Do not Ignore Window Chips and Cracks!

We care about you and your family’s safety, which is why we continue to write about how important it is to have safe, crack –free auto glass. Window chips and cracks are nothing to ignore. We are your number one provider of Pittsburgh auto glass repair and we want you to come to us if you need help. Most of all, we want you to be safe! Windshield repair is one of our top priorities! Here is what you should be looking for in case of a window crack or chip.

Windshield Crack Repair
Don’t forget that a windshield today is a main component of the structural integrity of your vehicle! In a rollover, your windshield is made to withhold tons of pressure so that the frame of your vehicle remains intact, protecting the precious cargo inside. If your windshield has a crack, it will eventually spread across the glass, changing that integrity and ruining the capacity it has to maintain the frame of your vehicle in an accident. Your windshield is basically two layers of glass over a layer of vinyl resin which helps to prevent shards of glass from flying, causing injury and possibly death, during any type of impact. When that vinyl resin is compromised, your entire windshield has a problem; it can no longer be deemed safe. If that layer is cracked or chipped, the windshield may not withstand much more than a minor impact and this is a major safety problem! If you see a large chip or a large crack forming on your windshield (the general rule is from a quarter to a credit card sized), it is time to call up the Pittsburgh auto glass and windshield repair professionals at Three Rivers Auto Glass.
If the crack spreads across your windshield, your vision can be blocked as well; another safety issue! Don’t wait! Run to a reputable auto glass installer before you have to have the entire windshield replaced. The crack or chip can be fixed easily, filled in with a clear resin, and you can be on your way quickly. Remember, this is a safety issue, affecting the integrity of your vehicle’s frame, especially if the crack becomes so large that it effects the inside vinyl resin layer of your windshield. If the crack has become so large that it cannot be fixed, don’t worry; the auto glass repair professionals at Three Rivers Auto Glass have got you covered! The process is quick, easy, and relatively low cost. Your insurance may even help to cover the cost of this repair.

Getting the chip or crack fixed is obviously the preferred option: quick, easy, cheap. Let the windshield repair professionals at Pittsburgh’s premier auto glass repair shop look at your vehicle and let you know what needs to be done. We are on your side and are here to help!