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Top Windshield Repair Myths Busted!!!

September 1, 2018


1. Small windshield chips wont crack -- ignore them! 

WRONG!! 7 out of 10 chips become a full-fledged crack. This means, something that could have been repaired easily will now escalate into being expensive and often tedious and inconvenient. 

2. A chip means replacing the whole windshield. 


WRONG AGAIN!! It is true that windshield chips are inconvenient and can cause greater trouble if left unattended. Chips in a windshield are actually very simple to repair, as lon gas they are less than the size of a quarter. 

2. If it's a small chip; D-I-Y 


No-No NO!!! it doesn't matter how big or small the chip is, go to a professional ONLY! most glass repair shops will not touch a windshield that has been tampered wit. in the long run, going to an Auto Glass Repair Shop will save you a lot of grief as well as money. 

3. If it's a small chip; D-I-Y


No-No-NO!!! it doesn't matter how big or small the chip is, go to a professional ONLY! most Glass Repair Shops will not touch a windshield that has been tampered with. In the long run, going to an Auto Glass Repair Shop will save you a lot of grief as well as money. 

4. Chip Repairs are Out of Pocket Costs. 


All insurance companies are aware it is cheaper to repair a chip in the windshield than replacing the entire windshield. Most insurance companies might even waive the increase in deductible or premium. 

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