A cracked or chipped windshield is a safety hazard for vehicle owners. If left unrepaired, small cracks and chips can become large ones resulting in the need for a more expensive full windshield replacement.
Not only does a damaged windshield impair your ability to safely see, but it can also result in weather damage to the interior of the car and can increase your chances of severe injury in the event of an auto accident. Your windshield provides strength to the roof of your car and prevents objects from entering the interior of your car. There are many reasons why your windshield can become cracked or chipped and it’s important to have the windshield repaired as soon as possible to prevent further damage or potential injury.
- Repeated exposure to harsh weather conditions - Damage from severe storms, including hail and debris - Rocks and debris on road surface - Incorrect installation - Auto accidents You should immediately fix a cracked windshield by hiring a qualified auto glass technician to ensure it is installed correctly. Failure to do so can result in future safety hazards and the need to repair or replace the windshield again.
When Replacing a Car Windshield May Not Be Necessary
Depending on the level of damage, a full replacement of your windshield is not always necessary. It may be possible to repair your current windshield if:
- The chip or crack is 6 inches or smaller - You have three chips or less - The damage is not in front of a camera or sensor Our technicians at Cupertino Windshield Repair will thoroughly inspect your car windshield to determine if a repair or full replacement is necessary. In some cases, it is impossible to repair a damaged windshield.
We value honesty above all else and you can be sure our team will be straightforward and professional. Like all our other services, our car mobile window repair team can come to you to and repair your car windshield on site.