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Clean Auto Glass without Leaving Streaks

What happens when your auto glass is smeared with environmental residue and bug guts? Your visibility is compromised. And when your visibility is compromised, your safety is in jeopardy. But most auto glass window cleaners that tout a “streak-free” finish...

Caring for Commercial Vehicle Windshields

The windshields on commercial vehicles are big and sturdy. Still, they face many of the same chip and crack risks as passenger cars because of extended use on surface streets and highways. Prevention is an important step in caring for your business’s truck or...

Is It Safe to Drive?

Deciding whether to drive with window chips and cracks is all about knowing—or not knowing—the risks. The perceived inconvenience and expense can keep car owners from getting repairs done. So let’s take a look at the risk factors and possible outcomes: Starting...

Preventing and Cleaning Mold in Cars

In a hot, humid climate storing cars can create mold problems. Here are some tips that will help you prevent and clean up mold on your vehicle. As you might guess, window glass is not a food source for molds. It is actually the debris that accumulates on the...

Local Products, Local Expertise, Local Employees

Sometimes it seems like most of the products in our lives come from halfway around the globe. Other times we’re stuck trying to use a one-size-fits-all approach when it just doesn’t work! At Lee & Cates Glass, we are proud to employ local workers who...

Where To Bring Your “Baby” For New Glass?

When James Coroneas brought his “baby”—a 1964 Chevy Impala hardtop coupe—to Lee & Cates Glass, it was because it’s very hard to find a shop that will do work on vintage cars. Our technician Mike Stevenson has 21 years of experience working on...

Trained And Certified: Why We’re AGSC Members

To keep you safe, auto glass has to be properly installed. Here’s an analogy: you can wear a bike helmet, but it doesn’t work if you don’t strap it on. Similarly, a windshield does more than block the wind and keep the rain off, it’s an...

Hurricane-Resistant Windows

Impact-resistant hurricane windows protect your home from wind and water damage. Any point of entry—such as a broken window—allows wind to enter the structure. This air pressure will seek an exit, just like when you open windows to get cross ventilation on a pleasant...

Lee & Cates Chips in for “Mirrored River”

There’s a beautiful new addition to Jacksonville’s riverfront, and we’re proud to have played a part in its creation. The City of Jacksonville, the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville, and Art in Public Places have combined with artist Kate...

When Do You Need an Auto Glass Expert?

It’s a rare day when you worry about your windshield. However, if it becomes cracked or damaged, it’s time to think about your safety and how to handle repair or replacement. A do-it-yourself approach sounds more affordable, but you need to consider these...