Lab Tests on Ultra Bond Repair Resin

Resin is the substance that windshield repair companies, like the Crackmasters locations across Canada use to fix the chips or cracks in windshields and other automotive glass. Crackmasters uses Ultra Bond windshield repair resin, the best resin available. In laboratory tests of several different Ultra Bond resins vs. other windshield repair resins, Ultra Bond consistently out-performed. …

Crackmasters is Wiping Out Breast Cancer

Thousands of Canadian women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year. Many more are fighting their battle now or celebrating their survival. The best chance Canadian women have to beat breast cancer is research. Funding for breast cancer research in Canada helps improve diagnostic sciences and educate the public on the importance of early…

Windshield Rain Protection

Have you ever applied a treatment to your windshield to help keep it clear when you’re driving in the rain or protect against icy build-up in the cold Canadian winter? Crackmasters has always used Aquapel, but we were curious how our favorite product compared to others, such as Rain X. Most people thought Rain X…

A Million Reasons to Recycle

Did you know that it takes more than a million years for a windshield to biodegrade? And in Canada, more than a million windshields are replaced every year. That’s a LOT of windshields just lying around in landfills. Windshields are made of two layers of glass held together by a thin plastic laminate, so they…

Your Windshield Protects You From the Sun

How much time do you spend in your vehicle every day? Thirty minutes? An hour? Can you imagine having to put on sunscreen just to drive around town? You don’t because your windshield protects you from the sun. Windshield glass is actually made of a piece of plastic sandwiched between two pieces of laminated glass.…

Faulty Windshield Replacement Claims Two Lives

Jason Patnaude and his 11-year-old daughter Victoria lost their lives because of a faulty windshield replacement. Two days after Christmas 2011, Patnaude was driving along a stretch of road toward Sidney, Montana. He hit a patch of ice and lost control of his Toyota Tundra pickup truck. Both father and daughter were wearing their seatbelts,…