Windscreen Chip Repair
Frequently Asked Questions
Q:Are windscreen repairs acceptable for the MOT test?
A:Yes. It is covered in section 6.1 of the test manual
Q:Are repairs possible if chip damage is in the drivers view?
A:Repairs are possible in this area, however caution must be expressed if the repair is in the drivers immediate area of vision.
Q:How much will it cost and will my insurance pay for it?
A:On fully comprehensive policies almost every insurance company will pay for the repair without it affecting your no claims bonus. However if the windscreen requires to be replaced your insurance company may charge an excess. If your windscreen is found to be non repairable Auto Price windscreens will pay up to £25 of your excess. Contact us for further details.
Q:How long do I have to wait before I can drive the car?
A:The car can be driven immediately after the repair is completed.Most windscreen repairs take just under 30 minutes to be completed.
Q:How Strong is the repair to my chipped windscreen?
A:The repair is actually stronger than the undamaged glass
Q:Is the repair to the windscreen damage permanent?
A:Yes. Once the repair is complete off site or onsite at our Stoke on Trent office the repair will be permanent.
Q:My insurance policy does not cover for windscreen damage?
A:If you have a third party insurance policy then you may find your windscreen is not covered for damage. Contact Auto Price Windscreens for one of the cheapest quote in windscreen replacement and repair.