At Island Auto Glass & Trim Ltd, we are here to help you with all of your glass repairs and replacements. If you have a question about our services, take a look at this page to find answers to some of our most frequently asked questions. If you can’t find the information you’re looking for, feel free to give us a call and a member of our team can assist you.
Q: What will my repair cost?
A: Simply put, the cost of your work will depend on three main factors:
Q: Why repair a damaged windshield?
A: The purpose of windshield repair is to restore the structural integrity of the glass and improve the optical clarity of the affected area. Road debris frequently strikes windshields and causes minor damage. Unless the damage is repaired, the glass will continue to crack until the entire windshield requires replacing. Chips up to 1/2" and most minor cracks can be successfully repaired without replacing the windshield.
Q: What information will I need when I call?
A: We’ll need to know:
Q: What do I need to do after a windshield installation?
A: Here are some post installation guidelines:
Q: What is O.E.M. Glass?
A: O.E.M. stands for Original Equipment Manufacturer. When you purchase a new vehicle and drive it off the showroom floor, every component on the vehicle is considered to be O.E.M. (fenders, bumper, glass, muffler). When you replace a part, such as a fender or windshield, that is not made by the car manufacturer, you are replacing the O.E.M. part with an aftermarket part, which might be lower quality.