1. Why You Should Repair Your Windshield Sooner Than Later

    From rocks and gravel on the road to debris that builds up from construction on the highway, it’s no surprise that windshields wind up cracked. While the small pits and cracks in your windshield may not seem like a big deal, it doesn’t take much for these more minor issues to become significant hazards. Though we completely understand that it’s easy to let windshield repairs take a back seat…Read More

  2. Preparing Your Car for a Summer Road Trip

    One of the best parts of summer are the road trips that you enjoy. Be it with friends or family, there are few things better than a wide open road in front of you, a backpack full of snacks at your feet, and the windows down with your favorite songs blasting. Wherever it is that you’re planning a road trip to this summer, one thing is for sure: you need to make sure that your car is ready for th…Read More

  3. Best Ways to Defrost Your Windshield

    Welcome back to the West Texas Windshield blog! It is predicted that San Angelo could get a nice dusting of snow in the next few days. Since most of you probably don’t even carry an ice scraper with you in your car, we thought we would take advantage of this rare occasion to talk about the most efficient ways to de-ice your car windows. Knowing how to remove ice from your windshield safely can s…Read More

  4. Why You Should Leave the Windshield Repairs to the Experts

    Hello, and welcome back! When you have a crack in your windshield, no matter how small or insignificant it may seem, it is imperative that you have the crack filled in as soon as possible. Having a crack repaired while it is still small can help prevent the crack from spidering out across the length of the windshield. A repair at the early onset of a crack will also help maintain the structural in…Read More

  5. 6 Top Fall Car Maintenance Tips

    Hello, and welcome back to the West Texas Windshield blog. Fall is finally arriving here in West Texas, which means a new set of demands may be placed on your car. While you probably spent a lot of the summer using your vehicle to take road trips, packing it full of camping gear for a weekend getaway, or driving your Toyota Pickup to rip around on the trails in Texas hill country, your car could m…Read More

  6. Tips for Keeping Your Interior Auto Glass Sparkling

    Keeping your car windows in tip-top shape has many advantages. The auto glass on the exterior of your car probably took a beating this summer with road trips, severe weather, and four-wheeling trips around Texas hill country, but what about the auto glass in your vehicle’s interior? If you’re like most people, the interior surfaces of windshield and windows are likely caked with fingerprints, …Read More

  7. 5 Ways to Prepare Your Car for Bad Weather—Part 1

    Hello, readers, and welcome back to our blog. Today, we will begin looking at some helpful ways to prepare your car for bad weather in the first installment of a short blog series. Here at West Texas Windshields in San Angelo, we know that the weather can change quickly from a hot, sunny day to stormy afternoon complete with wild downpours and tornado warnings. San Angelo experienced severe weathe…Read More

  8. 6 Tips for Keeping Your Windshield Clean

    Now that we’re in the throes of summer here in Odessa, that means hot temps, wind, blowing dust, and more bugs flying into your windshield. Even with the increase in daily rainstorms in July which offer a free car wash, the elements and yucky bug splatters can make it difficult to keep your windshield clean. At West Texas Windshields, we want to help you keep your windshield, side windows, and r…Read More

  9. How Much is Your Time Worth?

    When you’re considering routine maintenance, whether that means a haircut, windshield repair, or just about anything in between, you likely have two main priorities: The commitment of your time and money. Today, we’ll combine the two to help you assess just how much your time itself is worth when it comes to these types of maintenance items. Optimizing Appointment Times Keeps Life Going If you…Read More

  10. Is Auto Glass Insurance Worth It?

    If you’re wondering whether to spring for a new insurance, be sure to always do the math. At West Texas Windshields, we frequently get questions about insurance, to which we direct customers to check into their coverage options and critically think about the cost savings it could gain them. Calculating Your Insurance See What You Already Have Before you ever opt into a new insurance policy, be a…Read More