Unsafe Windscreen Methods Exposed

When we make a windscreen purchase we don’t think too much about the safety aspects of such a job. Since a windscreen replacement is an expense that is unexpected and not budgeted for, we tend to lean towards the cheapest price when we shop around. Whilst price is always something to consider when making a […]

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Auto Glazier Training Australia

Auto glazier training… Is it what the windscreen industry requires in Australia, or may it just need an ethical clean up? We should be aware that in Australia the auto glass industry is unregulated. This means anyone can load some tools into the back of a ute, subscribe to a network group as a contractor […]

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Windscreen Replacement Advice Tweed Heads

So you require a Replacement Windscreen for your vehicle and like most you don’t know much about it. Are all windscreen companies the same? Should I purchase the most expensive, or the cheapest? Should I use a local company? Shopping for a Windscreen Replacement can be confusing, so we have written this simple article to […]

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Certificate in Auto Glass

It appears that many auto glass technicians are being contacted today by a private training company in Brisbane regarding a Certificate in Auto Glass. The proposed deal seems quite lucrative according to the training rep. He told me that the Government chips in 4k per technician and since the course only costs 3k, everyone gets a drink. […]

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Taking short cuts for referals

This is not a new debate, however, I believe the message is still not sinking in for the majority of windscreen technicians. Now, it’s important to point out that every auto glass technician has a style that he or she prefers. However, there are some fundamental procedures of a windscreen installation that simply cannot be skipped […]

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Limited Auto Glass Suppliers

Edit: 04/09/18 It appeared PGI had been loosing business for some time and challenged the methods some groups had used to steer customers away. See ACCC. Some would say the writing has been on the wall for some time regarding Protector Glass Industries (PGI)… however, it still has to go down as a sad day […]

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Auto Glass Association proposed training program in focus

We have been wanting to write another article about the AGA (Auto Glass Association), but there has not been too much activity recently apart from the usual self promotion of the group. However, an article did catch our attention that was being promoted by Glass Bytes USA. Apparently the AGA is very excited to announce […]

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Globally Harmonised System for labeling chemicals

Here is a very interesting article written by Brent Deines of Delta Kits Inc USA. It is regarding the Globally Harmonised System of labeling chemicals. This article was written in the USA, However, the same rules apply here in Australia. You don’t know what GHS is? Then it is in your interest to know, penalties could apply if your staff are not […]

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