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February 1, 2017

How do I choose the right Auto Glass shop for windshield replacement

Do your homework!!  The internet is loaded with information on just about everything.  There are a few key things that you should look for when selecting a shop.  If you follow these guidelines your experience should be pleasant…… 1.  Find the established shops in your area There is nothing better than to find a local business with a solid reputation to perform your windshield replacement for you.  Beware of out-of-town based companies who have a local phone number and no real employees in the area.  Ask them where they are based.  Companies based in Arizona frequently run ads in our […]
February 1, 2017

How Insurance Companies Handle Auto Glass Claims

There are only three major companies that administer glass claims for all major insurance companies: Lynx© Services, SGC Network® and Harmon Solutions Group® HSG.  There are a couple of others, but these three handle the vast majority claims.  They get a piece of every single claim that they administer and an even bigger piece if they are successful in “steering” you to one of their “network” shops.  SGC Network® administers a substantial number of the claims in the U.S. and they are actually financially affiliated with Safelite® Auto Glass (same company).  Guess who SGC Network®’s “network” shop is….. All of […]
October 6, 2016
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Truths and Misconceptions Regarding Windshield Replacements in Florida

Let’s face it.  If you live in Florida and drive a motor vehicle,  windshield damage is a common occurrence. From a simple rock chip to catastrophic damage as pictured, all damage to your windshield should be immediately attended to. Windshields are considered safety equipment and actually are designed to absorb impact in the event of a rollover accident. Cracks weaken the integrity of your windshield and require replacement.  Small rock chips that are not in the driver’s line of vision can be repaired preventing further breakage. Fortunately for Floridians, we have an actual law on the books that requires insurance […]