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5 Signs You May Need To Replace Your Windscreen

5 Signs You May Need To Replace Your Windscreen

Your windscreen is the first line of defense between you and the road. When you are in your car, it will protect you from nature, debris, road hazards and dust. If you happen to get in a car accident, they will help maintain the frame of your vehicle in the event of a rollover. If it has been damaged, it is important to replace your windscreen as soon as you can.

It may be a hassle to dedicate time for repair or replacement, but this small act may end up saving your life. Your windscreen also communicates with your airbag to help protect you and your passengers if there is an accident. Regardless of the cost, the repair should never be overlooked or delayed. But when do you know if your windscreen needs replacement? London Car Windscreen has put together a list of the top five signs that your windscreen needs to be replaced. 

5 Signs it May be Time for a Replacement

There are a few things you can do to prevent or at least limit the damage to your windscreen. Aside from that, you should take it for repair or replacement if you happen to notice any of the signs we mention below. 

Rock Chip Damage

Any damage to your windscreen should be addressed quickly. Rock chips on the glass that are an inch in length or larger are especially dangerous. In the event of an accident, they may prevent your windscreen from maintaining structural integrity. As soon as you notice any rock chips on it, give the professionals a call for a quick repair. 

Cracks in Your Windscreen

Cracks in the windscreen are equally dangerous, more so if they are four inches or longer. This type of damage affects the ability of it to withstand impacts from heavy objects or even a vehicle. If you happen to get in an accident that results in a rollover, it will likely blow out instead of protecting those inside. 

Compromised Driver View

The last thing you need when you hit the road is to have something blocking your line of vision. Damage on the windscreen that affects a drivers line of sight can cause accidents or worse. If there are chips, dents, warping or any other type of damage directly in the driver’s line of sight, it will need to be replaced ASAP. 

Poorly Installed Windscreen

It can be tempting to try and save a few dollars repair costs, but it may end up costing you more in the long run. If you replaced your windscreen, but notice flaws in the glass, noise from the wind, or leaks around the frame, you have a problem. It has not been installed properly if you are facing any of the aforementioned issues. Only use certified, reliable repair providers when replacing the glass on your vehicle. 

Pending Inspection

A damaged windscreen won’t pass inspection, so it is best to replace it before your scheduled inspection date. Instead of risking failure, repair or replace it as soon as possible. Your inspection sticker can even be transferred to your new windscreen via a special procedure. 

How We Can Help

Is your windscreen showing any signs of damage that we have listed above? If so, London Car Windscreen can help. Give us a call at 0751 245 8701 today to find out more about our windscreen replacement rates and packages.