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5 Reasons Why You Should Tint Your Car Windows

5 Reasons Why You Should Tint Your Car Windows | Instant Windscreens

Everyone who has tinted their car windows has their own reason for doing so. For many it is about how it changes the look of a car, making it appear more elegant or sporty. But there are more practical reasons why you should tint your car windows, with one benefit being that yes, it can […]

5 Things to Know About a Chipped Windscreen

5 Things to Know About a Chipped Windscreen - Instant Windscreens

Chipped windscreens are not only unsightly, they’re also a driving hazard, with chips affecting the integrity of your windscreen, and possibly interfering with your ability to clearly see the road ahead of you. But chipped windscreens can often be safely repaired, quickly and affordably, leaving you with little reason to put off having a professional […]

When to Use All-Weather Windscreen Shields

When to Use All-Weather Windscreen Shields | Instant Windscreens

All-weather windscreen shield are frequently promoted as a way to keep your car’s windscreen free of ice and snow, saving you the hassle of having to clear the snow of your windscreen and de-ice it before you can drive. This makes it easy to ignore if you live in an area that doesn’t experience heavy […]

How Does Windscreen Chip Repair Work?

How Does Windscreen Chip Repair Work | Instant Windscreens

You are at risk of ending up with a chipped windscreen every time you drive your car. It’s one of life’s little annoyances and it’s unavoidable no matter how carefully you drive. A common cause of windscreen chips is a stone or other debris on the road being kicked up by other cars. Most times […]

What to Do About a Leaking Windshield

What to Do About a Leaking Windshield | Instant Windscreens

Often the first sign of a leak in your car is a musty smell that worsens after driving in the rain or after having your car washed. If the leak is particularly bad you might even notice wet spots on the carpets, or even see water droplets inside the car when driving in wet weather. […]

Five Steps to a Cleaner Windscreen

Five Steps to a Cleaner Windscreen | Instant Windscreens

Having your car cleaned at a car wash is convenient and a great way to ensure that every curve and groove is thoroughly cleaned and dried afterwards. But it does also rob you of the opportunity to regularly check the condition of your windscreen wipers, and to inspect your windscreen for small chips or cracks. […]

What to Do If Your Windscreen Cracks While Driving

What to Do If Your Windscreen Cracks While Driving | Instant Windscreens

There are a number of causes for windscreen cracks, ranging from poor installation or low-quality glass, through to road debris, bad weather, and extreme temperatures. Getting to your parked car and finding the windscreen cracked is quite an inconvenience, but it is nothing compared to having your windscreen crack while you are driving. And unfortunately, […]

How Flat Glass Tint Differs from Automotive Tint

How Flat Glass Tint Differs from Automotive Tint | Instant Windscreens

We are sometimes asked if it is possible to use flat glass tinting film – used for home and commercial windows – for tinting car windows. One reason for this question is that you might have some tinting film left over from when you had your home or business windows tinted, or you might prefer […]

Mobile Car Window Repair and Windscreen Replacement

Mobile Car Window Repair and Windscreen Replacement | Instant Windscreens

Driving with a chipped or cracked windscreen is relatively safe, under certain circumstances. These include that the chip or crack aren’t in the Critical Vision Area (CVA) – the entire area 90mm from the top of the windscreen down to 65mm from the bottom of the windscreen – and that cracks aren’t above a certain […]

Should You Use a Windscreen Scratch Remover?

Should You Use a Windscreen Scratch Remover | Instant Windscreens

The windscreen of your car is exposed to a lot every single time you are out driving, and like any large glass surface, scratches are almost unavoidable. From simple flying debris, to using old and worn windscreen wipers, and even just cleaning the windscreen yourself, all of these can scratch your windscreen. Sometimes imperceptibly, and […]