Cold Mornings to Warm Afternoons: Risky With a Crack in the Windshield

Glass expands when warm and contracts when cold. While automotive glass is designed to minimize thermal strain, extreme temperatures over long periods of time may encourage cracks to form or worsen in a windshield.
 
This is especially true when your hot car cools down too quickly. The glass expands and contracts when the temperature changes, making it more stressed and fragile. 
 
In the warm afternoons, it is recommended that you cool your car slowly, putting the AC on low to start. It is also a good idea to angle the vents downward, away from the windshield, or use the floor setting to start. Just like when you warm up glass too quickly, rapidly cooling it can also cause it to crack. Gradually changing the temperature of your vehicle’s cabin can make a huge difference and extend the life of your windshield.
 
Even a small chip should be repaired as soon as possible, as it will quickly spread, especially with temperature fluctuations. Addressing the problem quickly could mean the difference between an easy repair and a full windshield replacement.
 
At Windshield Remedy, we provide high-quality windshield repair that restores 100% of the structural integrity of your windshield.
 
Our proven processes, state-of-the-art technology, and industry-leading techniques give our clients complete confidence. That is why we are proud to serve our customers repeatedly. If you have not taken advantage of our services, we would love to serve you!
 
If you are in need of a windshield repair, fill out our form below to schedule your repair. Repairs typically take about 15 minutes, and all of our windshield repairs are backed by our lifetime guarantee. We guarantee that our repairs will not crack, spread, or reappear, and will be as strong as the rest of your windshield.

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