time, you did not even know that you had. It will go unnoticed for many months and as soon as the weather starts…

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