What does Safelite jingle say?
“Safelite repair, Safelite replace.” The Safelite jingle – some people love it, some people don’t. And we’re okay with that, but there’s no denying it can easily get stuck in your head, especially when you have a windshield crack. We can all agree on that.
What makes a windshield unrepairable?
The glass is tempered glass, not laminated glass. The crack is longer than a dollar bill. The crack or chip is deep enough that it penetrated more than halfway into the windshield. The crack or chip extends to the outside edge of the windshield.
What happens if you don’t repair your windshield?
Damaged Windshields are Not Safe If the glass has cracks, chips, or missing pieces, then the odds are against you that the entire windshield will stay intact in a collision. Your best bet is to fix the windshield imperfections as they happen, and restore windshield’s stability.
Can you put a windshield in yourself?
Cost- If you don’t have insurance, doing it on your own can be a cheaper option if you have the tools, time, and knowledge to do the job right. But for many vehicle owners, having full-glass coverage affords them the luxury of having their windshield replaced with no out-of-pocket expense.
Are speedy and Safelite the same?
Description. It is a subsidiary of Belron, which is in turn owned by the Belgian D’Ieteren group. Belron operates similar companies in other countries, including Carglass in most of Europe, Autoglass in Britain and Ireland, Lebeau and Speedy Glass (Belron Canada Inc.)
Can a cracked windshield break while driving?
Unfortunately, since there is a growing crack, your windshield could break while driving. The crack can continue to spread due to moisture, temperature fluctuations, and further impact. The good news is that windshields are laminated on both sides so yours won’t shatter into the car.
How do you know if your windshield can be repaired?
According to Glass.com, you should replace your windshield when:
- The glass is tempered, not laminated.
- The crack is longer than a dollar bill.
- The crack or chip is deep enough that it went more than halfway into the windshield.
- The crack or chip extends to the outside edge of the windshield.
What makes a cracked windshield worse?
Cold temperatures cause contraction—even in glass—and if it’s cracked or chipped the added pressure can cause further damage. The sun can also make the crack or chip worse, as it can increase the temperature of the windshield, causing the crack or chip to expand.
How long does it take to install a windshield?
How long will my auto glass repair or replacement take? In many cases, windshield repairs can be performed in 30 minutes or less. Windshield replacements will often take 60 minutes or less; however, we recommend that you do not drive the vehicle for at least one hour after service is completed.
How much does Auto Glass quoting cost?
For the low price of $199 a month (which includes a NAGS© license fee), you can put your own Auto Glass Quoting Wizard on your web site. We supply you with the code to embed in your site. Quote and take orders during and after hours without an extra customer service representative.
Where can I get a glass window quote online?
Glass.com is designed to be the easiest way to find auto glass repair or replacement quotes online. To use Glass.com, simply enter your ZIP Code, or the ZIP Code where you would like the work on your vehicle to be done, and click for your free auto window replacement estimate.
Why choose our auto glass repair and replacement services?
When a chip, crack, or further damage occurs, the last thing you should do is put off the auto glass repair or replacement because of the cost. For that reason, we offer competitive pricing to enable you to repair your damage as quickly as possible. Who pays? Repairs and replacements can be made with or without insurance claims.
How do I choose the right glass for my car?
Most glass pieces are named as shown above, whether in sedans, SUVs, trucks or other vehicles. Choose the glass type that most closely shows the piece where your breakage is. Glass.com is designed to be the easiest way to find auto glass repair or replacement quotes online.