We're happy to offer our customers convenient mobile technicians at your home or workplace for mobile auto glass repairs or replacements. To check availability in your area, call our office or Schedule an appointment today. Providing peace of mind, customer safety and security are important for mobile service.
We know your time is precious. We’ll give you a specific time frame for the repair appointment when scheduling. For added convenience, our auto glass technicians will call you on the morning of the appointment to provide a more accurate time of arrival.
Windshields that cannot be repaired have to be replaced by cutting out the old piece of glass and installing a new one. Replacement of a windshield typically takes less than 1 hour. To ensure the vehicle is safe to drive the Safe Drive Away Time has to be respected.The safe drive away time (SDAT) or minimum drive away time (MDAT) refers to the time required until a windscreen installation, e.g. after a glass replacement is considered to be safely bonded to drive again.
According to the US National Windshield Repair Association many types of stone damage can be successfully repaired. Whether the windshield can be repaired always depends upon four factors: the size, type, depth, and location of the damage.
Circular Bullseyes, linear cracks, crack chips, dings, pits, and star-shaped breaks can be repaired without removing the glass, eliminating the risk of leaking or bonding problems sometimes associated with replacement.If the damage is in the driver’s line of sight or very near the windshield’s edge, usually it cannot be repaired. Some damages are very difficult to repair, or cannot be repaired:
In cracked windshield repair, air is removed from the damaged area on the windshield with a specified vacuum injection pump. Then using the injection pump, clear adhesive resin is injected to replace the air in the windshield crack. The resin is then cured with an ultraviolet light. When done properly, the damaged area’s strength is restored, as is 90–95% of the clarity. Auto glass chip repair usually take about 15–20 minutes.
Window motors are located within car doors and working with the window regulator, raise and lower the windows of the vehicle. Since windows are used frequently, window motors are some of the most actively used parts in any vehicle. Thus, window regulators and window motors are subject to high wear and tear that leads to motor failure and inconvenience.
Common causes for window regulator and window motor failure includes excessive strain and breakage caused by forcing the window, damaged window tracks, old or worn pulley and cable lines, and general wear and tear.Design quality and durable manufacturing materials are important to the reliability of a window regulator and motor.
The window regulator is responsible for the mechanical action of moving your window up and down in your door. If the regulator binds, comes loose or breaks, chances are your window will be stuck in one position or another. In the case of a broken regulator, the window will slide down into the door, leaving you unable to shield the interior from the elements. When faced with this issue on your car , it is best to have it replace a bad regulator immediately.
When reporting a claim, your insurance company will generally suggest you use one of their network-preferred shops for repairs (like HMO networks). Remember they cannot insist that you do! Insurance company glass repair network shops are required to follow strict guidelines that dictate how your vehicle will be repaired. In many cases, these guidelines mandate the use of used or imitation parts, insufficient material allowances and cost cutting procedures, which benefit the insurance company and are not always in the customer’s best interest.
As the vehicle owner, you always have the right to choose JT Auto Glass as your repair facility, even if we are not on your insurance company’s preferred list. At JT Auto Glass we feel your insurance company is responsible for paying for the best possible repair, not the cheapest.
Our staff will negotiate with any insurance company on your behalf to help get maximum coverage while ensuring your safety and maintaining the value of your vehicle. The goal of our insurance negotiating process is to settle your claim in a way that will allow us to produce the highest quality repair on your vehicle.
At JT Auto Glass, our priority is you, our customer.