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To Fix or Replace a Glass Windshield?

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Windshields are specifically made to provide additional support to vehicles and also to take on the stress of highway travel, however, damage does unavoidably happen. Windshields are made up of two glass layers that sandwich an inner layer of safety glass. The inner layer is known as lamination, holds the broken outer layer in cases of accidents. That’s why windshields crack after it’s hit by an object instead of breaking apart in many situations.

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Do I have to replace my windshield or can it be repaired?

Repairing or replacing windshields in Victoria BC will be subject to the severity, location, and size of the damage. Most windshield repair shops are capable of repairing minor cracks and rock chips up to 3 inches. Anything that’s bigger will most likely require replacement.

The area of the damage is also significant in knowing the fate of your windshield. Cracks on the edge of …