Damaged Auto Glass: Should You Repair Or Replace It? – Miracle Auto Glass Center

Damaged Auto Glass: Should You Repair Or Replace It?

If your car windshield or window was recently damaged, your defiantly wondering how much it’s going to cost you, and if it needs to be repaired or replaced.

While getting a answer directly be nice, we do have to access the damage for the best route to take, and to make it more convenient, Miracle Auto Glass will accept pictures.

Auto Glass Repairs Depend on Three Factors

When you have damaged glass, the three factors that go into place are location, size, and depth of the damage that will determine wether you will need it repaired or replaced. Also keep in mind those factors apply to windshield damage because windshields feature laminated glass. Anything else on a vehicle like the rear window usually always requires replacement.

You Can Get Away With Auto Glass Repair If…

  • The glass contains a chip smaller than the size of a quarter.
  • There is a crack shorter than three inches long.
  • The damage has not permeated both layers of glass (this only applies to windshields).
  • The damage does not extend to the outer edge of the glass (windshields only).

You’ll Need Auto Glass Replacement If…

  • Your rear windshield incurs damage.
  • Your side windows suffer cracks or chips.
  • Cracks are longer than a few inches.
  • Your auto glass contains pitting.
  • The damage compromises the structural integrity of the glass.

Looking For Auto Glass Repair Or Replacement?

When you need honest auto glass service, competitive pricing, and extensive experience, Miracle Auto Glass  is the shop to call.

To learn more about our services or to schedule your appointment, give our team a call at (210) 680-2551