Normally none of us want to spend more money replacing something especially if we can just as easily get the thing repaired at a lower cost. The same is true for car parts, especially since they can be quite pricey. Replacing something like a windshield can cost you quite a bit of money and if you can safely do it, they you would like to get a repair done instead. However, we also feel that people can, at times, make rash decisions or uninformed ones because they want to save some money, and in doing so these people can put themselves and others at risk. So in this article we aim to help you make the right decision, we are going to go over a few scenarios where is it better to replace the windshield rather than have it repaired.
Now with new technology that is available today, you are easily able to go to any auto glass repair in Westchester County and get a really long crack or a particularly big chip in the glass fixed. Normally there is not much of a problem if you want to fix a chip that goes up to 3 inches long, and also non deep cracks that go up to 10 to 14 inches. However, what you do have to remember is the place that these cracks have occurred. You do not want to end up having to force a repair on an area that goes right through your vision as a driver. What most people forget to take in to consideration, or do not know about, is the distortion is the glass caused by the repairing. So if it passes through your vision or at an important place, then you are very likely reducing visibility for yourself when you are driving around.