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Do Tinted Windows Block UV Rays?

Do Tinted Windows Block UV Rays | Instant Windscreens

As a country that experiences some of the harshest ultraviolet rays on earth, Australia is no stranger to the scourge of sun damage. Owing to Australia’s proximity to the South Pole’s seasonal ozone hole, Australians have to slather on the SPF to avoid permanent skin damage from sun exposure. The thing is, it’s not only […]

All-Season Guide to Auto Glass Care

All-Season Guide to Auto Glass Care - Instant Windscreens

Whether rain, or heat, or snow, your windscreen shelters you from the elements and keeps you safe on the road. Each season presents its challenges, but with a few tips and tricks, your windscreen will remain clean, safe, and free from visual obstructions. Proper care and maintenance ensure your windscreen and car windows will continue […]

How To Maintain Tinted Windows

How To Maintain Tinted Windows | Instant Windscreens

Window tinting is beneficial for cars, homes, and businesses. Tinting offers reduced penetration of harmful UV rays. It blocks harsh heat from the sun to keep interiors cool, reduce energy costs, maintain privacy, reduce sun damage to furniture and car interiors, and offer greater security against intruders. With so many reasons to have your windows […]

5 Myths about Windscreens You Need to Stop Believing

5 Myths about Windscreens You Need to Stop Believing | Instant Windscreens

Driving is pretty tricky with a big crack or chip in your windscreen obstructing your view. But even if vision is not compromised, you shouldn’t just forget about it and keep driving. Before you forget about those cracks and chips, there are five myths about windscreens you need to stop believing. Armed with the right […]

Auto Glass Explained

Auto Glass Explained | Instant Windscreens

At Instant Windscreens we always talk about auto glass rather than just glass. This is because all the glass used in vehicles is different to regular glass, and specifically designed for vehicles of all types. Even in normal use–driving around town rather than driving on a dirt road–the glass in your vehicle is exposed to […]

How to Keep Your Windscreen Scratch Free

How to Keep Your Windscreen Scratch Free | Instant Windscreens

It’s easy to become focused on large, unmissable windscreen damage like chips and cracks, and completely ignore other less noticeable damage such as scratches. The one is a lot more visible than the other, and also seems to present a more immediate danger. But scratches in your windscreen glass can be just as dangerous if […]

Why You Shouldn’t Skip ADAS Calibration

Why You Shouldn't Skip ADAS Calibration | Instant Windscreens

Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) are found in most newer cars. Some are basic, such as headlights that turn on automatically, or wipers that activate when the system detects rain. More advanced versions of ADAS include sensors that detect lane changes and vehicles in your blind spot, and other technology that work on collision avoidance, […]

How to Tell It’s Time to Replace Your Car Window Tint

How to Tell It’s Time to Replace Your Car Window Tint | Instant Windscreens

Most people have their car windows tinted for the various benefits it offers. From extra security, through to shielding you and your car’s interior against harmful UV rays, and less dependence on the air conditioner to keep your car cool. But the tint film used does not last forever. High-end tints do offer stronger benefits […]

6 Steps to Follow if Your Car Is Broken Into

6 Steps to Follow if Your Car Is Broken Into - Instant Windscreens

Getting to your car and finding it has been broken into or vandalised is sure to spoil any day. But instead of carrying on as normal and writing the whole thing off as a bad experience, there are some crucial steps you should always follow, regardless of how minor the damage is. Contact the Police […]

Can You Drive With a Busted Back Window

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Busted Back Window? Here’s What you can do Have you busted your back window? Had an accident or got a few cracks in your glass? No matter the extent of the damage it’s important to get a technician to take a look as soon as possible. For the most part there’s not much you can […]