A multitude of factors can cause a chip or crack to form in an automobile’s windshield. Oftentimes chips or cracks are the result of heavy hail, sand, rocks, or flying debris. However a chip or crack is inflicted, it is important for drivers and car owners to have any impairment in their cars’ windshields repaired as soon as possible—no matter how miniscule the damage is.
1. Your Windshield Provides Structural Support For Your Vehicle
Many drivers put off repairing small chips or cracks in their car windshields because they do not see the harm in doing so; however, even the smallest chip or crack in a car windshield can put the driver of the vehicle and his or her passengers at risk.
Car windshields are one of the most important features of cars. In addition to protecting drivers and passengers from the wind, weather, and bugs, windshields protect passengers in the event of a collision. Windshields are an important structural component of vehicles.
2. If You Wait to Repair You Might Have No Choice But to Replace
Overtime a chip or crack in a windshield will grow. This might cause the mark to obscure the driver’s line of vision—more so if it does already. Furthermore, dirt and debris is more likely to build up the longer one waits to repair windshield damage.
If too much dirt or debris builds up and a chip or crack cannot be cleaned properly, the resin used to repair damaged windshields may not be effective. If this is the case, the windshield is compromised and the only option left is to replace it entirely.
3. Repairing a Chip or Crack is Quick and Inexpensive
If you have a chip or crack in your windshield, don’t hesitate to have it repaired as quickly as possible. Windshield repairs can take as little as 30 minutes to perform and can cost as little as $50.
Team Acme’s Windshield Repair Process
When customers bring vehicles with damaged windshields to Team Acme, our crew of AGRSS-certified technicians examines each chip and crack to determine if the damage is repairable. If the chip or crack can be repaired, a specialized tool is used to inject resin into the damaged area. The resin fills chips and cracks completely and restores glass to factory standard.
4. Most Auto Insurance Companies Cover Windshield Repair
Because your windshield is important, most auto insurance companies cover a rock chip repair for free. To find out if your car insurance covers minor chips and cracks, call your insurance company and ask if your deductible can be waived. If not, the cost for minor repairs is not very expensive.
Repair Your Windshield with Team Acme Today
Team Acme stands behind every windshield repair we perform. If the damage spreads, our company will credit your paid invoice to cover the cost of a new windshield.
Do not hesitate to repair your damaged windshield. Contact Team Acme today to learn more about our windshield repair services, or visit our shop today. Call us at 702-566-8326 with any questions or fill out our online contact form.