Auto Glass Repair Myths Busted
Posted in Windshield Repair, on August 10, 2020 By Admin
Windshield damage in Ontario is a common problem that car owners face, and while it can appear stressful at first, General Auto Glass can make auto glass repair easy and stress-free. While there are many different common beliefs surrounding your car windshield, it’s important to recognize that some may in fact be myths. Read on to discover us busting some of these myths.
Myth 1: Cracks and Chips are Okay
If you drive long enough on any of the 400 series highways, your windshield is bound to pick up a crack or chip. While they may start small, a crack in your windshield can quickly grow due to vibration, temperature, and repeated stresses, compromising the safety and integrity of your car - so don’t neglect them. Cracked windshield repair services will help stop small windshield damage from turning into a larger problem.
Myth 2: Auto Glass Repairs Take Time
Nobody wants to drop their car off at the shop for lengthy repairs - so hearing that windshield repair usually takes less than two hours should put you at ease! At General Auto Glass we know that it can be hard to make time to come to the shop, so we formed a mobile repair team that can come to you, ensuring our services are there when you need them.
Myth 3: DIY Kits Work
While hardware stores do carry DIY windshield repair kits, nothing can replace a professional windshield repair. Saving a few bucks today will ultimately cost you more in the long term when your repair fails or the damage increases in size.
Myth 4: Cracks Mean Full Replacement
Many customers come to us worried about needing a full windshield replacement. While we can’t tell you what you’ll need until we do a full assessment, we will always help you extend the longevity of your windshield when it’s safe to do so by repairing and stabilizing cracks or chips. We only replace the full windshield when it’s absolutely required.
Myth 5: Windshield Replacement is Expensive
While it’s true that windshield replacement is a relatively large car expense, we don’t believe in skimping on safety. A damaged or cracked windshield makes you and your passengers vulnerable during an accident or collision - your windshield doesn’t just keep the weather off of you, it’s also an integral part of your car’s structure and is designed to help keep you safe.
Work with General Auto Glass to Repair Your Windshield
Whether it’s a new crack or an old problem, General Auto Glass is here to help you. With a lifetime warranty and competitive pricing, our in-shop or mobile teams are ready to diagnose your auto glass repair needs on your personal or commercial vehicle. Can’t make it to us on time? We offer flexible service hours and a mobile team that can come to you wherever you are in Markham, Stouffville, and the North York area. Call us at 289-949-8427!