14-Point Checklist

Every windshield we replace undergoes a rigorous 14-Point Checklist, so you can be assured of a thorough job performed at the highest standards. We work with all insurance companies. You don’t have to let your insurance company tell you where to get your windshield replaced. With our checklist, our professional technicians guarantee a successful and hassle free windshield installation. Contact the experts at Portland Glass® today!

  1. Completed vehicle inspection prior to installation
  2. Used care to prevent damage and maintain vehicle cleanliness by placing protective covering on/in vehicle as required
  3. Removed moldings, clips, windshield wipers, cowling, etc., as required
  4. Used Full Cut-Out method, removing old adhesive to approximately 1/16” thickness as specified by the original equipment manufacturer (OEM)
  5. Used proper high performance urethane adhesive to meet the specifications of your car’s manufacturer and safe drive-away time requirements
  6. Installed windshield that meets or exceeds the OEM specifications of your car’s manufacturer and Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards
  7. Installed moldings, clips, windshield wipers, cowling, etc., replacing with new parts as necessary
  8. Tested wipers to insure proper positioning
  9. Tested all connections affected by the installation (washer hose, antenna, heating elements, etc.)
  10. Vacuumed glass and debris from vehicle
  11. Performed final vehicle inspection, including cleaning of glass, and applied Portland Glass® seal of confidence
  12. Reviewed safe drive-away time recommendation based on the type of urethane applied and environmental conditions (temperature and humidity)
  13. Reviewed warranty information and care instructions
  14. Reviewed Portland Glass® windshield repair process


What is the purpose of the Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) Rule?

The purpose of the Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) Rule is to minimize exposure from lead-based paint dust during renovation, repair, or painting activities. This is a key effort in reducing the prevalence of childhood lead poisoning, particularly lead poisoning caused by housing contaminated by renovation activities. This will also minimize exposure to older children and adults who are also adversely impacted by lead-based paint dust exposure.  Lead paint was used in more than 38 million homes prior to its ban for residential use in 1978. This paint can form toxic dust when it is disturbed during normal home repair work. The EPA's Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) program is designed to reduce lead contamination by training contractors in relatively simple lead-safe work practices, and certifying contractors to make sure that they follow lead-safe work practices. We also want consumers to choose firms that are certified. Given that lead poisoning can cause a wide range of physical, intellectual, emotional, and behavioral issues with societal and financial impacts, this program is prevention-based, cost-effective, and a long-term bargain.

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