Apr
02

Windshield Replacement – When Is It Necessary | CPR Auto Glass Temecula

Windshield Replacement

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Depending on the size of the crack in your vehicle windshield, you may be able to have it repaired instead of having to get a windshield replacement. Small cracks or nicks that are in the middle of the windshield can usually be repaired. You should not wait too long to have the crack or nick repaired, otherwise you will likely need a windshield replacement. Over time, small cracks can spread, expanding to a length where they can no longer be repaired. A spreading crack also puts the driver and passengers at risk. As the crack spreads, the entire integrity of the windshield degrades, and where the windshield would have, in a repaired state, prevented a flying object from breaking through the windshield, a long crack will have weakened the windshield to the point where a flying rock will shatter the windshield and send the rock, and flying glass, at the vehicle’s driver and passengers. Worst yet, a weakened windshield will resist impact less when something, or someone, inside the car hits it. A minor injury could become a major injury or worse.

Getting Windshield Replacement Done Right

While more than a quarter of the time a windshield replacement is unnecessary and a repair is sufficient, when you do need to get a windshield replaced there are a number of factors to keep in mind. First, if you decide to do it yourself realize that breakage during installation is a common occurrence. Even if you go to the local wreck yard and get a windshield, there’s no guarantee it’s going to get home and into your vehicle in one piece. Given the time a DIY job takes, and the risk, consider using a professional, and certified, windshield replacement specialist.

ARG certified windshield replacement specialists will know exactly the windshield needed for your vehicle, and proper installation will be guaranteed. Most windshield replacement companies offer same day appointments too. And they will be able to tell if your windshield can be repaired or will need to be to be replaced. It’s important to protect yourself, your family and your vehicle and get the right job done the right way. A poorly done repair or windshield replacement can put you and your family in more risk than if the windshield had been left alone. Make sure the person doing your windshield replacement is ARG certified. Your windshield provides important protection.

Mar
12

Four Reasons to Turn to an Auto Glass Repair Company in Temecula, CA

A Windshield Repair Makes Mother Nature Happy

 

 

Wondering what a great auto glass repair company like CPR Auto Glass can do for you?

Wonder no more!

Doing business with one means you’ll get to take advantage of these 4 benefits:

 

1. They can make sure you keep your original factory seal

When your windshield first arrives from the factory, it has a special seal that connects it to the rest of the car. That seal is responsible for holding the windshield in place during a crash. So, when you get an auto glass repair – as opposed to taking the windshield out and replacing it with a new one – you get to keep that original factory seal. As important as that seal is, it’s something that you don’t want to give up unless you really have to!

 

2. They can prevent your original damage from spreading

Even a tiny chip can turn into a giant crack just from driving down the road. And, the colder it is, the more likely your windshield damage is to spread. In fact, once the temperature drops below freezing, chips are 60% more likely to turn into cracks!

Think you’re safer in the summer? Think again! All of that hot air on the outside of your windshield mixed with the cold air on the inside coming from your car’s air conditioner puts added stress on the glass – making it more likely to crack. So, the sooner you can get a windshield repair company in Temecula, CA to look at it, the better – no matter what time of year it is!

 

3. They work quickly

A top-notch auto glass repair takes less than an hour. In fact, you may not even have to wait 30 minutes for your windshield to be fixed! Compared to how long you spend waiting for other car issues to be worked out (like oil changes, engine trouble, etc.), that’s a real bargain!

 

4. They make Mother Nature happy

When you get an auto glass repair, you don’t have to worry about an old windshield ending up in a landfill somewhere. After all, windshields can’t be recycled because of the plastic laminates that are used on them. So, unfortunately, it’s estimated that 15 million windshields wind up in landfills each year, and each one takes one million years to decompose!

And, remember, that’s on top of the energy it takes to manufacture a new windshield in the first place. You could actually repair 10,000 windshields with the energy it takes to produce a single new one! No wonder Mother Nature gets so angry!

But when you turn to a quality San Diego County auto glass repair company, Mother Nature takes a big sigh of relief. You’re conserving energy, saving room in landfills, and preventing a whole bunch of carbon dioxide from being released into the air.

Mar
05

Windshield Repair Riverside & San Diego County California

CPR Auto Glass provides quality mobile windshield replacement & repair

 

 

 

 

 

It is not a matter of “if” but “when” our windshield will need TLC or replacing. In fact it is the number one most common claim made to insurance companies, windshield repair. Commuters in Riverside & San Diego California, the need for some type of windshield replacement is 1 out of every 3 cars every two years. This according to AAA of California. So it begs the question; “To whom do you trust when dealing with your vehicle?” Simple, CPR Auto Glass Repair.

