Repairing Your Windshield

Windshields on cars get chipped, develop cracks, or as rare as it maybe can be completely broken. Windshield replacement is a different topic altogether but can be done by a certified professional. More important for most people is windshield repair.

 

Windshield repair involves a hard process using specialized equipment to insert clear epoxy into the damaged area so the damage can’t spread. When the fix is properly conducted, the driver can’t tell the windshield was ever cracked and the structural stability of the glass is maintained.

Repairing Your Windshield

Windshields on cars get chipped, develop cracks, or as rare as it maybe can be completely broken. Windshield replacement is a different topic altogether but can be done by a certified professional. More important for most people is windshield repair.

 

Windshield repair involves a hard process using specialized equipment to insert clear epoxy into the damaged area so the damage can’t spread. When the fix is properly conducted, the driver can’t tell the windshield was ever cracked and the structural stability of the glass is maintained.

Why Even the Smallest Windshield Chips Need Immediate Attention

Dirt, grime, and debris hitting a windshield are normal and expected situations while driving under typical circumstances. Usually, such incidents might be upsetting but are no more than a regular occurrence people see happen while driving. It isn’t a “big” job to make a repair after such an incident, and it’s likely covered under comprehensive insurance coverage. Insurance companies aren’t exactly famous for making unnecessary payouts, but they understand the importance of preventative measures before the problem becomes worse.

 

In reality, a chipped or cracked windshield isn’t going to blow up in your face, nor does it require a “right now emergency” solution. However, there is no reason to wait until the damage gets to that point before having more expensive repairs which could have been avoided.

 

A small chip or even a light crack requires little more than a light repair job sustain the window’s strength if the repair is conducted immediately. The damage only gets worse over time, and can lead to far more expensive repairs or perhaps even an injury to the driver or passengers should the small initial crack lead to an utter failure of the glass which is the windshield.

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Finding a Reputable Collision Center

In general terms, car maintenance and repairs should be conducted by an authorized dealer with certified technicians. An exception to this rule is a reputable licensed repair shop such as Ray Laethem Motor Village in Detroit, MI and serving the surrounding areas who have proper authorization to conduct repairs according to accident damage or warranty recalls.

 

You’ll find our technicians to be professional and courteous, providing you with accurate information about the care your car needs. Estimates are provided ahead of time, we offer an in-house rental car service to suit your needs, and most importantly we take pride in our ability to get the job done right the first time so you have nothing left to worry about.

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