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Glass Scratch Removal FAQs

Gforce Glass Scratch Removal Frequently Asked Questions  Here are answers to some of the questions we are often asked about the Gforce system: Why is Gforce a wet sanding system instead of dry? A wet system allows for the smoothest possible sanding and the best results. The water also helps to keep the glass cool, […]

Windshield Repair Tips

Frequently Asked Questions on Windshield Repair You’ve got questions and we’ve got answers! Here are some of the more common questions we get from glass repair technicians. What can I do to make my seals last longer? Make sure you clean your seals at the end of your day and disassemble your injector (remove the […]

GlasWeld Customer Takes Top Honors at Auto Glass Repair Competition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brad Plumb,, 541-388-1156 ext. 110 GlasWeld customer takes top honors at national and international auto glass repair competition Braulio López from Repair & Go, Espana S.L., in Lugo, Spain wins Gold at Windshield Repair Olympics at the Auto Glass Week Convention in Tampa, Florida. 23 September 2013 – Bend, OR […]

GlasWeld Promotes Plumb to Director of Sales & Business Development

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brad Plumb,, 541-388-1156 ext. 110 GlasWeld Promotes Plumb to Director of Sales & Business Development Plumb to focus on major accounts while streamlining the sales and business development process. November 15, 2012 – Bend, OR – GlasWeld, a complete solutions provider for the glass repair industry, announces that Brad Plumb […]

Why Resin Quality Matters

In talking to many repair techs, it’s common to hear that there is very little difference between one manufacturer’s resins and another’s. If you accept that logic it would make sense to use the cheapest resin available. However, when you consider that the resin you leave behind in the repair can make the difference between […]

Headlight Restoration: Good Business Decision

As a successful business owner, you know the importance of improving and growing your business. Consider the advantages of adding headlight restoration. There are strong similarities between windshield repair and headlight restoration: both save vehicle owners money; both are eco-friendly not adding to landfills; and both make vehicles not only look better but safer with […]

Win Over National Chains for Windshield Repair

If you’re like others, you’re windshield repair business is up against national chains more often. They tout their expertise, convenience (some offer mobile service) and their strong warranty program. You too can tout this plus you have an additional edge—you’re local. To combat their onslaught, you must put your marketing hat on and think more […]

Protect Your Windshield Repair Kit Tools for Success

Are you a windshield repair technician who likes the convenience of storing your repair tools in the back of your truck? Although this might be an OK practice if you live in mild climate areas—it’s a bad idea if you live in areas with extreme temperatures. Just last week the temperature in Bend, Oregon, the […]

Local Searches: Stake Your Claim

Thanks to Google changing their algorithms, local searches have taken off. You and your colleagues may have noticed that more local listings are coming up for every search—which is ideal for small glass repair businesses like yours. So, if you haven’t staked your online claim yet, now is a good time. Just follow the three […]

Weigh Safety before Replacing a Windshield

When an original windshield is installed in a factory, the conditions are absolutely perfect for creating the most optimal bond between glass and frame. This video depicts its superior bond. In a collision, the glass may break but the polyvinyl layer between the two layers of glass is flexible enough to cushion the impact. Along with the […]

Doing Our Part to Lower Carbon Footprint

Ecofriendly and environmentally conscious statements might seem overused today, but their actions continue to be important. Take the example of windshield recycling, which is enormously difficult because of the following:windshields in landfills Glass takes more than 1 million years to decompose in our landfills. And about 15 million windshields wind up there each year in […]

Whether to Fix Unique Window Scratches…Or Not

Besides encountering the most common types of window and door damage, our technicians have repaired some unique formswhether to repair window scratches of glass damage as well. And what they have learned is that repairing the following types of damage doesn’t make a lot of sense from a time and an economic standpoint. So if […]

No More Guessing about which Windshield Resin to use

It’s a good thing that the windshield repair industry has become smarter over time by looking for improvements to their processes and products. The trial-and-error use of windshield resin offers a perfect example. In the early days, all kinds of resins were used to fill cracks and damage without really knowing the science behind whether […]

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