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Not All Windshield Chips Are Equal

Vehicle owners often mistakenly believe that having a rock chip in their windshield repaired means the chip will be invisible afterwards. The intent of rock chip repair is merely to maintain the structural integrity of the windshield and to prevent the crack from spreading. Since the windshield is not being replaced, any aesthetic improvement is…

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How to Protect Windshield from Rain

Though most people consider rains to be milder compared to other kinds of precipitation, heavy  rain storms are as dangerous as snow or hail. If you have experienced driving through a rainstorm, it is likely that your windshield could have taken a beating. This is because most drivers will turn their windshield wiper speed to…

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How To Clean Water Spots Left On Auto Glass

The glass surfaces on your vehicle when kept nice and shiny not only enhance it’s appearance but also provide clear visibility for a safe driving experience. Rain, dirt, condensation & fog and road grime can ruin the appearance and reduce visibility. Minerals and other contaminates leave spots on your windshield and glass surfaces of your…

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How to defog a windshield

A clear windshield is necessary for safe driving. Cold, dry winter air can leave your windows fogged up easily from the inside, and it’s always in your best interests to get them cleared in a convenient manner. So, how can you get your windshield defogged effectively? Here are the two main methods you can use,…

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Windshield Tint Laws in BC

At First Response Glass we can handle just about all of your auto glass needs. Although we don’t provide window tinting in Victoria BC, we get asked a lot about the rules and regulations. Now tinting your Victoria vehicle’s front windows may make you feel in style and provide some relief from the sun. But…

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