ROCK CHIP REPAIR

Windshield chip repair services in Lubbock, TX

It is very easy for the smallest chip in your windshield to turn into a large crack that impairs your visibility and puts you and your passengers at risk. Repairing rock chips in a windshield is a simple, inexpensive process that will prevent the larger crack and keep your vehicle safe.

Rock chip repair prevents a windshield rock chip from spreading. Minor chip repair is most effective when only the upper layer of the windshield is broken. For a rock chip to be repaired successfully it needs to be less than a 1/2 inch in diameter and not in the driver's line of sight. An important reason to repair a rock chip is that the repair leaves the bond of your current windshield undamaged. This means it is an inexpensive way to keep your car safe.

A windshield that has been damaged by a rock chip may develop a crack requiring the replacement of your windshield.

Some insurance companies cover 100% of rock chip repair with no deductible. Call or fill out the form at the right and find out if your company is one of them.

Why repair a rock chip?

  • Convenient: Windshield repair can usually be completed in half an hour or less, and back on the road in no time.
  • Inexpensive: Most insurance companies will cover windshield repair charges at no out-of-pocket expense to you..
  • Safe: Repairing the windshield helps to keep the original factory equipment intact and most importantly, keeps you safe.

Rock chips can usually be repaired if they are no larger than an inch in size and not in the driver's line of vision. The Clear-Vu Auto Glass technicians can evaluate the damage and determine if it can be repaired.

The National Glass Association recommends that any windshield damage be fixed as soon as possible. The longer the windshield is exposed to natural elements only makes the damage worse. Dirt and extremes in temperature can make the damaged area larger and eventually lead to having to have the entire windshield replaced. Windshield repair is a quick solution to repair the damage and can usually be completed in less than a half hour.

Rock Chip Repair Process

Rock Chip Repair Process

  1. The Clear-Vu technician drills into the rock chip.
  2. Vacuum pressure is then applied to the rock chip.
  3. The resin's are injected into the rock chip. The resins used to repair windshield rock chips are optically compatable and specially formulated to have the same refractive characteristics as OEM laminated glass.
  4. Once the resin is injected, the technician uses an ultraviolet light to quickly cure the resin with the glass.
  5. The technician scrapes any excess resin from the windshield and cleans the glass.
  6. With the windshield now repaired, there is no longer any danger of further cracking from the point of impact and the repair is virtually undetectable.
Call Clear-Vu today for an appointment to repair your windshield chips and cracks.