Windshield Repair- Myths Vs Facts
When it comes to your safety, “Prevention is better than cure!”
Your windshield is much more than a piece of glass. A windshield represents one of the most essential components of a car, protecting all the occupants in the vehicle, it also plays an integral part in the overall strength of your car. But it is also prone to chips and cracks. But how much do we know about windshield safety? How do we know when it is to be repaired or even replaced?
For most of us, a crack or chip on the windshield meant you would have to get it replaced, often at a considerable cost. Today, modern technology makes it possible to repair car glass, saving not just money, but also time and a lot of hassle. When the damage is slight, it is possible for Windshield Experts to repair it. However, in more extreme cases, when the vehicle safety is compromised, car glass replacement is a better solution.
There are lots of beliefs and myths regarding windshield repair that people are not aware about the actual facts.
Some common myths:
All chips are same: Not all chips are the same. There are six different kinds and each me effect your windshield differently. Your car windshield may have one of these chips:
• Star break
• Combo break
• Bee’s wing
• Clover Leaf
• Half moon
Each one of them may spread differently or at different speed, so it’s important to get an experts advice rather than being one.
A minor chip on the windshield is safe: When your windshield chips, it becomes weaker. One should never think that windshield repair is not necessary for small chips. If left unattended, such minor damages can get worse overtime. It is better to have them repaired as soon as possible.
Any damage to the windshield needs replacement: Not every chip or crack needs total windshield replacement. But, any number of things, ranging from flying debris to extreme temperature change or bad weather conditions, can cause it to shatter, putting both the driver and the passenger in danger. As long as the glass has not sustained severe damage, it’s repairable. Repairing windshield chips can stop cracks from spreading and prevent the high cost of replacement.
Windshield Repair/Replacement is a costly affair: Windshield Experts provides you best, safe and prompt services at comparatively economical prices. Also, because of our tie ups with most insurance companies we provide you hassle-free claim procedure, cashless service and one year warranty on windshield quality and workmanship.
A local repair Kit can repair a crack at home: Normally we believe that windshield repair takes a long time; and if it’s a minor crack, most of us choose to ignore it. Well, ignoring the crack or trying to fix them yourself can do more harm than good.
So, don’t be the expert, let the experts take care of your car for you. Drive in to the nearest Windshield Experts service center and feel the difference!