If your windshield is pelted by a rock, Inspect the damage, Call a windshield repair professional before reaching for DIY windshield repair kit. I am sorry to say you will end wasting your time trying to do it yourself, once the resin is injected in the chip and it fails, it can't be fix again. A professional got all the right tools and training to get the job done right the first time, You may save yourself hundreds on unexpected windshield replacement. Too many people are coming to us with failed repairs using these DIY kits and I hate to tell them it can't be repaired again.
WHY REPAIR MY WINDSHIELD INSTEAD OF REPLACE?
Answer: Repair cost less than replacement and it is safer.
WHAT CAN BE REPAIRED?
Answer: Small star break, combination break, bull's eye, pressure ring and long cracks
WHAT SIZE CAN BE REPAIRED?
Answer: Small stone chip in your windshield between the size of a dime and a 25 cent coin and a single line crack up to 18 inches.
Will REPAIRING A CHIP DISAPPEAR COMPLETELY?
The dark spot you notice in the chip or crack is air and moisture. The repair will remove both dark spot and moisture and completely fill and cure with resin. You will only notice a clear skeleton of the repair with 80 - 98% clarity which depends on the severity of the damaged area. The sooner you repair the better the repair.
WILL REPAIRING A LONG CRACK DISAPPEAR?
The dark spot you see in the crack is air. The repair will inject clear resin in between the crack and push the air out leaving a clear hairline skeleton of the crack and prevent it from spreading. The crack will only be noticeable at dead on view.
WHAT MUST NOT BE REPAIRED?
A contaminated or dirty long crack that was exposed to a car wash, windshield washer fluids, road salt, and any other household chemicals will not look good and will fail the repair. Long cracks must be repaired soon to avoid this.
HOW DO YOU KNOW IF A CHIP OR CRACK IS REPAIR CORRECTLY?
If you notice dark spots in the repair it is not done properly and will over time fail and becomes a crack.
IS THE WORK GUARANTEE?
All repair comes with a written guarantee.
SHOULD YOU GO TO A REPLACEMENT SHOP TO REPAIR YOUR WINDSHIELD?
Glass replacement shop usually will give you an inferior repair since they can make more money replacing it.
You are safer to choose a repair only service since they don't replace windshields. There is no conflict of interest.
This is the result of a bad rock chip repair when you try a DIY or get a bad repair - You don't want ugly air pockets