3 Common Causes of Springtime Auto Glass Damage

After a long, cold winter, we’re all ready to get outside and enjoy the springtime weather. But along with the sunshine and warmer temperatures come a few things you need to be aware of, especially when it comes to taking care of your windshield. Here are three common reasons why people call for auto glass repair from BEAM Auto Glass in Rock Hill, SC.

  1. Springtime weather – While spring days bring warmer weather, the higher temperatures cause more unstable weather. When storms bring high winds and hail, windshields can take the brunt of the damage. Prepare for the storms that may be on the way. Pay attention to the forecast so you’ll know what to expect. If bad weather is predicted, place a cover on your vehicle or park it in a garage.
  2. Incidents on the road – Spring is the perfect time for a road trip. You can expect an increased amount of car traffic, which can lead to more accidents. There may also be more large vehicles (like dump trucks) on the road since construction projects are ramping up. Watch out for these hazards and drive defensively.
  3. Potholes – While most people think that potholes damage tires and the undersides of cars, they can also harm your windshield. Debris that’s in the hole can fly up and crack your windshield. If this happens, the impact can cause greater harm to the glass’s integrity. Keep your eyes on the road and maintain an adequate following distance. If you see a pothole in your path of travel, try your absolute best to avoid it. Your car will thank you.

Do you need auto glass repair this spring? Call BEAM Auto Glass. With our mobile windshield repair service, we bring the repairs to you! Call  us for auto windshield replacement in Rock Hill, Fort Mill, Chester, and Lancaster, SC.

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