How the Windshield Replacement Process Works

Windshield Replacement

A tiny crack in your windshield has quickly moved into something that has spread across the windshield and now, the entire thing needs replaced. You know it has to be done. Yet, you have always wondered, how does the windshield repair process actually work? At Three Rivers Auto Glass, we get it done for you fast and we get it done right! We have 40 years of experience as Pittsburgh’s premiere windshield repair shop. Let us explain how this job is done so you can be sure we will take good care of your vehicle, from the beginning to the end.

The outside and the interior of the vehicle are first covered with tarps, tightly, to prevent any damage from occurring to these areas. Next, the real work begins.

Windshield Repair

The windshield is most likely glued or connected to the frame of the vehicle with some kind of sealant. It has to be removed from the frame carefully, cut free, as a whole or in as few pieces as possible.

Now, the installation of your windshield. A primer must be applied to the frame a left to dry. Once the primer is dry, a strong glue is applied to this area. The windshield will be carefully fit into place and the combination of these two substances, the primer and the glue, will create a tight fit and will seal the windshield into place. The windshield will need to sit and wait for the glue to dry. This usually take about an hour.

It is imperative that the windshield is installed by a glazier. At Three Rivers Auto glass, we are certified and we guarantee our work to our Pittsburgh customers. Our windshield repair is top of the line. The whole process takes 2-3 hours, and we can come to you! The windshield repair process is quick and easy. Take care of your safety soon.