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Hometown Auto Glass is always learning about new and innovative ways to handle auto glass and windshield repairs and replacements. To help you understand the importance of your vehicle’s windshield and auto glass, we have created this blog. Check back frequently to see what’s new. If you have any questions for Hometown Auto Glass, contact us in Winnipeg.


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  • 26/11/2019
    Caring for Your Windshield in Harsh Winter Conditions

    Needing a windshield replacement in the middle of winter is more than a little inconvenient — especially in Winnipeg! The harsh, cold mornings can be frustrating, but rushing through the process of clearing ice off of your windshield might end up costing you. Following these tips will ensure you don’t damage your windshield.

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  • 26/11/2019
    How Auto Glass Is Made

    Modern automotive glass needs to withstand potholes, rocks, debris and collisions while keeping you and your passengers safe. There are two different types of safety glass used in cars. Laminated glass is used for windshields, and tempered glass is used for the rear and side windows. Here’s what you should know about how auto glass is made and how it differs from regular glass.

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  • 26/11/2019
    Why Replace Side and Rear Automotive Windows?

    The earliest replacement is needed for broken car windows as they are a primary level of protection against the elements and other hazards while driving. If not fixed immediately, you will be exposed to weather conditions and even theft due to the missing window panes. Even if the windows are slightly cracked, it is better to not neglect them as they may break suddenly. Hometown Auto Glass can help you with windshield replacement in Winnipeg.

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  • 26/11/2019
    Driving Safe in the Dark with a Broken Windshield

    It’s no secret that driving in the dark is dangerous. Cracked or broken windshields makes it worse as the driver’s field of vision is obstructed. A small chip is enough to compromise the integrity of your auto glass, making your vehicle vulnerable to accidents.

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  • 30/10/2018
    Auto Glass: Special Features and Interesting Facts

    The types of glass used for the windshield and windows of your car are far from ordinary. Generally, vehicles have two different types of auto glass, laminated glass and tempered glass. Both these glass types have unique qualities that distinguish them from, say, the glass used for the windows of your house.

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  • 30/10/2018
    Pros and Cons of Tinting Your Windows

    Whether for aesthetic or practical reasons, many people opt to tint their vehicle’s windows. There are certainly advantages to doing so, but there are some disadvantages, too. Here are the main pros and cons to keep in mind when deciding whether or not to tint your windows.

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  • 24/04/2018
    Tips to Prevent an Automotive Break-In

    Losing valuables and dealing with damage after an automotive break-in can be a stressful experience. At Hometown Auto Glass, we provide auto glass and window repair in Winnipeg for people who have been victims of break-ins. Here are the top tips from our auto glass repair experts for preventing break-ins and keeping your car and belongings safe.

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  • 07/11/2017
    Windshield Replacement: Should You Choose OEM or Aftermarket Glass?

    Driving around with a damaged windshield is a safety hazard for yourself and for your passengers. If your windshield is cracked or damaged beyond repair, then you need windshield replacement from a reputable Winnipeg auto glass repair shop such as Hometown Auto Glass as soon as possible. But before replacing your windshield, you'll have to choose between OEM (original equipment manufacturer) glass and aftermarket glass. Let's take a look at which may be the better choice for your situation.

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  • 11/08/2017
    How Windshield Chips are Assessed and Repaired

    Windshield chips have a way of really putting a dent in your day. One moment you're cruising along, and the next moment a big rock comes out of nowhere and leaves a chip in your windshield that threatens to grow into a crack. Thankfully, windshield chip repair from a Winnipeg auto glass repair shop such as Hometown Auto Glass can have that chip fixed right up. If you've never gone in for chip repair in Winnipeg before, then here's a quick guide to what you can expect.

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  • 08/05/2017
    Types of Auto Glass

    Vehicles are a remarkable combination of fixed and moving parts, of metal, plastic, and glass. When something goes wrong, you look to find a suitable technician to get you back on the road. When it comes to damaged windscreens, side and rear windows, and glass panel roofs on a vehicle, for Winnipeg residents there’s Hometown Auto Glass, your locally owned and operated expert in auto glass and windshield repair with over 60 years of experience. However, did you know that there are different types of glass for vehicles?

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  • 10/01/2017
    How to Claim Your Auto Glass after a Car Crash

    After a car crash, there's a good chance that you'll be looking for an auto glass repair shop in Winnipeg. The auto glass experts at Hometown Auto Glass believe it is important for all drivers to be aware of how they can quickly and efficiently make an auto glass claim. While dealing with the different aspects of a car crash can be stressful, this is the one part which you won't have to spend much time worrying about.


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  • 07/12/2016
    5 Tips for Avoiding Damage to Your Auto Glass

    Your windshield is your first line of defense when you’re driving. It needs to be clean, clear and crack free if you want to be able to keep yourself and your passengers safe. Keep reading to find out how you can keep your auto glass safe no matter what the road conditions are like in Winnipeg.


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  • 01/11/2016
    Why Your Windshield Is Important

    Take good care of your windshield

    For the amount of time spent looking through our windshields, it is very easy to pay no attention to it. Even if there's a small chip or crack, we may not mind if it's not directly in our line of vision. However, your windshield is vital to the overall safety of your vehicle. It enables. It contributes to the integrity of your vehicle’s roof in the event of a rollover and makes up part of the safety restraint system along with the seat belts. As well as helping to direct the airbags towards the passengers in the event of a crash.


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  • 01/11/2016
    Common Questions About Windshield Replacement

    Having to deal with a damaged windshield is rarely something you expect when getting up in the morning. It can just be the luck of the draw when that stray rock comes hurling in out of nowhere, leaving you with questions about what to do next and how to find quick and affordable Winnipeg windshield repair.


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