Auto Glass Chip Repair

The Evolution of Windshield & Wipers

September 13, 2017

The windshield and the wiper are essential parts of a vehicle and are vital for safety. The evolution of windshields was born out of necessity and now, with reinforced glass and sun protection, along with single wipers, show the advancement of the technology over the years.

Early Years and Conception of Windshields

When cars were first invented, they did not feature windshields. Instead, the driver would wear goggles to protect their eyes from high speed winds and any kind of dirt while travelling. It took 15 years since then to conceptualise the first kind of windshield, which was a rudimentary setup consisting of a two-piece glass that could be removed if it got too dirty. This was, however, not reinforced glass and served no purpose in the safety and protection of both the driver and passenger.

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Car Windshield, Solar Glass

6 Benefits of Solar Control Glass for Cars

August 18, 2017

Summer’s scorching heat, flurries of dust and dirt and the occasional rain can take a toll on your vehicle. High temperatures also affect optimum functionality of the air conditioner, which further leads to uncomfortable conditions.

To tackle all heat related issues, solar control glass is a one stop solution. It not only reduces heat inside the car but also blocks harmful Ultraviolet (UV) and Infrared (IR) rays.

These laminated car windshields comprise of two sheets of glass with a special plastic interlayer, like poly-vinyl-butyrl (PVB), in between to increase its strength. Solar control glass takes it a step further and the plastic interlayer is teamed with an extra layer that absorbs or reflects up to 99% UV and IR rays.

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Car Cleaning, Car Glass Repair, Car Glass Replacement

Is your car monsoon ready?

June 30, 2017

The onset of monsoon is a sigh of relief after the unbearable summer. However, this isn’t the same feeling shared by most vehicle owners. Usually, rainy season is seen as a nightmare by most drivers.

Driving in the rain can be fun, but at the same time, it has its own set of challenges. The reason being, water can damage the internal parts of a vehicle. Certainly, the last thing you desire is your car breaking down in the middle of the road and other cars spray your windshield with dirt. So, unless you have fully prepared your car for this season, there are chances your car might have to suffer the wrath of water.

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Windshield Experts, Windshield Glass

Reasons to keep your car’s windshield clean

June 16, 2017

A clean and good-looking vehicle is the top priority of many owners. Keeping the car clean is as important as ensuring the safety of the passengers inside the car and people on the road. One must be aware of the different changes in the vehicle such as smell, look, noise, etc.

A windshield is one such major aspect of a vehicle. For instance, a crack or chipped windshield will not only look bad but also challenge the safety concerns. To ensure that a vehicle is good to drive and offers a clear view of the road, it is imperative to keep the windshield clean.

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Battery Check and replacement, Battery Power, Car Care Products, Car Cleaning

Dry car wash v/s automated car wash

May 26, 2017

Car detailing service focuses on cleaning and reconditioning of the interior as well as the exterior of the car. It is very important to regularly get the car cleaned by experts who are well versed with the step-by-step process of restoring and protecting a vehicle. The grime and dust that a car picks up can damage the body when left unattended. The dust particles get stuck to different parts of the car, which can lead to rusting of the car parts. Therefore, car detailing is a must. It protects the overall health of the car, starting from maintaining a beautiful and brand-new exterior to a top-notch interior condition.

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Battery Check and replacement, Car Care Products, Car Cleaning, Windshield Experts

Tips for a safe and cool long drive during summers

May 17, 2017

As we all know, driving during summers can be highly expensive. The on-going AC inside the car to keep the temperature cool increases fuel consumption, which directly adds to the expenditure of the car owner. But, long drives are the best during summers.  Especially long weekends to hill-stations and summer holidays in school make it mandatory to go out for long drives and spend quality time with family & friends.

So, the question remains. How can we lower the expenditure and still enjoy long drives without feeling the heat? For starters, there are various precautionary measures that one can take to prevent loss of cool from inside the car and ensure optimum use of fuel. Here are some basic steps to follow before you head out with your family & friends for a long drive.

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Solar Glass, Windshield Experts

Importance of Solar Glass

April 25, 2017

In India, summer is the season that dominates in terms of its duration. The harsh sun is not only hard on your body and mood, but also on your automobiles. People prefer to stay either indoors or travel through air-conditioned cars. As the temperature soars high, different parts of a car like tyres, battery, oil, coolant, wiper blades are not able to perform with ease. Even the interior body gets so hot that the air conditioner fails to cool effectively.

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Battery Check and replacement, Car Care Products, Car Glass Repair, Car Glass Replacement, Windshield Experts, Wiper Blades

Products & Services Provided by Windshield Experts

April 24, 2017

Windshield Experts is a subsidiary company of Asahi India Glass Limited. AIS was established in 1984 and is a leading player in the automotive and architectural glass value chains. In 1999, AIS started exploring opportunities beyond automotive glass and ventured into automotive glass repair and replacement market. This gave rise to Windshield Experts’ first centre in Delhi/NCR region, in 2001.

We are an ISO 9001:2008, certified brand owned by Shield Autoglass Limited and have a presence in 40+ cities and 75+ conveniently located service centres.

Some of the services and products offered by us are:

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Windshield Experts

Effects of weather changes on windshields

March 21, 2017

In India, throughout the year we all witness a wide range of seasonal change. The temperature shifts from high 50°C to low 2-4°C in summer and winter season respectively. Also, the Indian drivers face major challenges during the monsoon season.

At some stage, all drivers are challenged by bad weather conditions. It is due to this reason that we need to make sure that our vehicle and all of its parts are in a good condition to deal with the seasonal change.

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Windshield Experts, Windshield Wipers

Different ways to protect your windshield

March 6, 2017

Driving a car is a comfort we all enjoy. While driving miles every day, we encounter different types of weather conditions like strong sunshine, fierce wind, heavy rain and other unforeseen circumstances. In addition to putting our vehicle through extreme weather, we also put them through different types of roads. At times we drive by freeways with high speed, and sometimes intentionally or unintentionally, we carelessly ignore the speed breakers.

The windshield is our first safety cover that protects us from all the external objects coming our way, while on the road. It stays strong and protects the driver and passenger from extreme weather conditions and other debris. Since we cannot control the conditions and circumstances in which we may have to drive, ensuring windshield protection is a must.

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