If your windshield has a rock chip the size of a quarter or less, it may be repairable. And best of all, it may not cost you a penny! *Most insurance companies will WAIVE your comprehensive deductible for a windshield repair.
If you don't have insurance, we charge $45 for the 1st, and $10 for each additional chip.
It only takes about 15-20 minutes.
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The largest misconception regarding chips is that they will disappear once repair has been done on the chip. The sole purpose of a rock chip repair is to maintain the structural integrity of the windshield. Any aesthetic improvements are considered a bonus.
A windshield is considered broken once it has a rock chip in it. This is understood throughout our industry. There are many different types of chips and environmental factors that make for a whole array of varied chip repair results. Some chips can get worse during the repair depending on the type of damage that has occurred.
The chip repair does not guarantee that it will disappear. You may see a water mark or a scar after the repair has been completed. This is a normal phenomenon. Again, aesthetic vs. structural. The rule of thumb is if a technician has repaired a chip and it hasn’t grown, the objective was met.
There are many different types of chips. If your chip can be covered, in its entirety (crack included) by a coin, it should be repairable. If it is larger than a quarter, it might be time to consider a windshield replacement.
If our techs see any of these things from the list below, they may recommend a replacement:
The impact point interferes with the driver’s direct line of vision
There are three or more chips in one windshield
The impact point extends through more than one layer of the laminated glass
The inside layer of glass is chipped or cracked
Point of impact is pulverized or large
The chip is larger than a quarter
Acme Auto Glass does both chip repair and windshield replacement. We encourage our customers to communicate with us their expectation of the services to be performed.