How much does it cost to seal a chip in a windshield?
Rock chips or cracks in a windshield will cost $20 to $60 to repair, depending on the size and the location of the chips. Larger chips or cracks will cost $60 to $100 to repair. The average cost of replacing a windshield in Canada ranges between $190 – $400.
Can small chips in windshield be fixed?
Most small chips and cracks in a windshield can be repaired. If they grow too large, the entire windshield will need to be replaced. Some small windshield chips and cracks can be repaired at home with a DIY repair kit. If you would rather it to the professionals, call a local windshield repair company.
How big of a chip in a windshield can be fixed?
If a rock chip is small enough (usually under 2 inches), repairing it is an option. It may be possible to repair chips up to 3 inches in diameter (depending on the size and the location of the chip).
Are rock chips worth fixing?
For your safety, it is important to repair rock chips as soon as possible. Windshield damage decreases visibility and compromises the structural integrity of your glass. You should repair rock chips before they spread out and cost you a new windshield.
What size rock chips can be repaired?
Rock chip damage around 2 inches or smaller can usually be repaired. Some larger sized chips may be repairable, usually up to 3 inches in diameter. Anything too big or with long cracks will need a replacement.
When should I repair rock chip?
It’s a good idea to repair your windshield rock chip as soon as possible. The longer you wait to repair your rock chip, the more of a chance you take of it spreading out. Once the rock chip has spread into a long crack, the windshield must be replaced.
Do you live in Edmonton, Alberta? Our windshield repair experts will come to your home or work and repair your windshield chip. You can reach us at 780-220-3719 or you can schedule an appointment online.