When choosing an auto glass repair services there are several factors to consider: the extent of the damage to be repaired, how much you are willing to spend, time investment for the repair, and the quality and experience of the service provider.
Chips and cracks in your windshield do not necessarily mean an automatic windshield replacement, but you will want to consult an expert as the location and size will determine if it can be repaired in-place. It is important to catch these cracks and chips as soon as possible because over time they can become more extensive with the expansion and contraction that occurs with temperature changes, not to mention additional stresses placed on your windshield while driving. The sooner these are addressed the less likely it will result in a full windshield replacement. The general understanding is that if the crack, chip, and any spider cracking out from the chip is no bigger than a quarter in-place repair is possible. These small nicks and cracks should be addressed even if they are not in your line of sight.
When it comes to in-place repairs many auto glass services can come to you. These types of repairs are less expensive and quick. A good auto glass service can perform them at your home or in the parking lot of your work to minimize the inconvenience to you. Most full windshield replacements are best done in-house; however, some glass replacement service offer on-site service with a team staffed by professionals to do the job. The experience of the staff and a record of quality service is essential to taking advantage of this convenience.
Many windshield replacements and repairs are covered under automobile insurance. It is important to find an auto glass service that can work with your insurance to minimize the potential headache to you. Once you file your claim, a quality repair service can help process the claim and provide the needed work. As the customer you have the right to find the best service provider to you. Be sure to look for quality, not just the company that charges your insurance less.
If you are looking for windshield repair or replacement, contact DeDona Auto Glass in Greensboro, NC. We are the area’s premier auto glass shop, convenient to High Point, Winston Salem, Kernersville, Burlington and the surrounding Piedmont Triad communities of North Carolina.