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How to help prevent a rock chip from cracking in the winter

If you know you have a rock chip, you want to get it repaired right away! For those who forget or the ones putting it off, here are some tips. Do not start with your defroster, instead start with your floor heat to get the ambient temperature warmed up then turn on your defroster. The rock chip is less likely to stress! Also, putting a clear piece of packing tape on the chip on the outside of the glass will keep all the air and dirt out and will also help for a better cosmetic repair.

However, it is always best to get it repaired right away. If you don’t have time to come to us that is no problem, we will come directly to you free of charge!

Your windshield flexes with your cars frame and every time you hit a bump the glass flexes. When you have a chip and the integrity of the glass is comprised and you hit a hard enough bump it will crack!