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    07/04/2022 0 Comments
    Common RV Window Problems and Issues

    One of the last things you want when travelling the road in your RV is to find out your windows are broken. A broken RV window can let in all kinds of cold air, bugs, and moisture from outside. In some cases, it may also prove a safety hazard if a cracked window begins to break. 

    On average, an RV is expected to last between 10 to 20 years before it reaches the end of its lifespan. Odds are that you'll find yourself searching for window repair services for your vehicle at some point. In a worst-case scenario, you may require an RV window replacement

    Here are some of the common window problems to look out for and how to fix them. 


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  • windows in the winter
    13/12/2021 0 Comments
    3 Quick Tips to Prepare Your Windows for the Winter

    As the cold chill of winter sets in, you'll spend a lot more time at home.

    But if you're still feeling frosty at home, then your home probably isn't well-protected against cold weather. If that's true, then your windows may be one of the main culprits.

    At this point, you might be wondering, "How can I prepare my windows for the winter? What can I do besides cranking up the heat and hiking up my electricity bill?"

    By knowing the answers to these questions, you and your family can rely on your home to provide the warmth and comfort it should.

    So keep reading to learn more. Below, we'll cover three quick tips to winter window maintenance.


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  • broken windshield
    25/10/2021 0 Comments
    Tips to Avoid Broken Windshields

    A tiny, barely noticeable chip in your windshield can easily spread into a lengthy crack. Before you know it, that crack is causing you to replace your entire windshield, which can take a huge toll on your wallet if it's unexpected.

    That's why it's crucial to avoid broken windshields before they happen. But how can you do that?

    There are actually several simple ways to prevent windshield cracks, and they can all help you save money in the end. If you're interested in learning how to keep your windshield intact, just keep on reading for some tips!


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  • replacing car auto glass
    25/10/2021 0 Comments
    How to Choose the Best Auto Glass Repair Company

    A small chip or crack in a windshield instantly weakens your windshield and compromises its safety. Even if the damage is small, it's smart to get your auto glass replaced as soon as possible, before it becomes a safety risk. 

    However it can be difficult to find the right auto glass company. Here are some tips to help you find a reputable and reliable auto glass repair company near you. 


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  • 29/04/2021 0 Comments
    What to Do After Your Car Is Vandalized?

    Has your car recently been vandalized?


    If you find your car has been vandalized and needs auto glass repair in Victoria or Sidney, BC, follow these initial steps towards getting your vehicle back in shape. 

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  • 29/04/2021 0 Comments
    Best Ways to Keep Your Car Safe in the Winter

    Whether it's getting an auto glass repair, or just changing your tires, getting your car ready for winter is an important job. Victoria, BC and the surrounding area have an average winter temperature of 37 °F (3 °C) and an average summer temperature of 64 °F (18 °C). With the winter season serving average temperatures below freezing alongside constant snow cover, it can be challenging to prepare for driving in the winter. For those looking for the best winter safety tips, check out our comprehensive guide so you'll be prepared for the season. Read on to learn more.

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  • 29/04/2021 0 Comments
    RV Road Trip Checklist

    Whether you're part of the 25% of Canadian RV campers who like to stay close to home, or you prefer to wander further afield, one thing is for certain. You need to make sure that you have covered all the road trip essentials before you leave.


    This easy-to-follow guide includes items you may have overlooked while planning your RV road trip. It covers everything from personal items to first aid to RV windshield replacements in Sidney or Victoria BC

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  • 29/04/2021 0 Comments
    Why You Need Windshield Chip Repair?

    A chipped or cracked windshield might not seem like a huge deal, but its dangers are more severe than simply being an eyesore. Damaged windshields can affect airbag deployment and can keep you safer in road traffic accidents. If you have a chipped windshield, acting fast to repair it can save you from paying extra to replace the whole windshield eventually.


    In this blog post, we'll take a closer look at the make-up of a windshield, common causes of windshield damage, and the dangers of driving with a chipped or cracked windshield. For the best windshield chip repair in Victoria, BC, choose Capital Auto Glass.

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  • man holding a windshield
    26/09/2020 0 Comments
    Should your windshield be repaired or replaced?

    It seems like everybody and his uncle is a windshield expert. But in truth, considerable skill, know how and experience are required to take good care of auto glass!

    And how many can boast of being in the glass business for three generations and nearly 90 years? At Capital Auto Glass and Upholstery on Vancouver Island we can!

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  • man holding E-Coated Glass
    26/09/2020 0 Comments
    What is E-Coated Glass?

    Low-E glass has been around for a while now, but technological leaps and bounds are making it more efficient and robust than ever! Whether you are considering residential or commercial glass replacement in Vancouver Island, make sure to ask about Low-E glass. For comfort, clarity and protection, nothing beats Low-E glass!

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  • ma installing windshield
    26/09/2020 0 Comments
    What the stress of cold weather can do to your windshield

    Did you know that windshield cracks are 60 to 80 per cent more likely to spread during cold weather? According to the Motor Industry Research Association (MIRA), colder temperatures mould your windshield into a concave shape, compromising the structural integrity of your vehicle.

    A deteriorated windshield puts you, the driver, at risk. More than a window, your windshield ensures airbags are deployed correctly, protects you from ejection in an accident and helps stabilize the roof should your car roll over in a crash.

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  • View of a parked RV
    26/09/2020 0 Comments
    Make the most of your summer vacation with a road trip in your RV

    Vancouver Island has a lot to offer. There are beautiful gardens, historic sites, stunning beaches and, of course, whale watching.

    But it’s hard to watch the whales through a cracked windshield.

    Keep reading for tips on where to go, what to see and how to prepare for the perfect island RV road trip this summer. Enjoy the natural beauty of Victoria, Nanaimo, and the rest of Vancouver Island by making sure that you take care of the little things like tune ups, auto glass repair or RV windshield replacement before you hit the open road.

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  • headlight being polished
    26/09/2020 0 Comments
    Everything you need to know about headlight restoration

    Headlights are one of the most important safety features on your vehicle, so it’s important that they’re kept in pristine condition. At Capital Auto Glass and Upholstery, we provide professional auto glass repair and replacement services so you can keep your headlights shining brightly. Read on to learn more about why headlight restoration is essential for maintaining the safety and value of your car.


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  • Car installed with Advanced Driver Assistance Systems
    26/09/2020 0 Comments
    Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS)

    Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) are designed to minimize the human error that can result during the operation of a vehicle and therefore increase car and road safety. These systems rely on sensors mounted on the windshield that should only be adjusted and recalibrated by auto glass specialists, like the experts at Capital Auto Glass & Upholstery. Keep reading to learn more about why ADAS promises to be the future of driving.


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Capital Auto Glass & Upholstery Ltd


649 Pembroke St, Victoria, BC




2760 Moray Ave, Courtenay, BC




10109B McDonald Park Road


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