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Tips and tricks for windshield repair and windshield replacement

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Tips and tricks for windshield repair and windshield replacement

  1. 1. Tips And Tricks For Windshield Repair And WindshieldReplacementNo one likes to think about a chipped or damaged windshield. This is partly due to amisconception that any damage requires a windshield to be replaced and that insurancecompanies will refuse to cover the cost of the job. In actuality, windshield repair is often thesolution to problems and not only is it reasonably priced, it is often covered in the comprehensiveportion of auto insurance. The biggest thing to remember when youre dealing with a damaged windshield is to get your insurance company involved as soon as possible. Informing them right away that you have some damage, as well as how the damage happened, will help get the ball rolling as far as an estimate and repair work. Many insurance companies require that you use a certain company for the replacement or that you gather estimates from a few local businesses. Understanding their requirementswill smooth the way to a relatively easy process.Chips and small cracks, up to the size of a dollar bill, are prime candidates for windshield repair.Repair jobs can be done quickly and most companies now offer mobile repair units which cancome to address the problem without upsetting your schedule. The repair is done by injecting aspecial epoxy into the crack or chip. This epoxy is formulated to be both strong and clear so thatonce it dries and if buffed it is nearly impossible to see where the damage had once been. Thestructural integrity of your windshield is never compromised by a repair done professionally withquality products.CLICK HERE TO GET INSTANT ACCESS TO MOBILEREPAIRDownload this document if link is not clickableWindshield replacement jobs are much more complicated and this is why so many insurance andwindshield companies encourage drivers to get problems repaired quickly. The entire process fora windshield replacement can actually take up to a week since the windshield usually needs to beordered in before work can even begin. Once the new windshield has been delivered, the oldwindshield must be removed and all of the seals need to be clean and checked and, in somecases, entirely replaced. Once the new windshield is in place the adhesive used to mount it needsplenty of time to dry. Thus curing process can take several hours or even as long as a full day.
  2. 2. Once the adhesive has dried the entire windshield needs to be inspected for safety andauthorized by a safety professional before the customer can drive away.There are those who say do it yourself windshield repair kits are just as good as a job done by atrained professional. In fact, these home remedies - which range from using crazy glue or nailpolish to buying kits available online - are not covered by insurance and should the process gowrong or result in further damage, you will be responsible for the cost of the entire job.Additionally, these fixes do not ensure that your windshield will be as strong as it would be iftreated professionally and this can place both the driver and any passengers at risk in case ofaccident or if the chip or crack spreads and weakens the windshield as a whole. Quick fixes maybe tempting to try but its a gamble that can end up costing you hundreds or even thousands ofdollars in windshield replacement bills.CLICK HERE TO GET INSTANT ACCESS TO MOBILEREPAIRDownload this document if link is not clickableArticle source =