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Do Not Ignore Your Cracked Windshield.

If rocks or debris kicks up and chips your windshield, it often only affects the outer layer of the glass. If you have a chip like this in your windshield and you act fast, you…

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Santa Barbara Best Auto Glass Repair

The Best Auto Glass Repair Shop In Santa Barbara

Windshield repairs and replacements can be made with or without insurance claims. At Tri County Auto Glass in Santa Barbara, we’ll find you the most affordable price for your windshield and auto glass repairs -…

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Automotive Glass

The Glass In Auto Glass

Automotive glass is a special kind of glass that is used in vehicles. It has a unique safety feature that makes it ideal for use in automobiles. When a strong physical force is subjected to…

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Windshield Camera Calibrations

Tri County Auto Glass Santa Barbara is your one-stop shop for auto glass and windshield repair and replacement, and windshield camera calibration. When your windshield has been damaged and needs replacing, these camera systems need…

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We are a Preferred Provider for ALL Insurance Companies!

We’ve been handling insurance claims for over 20 years and are a local, Santa Barbara family-owned business. We are not an “out-of-area” call center with sub-contracted labor or a national chain that sends for service…

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Interesting facts about windshields

Interesting Facts About Auto Glass Repair

Autoglass was originally made out of standard glass, which shatters upon impact. Windshields allow for the proper deployment and positioning of your vehicle's airbags. You can have night vision installed in your windshield. Auto glass…

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Safety and Auto Glass

Windshields & Safety

Auto glass is one of the most important features of your vehicle. Your windshield can withstand great amounts of impact, protecting the structure of your vehicle & your safety as well. Do not wait to…

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Automotive Glass

We Fix ALL Auto Glass

Tri County Auto Glass can repair ALL auto glass. Anything from windows and mirror replacement, glass chip repair for cars to any auto glass for trucks, buses, RVs & construction vehicles. For windshield replacement and…

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What You Need To Know Before Getting Your Auto Glass Replaced

What You Need To Know Before Getting Your Auto Glass Replaced

1. Your insurance may cover the auto glass replacement costs. 2. Check the certifications of an auto glass company before making a choice. A certified glass technician will always make the right choice for the…

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how to remove hard water stains on a car's auto glass

How To Remove Hard Water Spots On Auto Glass Correctly.

Use equal amounts of white distilled vinegar and water. Completely cover the water spot areas with the solution and reapply it as it dries. After, dip a rag in the solution and rub the spots…

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How Long Can I Drive with a Crack in My Windshield?

How Long Can I Drive with a Crack in My Windshield?

You can drive with a cracked windshield, however, it can become a safety issue. The windshield plays a big role in the structure of the entire car. If you were to get in an accident,…

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Auto Glass Replacement

Why you should fix your windshield?

There are many reasons why you need to fix your windshield. One of these reasons is safety. Chips can obstruct your view and even cause a glare in the sunlight making it difficult to see…

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what is automotive glass

What Is Automotive Glass Made Of?

The material used to create a windshield is very important. The glass needs to be tough, shatterproof, and needs to retain clarity for a long period of time. The material used is called laminated safety…

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Get Your Windshield Fixed

All About Auto Glass

Damaged Windshield Cracked or chipped windshields don’t just look bad, they are dangerous. When in an accident, the windshield plays a big part in the structural security of the car. With damage to your windshield,…

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Avoid Windshield Replacement

How To Avoid Windshield Replacement

1. Keep Your Distance Never drive too close behind a vehicle. Rocks, debris, and grit are likely to shoot up behind cars when driving at high speeds. 2. Try Avoiding Heat Extreme temperatures wreak the…

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Automotive Glass

What Exactly is Automotive Glass?

A vehicle’s windshield is a safety feature. Although it looks like any other type of glass, it functions differently. They are designed to protect the passengers inside as well as the structure of the vehicle.…

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We Fix More Than Just Windshields in Santa Barbara County!

We Fix More Than Just Windshields in Santa Barbara County!

Tri County Auto Glass can repair ALL auto glass. Anything from windows and mirror replacement, glass chip repair for cars to any auto glass for trucks, buses, RVs & construction vehicles. For windshield replacement and…

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auto glass repair

Why is Tri County Auto Glass the Best Auto Glass Repair in Santa Barbara?

Tri County Auto Glass has maintained its 5-star status because of five major reasons. Customer service, careful yet quick fixes, trust, and reliability. We will always put our customers first. If there is a problem…

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The many ways your windshield can be damaged

5 Reasons Your Windshield Cracked

1. Gravel Roads: While driving, wheels can kick up gravel from the road and hit your windshield. This is more common if you are directly behind someone on these kinds of unpaved roads. To avoid…

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Santa Barbara windshield auto glass repair

Type of Windshield Damage You May Encounter in Santa Barbara

Chips: Chips are usually formed by rocks flying onto the glass resulting in a small piece missing. These are also referred to as "dings," “stone breaks,” or “pits” by professionals. These can usually be filled…

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