Repair vs Replace

Deciding When to Repair or Replace

Are you wondering whether you need to replace your windshield, or if just a repair will suffice?  Both services can be done on site, however it might take a bit longer to replace your glass, as they will need to order a new windshield if they do not have it in stock. 
So how do you tell which service is needed?  That usually depends on the level of damage to the windshield.  With exceptions, a general rule of thumb is that if the crack or chip is larger than your hand, it will need replacing.  If there is a hole in your glass larger than then end of your finger it will most likely need replacing as well.  Glass companies will for the most part give you an accurate diagnosis of the extent of the damage, and what the right solution will be.  If you are unsure of which service you need call somebody.  The top auto glass folks do their best to give you the most affordable options possible, and as always safety is the number one priority.


We often find that some of the most common damages in a windshield is cracks, which could most likely be the result of a chip that has not been repaired soon enough. Typically when the cracking is still small we are able to repair it, and our mobile repair service has crack repair down to an science!  When the lines are spreading out wider though, traveling slowly across your windshield and threatening to divide and conquer, then you can be pretty sure that you’ll need a whole new windshield.  But as always when in doubt, consult the professionals! They can let you know what your best options for fixing will be when it comes to the size of your crack.


Auto Glass Repair

In most cases a repair to your windshield will be a quicker and easier fix than a full replacement.  The guys that service  Auto Glass – Windshield specialists, have the experience and expertise to fill that crack in your car glass before it grows into a bigger issue that will need a full replacement.   Even if it’s just a scratch, they know that if the scratch is deep enough it can break further if left alone.   That’s why they also specialize in auto glass scratch repair as well as windshield chip repair.
Time is on your side when it comes to smaller repairs to your windshield.  Techs are able to perform windshield repairs in about an hour in most cases.   Whereas a full replacement will take a bit more time; Because first of all they need to verify that we have your exact windshield model in stock, if not then they must order it, and it also takes a bit longer once we get to your location for adhesion to set when it is a full windshield that needs to be replaced.



You are driving to work, passing the Merrimack River, when one of those utility trucks shoots pebbles up at you as it zips by… you hear that dreaded sound and notice a pesky bullseye chip in your front windshield!   Not only can that be incredibly annoying, but trying to figure out a time and place to fix your car glass seems like a big headache you didn’t need.  The auto tech crew at Haverhill Windshield wants to put your mind at ease that this can be a quick and easy fix, especially with our mobile windshield services that will come to you!
They specialize in car window chip repair, auto glass scratch or crack repairs, fixing any small crack in your  windshield, and any other pits or dings you may get on your vehicle’s glass.  Best part is, when you call they’ll come right to where you are and also file your insurance claim for you so you will be all set and won’t have to bother with claims and paperwork.