If you have ever had a crack in your car windshield you know how stressful it can be needing to get it repaired. Even the smallest crack can pose a safety risk. You can fix windshield cracks with auto glass repair kits or you can call a professional auto glass repair services company.
Have you ever gotten so angry that you threw something into a window or out of a window? Or maybe you even threw a person out of a window, but lets hope not. That is called defenestrate. To defenestrate literally means to throw someone or something out of a window.
Before glass was used widespread other materials were used. Materials used instead glass were marble, flattened sheets of translucent animal horn, and paper. Can you imagine having thin marble as a window?
Plate glass was originally used for auto windows and windshield windows. The plate glass windows posed a serious safety risk because they shattered easily. They were replaced with laminated style glass windshields.
In 1970 the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration was founded. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has passed regulations regarding auto glass safety.
Today laminated glass windows are made of polyvinyl butyral, or PVB, and inserted between two layers of solid glass.
If you have a small enough crack you can purchase an auto glass repair kits at an auto parts shop and repair auto glass on your own. If your window is shattered then it is best if you call a auto glass crack repair company.
You can find information on window and glass repair companies online by searching for windshield repair Phoenix, auto glass repair Phoenix, or crack windshield repair.