Archive for September 4th, 2016

5 Small Facts About Windshield Repair

windshields-crackedWindshield damage is rare in several highway. Most of us are commuting to and from work. It happens to hundreds of drivers every day, blow out of the wild stone construction vehicles, or fly out of a truck tire and the ground directly in the middle of your windshield. Here is a list of some of the lesser known facts about the damage to the windshield and repair.

1. Damage within the specified time will spread and become more dangerous. Just because it is a crack or bullseye small cracks do not affect the function of your car, does not mean it is not a safety hazard that must be addressed immediately. A broken windshield untreated like a spider in a glass, and what was once a simple fix, it will cost you hundreds of dollars. Do not wait, fix at the repair shop!

  1. Getting damage your windshield to remain cautious to not make worse the already existing. Try to avoid any glass debris into the slit interior, this is hard. So the sooner you fix it would be better. Also, avoid putting your car through drastic temperature changes. For example, you do not want to wash your car with ice cold water on a hot summer day. It’s a good way to make you crack ‘spider’ and become unfixable. Also wash the damaged area could encourage more unwanted particles into the crack where it will be difficult to clean them out.3. A common misconception about doing it yourself with a glass repair kit is that it will be a big messy job. Fortunately, this did not happen at all! The majority of this kit takes about 30 minutes. This is another strong reason why it is better to simply repair your damaged windshield rather than replace it.
  1. Although it is better to repair and then replace when the situation allows, there are moments that do it yourself kit will not be all that you need. Do not spend time and money trying to repair a gap that has spread, or larger than the recommended size in your kit. Damage in the driver direct line of site is very dangerous and can make cars that break the law to drive. Be reasonable when evaluating the damage and either way, address it as soon as possible.5. Now, the most important thing to know is the type of Windshield Repair Kit is the best to use. Regardless of the type of damage to best use the kits will always be the one that puts no pressure on the glass. Think about it, the glass is cracked, already has a weak point, if you really want to put pressure on it? Windshield repair kit numbers that apply no pressure is very easy and clean to use. Will increase resin adhesive seal on the glass surface while the vacuum will pull air out of the damaged area, allowing the resin to easily flow and fill the cracks. It’s clean, easy, fast and affordable.