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Process Of Windshield Replacement

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Process Of Windshield Replacement

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  1. Process Of Windshield Replacement Windshield acts as a safety guard in every vehicle and provides inside as well as outside protection. Thus, it is very important to ensure that windshields are in a good condition all time. Driving with damaged windshield puts your life (as well as your passenger’s) in serious danger because you are more susceptible to get into an accident. Allow yourself to understand the importance of windshield: • • • It acts as a layer of protection that shields you from being ejected from your vehicle during an accident Properly installed windshield prevents the roof of vehicle from collapsing It is an important safety feature that adds strength and protects from ultra-violet rays and any harmful environmental consequences. The crucial aspects that almost every vehicle owner faces with a damaged windshield is whether they should have it repaired or replaced. So, before deciding anything makes sure about the damage: if it is on driver’s side, then it is mandatory to replace windshield with new one. Experts always recommend for windshield replacement when it runs along the sides. Process of Windshield Replacement It is advisable to follow all the standards of windshield replacement in Regina strictly from top to bottom in most effective and efficient manner. • Inspect all parts of vehicle to know about the damages and condition of your vehicle. This inspection helps to plan the estimation of project; in a way, it will help you (or your mechanic) prioritize the repair effectively. Buy a good and energy efficient windshield for your vehicle that helps to maintain a comfortable temperature inside the vehicle. Energy star rating is the best barometer that can help to compare different windshields in the market. Detach all the parts near the windshield including wiper, cowl and rearview mirror. Take care to remove all the clips holding the mold appropriately. Take care of the heater and defroster vents. Cover them properly by plastic sheets, so that they can’t affect by the replacement process. Cut the broken windshield correctly from pinch-weld and remove it. Push away the glass from the frame gently pushing it from inside, and carefully remove it. It can be done from inside as well as outside the vehicle. Pinch-weld is the area of vehicle where many metal components are welded together. Trim the existing urethane with the help of razor knife or a power cutter, and clean out trash and rust. Urethane is the stretchy polymer based bonding agent, so handle it carefully as a small mistake can result the glass to break and make things chaotic. Apply primer around pinch-weld surface and windshield perimeter after cleaning the inside replacement windshield. Avoid double or extra heavy coat of primer on any metal. Place the rubber gasket around windshield and apply sealant to outer edge and slowly lower the glass into frame. Carefully set the windshield onto frame and fix it firmly by assuring its level and center fit with gasket, and tighten the clips properly. After reset the trim molding, reinstall all the parts around windshield that are detached during replacement process, and wipe away any extra adhesive and clean your vehicle. • • • • • • • • • Keeping the above points in your mind while windshield repairs will ensure a job well done. For more information windshield replacement Regina, visit www.chipwizard.ca