Why repair a windshield chip?
Well it’s doesn’t look very nice but that’s just cosmetic, no big deal. The most important reason for repairing a windshield chip is that it can often spread into a windshield crack. Fixing a windshield chip is quick, inexpensive and takes about 30 minutes. If you ignore a windshield chip you one day need to have the windshield replaced and that’s a significantly bigger undertaking and expense. We have a great team of windshield surgeons and you can keep trust on us.
My windshield has a chip what should I do?
When you get a chipped windshield it’s very important to cover it immediately clear tape. We don’t want dirt, debris or water (including wiper fluid) seeping into chipped area. If they do get into the chip area it may take longer to repair your windshield and it can even make the chip worse and harder to fix.
Clear tape keeps the elements and foreign objects out will stop dirt and moisture settling into the chip and making it worse. Clear tape is important for road safety as it won’t hinder your vision while you’re driving. Now it’s time bring you car into Windshield Repair Edmonton as quickly as possible so that we can fix it for you.
Windshield Chip Repair Process
We give your windshield a thorough clean so as to remove any dust and glass from the chipped area. This prepares the surface before we can apply a special resin.
Then we place a special tool, which creates a sealed vacuum around the damaged chip.
Next we apply and push our super strong resin into the chip.
Now we harden and strengthen the area using special UV light.
Once the resin has dried we give your windshield a clean and polish and remove any excess resin. This ensures your windshield has a smooth touch finish.
How much does it cost to repair a chipped windshield?
It costs about $50 for the first chip and $10-$15 for any additional chips and we can normally have you back on the road in about 30 minutes. You can possibly have it repaired it for free if you have comprehensive car insurance. Check with your insurance company.
Chipped windshields in Edmonton
Chipped windshields are a very common occurrence in Edmonton. Winter sanding leaves behind a trail of dirt and debris and our roads have lots of loose gravel on them.
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