Archive for October 10, 2013
The Romans were the first civilization to use glass windows. Bet you didn’t know that, did you? Here’s another “mind blowing” fact about the history of windows. The word “window” was first recorded in the 13th century and was originally referred to a hole in a roof that wasn’t glazed. For glass windshields in vehicles, it wasn’t until 1934 that Chrysler was produced the first care to use a single-pieced curved windshield. And it wasn’t until the 1960s that intermittent windshield wipers were developed.
But enough window history, glass windows can be a hassle, especially if they’re cracked. If you own a vehicle, auto window and glass repair is most likely going to be a