Auto Glass Features: What should you look for?

Posted on May 12 2018 - 1:00am by Business Day TV

man polishing the car's windshieldThere are various types of car windshields. They range in tint, size, shape, and features. In that case, some vehicles that are the same model, year, and make have diversified windshield categories. These features are essential in ensuring a safe and smooth ride in your car.

Here are features and ways of identifying them to ensure that they are incorporated in your next auto glass replacement in Mesa, Arizona.

Rain Sensor

This feature is present in most modern automobiles. It is usually a tiny gel pack which is adhered either on the lower right side of the windshield or at the rear-view mirror of your vehicle. A rain sensor detects snow or rain on your windshield and automatically switches on the wipers and adjusts them according to the current weather situation.

Windshield third Visor

This feature is characterised by a black speckle shade on the windshield behind the rear-view mirror. Its purpose is to keep sunlight from your eyes every time you find yourself in the awkward space at the top middle of the windshield and between the fold down visors. It is for that reason it is named as the third visor.

Electrochromic mirror

This is similar to a rear view mirror but has a slight difference in that; it possesses electrical components which automatically switch to night driving needs and requirements. If you want to know whether you have this mirror, check for the following features in your car.  A digital compass present on the mirror, a button and if the flip tab that comes from the bottom is absent.

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A majority of vehicles have between 1-5 windshield options. Therefore, it is essential to get a professional who is diversified and can handle just about any windshield. Additionally, if there are some auto glass features that you are not sure of always ask for maximum comfort and safety in your car.