Car Window Chip Repair
You don’t always have to replace the entire window after it get a chip as sometimes the chip only needs to be repaired. A cone shaped chip and a leaf shaped chip can be repaired, so you won’t need to worry if you have a chip that look like one of those shapes. There are many other things that you can call a chip or crack in your windows shapes such as bull’s eye, combination break, crack chip, ding, half-moon, long crack, stone break, pit, stress crack and star break. Cracks won’t be able to be repaired as there is too much damage done.
This can happen when you’re driving around a rock hits your car window and the driver will most probably hear it instantly. You could either buy your very own window reaper kit or you could just let our professional technicians take over and save you time and money in the long run. We would firstly need to clean the glass around the actual chip in the window and then apply a patch of some kind, depending on the type of chip. We advise you repair any of chips on your windows as soon as you can as dirt and other elements can get into the chips.
How to Avoid
If you never want to get a chip in your window, then we have a few ideas for you to keep in mind while driving around. We advise you keep a safe distance from trucks and cars when you are driving around as this should prevents any rocks that fly up form hitting your window. If you find that a chip has just happened, we advise you to place tape on it before we can get to you as this will prevent any water and dirt from getting into it which will make it easier to repair the chip.
Star Shaped Chip
If you wondering what kind of chip you have and if it can be repaired, then we can answer than for you right away. The name of this chip gives the shape of it away as it will look like a star. The thing about these chips is that they can be repaired but not all of them as there are always the ones that are too badly damaged. There are a list of other factors that we need to look at too when making a decision and providing the best solutions to our customers. If your star chip is small in size, then you’re in luck.
Types of Chips
The combination break chip can leave different types of chips and cracks in your windscreen which means it will leave too much damage to be able to be repaired. If you get a half moon shaped chip, then you are in luck as this shape doesn’t usually end up cracking. This chip will be similar to a bull’s eye chip. The bullseye chip is the same shape as a circle and luckily it can also be replaced if you get it done soon after it happens. There are many different types of chips and cracks that a window can have.