Safe Windshield Installation - was featured in a February 25, 2000 segment of ABC's 20/20. Car windshield's provide a surprising amount of strength and support to the roof of a car and incorrect installation can reduce the integrity of a car roof considerably. Installed incorrectly or with the wrong cheaper products can leave your roof weakened which can be fatal in a collision.
Has a rock ever hit your windshield, and caused a "chip", and you thought to yourself I'll deal with this later? We've all heard that familiar nicking noise, with AW Collision Centers windshield repair or installation you can drive with peace of mind knowing that your windshield and the materials used meet the quality standards set by automobile manufacturers, the installation and repairs are done by experts using approved professional methods.
Windshield Installation Safety Today's windshield does more than keep the wind and rain out of your vehicle, like your air bag or seat belt, windshields are classified as a "safety device". At AW Collision Centers windshield installation is taken seriously, if the adhesive bond fails at any point on the glass it can reduce the effectiveness of the air bag and substantially compromise the structural integrity of the roof. For instance, in a front end collision the windshield provides up to 45% of the structural integrity of the cabin of the vehicle and in a rollover, up to 60%. The windshield is an integral part of the safety restraint system in your car.
Getting a safe windshield repair or installation is as simple as one phone call away.
At AW Collision Centers we: • Use Approved installation techniques • Use Proper Adhesives • Follow Cold weather installation guidelines • Adhere to "Safe Drive-away" Times • Use Quality replacement products
Soon as the damage occurs, you are causing more damage the longer you wait for repair. DON'T - Wash Your Windshield DON'T - Expose The Windshield To Extreme Temperature Change (direct sunlight, snow, air conditioner, heater, etc.) DON'T - Touch The Damaged Area ( The slightest touch, and even the oils from your fingers can cause more damage. DON'T - Drive On Rough Roads DON'T - Never, I Mean NEVER Try To Fix The Damage Yourself. (The do it yourself kits, super glue, clear nail polish, and any other home remedy Will Not Work. They are irreversible and will ruin your windshield by trapping air, broken glass, and moisture inside the damaged area, destroying the Safety, Visibility & Strength of your windshield, making replacement the only alternative.)
How is the Windshield Repaired? AW Collision applies a unique process to the damaged glass that bonds the broken area and improves the safe driving vision through the broken area. Using vacuum and pressure, a polymer resin is injected into the break where it cures and bonds the separated glass. Once your repair is completed, your car is ready to drive. With your full coverage insurance, it may be free. All major insurance companies may waive your deductible when you choose windshield repair, so there's no out of pocket cost to you. It's a permanent fix and the damage won't spread further. In fact, the repair is guaranteed for as long as you own the car. It restores the structural integrity of your windshield. With AW Collision preserves the integrity of the windshield and with our patented repair techniques it's practically invisible. You may be surprised how completely your windshield is returned to a like-new appearance. We guarantee the visual appearance of every windshield repair and is committed to your 100% satisfaction. Save time, money and your windshield with AW Collision