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When I began thinking more seriously about car issues, it occurred to me that there were a few things I needed to do if I wanted to make things easier for myself in the long run. For starters, I began taking my car in for regular auto service, which really helped out. It was really interesting to see how many different things had to be fixed every time I went in, but when my car didn't have as many problems, I could tell that it was really paying off. This website is all about understanding and preventing car problems by making better choices.



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3 Big Reasons To Replace Your Damaged Windshield Today

by Micheal Barrett

Do you have a damaged windshield, either from driving around or as a result of something one of your children did? Have you been putting off having the damage repaired or replaced? As a busy person, it can be difficult to make time for seemingly little things like replacing a windshield that has a crack or a chip in it. However, your windshield is an essential part of the safety features of your vehicle. With a damaged windshield, your vehicle can become less safe than with an intact windshield. If that's not enough to persuade you to have it replaced, here are a few more reasons for your consideration:

Small time investment: It used to be that if you needed an auto safety glass replacement, you'd have to leave your vehicle at a shop all day or sometimes even for several days. When you're busy with work, have errands to run, and have children that need to go to school, being without your vehicle for more than a couple hours can be a severe handicap. Fortunately, an auto safety glass replacement can now often be completed in less than an hour. Some companies even offer mobile replacement services, sending a technician to you instead of forcing you to go to them.

Prevent tickets: The more damaged your windshield is, the more likely it is that you're going to get a ticket. The amount of "acceptable" damage can vary between neighboring cities or counties, meaning that your chances of getting a ticket are going to go up the longer your commute to work. Instead of adopting a "wait and see" approach to hoping that you don't get an expensive ticket for having a damaged windshield, have an auto safety glass replacement company like Harr's Auto Glass put in a new windshield so that you no longer have to worry.

Nothing out of pocket: In an effort to promote safety and prevent accidents, many insurance policies allow you to replace your windshield with little to no cost to you. Even if you do have a deductible that has to be paid, some auto safety glass replacement companies have promotions where they will pay your deductible simply in exchange for you bringing your vehicle to them. If the damage is minor enough, they may be able to repair the damage, an attractive alternative if you have a policy that doesn't cover full windshield replacement. As a result, you may not have to figure the cost of replacing your windshield into a budget that may already be stretched to its breaking point.