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How long does it take to replace a windshield?

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How long should you not drive after windshield replacement?

Windshield replacements will often take 60 minutes or less; however, we recommend that you do not drive the vehicle for at least one hour after service is completed.

What if it rains after windshield replacement?

Rain or water isn’t an issue on newly replaced auto glass, so don’t fret if there’s forecast calls for a bit of downpour. In fact, a bit of moisture can actually help the adhesive cure faster.

Why do they put tape on new windshields?

Another purpose a retention tape serves is to protect the adhesive and seal while they dry. It helps keep away particles that can ruin the windshield installation, such as water, dirt, dust, and debris.

What should I look for after windshield replacement?

After the cracked windshield of your car or SUV has been replaced, you should give it a closer look. Examine the entire glass surface for any bubbles or blemishes on it. In the event of a poor quality installation, the glass surface will show bubbles or have blemishes.

Can you use windshield wipers with a cracked windshield?

You can avoid extra damage if you need to use the wipers. Do not use the wipers if the windshield is too dry. The wipers will scrape right across the crack and apply extra pressure to the windshield. Avoid wiper use if the wipers include ice chips on them.

Can I wash car after new windshield?

After receiving windshield replacement, do not go through a car wash for at least 24 hours. It is highly recommended that you wait at least a few days, to give the urethane seal extra time to dry. The high water pressure of a car wash can loosen the auto glass sealing if it has not had time to completely cure.

Why do cars have blue on the windshield?

The tint strip on the windshield is actually known as a shade band. Its purpose is simple: to provide protection from the sun’s glare in that pesky spot just below your roof line and just above the visor. That spot is notorious for being difficult to block when you are driving into the sun shortly before sundown.

Why do car washes put a plastic bag over the rear windshield wiper?

The plastic bag is to prevent the air dryers from lifting the wiper and potentially ripping it off the vehicle. The idea is the air will go around the bag, and not through the wiper which typically has channels the air can “grab”.

Do replacement windshields leak?

Occasionally, tiny leaks go unnoticed for months and even years after a windshield replacement, so determining a possible cause can be somewhat difficult. Take your vehicle to a reputable auto glass repair company for a thorough diagnosis.