Windshield Repair and Replacement
A windshield serves a far more important purpose than merely keeping the wind out of a driver’s eyes: It’s the first line of defense against the elements, flying debris and an accident. Seeking windshield repairs or replacement at the first sign of damage will ensure your windshield’s defensive purpose, the structural support it supplies your vehicle and your personal protection remains intact. The automotive glass specialists at Glass Doctor® of Lansing, MI, are well aware of the importance of seeking immediate attention when a windshield is damaged, no matter how small it appears.
Windshields are Vital to Safe Driving
Don't allow your damaged windshield to endanger you. Having a crystal clear view of the road in all directions is one of the most critically important facets of driving. Any size crack in a windshield grows with time, which can lead to serious consequences.
A windshield provides up to 60% of a vehicle’s structural strength. Most importantly, your windshield helps the car’s airbags deploy properly and supports the roof if the vehicle does roll. All of these benefits are compromised when your glass is damaged. Our experts, who specialize in windshield chip repair, offer fast, professional and courteous mobile service whenever and wherever you need us.
Windshield Repair Factors
The automotive glass specialists at Glass Doctor of Lansing, MI, always consider the following essential factors when performing a windshield chip repair evaluation:
Exceptions such as windshield age and overall condition aside, chips smaller than 3/8 inch and cracks shorter than three inches long are generally good candidates for repair services.
Cracks near the windshield's edges and those already splintered usually require a full replacement because they will spread further over time. Even small chips or cracks in the driver’s line of vision should be replaced as a safety measure. Additionally, the condition and age of the glass itself can affect how well a windshield chip repair cures, which may leave a slight imperfection in the glass.
The longer you ignore even the smallest chip or crack in a windshield, the more unintentional damage you’re causing. Wind, rain, snow, airborne road debris and daily driving all take a toll on an otherwise small, easily repaired crack or chip.
Call or stop in at Glass Doctor of Lansing, MI, so our experts can examine your windshield. A windshield chip repair can take under an hour and your car insurance normally covers related costs.
Because windshields are designed and manufactured as essential safety elements, accurate replacement is imperative in order to maintain the vehicle’s structural integrity and safety. When your windshield needs replacement, the specialists at Glass Doctor of Lansing, MI, always follow the strict windshield replacement procedures recommended by the Auto Glass Safety Council™ (AGSC).
A glass specialist will review our G12® Road Hazard Guarantee with you, which comes standard with any replacement. Your new windshield becomes damaged or beyond repair within 12 months, Glass Doctor of Lansing, MI, will repair or replace the windshield free of charge.
As soon as you notice a crack or chip in your windshield, it's vital to contact our team for repair. We’re ready to assist you!