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Hydrophobic products for windscreens aren’t new – but many people still don’t know what they are, how they work and just how useful they can be. Before we get into the details about which are the best hydrophobic products for windscreens, let’s first take a closer look at the technology and how it benefits the…

Summer is the perfect time for family road trips and lazy days at the beach. But the heat, dust, and traffic can all take a toll on your car. Here are our tips for getting your car prepared for the long hot summer. Give your car a good wash Cars can get awfully dirty during…

We all know that sinking feeling after hearing the unmistakeable sound of something hitting the windscreen.  It’s horrible.  And then there’s the anxious scramble to see just how bad the damage is. If there is a crack or a chip, you’re faced with the dilemma.  Do you just ignore the damage or do you repair…

What do you do when your windscreen mists up?  Desperately turn every knob on your dashboard, hoping for a miracle?  Wipe the glass with your sleeve?  Open the windows slightly? These are usually our first reactions when we’re faced with a foggy windscreen which needs to be sorted out before it becomes a safety hazard…

So you’re ready to sell your car! Whether you’re selling to upgrade, moving away or simply want to buy something different, you want to make sure you can get the best possible return on your asset and ensure that you and the new buyer are satisfied. Practical tips to ensure your car is ready for…

Dusk is one of the most dangerous times to drive, particularly in rural areas or on highways. The fading light at dusk means drivers have to deal with significantly reduced visibility, and we also tend to feel more tired as night approaches. You’re more likely to encounter a drunk driver on the road after sunset,…

They say a dog is a man’s best friend, but has anyone ever thought that our cars may actually be more worthy of that title? They’re at our beck and call 24/7.  They always love us back.  They take us anywhere we want to go.  They don’t complain when we leave them exposed to the…

If you’re one of the many people who find machines on four wheels absolutely irresistible, you’ll want to know about when, where and how you can get your fix! So, get out your diaries and make a note of these four fun events on the ‘car’lendar that motor enthusiasts (and their friends and families of…

So you’re ready to sell your car! Whether you’re selling to upgrade, moving away or simply want to buy something different, you want to make sure you can get the best possible return on your asset and ensure that you and the new buyer are satisfied. Practical tips to ensure your car is ready for…

When planning for a family holiday, a few things come to mind when writing a “to do” list. Book the accommodation, organise activities, travel insurance and make sure you don’t forget to pack the necessities. One of the last things that comes to mind is when your car was last serviced or that little chip…

It’s the first question that people ask when they get a chip on their vehicle’s windscreen – should I have the chip repaired or should I replace the whole windscreen? It’s a question that is best answered by professionals who with their trained eye, can quickly assess the damage from all angles and make an…

Do you think Australia is over-regulated? There are critics who say that progress and business growth in this country is being hampered by too much red tape, but few can argue that there are some industries where regulation is a good thing – particularly when it comes to protecting consumer interests. The motor vehicle repair…

If you’ve got a chip in your windscreen – even the tiniest little chip – and summer is on its way, don’t wait to get it fixed. Hot weather is one of the worst enemies of a chipped windscreen – and when the temperature starts rising, what seems like an innocuous little chip can quickly…

There are always a million things to sort out before setting off on holiday – and fixing a tiny chip on your car’s windscreen probably doesn’t feature very highly on your ‘to-do’ list.   But it most definitely should – and there are many reasons why. As everyone knows, a tiny chip can usually be repaired…

Western Australia’s economy continues to boom, including in the illegal car repair industry. This is not only taking money from the reputable licensed motor industry, but it’s putting the lives of road users at risk. The amount of red tape and bureaucracy that a country like Australia has isn’t there just to stop people from…

Inattention has been lauded as one of the biggest killers on the road for some time now. The definition of inattention is when your mind leaves what you are doing. Maybe you answer your mobile phone, you sneeze or you just look to find where the lights are to turn them on. Inattention is that…

With the summer upon us, there are many seasonal tasks that need to be performed on your vehicle. For one, you’ll find yourself having to wash it more often as you’ll have far more dead bugs stuck on it than you experienced during the winter time.  Keeping your car clean will prevent the paint from…

Nearly every motorist is aware that every so often they need to check the level of their motor oil, the condition of tyres, wipers and the battery. However, what they don’t realise is that the windscreen is a vital component when it comes to their car. Not only is it an integral part of the…

Most cracks or chips are caused by driving behind big trucks on major roads. A stone flies up from the wheels of the truck and hits the windscreen at force, sometimes chipping it and sometimes cracking it. The windscreen plays an important part when it comes to the structure and strength of a vehicle. With…

Just a quick one today but have you ever wondered how a windscreen is made? Take a look at this informative video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HH3fAyJrEYo Need a windscreen replacing and need a quote, get in touch with Windscreen Replacement Perth on 0400 200 086.

Does a Windscreen Chip Repair Disappear? I’m often asked whether a windscreen chip repair will completely disappear. The answer is no. The repair will minimise the look of the chip and usually prevents it from spreading further across the windscreen. However, there is no guarantee that the repair will work. However there are still many…

The cracked windscreen can cause a few issues with the police. In fact, it can attract their attention so that they issue you with a Yellow Sticker. This means that you have to take your vehicle to a Vehicle Examination Centre within 14 days of the expiry date of the sticker. You can also visit…

Autoscreens are blogging…welcome to the first post of our blog and please be gentle with us. We aim to provide you with interesting and entertaining information about the world of windscreen repair and replacement. We work throughout the Perth metro area and are well known throughout the automotive industry here. We work with many of…

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