Windshield Repair and Replacement
Your windshield is a major part of your car’s safety system. In fact, in today’s vehicles, the windshield constitutes for up to 60% of your car’s structural integrity; that’s why even the smallest chip or crack in your windshield will affect your car’s safety and structural strength if not dealt with immediately. If you’ve had windshield damage, it’s time to contact the specialists at Glass Doctor® of Pittsburgh; we will take care of all your auto glass needs.
The auto glass specialists at Glass Doctor of Pittsburgh are fully trained in using the latest techniques for windshield repair and replacement.
The Benefits of Windshield Repair
If detected early small chips or cracks can be repaired quickly and easily. Windshield repair is a less expensive alternative to replacement and offers several advantages such as:
- Convenience: The auto glass specialists at Glass Doctor of Pittsburgh are experts in the repair of your damaged windshield. Often, we will have you back on the road in an hour or less! We also provide convenient service for our customers; we perform the repair at a location that is most convenient for you.
- Affordability: A repair is a more economical service; our glass specialists will examine and repair the damage whenever possible, saving you both time and money.
- Insurance Advantages: Most insurance companies waive your deductible and pay for the repair in full.
- Environmentally Responsible: As we all strive to live more sustainable environmentally conscious lives, windshield repair keeps your glass out of the landfill.
The auto glass specialists at Glass Doctor of Pittsburgh take all the necessary steps to properly repair your windshield. Our specialists follow steps and procedures approved by the Auto Glass Safety Council™ (AGSC).
We thoroughly clean and remove any debris from the impacted area to create a clean pathway for the repair resin. The special resin is injected into the damaged area. Once the resin has cured to restore the strength and structural integrity of your windshield, our auto glass specialists polish the windshield to a clear finish.
If upon inspection the specialists at Glass Doctor of Pittsburgh determine that your windshield needs to be replaced to ensure your safety, we perform all of the steps necessary for the proper replacement of your windshield.
We carefully remove the windshield to avoid damaging the bonding surface. This prevents any future problems with leaking or corrosion. Our glass experts then select a new windshield matching your vehicles Original Equipment Equivalent (OEE) standard for quality. Finally, we install your replacement windshield using only AGSC approved adhesives. After a one-hour curing time to ensure a proper adhesive seal, your vehicle is ready to drive!
Before you drive away, a Glass Doctor of Pittsburgh team member will review our exclusive Windshield Protection Plan. If at anytime in the 12 months following your visit you damage your windshield, Glass Doctor of Pittsburgh will repair or replace it for free. For more information, visit our Windshield Protection Plan page.
If you have a chip or crack in your windshield give us a call! A member of our team will work with you to schedule an appointment to repair or replace your auto glass.