Windshield Repair and Replacement
A damaged windshield poses a significant threat to the safety of you and your family. When you're in need of fast, high quality windshield repair or replacement, Glass Doctor® of Barrie, Simcoe/Muskoka is here to help. Our glass specialists can quickly repair minor scrapes or chips in your windshield; larger cracks, however, will likely require that the windshield be replaced to protect the integrity of your vehicle and your family.
During inspection, a variety of factors are evaluated to determine whether or not a windshield replacement is needed or if a simple repair will suffice.
Location: Chips or scratches that obscure your view when driving are hazardous; replacing the windshield is often recommended instead of repairs. Cracks that are located near the edge of the windshield are also considered quite dangerous and windshield replacement is the best option.
Size: For cracks longer than three inches, replacement is often required. For larger chips in the glass, if the damaged area is more than 3/8 of an inch, our specialists will suggest a windshield replacement.
Elapsed Time: If left ignored, tiny cracks can become dangerous fissures that undermine the integrity of your windshield. Chips or scrapes are also more difficult to repair over time as dirt and debris collects in the affected area.
Glass Doctor of Barrie, Simcoe/Muskoka works with all major auto insurance providers and will take care of the paperwork, so you can focus on more important matters.
A damaged windshield poses a serious risk to yourself and your passengers. Get in touch with Glass Doctor of Barrie, Simcoe/Muskoka today to have your windshield repaired or replaced by experienced specialists.
Many times, minor scrapes or chips in the glass can simply be repaired. Glass Doctor of Barrie, Simcoe/Muskoka may suggest repair over replacement for a variety of reasons including:
Affordability: Repairs are a much less expensive option than a complete windshield replacement.
Convenience: Glass Doctor of Barrie, Simcoe/Muskoka completes a vast majority of repairs in less than an hour at your chosen location.
Insurance Incentives: Insurance companies are much more inclined to waive your deductible and pay for a windshield repair than a replacement.
Safety: Our glass specialists will find a windshield that correlates to your original equipment manufacturer (OEM) to ensure your original factory equipment is in tact.
Eco-Friendly: Broken windshields that have been discarded will find its way to a landfill where it will stay for decades. Having your windshield repaired is an environmentally friendly alternative.
Our specialists will clear away any dirt or debris from the damaged area and inject a special resin into the impacted area. Once this resin has cured, it's polished to a clean finish.
To protect the infrastructure of your vehicle and the safety of your passengers, addressing windshield damage sooner rather than later is very important. Glass Doctor of Barrie, Simcoe/Muskoka adheres to strict protocols when replacing windshields so you can rest assured the job gets done right.
- Your old windshield is carefully removed so that absolutely no damage is done to the bonding surface. If the bonding area is not secure, leaks or corrosion can occur.
- We will always find an OEM windshield to replace your old one.
- All windshield replacements are conducted in compliance with Auto Glass Safety Council (AGSC) standards.
Our glass experts take pride in their work and offer a G12® Road Hazard Guarantee for all windshield replacements performed. For 12 months your windshield is under warranty and if it becomes damaged, we will repair or replace the windshield at no cost to you.