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AUTOMOTIVE & RV WINDSHIELD CHIP & CRACK REPAIR

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Auto Windshield repair services

Say goodbye to costly windshield replacements, and hello to affordable auto glass repair at Chip’s Windshield Repair and Auto Care!

Windshields play a crucial role in maintaining the structural integrity of your vehicle and protecting occupants during accidents. The original windshield is engineered to provide maximum strength and durability, offering reliable protection in the event of collisions or rollovers.

Keep your original OEM windshield longer with a Chip’s repair, Thousands of windshields saved! We use a UV curable, optically matched resin to bond the glass together preventing further spread of the windshield chips and cracks. Our repair services restore the strength of the windshield, while also improving the clarity.

If you’re dealing with cracks, no need to replace your windshield! Our dual-headed injector bridge can stop them in their tracks and restore the structural integrity of your windshield.

We service Cars, Trucks, RV’s, Busses and Heavy Equipment!

RV Windshield repair services

Say goodbye to costly windshield replacements, and hello to affordable RV glass repair at Chip’s Windshield Repair and Auto Care!

RV windshields are typically larger and are often thicker compared to car windshields. The size and shape of the damage can affect the repair process, as larger cracks or chips may require different techniques or materials to ensure a successful repair. Any repairs must be performed with precision to maintain structural integrity and ensure the windshield can withstand the rigors of travel.

At Chip’s, we have had customers call requesting us to repair damage to their RV glass, that was previously “repaired” at a temporary parking lot location or auto glass shop with disastrous results. Repairing an RV windshield is not the
same as repairing a car or truck windshield.

Don’t take a chance with your expensive windshield! We have the experience repairing chips and cracks in all types of RVs, and can come to you! We offer mobile service to campgrounds and RV storage areas. (We also offer RV scratch repair and exterior detailing! Check out “Chip and Dale’s” garage.

Windshield repair FAQ

Chip's Repairs

What is a windshield chip?

A windshield chip is a small break or damage in the glass of a vehicle’s windshield. It’s typically caused by the impact of small rocks, debris, or other objects hitting the windshield while driving. Windshield chips vary in size and shape but often appear as small, circular marks on the surface of the glass. Depending on the severity of the chip, it can affect visibility and compromise the structural integrity of the windshield if left unrepaired. Windshield chip repair involves filling the damaged area with a specialized resin to prevent it from spreading and restore the windshield’s strength and clarity.

Can a windshield crack be repaired?

Yes, a windshield crack can often be repaired, depending on several factors such as the size, location, and severity of the crack. It is essential to address cracks promptly, as they can spread over time due to changes in temperature, road vibrations, and other factors.

How long does a windshield chip repair take?

How long will the repair last? A properly performed windshield chip repair can last for the lifetime of the windshield. However, the longevity of the repair may depend on factors such as the size and severity of the chip, as well as environmental conditions and driving habits.

Why should I repair a chip or crack in my windshield?

  • It will improve visibility, enhancing safe driving conditions.
  • A proper windshield repair prevents the damage from spreading further and saves you money on the rising cost of replacement.
  • It restores the structural integrity of the windshield, maintaining the safety of your vehicle.

Is repairing a windshield kinder to the environment?

Did you know that manufacturing a new windshield requires a significant number of resources, including glass, plastic, and energy. By repairing the existing windshield, we can avoid the need to produce a new one, thus reducing the demand for these resources This not only conserves resources but also minimizes the environmental impact associated with the disposal of old windshields.

Can I drive my vehicle immediately after windshield chip repair?

In most cases, you can safely drive your vehicle immediately after windshield chip repair. However, we recommend avoiding washing the vehicle or exposing it to extreme temperatures for at least 24 hours to allow the repair resin to fully cure and bond with the glass.

How long will the repair last?

A properly performed windshield chip repair can last for the lifetime of the windshield. However, the longevity of the repair may depend on factors such as the size and severity of the chip, as well as environmental conditions and driving habits.

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