There’s just so many different ways that your windshield can become damaged, and even more that it can experience superficial and minor damage like chips and small cracks. One small hit or accident can easily cause such damage. Even this minor damage can be problematic, beside the fact that it doesn’t look good. It can be a potential distraction whilst driving, one many of the other problems it could potentially cause. That’s why it’s worth getting even minor damage to your windshield repaired, which is something that we can do as part of our range of auto glass services.
Replacement isn’t something that you always need to go for once your windshield experiences damage, in some cases minor repair work is often all that’s required to restore your windshield to its previous condition. Repair is most effective on minor damage to your windshield, like chips and even small cracks. Our repair service is an effective way to restore your windshield once it has experienced minor damage. So, you don’t need to worry about such minor damage, our service can fix it in a hurry and have you back on the road in no time at all.
One of the common forms of damage that your windshield can incur is a chip. Often, only one minor accident, like a rock being flung up off the road, can cause a chip in your windshield. Thankfully, chipped windshields don’t often require replacement and the damage is often minor enough that our professional repair service is enough to restore the condition of your windshield. Quickly repairing any chips in your windshield is something you should consider, even if it does seem minor. It can still be a potential distraction and cause other problems if not dealt with properly. We can repair chips are part the windshield repair we provide.
Cracks are also something that we can repair in your windshield. Cracks can be something that you need to have repaired for a few different reasons, especially if they are in your line of sight and could distract you whilst you are driving. That being said however, any major or significant cracks will often require your windshield to be replaced, for many different reasons including safety. A minor crack or two can be repaired by our service, but beyond that the recommended course of action is to opt for replacement.
Repair or Replacement?
Once your windshield has experienced some damage the first question you are probably considering is whether you need repair or windshield replacement. Generally speaking, the rule of thumb is as follows. Minor chips and even a small crack can be repaired, repair is generally reserved for minor damage. So, if the damage you are dealing with is minor then repair is way to go most of the time. If the damage is quite significant, then replacement is really the only, and better, option. So, it really does depend on the scope the damage you are dealing with.