Category Archives: Windscreen maintenance

Will windscreens wipers be a thing of the past?

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Is there really a possibility that everyday car windscreen wipers will vanish in the way that ashtrays did? This month, 1st Call Windscreens are here to look at the technology behind the invention that could quite possibly wipe out the use of these vital parts of all vehicles. How could this possibly work? McLaren are … Continue reading

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Can defrosting your windscreen invalidate car insurance?

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Here in the UK, we certainly see a lot of up and down weather and this can be such a pain, especially when you’re trying to get into work on time. The black ice is enough to make anyone anxious and that, paired with lengthy traffic queues, are just the stressful stages after managing to … Continue reading

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How can a leaking windscreen be fixed?

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If you’re looking to find out how you can fix your leaking windscreen, you’ve probably had the nasty shock of finding moisture, mildew and maybe even a pool of water on your dashboard. It might be the case that you noticed these signs a while ago but the penny only dropped whilst you were on … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Car Maintenance Checklist

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This month 1st Call Windscreens will be discussing how often you should perform car maintenance checks, why, and possible problems you could encounter along the way. With winter fast approaching, it’s important to keep on top of your car checklist to prevent accidents from happening and to keep your car in tip top shape. No … Continue reading

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What are the functions of windscreens?

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Windscreens are a vital part for the majority of land vehicles for countless reasons, which is why a simple chip or crack can fail a vehicle’s MOT. This month 1st Call Windscreens are here to tell you why windscreens are important and how they can potentially save your life. Functions of windscreens They protect the … Continue reading

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Where Should I Place the Sat Nav on My Windscreen?

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Maintaining a constant level of road awareness is of the utmost importance whenever you’re at the wheel. Anything that distracts you or commands your attention away from the road ahead is a serious driving hazard. Many drivers use GPS navigation to help them find their way quickly and without hassle. But a common conundrum for … Continue reading

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Top tips to demisting your windscreens

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Not only are misted up windows an annoyance when you’re hurrying to work in the morning, but they can also significantly impede visibility on the road. This article will explain why windscreens fog up, as well as providing you with some top tips to demisting your windscreens so you can drive safely. Why do windscreens … Continue reading

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