Should You Repair or Replace Your Broken Windscreen?
To repair or to replace? These are the factors to think about when deciding on whether you can still repair your windshield’s chip or crack, or whether it’s time to replace your windshield. At Instant Windscreens, our windscreen repairs will provide you value. Our team of experts are able to make your chipped windscreen become as strong as the original glass, for the fraction of the price of getting it replaced.
Windscreen repairs are easy, fast, and provide a cheaper alternative to getting a window replacement. Windscreen repairs are quick, and you’ll be back on the road in no time. In some cases, however, your windscreen may be cracked beyond repair and it is required that you get your windscreen replaced. To find out whether you are still able to get your windscreen repaired, keep reading.
These are the top three signs that your windscreen is beyond repair and that it’s time for a replacement:
You Have Two or More Previous Repairs That Are Within the Driver’s Critical Vision Area (CVA)
If your windscreen has had more than a couple of windscreen repairs around the driver’s CVA (a 30cm span from the top to the bottom of the driver’s side of the windscreen, adjacent to the steering wheel), then it’s highly recommended that you get your windscreen replaced, not repaired.
You’ve Had a Total of Eight or More Previous Repairs Anywhere on Your Windscreen
The more repairs you’ve had in the past, the more effective it will be to get your window replaced and not repaired. Having your window replaced will guarantee extra safety and longevity of your windscreen.
Your Window’s Chip or Crack Starts or Finishes near the Edge of the Windscreen
The closer the damage is to the edge of your windscreen, the higher the chance that your damage will continue to become a safety hazard in the future. These chips and cracks reduce the strength and integrity of the windscreen, making them more hazardous to ignore, and less suitable for repairs.
Whether you need a windscreen replacement or a windscreen repair, we can guarantee that you will receive the highest quality of work if you choose Instant Windscreens & Tinting. Our service is unsurpassed, and we have more than 35 years of experience in delivering the best service to our customers.
Call our team of qualified experts on 0800 288 645 and we will work with you to ensure that your automotive work complies with New Zealand and International manufacturing standards.