Professional Windshield Repair - One
of the Many Services an Auto Body
Shop Offers
By Steve Frizzell

Auto body shops are ...
attempt to fix the glass yourself, and do not carry out a competent job, you could cause
further damage to the car.

If yo...
They deal directly with your insurance company, and also provide valet shuttle service
and rental car assistance. As a nic...
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Auto body shops are the perfect place to get a huge number of
different issues repaired and replaced. If your vehicle has been
involved in a collision, you will need to find a company to carry out
the repairs quickly and at an affordable price. You may need
component replacement, panel alignment or body straightening, which are all specialist
tasks.

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Professional Windshield Repair - One of the Many Services an Auto Body Shop Offers

  1. 1. Professional Windshield Repair - One of the Many Services an Auto Body Shop Offers By Steve Frizzell Auto body shops are the perfect place to get a huge number of different issues repaired and replaced. If your vehicle has been involved in a collision, you will need to find a company to carry out the repairs quickly and at an affordable price. You may need component replacement, panel alignment or body straightening, which are all specialist tasks. An area that many people forget to have assessed is the windshield, which is vital, and may need professional repairing. There is a huge array of different products, which you can use at home for windshield repair. However, these may not be suitable for the damage that you have done to the glass on your vehicle. There are many different occasions when you will need to have your windshield replaced, and in the past you would have needed a specialist service shop. However, today the auto body shops can offer you the fantastic, added service of repairing and replacing your glass. The tools and knowledge are in the shop, therefore, utilizing them and providing an additional service is straightforward. You may be confident enough to fix small issues, and cracks on the windshield, however, you will soon know when there is a larger problem. Extensive damage needs to be repaired quickly, and by a professional to ensure that the glass is safe. If you
  2. 2. attempt to fix the glass yourself, and do not carry out a competent job, you could cause further damage to the car. If your vehicle has been in a severe accident, and rolled over, the roof is likely to be crushed as part of the modern windshield installation system. The adhesive surrounding the windshield is there to keep the windshield in place and protect the passengers. Removing this seal can make the glass incredibly volatile, and can result in your insurance not being valid. Alongside the repairs, the auto shop can also advise on the best way to claim on your insurance and advice on policies to protect against windshield repairs and damage. You may have to pay a small amount on top of your insurance payout, which is vital to ensure the repairs are done correctly. No compromises should be made where the windshield is concerned. If you are in any doubt about the severity of the problem, there are many different online videos, which demonstrate how a small chip can spread to a huge crack. There are a huge amount of laws surrounding windshields, and the form of glass which has to be used. To ensure that your vehicle is up to standard, the glass should be two layers of damage resistant glass, plus a layer of polyvinyl butyrate. If the glass on your car is impacted by any debris, the PVB layer will protect you from sharp, shards of glass. The amount of damage to the interior of the car and the passengers is reduced, as this layer provides a cushion. As more auto shops begin to search for ways to diversify their businesses, repairing windshields is becoming incredibly common. Majestic Collision Repair is Guelph's auto body experts. If you've been in an accident and require collision repair, they'll take you step-by-step through the entire process.
  3. 3. They deal directly with your insurance company, and also provide valet shuttle service and rental car assistance. As a nice finishing touch, they also provide a complimentary car detailing. If you've been in an accident, or just need some cosmetic work done, check out Majestic Collision's website at www.mybodyshop.ca.

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