You can usually drive away immediately after a windshield repair or a side window replacement. For windshield replacements, we recommend you wait 30 minutes after the replacement has been completed.
The technician will inform you if any additional time is required.
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Why should I repair or replace my windshield?
The windshield represents 30% of the structure of your vehicle. It therefore plays a vital role in helping maintain the vehicle's structural strength in the event of a rollover or front-end collision. It also helps ensure the airbags deploy as they should to protect your passengers. A new, properly fitted windshield aids in restoring the structural strength of the vehicle. It is a part of your vehicle that should not be underestimated.
Why is the location of the impact important?
If the impact is located in the driver’s line of vision, we may be able to repair the damage; however, since this could affect your visibility, it would be best to replace the windshield. If the impact is located too close to the body of the vehicle , we will not be able to use the equipment needed to repair the damage, and the windshield will have to be replaced.