Have you ever wondered why there are more windshield issues in metro cities? The ever growing construction and traffic are a huge reason behind it. In Mumbai you’ll easily spot a car with a damaged windshield. It is very easy for a vehicle’s windshield to get scratched or even get a chip after first few months of purchase.
Rapid development in Delhi NCR has resulted in the increase of traffic. Experts of windshields in Gurgaon and Noida attribute unconstructed roads with loose stones & gravels for this problem. It is not a surprise to get a chip on the windshield by a rock sent flying from another vehicle’s tyre. In an instant, your clean and beautiful windshield gets a permanent scar, distracting you from driving in peace.
Car owners don’t give priority to windshield related issues due to lack of proper knowledge about them. Most people generally assume that a windshield’s role is only to block dust and dirt from entering the car and helping driver do his job without any distractions. The role of a windshield consists of way more than blocking dust and dirt. Today, windshields are designed in such a way that they can support 70% of a car’s structure and prevent it from collapsing in case of a rollover. Since the windshield is very important when it comes to safety and security of the occupants sitting inside, it is important to get the problem fixed as soon as possible.
A majority of issues with a windshield start showing up the moment a small chip turns into a huge crack. A crack can be of any type and the most common one is a bull’s eye. This is a circular crack with an impact deeper than a normal chip. With constant bumps and the changing weather, these cracks increase until it becomes impossible for the driver to see the road clearly and it becomes necessary to replace the windshield.
A small chip or crack can be repaired easily. There are tools available in the market to get this problem fixed. One can either use an adhesive to overcome this issue and fix the windshield or go to a professional maintenance agency for the same. Professional windshield agencies are recommended most of the time because they are well versed with the problems associated with windshields. There are videos available on the internet that tells you how to fix the windshield manually. However, a small mistake or ignoring a step can cause a lot of damage and probably ruin the windshield entirely.
If the crack on the surface of the windshield is longer than 3 inches then it is a sign to get the replacement done as soon as possible. These cracks grow longer with the impact of external elements like dust, dirt and even the changing weather. Dust and dirt particles that get stuck between the cracks make the damage grow larger with time. Cracks also grow in size because of weather changes, the continuous expansion and contraction of the windshield during day and night plays a big role in doing so.
Ignoring a crack is a sign of problems to come. A crack diverts your attention from driving and can lead to an unfortunate incident in future. To avoid this, you need to contact a professional windshield repair agency as soon as possible. Most of these agencies provide door-to-door service facilities that give you the advantage of not having to drive with a damaged windshield to get it fixed.
By replacing a windshield on time, you can save yourself and your loved ones from an unfortunate incident. A windshield is always there to ensure your protection and that is the reason why it needs proper maintenance, just like rest of the car’s body.
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