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Auto Glass Whitby Experts Explain How to quickly defrost and remove fog from your car windows
 
 
During the chilly winter months, you can end up spending a fair amount of time on the driveway waiting for your car windows to defrost or for the fog to clear. This can be troublesome if you are in a hurry or late for work. According to auto glass Whitby experts, you can use a few scientifically proven techniques to move the process along a lot faster.  These simple tips can cut the time needed to defrost your glass in half and in lighter weather, prevent fogging or frosting completely.
 
How to Choose the right settings 
 
The most logical thing to do, is to press the defrost button on your dashboard and just wait. According to auto glass Whitby professionals, this process could be greatly sped up. Scientifically speaking, warm air can holds more moisture than cold air. So, when you first blast the windshield with a burst of warm air, switch off the in-car circulation. Draw air in from the outside, cold air holds less moisture. When you bring the winter air from the outside into your car and heat it up, the absorption capabilities of the air increases, causing it to clear up the condensation on your windows faster. This can also be achieved by cracking the windows just a little bit to let more cold air in. Also, turn the AC on, this pulls moisture out of the air as it is passing over the cold coils. You windshield will clear up in a matter of seconds.
 
How to Prevent Fog Build Up 
 
Fog build up is just condensation which has frozen on top of your windshield. If you are leaving your car outside during the winter, put some kitty litter in a sock and place it on the dashboard, directly beneath the windshield. Silica gel is a better absorbent, but it may not be safe leaving a large amount of it in your vehicle, especially if you have small children. Having a moisture absorbent close to your windshield keeps the glass dry and it will reduce the fogging when it first starts to get cold. For the months of the year with light snowfall, you can just use a tarp to shield your windshield. It will stop the snow from making direct contact with the glass, preventing any frost from forming. 
 
Home Remedies for Frost Removal
 
Frost on your windshield should never be removed with hot water.  It might sound like a quick fix, but the rapid temperature change can damage the glass. All you need in order to make an easy homemade remedy is:
·         A measuring cup
·         Rubbing Alcohol
·         Water
 
Take a measuring cup and mix equal parts water and rubbing alcohol together in a spray bottle. If you just spray your glass with the mixture in the morning, it melts the frost off within a minute. Even if the car was outside, overnight during a snowstorm, the frost will melt off in a couple of minutes. You can just take a cloth and wipe the residue of the glass. The best thing to do however is to just spray the windshield at night, the frost the resulting morning, will be at a bare minimum. This solution can be used to pretty much defrost anything, in a matter of minutes. You can also use white vinegar to substitute for the alcohol, but the resulting solution is not as effective. If you do not trust the home made remedies you can always purchase an auto glass defroster from a reputable auto body shop.   
Winter can be hard on your vehicles, but little things can make all the difference.
 
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Every driver on the road knows that terrible sound – the ping of something bouncing off the glass of your windshield. If this happens to you, visiting an auto glass Brampton repair centre is essential. Your windshield ensures that you, and your passengers, remain safe while driving, and is one of the most important parts of your vehicle to keep in good condition. Even if the damage is minor, you want to be certain that it won’t spread or lead to other issues.
An auto glass Brampton repair centre will help you determine if your windshield needs to be replaced, or if it can simply be repaired. Your repair centre will generally use these guidelines to determine how best to fix your windshield.
Size of the Damage
Most windshield repair service centres can fix minor cracks and chips using a special solution to fill in the crack or chip. There may be a small visible line where the chip or crack once was, but it will be repaired enough that the windshield is in moderate condition, and will allow you to see clearly. Generally speaking, chips or cracks larger than three to twelve inches will require windshield replacement, depending on the shop and the technique they use.
Keep in mind that major impacts, such as large rocks or other debris, will almost always require a full replacement. Solutions and gels can only do so much in these cases, and if the damage is deep within the glass, there is little that can be done to save the existing windshield.
Location of Damage 
Chips and cracks near the edge of the windshield spread much faster than those located in the middle, and even if you drive directly to an auto repair shop, there is a chance they will have already spread. In addition, these chips and cracks can impact the overall strength and integrity of the windshield, resulting in many shops advising full replacement.
Damage done directly within the line of vision of the driver will nearly always result in full replacement being advised. Even the best repairs can leave minor lines and distortions behind, which compromises the driver’s ability to see clearly.
Length of Time
If a crack or chip has been left in the glass without repair for long enough, it can spread to the point where repairing the glass will not sufficiently address the problem. In addition to the crack spreading, you’ll also have to worry about dirt, grime, and other debris working their way into the crack, further reducing the auto repair centre’s ability to fix the crack. This is why it’s important to visit an auto repair centre almost immediately after any damage occurs. Once damage spreads it not only means costly repairs, but it also reduces visibility overtime, making your windshield a hazard to safe driving.
If your auto glass repair centre advises that the windshield needs to be replaced, it’s important to take that into consideration. Many people may not want to spend the extra money on a brand new windshield, but it does directly affect the safety of the driver and passengers in the vehicle, as well as others on the road.
Do you know how to remove water marks from your windshield? 
 
 
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