Make the most of your summer vacation with a road trip in your RV
Jul13

Make the most of your summer vacation with a road trip in your RV

Vancouver Island has a lot to offer. There are beautiful gardens, historic sites, stunning beaches and, of course, whale watching. But it’s hard to watch the whales through a cracked windshield. Keep reading for tips on where to go, what to see and how to prepare for the perfect island RV road trip this summer. Enjoy the natural beauty of Victoria, Nanaimo, and the rest of Vancouver Island by making sure that you take care of the...

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What the stress of cold weather can do to your windshield
Feb09

What the stress of cold weather can do to your windshield

Did you know that windshield cracks are 60 to 80 per cent more likely to spread during cold weather? According to the Motor Industry Research Association (MIRA), colder temperatures mould your windshield into a concave shape, compromising the structural integrity of your vehicle. A deteriorated windshield puts you, the driver, at risk. More than a window, your windshield ensures airbags are deployed correctly, protects you from...

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What is E-Coated Glass?
Nov21

What is E-Coated Glass?

Low-E glass has been around for a while now, but technological leaps and bounds are making it more efficient and robust than ever! Whether you are considering residential or commercial glass replacement in Victoria, BC and surrounding areas, make sure to ask about Low-E glass. For comfort, clarity and protection, nothing beats Low-E glass! What is Low-E glass and how does it work? Low-emissivity glass has a microscopically thin...

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Should your windshield be repaired or replaced?
Oct17

Should your windshield be repaired or replaced?

It seems like everybody and his uncle is a windshield expert. But in truth, considerable skill, knowhow and experience are required to take good care of auto glass! And how many can boast of being in the glass business for three generations and nearly 90 years? At Capital Auto Glass and Upholstery on Vancouver Island we can! Here are 10 factors to help you determine whether your damaged windshield can be repaired or should be...

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