Mobile Windscreen Replacement: Your Questions Answered

So you've smashed your car windscreen and need to get it replaced as soon as possible. Here are some answers to common questions about mobile windscreen replacement.

Do you have to replace your windscreen?

If you've been in an accident and your windscreen has been smashed, it's best to get it replaced as soon as possible. A smashed windscreen can not only be a safety hazard but can also obstruct your view while driving.

How much will it cost to replace your windscreen?

This is a difficult question. The total price of the replacement depends on the make, model, and style of your car and whether you do or don't have glass coverage on your car insurance. Insurance companies recommend taking photos of the damage before having it repaired for this very reason.

What if you can't afford to pay for it upfront?

A few options are available to you if you can't afford to pay for the replacement outright. For example, you could take out a loan, use a credit card or put the replacement cost on a monthly payment plan.

Can you replace your windscreen on your own?

It's unlikely that you'll be able to replace your windscreen at home - most windshields are specially fitted for each car and require special tools and knowledge to install. So replacing a windscreen is a job best left to the professionals.

Can the windscreen be repaired instead of replaced?

In most cases, repairing a smashed windscreen is not recommended as it will not be as strong as a new one and will not pass safety inspections. However, if there is a small chip or crack in your windscreen, it may be possible to repair it.

Is there a difference between mobile and traditional windscreen replacement?

The main difference between mobile and traditional windscreen replacement is that mobile replacement can often be done at your home or workplace. In contrast, traditional replacement generally takes place at a garage.

How long will the repair take?

The time it takes to replace a windscreen depends on the make and model of the car, but a contractor can usually complete the job within a few hours.

These are just some of the most common questions people have about mobile windscreen replacement. If you have any other questions, don't hesitate to contact a mobile windshield replacement company. A member of the team will be happy to help.