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Do you have a broken, cracked, or chipped windshield that needs repair? Are you wondering if you could get the repair for free? Yes? I was wondering the same when my car’s windshield glass broke. The fact is, there is no such thing as free windshield repair.
The only time you can get free windshield repair is if you find a new business, and if they are doing free promotions to get customers. Or, if you have automobile insurance with glass breakage coverage. Other than that, you are out of luck. Don’t worry though, there are other options which are cheaper and effective.
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Use Windshield Repair Kits
Did you know that there are windshield repair kits available out there? They are cheap, quick, and effective. I use them all the time, and I think you should try them as well. Let me guess, now you are wondering how to select the best kit? Well, I have done the hard work for you. I have hand-picked 10 best windshield repair kits for you, which are displayed on our home page. Go have a look.
Now before you purchase any of those kits, you need to know a couple of things. First of all, you need to know the type of damage that has been suffered by your windshield. You just need to determine if it’s a chip damage, or a crack. Easy right?
Next, you need to determine the size of the chip or crack. Depending on how big and how long the crack is, select the repair kit appropriately. These windshield repair kits are super easy to work with and come with detailed instruction.
However, if you are not comfortable doing the repair all by yourself, you can always call your local auto glass shop and have it all done for you. It just won’t be cheaper. Regardless, if you can follow the instructions, you can do the repair all by yourself.
Find Your Local Auto Glass Repair Shops
If repair kits don’t work for you, then you need to get professional help for your windshield. There are many auto glass shops all around. Pick up a business directory or look up online. Note the businesses that have a good reputation. Also, not the reviews if they have any. Reviews help a lot.
Once you have a good list of shops, call them and see how much they would cost to repair your windshield. Some companies don’t do repairs, and they will get you to replace your windshield. Don’t believe them. You will certainly find the ones that repair almost anything.
Once you have the prices down, look for the cheaper one and ask for more discounts. You may sometimes get it. Some businesses also give you the option where they beat the price of another competitor with certain percentage (around 5-10% usually). Look for these as they help you a lot.
It is difficult you get your windshield repaired for free. However, repairing it won’t cost much when you have the right repair kits with you and you know what to do. I hope this article helped you with some alternative options that are cheaper. Thanks for reading.
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