Types of windshield damage
With more than three decades of experience repairing and replacing windshields for East Orange residents and folks throughout Essex County, we’ve seen just about every type of damage possible. But ususally our customers come in with a handful of issues such as:
- Smashed Windows
- Damaged Seals
- Holes through glass
- Driver’s side damage
While most chips and cracks can be fixed, sometimes minor damage within the drivers line of vision can not be repaired and a full windshield replacemet is reuqired. Our expert technicians will quickly analyze the issue and let you know your options.
Importance of Timely Windshield Replacement
Even if damage to your windshield seems slight, there are important reasons to get it looked at right away.
Safety – You could get into accident if a crack is within the drivers line of vision or even distracting the driver from keeping eyes on the road.
Safety of others – Just a small ding in your windshield could create a blind spot making it easier for you to hit someone or something.
Further damage to your car – Getting into an accident, allowing water to come in or shattered glass paritcles could cause further damage to your vehicle.
Small cracks spread requiring replacement – Delaying a repair to a damaged windshield could eliminate the possibility of a repair and require a more costly windshield replacement.
The Process of Windshield Replacement
Our process for repairing and replacing a broken windshield on your vehicle is fairly simple. But you can rest easy knowing that the team at East Orange Autoglass are craftsmen with decades of experience and skill. It will make all the difference when your windshield is fixed properly. The typical steps we take are:
- Remove damaged glass
- Thoroughly clean the area
- Install new window (we have many common brands in stock)
- Test and inspect window operation
Insurance Coverage for Windshield Replacement
Cost of your windshield repair is always a top consideration. We’ll give you a free upfront estimate so you know what to expect. Our prices will always be competitive but our expertise is second to none. We work with your insurance company to collect any money owed to you for a damaged windshield. Often windshield repairs or replacement is covered.