Your Windshield Washer Fluid Could Kill You

A recent study revealed that the bacteria that causes Legionnaire’s disease can grow in windshield washer fluid. Legionnaire’s disease is a pneumonia-like condition that, if left untreated, can be fatal. The study, conducted in Arizona, tested five different brands of washer fluid, all taken from school buses. Researchers found the legionella bacteria in 75% of…

All Windshields are NOT Created Equal

Think about your windshield. What do you really know about it? You know it keeps bugs, road debris and wind out of the cab of your vehicle. You know it keeps you from getting wet when you’re driving in the rain. But there’s very little information available to consumers about the types of auto glass…

The Hidden Dangers of a Pitted Windshield

Windshield pitting is a common occurrence, especially in coastal or desert areas where blowing sand abrades the surface of the auto glass. Windshield pitting is also common in cold Canadian climates where sand and gravel are applied to icy roads. Depending on the extent of the pitting on your windshield, you may not even notice…

The Crackmasters Windshield Repair Process

Did you know that your windshield represents up to 65% of your vehicle’s structural integrity? Quality windshield repair is critical to the safety of your vehicle. If your windshield is damaged, other auto glass companies are likely to recommend a full replacement because they don’t have the quality resins needed to repair long cracks. Crackmasters…

The Life We Save Could Be Yours

At Crackmasters, proper training and safety is the cornerstone of our business, and this is exactly why. Early in his career, Jamie Browning worked for Glasspro, a glass repair company whose foundation was firmly rooted in safety and quality. One day, Jamie headed out with a new technician to replace a few windshields, but they…

Jack Frost, the Artist?

Sure, cold nights can ice up your windshield, but what causes incredible frost patterns like this to form? Komo News in Seattle reported this story on a Birch Bay man who found an interesting ice pattern on his windshield that resembled a Q*Bert game board. The unique pattern developed as water on the windshield froze…