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Edge cracks on glass repair

Repairs can be made to the windshield even if it has a crack along one of its edges. Cracks along the edge can be seen very clearly. These are known as line cracks, and they start at the edge of the windshield. Weather changes or pressure applied to the glass are just two examples of the many factors that can result in cracks on the edges of the windshield’s perimeter. The sides of the windshield become damaged in this manner when they are subjected to an excessive amount of pressure. If your windshield was not installed correctly, you have a greater risk of experiencing this kind of breakage. A difference in temperature of even a few degrees can cause cracks to form along the edges of the glass. It typically starts with smaller cracks that, in a short amount of time, grow significantly longer, reaching lengths of between 25 and 30 centimeters, becoming a significant problem as a result. Cracks along the edge of the windshield typically interfere with its ability to seal properly. As a result, a windshield that has significant edge damage will typically need to be replaced in its entirety.

What causes a crack along the edge?

A windshield edge crack typically begins two inches from the outermost edge of the glass and may extend all the way to the edge. The excessive pressure that forms around the edge of your windshield is the root cause of these cracks, which typically extend for ten to twelve inches. Edge cracks can easily spread even under light pressure due to their length, which is why prompt repair is critical in this situation. If the edge crack on your windshield is less than six inches long, you should get in touch with a professional windshield repair service as soon as possible. Replacement of the windshield is typically required in the event that the edge crack is longer than about six inches.

By opening and closing vehicle doors with caution, you can prevent edge cracks from occurring. A driver’s habit of slamming doorways can result in broken glass over the course of their driving career. Are you looking for someone to repair the damage to the windshield on your vehicle? Come to PDX Auto Glass LLC to have an experienced member of our team inspect your vehicle to find out what kind of maintenance or repair it needs.

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