One of the most important parts of your car is the windscreen and you need to keep it in good condition over the lifetime of your car, since you need to be able to see out of it in order to drive on the roads safely.
As such, you need to keep on top of chips and cracks, as these can make it harder for you to see hazards on the roads, as well as other motorists.
You might think that a little chip wouldn’t cause too many problems, but they can make the glare you get off car headlights and sunlight worse – and over time, they can put pressure on the glass and before you know it you have a big crack.
That’s why it’s essential you don’t ignore any chips you see on the windshield. You’ll find it a lot quicker – and a lot cheaper – to get small chips sorted out before they have the chance to turn into a bigger and more expensive problem.
Professional, experienced and reliable windshield repair services can help you deal with chips and cracks as they occur. Smaller chips can be repaired using an acrylic adhesive to seal it up and stop dirt and moisture from getting in, but bigger cracks take longer to resolve – and you may need to replace the entire windscreen depending on how bad the situation is.
It’s also worth remembering that driving with a cracked windscreen could get you in trouble with the police, as they may take the view that you’re driving a car in a dangerous condition.