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Windshield Care During Summer

Your vehicle’s windshield requires careful attention and handling all year round, but summer is the season when you really need to manage your glass responsibly. The scorching-hot conditions often lead to car owners cranking the A/C up to extremely high levels and soaking their cars in ice-cold water in an attempt to cool their vehicle down. Unfortunately, these actions may lead to severely damaged windshields, as small chips mature into long, dangerous cracks.

Windshield Chip Repair in Saskatoon

If you ever notice any damage to your windshield, it is absolutely vital to get it fixed as soon as possible, regardless of how insignificant it may appear to be. Glass Doctor® of Saskatoon offers a windshield chip repair service that is able to save your car’s panes. Our experienced glass specialists are able to assess your car on the very same day that you call, with most repairs conducted and completed in less than 30 minutes.

Tips For Summer Windshield Care

To help prevent your car from developing extensive windshield damage in the dangerous summer months, take note of the following tips:

Settle In The Shade: Always make an effort to park your car away from sunlight. Extended periods of sun exposure will cause your windshield's temperature to heat up to dangerous levels. 

Shut Your Doors Carefully: Sudden jolts and changes to pressure levels in your car will unsettle fragile windshield glass, ultimately leading to extensive damage.

Go Easy On The Air Conditioning: Consistently cranking up the air conditioning units so they’re operating a full capacity may create a nice cool breeze, but it also has the potential to cause many problems for your glass. Frequently blasting the A/C will create opposing temperatures on the windshield, making any existing damage to your windshield significantly worse.

Wait For A While Until Washing: Throwing cold water on top of hot windshield glass is asking for trouble. Not only will this make existing chips spread out into cracks, it may also damage the windshield to the point where a repair is no longer possible.

For professional Windshield Repair & Replacement and all other auto glass services, contact Glass Doctor of Saskatoon today at 306-477-4527, or use our online booking service to arrange a free vehicle consultation. Our customer representatives work 24 hours a day, 7 days a week; we're ready to take your call at any time.