To ensure your cars good health you need to take care of its windshield. Windshields provide overall protection in case of a collision or bad weather condition. Taking care of your windshield means to promptly service it in case of cracks and chips. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about auto glass repair that people usually have:
How do I find professional auto glass installers?
There are a number of ways to find the right auto glass installers. You will need to research a little however. First look at the various installers in your area in a local listing or a newspaper. Then you can do a Google search and look at least those installers in your area that have a listing, review or a website. Read reviews if there are any. Also ask around among your friends, neighbors and colleagues whether they have already used some of the local auto glass installers and how happy they were with any work they had done there.
You can also visit some of the installers from the list that you have already narrowed down and ask them some thoughtful questions about how they can go about helping you. For instance, you can ask them how they will fix your car so that there are no leakages and rust around the seam when they install the glass. You can tell them that you know some friends who had this problem and want to know how they will help you avoid such poor auto repair work. You can also ask them about different adhesives. Often times professionals will give you this information without you having to prod them. Find a professional who will keep you informed about the changes they will make. A professional who will tell you the pros and cons or repair vs. replacement for your windshield is also someone who respects your needs and trusts you to make the right decision. That is the kind of professional you want.
I need to travel long distance, can I take my car out soon as it gets fixed?
No, it takes anywhere between a few hours and a whole day for your professional to fix your windshield even if it is just repair work. Replacement can take longer so ask them for cure times so you can plan accordingly.
The 20/20 video on windshield installation really shook me up. How do I ensure quality work by a professional?
You need a professional who will inform you of all the safety measures they take to install your windshield safely. Ask around and find a professional who is trustworthy and will replace or repair according to factory specification or better.
Research thoroughly before you invest in your auto glass repair because this could be the safety measure that could save you.