Trust comes from reputation. Reputation is earned, by corporate and consumer solutions. Not fancy or fad marketing ploys. Reputation in the form of:

 

– Tier 1 Status with all major Insurance Companies today.

 

What does this mean? Integrity driven solutions for a long period of time. Integrity driven solutions come from customers and products used. Let’s talk about products:

  • The highest quality glass bonding adhesive on the market today. U-428 BetaSeal. It is a product used in every new car being manufactured today. It is the adhesive that will bring a car’s windshield back to factory spec. The consumer can drive down the road in total confidence in product.
  • Rock Chip & Crack Repair. Look you don’t always need to do a total replacement. Why charge your insurance company for something that doesn’t need to be done. We provide 15 minute repair service in most cases. In fact your insurance will waive the insurance deductible!
  • Power Window Repair. When it comes to power windows not working you have to trust the advice given. We will tell you the source. Go with a window expert first for a solution.
  • Car Rear & Side View Mirrors. We can easily replace your mirror now with Burco Redi Cuts. From rear view and side view, these Redi-Cut products are available on demand.

Integrity. We will NEVER repair a windshield that has an issue larger than a silver dollar. Why? Simple, we know it isn’t safe and the fix will not last. Why charge the consumer and insurance company for something that is the wrong solution. CPR Auto Glass Repair, we do it right, the first time, every time, all the time. We do it for the customer, insurance, automotive industry and ourselves.

Fact everything you do on your car, you need a trusted source. You must ensure the integrity, quality, and the safety of the vehicle and it’s components. There is one SINGULAR source in San Diego and Riverside County California CPR Auto Glass Repair. If you have an issue or want to get a quote or competing quote, don’t delay and make the problem worse.

Feb
01

Windshield Replacement with or without Insurance | CPR Auto Glass Repair

Windshield Replacement

How Much Is Your Comprehensive Insurance Deductible?

The comprehensive side of auto insurance has a deductible, the deductible is the amount you have to pay before the insurance kicks in. Some people will raise the a

mount of their deductible to lower their monthly premiums.

So lets say that you have your deductible set at $1,000, the damage of your vehic

le needs to be more than $1,000 to make a claim. If your the person that drives a lot and you go through a windshield replacement at lea

st once a year, than you might want to look into getting a lower deductible.

Or you could add a glass coverage to your policy so n

ext time you need a windshield replacement and it’s going to cost you $200, all you have to pay is $50 or $100 if you go through insurance.

But everyone should look at the premium difference, Of course if your paying $25 more a month than your buying a windshield replacement after every 8 months.

Take a look at your policy. Make sure you’re looking at the comprehensive deductible rather than the collision deductible they’re two different things. with a deductible of $50. or $100 dollars.

Windshield Replacement Claims
Most people hesitate to make an insurance claim for auto glass replacement, as they’re afraid their rates will go up. A cracked windshield, however, is usually not your fault. It’s what the insurance companies call a “no-fault” claim, and as such won’t raise your premiums. It does depend on how your car window was damaged and which insurance company and kind of policy you have.

 

Jan
30

Tickets Being Handed Out For Cracked Windshield’s | CPR Auto Glass Repair

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Last month Brian Johnson’s car got damaged in the hale storm.

“I was trying to find shelter so my car would’nt get dammaged,” Brian said.

The storm that tore though left many people like Brian with cracked windshields and broken windows.

“It’s been nuts,” Mark Williams said.

Just a week after the storm and the used car lot is full of damaged cars still.

“That’s probably gonna take a couple of weeks for a auto glass shop, to get the work done. So now everybody is getting backed up,” Williams said.

Which is why some are forced to drive around town with a cracked windshield.

“It’s the biggest hail storm I’ve seen in the 30 years I’ve been here,” Williams said.

But with such a back up in service: is it legal to drive a car like this?

“The only window that you actually have to have on your car is a windshield,” Cit Prosecutor Jeff Briggs said.

In other words, if your window is cracked, but not broken in the drivers view, it’s legal. But that doesn’t make it safe.

“Big spider webs in front of your face, where really you’re looking through a fish eye at that point. That’s dangerous,” Briggs said.

Briggs said when it gets to that point safety is a big concern.

“There needs to be tickets handed out for these windshields that are broke in the drivers view. Cracks on the windshield may be as bad as using a cell phone while driving, it obstructs driving abilities,” Briggs said.