COVID-19 Update

We are open for business during the COVID-19 lock down Service 8® Auto Glass is an essential community business. It’s for this reason we will continue to operate during the COVID-19 lock down period. We will be offering mobile windscreen replacement services from our two outlets in Tweed Heads & Townsville. However, with the recent … Read More

Windscreen FAQ – Ultimate Guide

Windscreen FAQ – Ultimate Guide Australia We answer many questions each day regarding windscreen replacement. Fir this reason we have have created the “windscreen replacement frequently asked questions ultimate guide”. Many FAQ guides on the internet are inaccurate. This is mainly due to articles being written by authors who are not actually in the windscreen … Read More

Windscreen Replacement costs

Windscreen Replacement Costs The cost of a windscreen replacement is of course important. However, not all windscreen repairers are the same and opting for the cheapest windscreen company will in most cases result in quality and safety being compromised. So what is the true cost of a windscreen replacement? The Windscreen Is A Safety Device … Read More

Genuine Windscreen Or Generic Windscreen

Is a genuine windscreen better quality than a generic windscreen? The quick answer for those with limited time is: The quality of generic windscreens are very acceptable when compared with genuine windscreens. Comparing factors being cost/value, availability, thickness and fitment. Customers in Australia prefer generic (aftermarket) windscreens given the choice, insurance claims aside. As an … Read More

Unsafe Windscreen Methods Exposed

When we make a windscreen purchase we don’t give too much thought about the safety aspects of the job. Since a windscreen replacement is an unexpected expense that is not budgeted for, we tend to lean towards the cheapest price when we compare auto glass repairs. Whilst price is always something important to consider when … Read More

ADAS Windscreens – More Trouble & Expense

ADAS Windscreens (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) have been in use for some time. ADAS are driver assistance accessories developed to automate/adapt/enhance vehicles for improved safety. ADAS comes with features designed to reduce collisions by assisting/alerting the driver to potential dangers. For example, ADAS may deploy safeguards by taking over control of the vehicle, to reduce … Read More

Why Did Your Machinery Glass Break?

Many machinery windscreens today are glazed in rubber seals and it’s not uncommon to see one of these windscreens cracked without any sign of impact. So why does this occur? Often flat windscreens for machinery are custom cut, and installed by auto glass specialists. This not only saves money for the client on the glass part, … Read More

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