Facts Why You Should Repair your Windshield Over Having It Replaced
- Saves Money! - Saves on Unnecessary Replacement Cost. 65% of all replacement windshields are installed incorrectly which results in interior damage, leakage, wind noise and rust
- Safety! - Guarantee not to Crack in the Same Place
- Restores the Strength & Visibility as Windshields are considered a major part of the vehicles frame
- Keeps the Integrity of your Existing Windshield and Retains the Original Factory Seal, a Factory seal is 500 times stronger than a replacement seal
- Retains the VALUE of the Vehicle
- Recommended and Approved by the Insurance Industry, Approved by the Dept. Of Transportation and Meets CA Vehicle Code and most other states
- Most Insurance companies will Waive your Deductible, which means the repair is "FREE" to YOU!
- Protects YOU from Rising Insurance Costs
- Prevents a Police Citation
- Keeps our Landfills Clean
I CAN SEE CLEARLY NOW!
What about your windshield? Is it clean and crystal clear? Are there chips, cracks and pits that need mending? Tired of looking at those unsightly chips and cracks and the glare in your eyes when the sun reflects onto the crack in your windshield? The statistics are staggering. Approximately seven out of every ten vehicles will receive a rock chip or crack in the windshield. If unattended to (especially in a “reasonable” amount of time)most can be fixed, stopping the crack from spreading, thus, the windshield can be saved.There are numerous benefits to saving your windshield. Retaining the original seal is critical. A new seal creates potential problems such as wind noise, water leakage, that mildew smell and those annoying rust bubbles. Additionally, the windshield is an integral part of the safety and structure of your vehicle. The goal is to save the original factory seal and glass unless it is ABSOLUTELY necessary to replace the entire windshield. Oh yes, you can receive a police citation for a cracked windshield!
The cost of a repair is only a fraction of that of a replacement. Most insurance companies will cover this charge (without requiring a deductible) because it’s a lot cheaper to pay for a repair now then a replacement windshield down the road. And a bonus – saving a windshield is also environmentally friendly since windshields are not recyclable.
Yes indeed, The Crack Doctor will improve the cosmetic appearance of the damaged area to between 80 and 98 present, which it will look like it was never there… For more information and tips on how to protect your windshield, and for a free, no obligation estimate on repairing your windshield, please call The Crack Doctor at 858-277-7713.
WHAT CREATES THE NEED FOR WINDSHIELD REPAIR?
Road debris often strikes a windshield and creates damage in the glass. Unless the cracking process is stopped, it will continue until the cracks or breaks expand to cover large areas of the windshield.
These damages range from small nicks to large shattered areas. Most of the smaller damages can be repaired without removing or replacing the windshield, and thus stopping the cracking process.
HOW DOES THE WINDSHIELD GET REPAIRED?
First call The Crack Doctor at 858-277-7713.
The windshield repair is accomplished by injecting a clear adhesive bonding agent into the damaged area. The bonding agent fills the damaged area of the windshield and prevents it from further cracking, breaking or spreading.
HOW WILL MY WINDSHIELD LOOK AFTER THE REPAIR?
The most important purpose of windshield repair is to restore the strength and integrity to the glass and stop the cracking and breaking process. The windshield repair improves the optical clarity of the area from 80% to 98%.
Even though many stone chips or cracks look similar in nature every one has its own distinctive character.
After a repair is completed, the appearance of the broken area improves, but it does not always disappear from sight. There is potentially some scarring where the break was filled and it usually can be seen by looking at the glass and focusing on the repair area. Sometimes it is visible; sometimes it is almost impossible to remember or find where the damage used to be.
IS WINDSHIELD REPAIR EXPENSIVE?
Did you know that those ugly rock chips on your windshield can be repaired, without replacing your windshield and usually "at little or no cost to you"? If you qualify!
Most insurance companies would rather have you repair your windshield than replace it. This includes rock-chips, bulls-eyes, stars, and combination breaks. A small repair now prevents a windshield replacement in the future. All the major insurance companies recognized the benefits of a repaired windshield over a replacement because of cost, safety, convenience and major problems that occur when a windshield is replaced.
Ninety-five percent of all Insurance Companies will waive your deductible (comprehensive portion), on a repair (and only a repair). But even if they don’t the cost of the repair, is significantly less expensive then the cost of a replacement windshield down the road.
Now that many insured policy holder’s choose to increase their deductible (between $500.00 and $1,500.00) just to lower their insurance premiums, and by doing so it know longer covers any portion of the cost of an average windshield replacement.
Beware: Windshields save lives by preventing you and your passengers from being thrown out of the vehicle. If the Windshield replacement is not done correctly, it could be the difference between life and death! Your windshield can be an essential part of your vehicles air bag system and the structural integrity of the vehicle that could prevent your roof from caving in incase of a major accident. Some replacement glass may be inferior – sometimes it is thinner and weaker, or is not the proper fit for your vehicle and the glass has a great deal of distortion severely affecting visibility and optical clarity.
SAME DAY SERVICE
We can usually schedule your repair the same day YOU call. Once again, that number is 858-277-7713.
The Crack Doctor offers a lifetime guarantee, in writing, on all repairs less than 3". We GUARANTEE THAT FOR THE PERIOD YOU OWN YOUR CAR, OUR REPAIRS WILL NOT CRACK, SPREAD, OR DISCOLOR. We guarantee that the repaired area will retain its optical clarity.
All of our windshield repair technicians are expertly trained and insured. They are meticulous, prompt, professional and courteous. You will not find any technicians more knowledgeable and devoted to making sure your windshield is fixed correctly. A job will not be accepted if it is not fixable. The Crack Doctor will assess the damage to your windshield without any obligation and provide you with results beyond your imagination.
We offer mobile service and will come to your home or office at your convenience.
HOW SHOULD I CARE FOR MY WINDSHIELD BEFORE THE REPAIR?
- Repair as soon as possible.
- Do not wash your car before the repair.
- Do not put any product on the damaged area (glue, nail polish, ink...)
- If rain is expected, put a tape over the damaged area. Put a first returned tape (to avoid having glue inside the crack) and hold it on the windshield with another tape
- Each time you park your car, keep one of your windows a little bit open.