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July 26, 2012 | Comments: 0 | Views: 136

Millions of tons of windshields are dumped in landfills every year and the fact is many of them could have been repaired. It has been found that around 40% of windshields damages are caused by stone, but only a small fraction are being repaired.

Individuals should know the fact that repair of windshield uses no energy as compared to the energy required for the installation or replacement of a new one. This is the reason why it is said to opt for the repair of glass in case any small chip or crack occur to the part.

There are various factors that make the auto glass replacement experts to serve the clients with successful windshield replacement and installation. One such factor is that they are well aware of the kinds of windshields available and thus they use accordingly for the repair and replacement tasks. Major types are as follows:

Factory glass The first type is factory glass which is also known as OEM. This kind of glass is from the manufacturer when the auto was made. The kind is considered to be of highest quality as it is developed as per the actual standards of the auto laid by the manufacturers.

Factory equivalent The factory equivalent type can be compared equally as the OEM but still it can be said as equivalent to the original one as the glass is not offered to the auto manufacturer directly. As compared to the price of OEM, its price is less and that too without losing on the quality part.

Universal The kinds of glass which is produced by oversea or domestic companies are Universal type. This kind is not approved to get offered to different vehicle manufacturers for the production of vehicles. The quality is comparatively not that high but the prices are less as compared to the above discussed ones.

This is true that variations are there between all the three types but what matters more is to make the installation properly. In other words, fit of glass matters more than its quality. Some of the common types of glass need extra effort and techniques to make them fit ideally.

Conclusively, it can be said that by taking into account different facts and aspects related to windshield replacement, the auto service experts always focus on making glass repair and installation proper and successful. Thus, it will be a good idea for one to go for repair services to save both the money and the environment.

Rapid Auto Glass as professional auto glass replacement experts offers cost-effective solutions for glass repair and windshield replacement in Coquitlam, BC.

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