When your windshield first gets cracked, it’s pretty impossible to ignore. As time goes on, though, you might get used to driving around with a cracked windshield and barely even notice the spiderwebbing that is stretching across your windshield. It’s important to know when you need a windshield replacement, especially before your damaged windshield becomes hazardous.
One obvious sign that it’s time for a windshield replacement is if a rock or other projectile object creates a hole through the glass. Other visible indicators include deep cracks or chips, especially ones that are spreading quickly across your windshield. Generally, if your windshield has any cracks that are about three inches or longer, then it’s a good idea to have your windshield replaced. You might think that you’ll be just able to see around the marks on your windshield, but the last thing you want is for the cracks to turn into tiny blind spots and discover the hard way that it is impairing your ability to see on the road.
Replacing your windshield can seem like a chore, but it’s essential for maximum safety and visibility while driving your vehicle. When you get your windshield replaced, make sure that you’re hiring a professional who knows what they’re doing to ensure that your windshield is installed correctly. A poor windshield replacement job is just as bad as a damaged windshield, as your windshield needs to be fitted properly. It’s better to get your windshield in top condition sooner rather than later.
If you’re looking to replace your windshield, contact us at McConnell Auto Glass today! We are also a preferred vendor for insurance companies.