Properly-Installed Windshields Save Lives
A new windshield that’s installed correctly provides more than just a clear view of the road. These two glass sheets with a layer of vinyl sandwiched in between are what keep you and your passengers safe inside the vehicle in the event of an accident.
A poorly-installed windshield can pop out on impact. Without this critical structural support, the roof can cave in and crush anyone inside the vehicle.
When airbags deploy in a crash, they can dislodge an improperly-installed windshield. If this happens, the life saving airbag pushes out through the hole instead of cushioning the front seat occupants.
If the windshield fails on impact, you or your passengers can be ejected from the vehicle, which increases your risk of serious injury or death.
Skilled Windshield Installation Is Critical for Safety
According to the Auto Glass Safety Council, it’s vital to choose a certified, experienced installer to replace a damaged windshield. Certification helps ensure that a technician is trained on the latest advances in windshield adhesives and correct installation techniques. Before you choose an auto glass installer, ask these key questions:
Do you use original equipment manufacturer (OEM) quality glass? It’s stronger and fits better than cheaper alternatives.
Do your technicians wear gloves? If not, oil from their bare hands can degrade the adhesive.
For expert, certified windshield installation that’s backed by a lifetime workmanship warranty, contact us today at Triad Auto Glass. It’s easy to schedule an appointment online and arrange mobile auto glass service at your home or office.