Prevention is better than cure.
Repair is better than replacement.
Ignoring a minor chip on your car’s windshield can prove much more expensive later. It could be dangerous as well since a crack that obstructs your vision on the road. A damaged windshield can even endanger the roof of your vehicle.
Here are different types of damage that professional auto glass repair and replacement services can repair for your vehicle.
Bullseye Damage Repair
Small cracks, less than 1-inch in diameter, can be repaired successfully by injecting resins that bind the elements of the glass. A jet of air is passed through the damaged area to remove any particle or dirt, before injecting the resin.
Star Break Repair
A star-break happens when your windshield is hit with a speeding object and the damaged area is more than 1.5 inch in diameter. As a result, multiple cracks radiate from the center of the hit area. An auto windshield repair expert will examine the depth of the crack and apply the right solution to seal the gap.
Bullseye and Star Break Damage Repair
Your windshield repair professional has to deal with a damage that is a combination of both bullseye and star break damage. Such damage should be fixed urgently since it can spread quickly throughout the windshield.
Surface Pit Damage Repair
Windshield glass consists of 3 layers, an external layer, a plastic inner-layer, and an internal layer. Surface pit damage repair work is needed when only the top layer of the glass is scraped partially. The depth of the pit should not be beyond 1/8th of the total glass width, for surface pit damage repair to work.