13, May 2024
Windshield Repair at Landers Ford South

Your windshield is a crucial part of your vehicle, providing protection in case of a collision and keeping the driver’s vision clear. It also helps to minimize wind noise and vibration, resulting in a comfortable ride for all occupants. However, if your windshield becomes damaged, it is important to get it repaired as soon as possible. Not only is driving with a cracked windshield illegal in some states, it can significantly impede your ability to drive safely.

A windshield repair  of two layers of glass with a layer of polyvinyl butyrate in between them. Whenever your car is driven, it experiences stress that can cause the windshield to flex. This can lead to damage that can weaken the outer layer of glass and create cracks. These cracks can take many forms, such as pits, bullseyes and starbursts.

Why Timely Windshield Repair Is Crucial for Your Safety

While it is possible to use DIY repair kits to fix some types of chips and pits, this is often not recommended due to the risk of further damage compromising your safety and possibly the structural integrity of the glass. In addition, these kits are not likely to provide the same level of quality as professional repairs.

When you visit Landers Ford South for a repair, we will remove any dust or debris from the damaged area of your windshield and inject restorative resin into the pit or chip. The resin fills the hole and bonds with the glass, strengthening it and minimizing the appearance of the damage.

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