Categories for Auto Glass

Tempered Glass vs. Standard Glass

May 15, 2020

When it comes to auto glass repair, you don’t want to take any chances. There’s a lot riding behind your windshield, after all—you, your family members and your pets all deserve the peace of mind that comes with knowing your auto glass is in the best possible hands. Part of understanding your options for glass window repair in Vacaville, CA is knowing that not all auto glass materials are made the same way. Auto glass materials can differ depending on a customer’s needs, and you can rest easy knowing that the team at Tom’s Glass Co. has the skills and... View Article

When to Replace Glass vs. When to Repair It

April 23, 2020

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to understand the importance of your car’s windshield. The car’s windshield is one of the most crucial safety features built into your vehicle. It protects your visibility, and it keeps the elements (and more than its fair share of bugs) from invading your car while you’re driving. As such, when you discover a chip, crack or any other form of damage to your windshield, it’s essential that you get it back to working condition as soon as possible. The only question that remains is whether your fix is minor or if you need complete... View Article

A Brief History of Auto Glass

January 8, 2020

It’s easy to forget that the automobile has been around since the 1800s, with the first mass-produced car (Ford’s Model T) rolling off assembly lines in 1908. Even more astounding is realizing that something as integral as front windshield glass wasn’t actually a standard feature until sometime later, when the Oldsmobile company started to consider it a safety feature, rather than a convenience! The history of auto glass is fascinating. Windshield glass in particular has evolved from a thin pane of glass to our first and foremost source of protection against high winds and road debris. In fact, without it,... View Article

Top Reasons to Replace Your Auto Glass the Right Way

November 9, 2019

Your windshield is your first line of defense against a number of harmful things, so it’s natural that eventually it is bound to suffer some chips or even cracks. When your windshield suffers damage, it’s crucial to repair or replace it as soon as possible—getting into a serious accident with a cracked windshield could cause it to shatter or pop out, allowing the roof to cave in on you. It’s a frightening thought, but you can avoid it. If your windshield needs to be replaced, don’t wait—come to Tom’s Glass Co. for a new windshield installation in Vacaville, CA. What... View Article

How to Break Glass in a Heat-Related Auto Glass Emergency in Vacaville, CA

July 8, 2019

Most auto glass specialists focus on repairing auto glass, not breaking it. But when the weather gets hot, there are some potential emergencies that could result in your needing to break the glass of a vehicle to rescue a person or animal trapped inside. We hear these stories all too often every year—a person goes inside a store and leaves a child or dog inside the vehicle, apparently being unaware of just how hot it will get inside the vehicle on a summer’s day, and how quickly the temperature will heat up, even if the air conditioning was just on... View Article

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