Windshield repair and replacement

Has your windshield just been struck by a rock kicked up by a vehicle in front of you? Did you damage your windshield when trying to fit a ladder inside your vehicle? In any case, your windshield needs to be repaired or replaced. Now what?

At Point S Auto glass, we take care of your vehicle by ensuring its maintenance, of course, but also by repairing all your vehicle windows. Call now the nearest Point S Auto glass dealer for a free assessment.

See below the most frequently asked questions:

My windshield is cracked. If I don't get it fixed right away, is the crack likely to run ?  

Heavy winds, one more road hazard kicked up by the tires of another vehicle impacting the glass, or a swing of the outdoor temperature, are all factors that can worsen the damage and lead a crack to run. Avoid the extra costs associated to a windshield replacement by having it repaired while it is still possible to do so. At Point S Auto glass, specialists will be happy to advise you.

Our technicians have obtained a high quality certification to carry out the repair or the replacement of your vehicle windows, including the windshield.

How much does a repair or a replacement cost ?

Costs will vary depending on the model and the year of your vehicle.

Do I need to file my claim to the insurance company myself ?

We free you from the hassle of filing a claim. We contact directly your insurance company via our Insurance Portal, so one less worry for you.

The repair of a windshield is free and covered by the insurer with no increase of your coverage premium*.

The coverage in the event of damages caused to the vehicle following an impact without a collision, and more specifically damage to the vehicle windows, is described in your auto insurance contract under the « Accidents Not Involving a Collision » section.

Do not hesitate to contact the dealer the nearest your home to obtain more details should you have any questions.

*May exclude certain insurers. Check with your insurance compagny. 

How much time does a windshield repair or replacement take ?

Having your windshield repaired will take between 10 to 15 minutes*, but add another 45 minutes for the resin to dry.  

For its part, a windshield replacement requires approximately two hours: one hour for the installation, plus another hour for the urethane adhesive around the auto glass to cure. Add another 30 minutes for the recalibration of the driver's assistance system, depending on your vehicle model.

*A repair or a replacement may take a bit more time depending on the availability of technicians.

How do I know if my windshield can be repaired ?

You are uncertain as to whether or not your windshield can be repaired? A repair is possible if the following conditions are met:

  • The crack is less than a dollar coin in diameter;
  • The crack is not in front of the steering wheel;
  • The crack is less than 4 cm from the windshield edge.

We will be happy to answer all your questions regarding the repair or replacement of your windshield.

Does the Point S Auto Service Center the nearest my home offer this service ?

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