Windscreen Repair or Replacement?

Even the smallest crack or chip can quickly escalate into a major problem which can render your vehicle undriveable. This article will help you determine whether the size, depth, position and type of crack on your windscreen means it needs to be repaired or replaced, so you know exactly what is required when contacting a professional to fix the problem.
Why should I fix the crack in my windscreen?
Not only are chips and cracks on a windscreen a major annoyance, but they can also impede your vision when driving which can prove to be fatal. As stated in the Road Traffic Act, driving a vehicle with a chip or crack in the windscreen is a criminal offence which can result in a hefty fine and three points on your driving licence.
How do I know whether to get my windscreen repaired or replaced?
Most of the time, chips and cracks on the windscreen can be easily repaired, however, in some cases the damage is so extensive that it is beyond repair and the entire windscreen needs to be replaced. This usually depends on four main factors:
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  1. It’s nice that you mentioned how chips and cracks on a windscreen could impede your vision when driving which could prove to be fatal. I was cleaning my car yesterday and I noticed that its windscreen has a chip on it. It would be very unsafe to drive with a chipped windscreen, so I should ask for windscreen repair services immediately.

  2. Thank you for the post on window repair or replacement. I definitely think at the very least you need to fix the crack in the windshield. Cracks can spread and weaken the structural integrity of the windshield.

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