How big a crack in the windshield can be fixed?

Six-inch crack in the windshield of your car;

Note: a windshield replacement is not possible in the current budget. Can you repair damaged windshield?

Check your insurance

Auto insurers differ in how they deal with the cracked windshield. Most policies cover glass breakage if the crack can be covered with a dollar bill. That’s about 6 inches. For cracks of more than 6 inches your insurance provider may require a complete windshield replacement.

Repair larger cracks

Higher deductibles damage could force insurer to consider repairing a crack of more than 6 inches. The new repair technology can repair cracks up to 24 cm in length, depending on who performs the repair and the used method.

How a crack is repaired?

A small hole is drilled in one end of the crack. Special tools injected resin crystal healing the rift that forced the entire length of the crack. The access hole is also filled with resin. When the resin is cured is polished to complete the process. Repair kits are available at auto parts stores for you own use.