By Stacey Kelleher
While vehicle windshields are incredibly durable and designed to withstand significant wear and tear, they are not entirely impenetrable. Airborne objects, extreme temperatures, and even poor installation can cause windshields to crack and split.
And the sooner you repair minor windshield damage, the better. Windshield damage is more than just a nuisance. Tiny cracks can quickly become big cracks, affecting your visibility while driving and compromising the windshield’s structural integrity—especially in an accident.
In this guide, we’ll cover different types of windshield damage, how to repair cracks and chips, and the signs you may need to call a professional to replace your windshield entirely.