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Windshield Repair or Replacement? – What Is Best After a Hailstorm

Posted by Mariios on February 1, 2020

During hailstorm season nobody is safe from windshield damage. That said, what would be better? windshield repair service or replacing?  When it comes to glass, cracks could be small enough to go unnoticed at plain sight. That’s why if you were caught by hailstorm our advice is contacting us immediately. Blue Diamond mobile services give you a convenient solution to prevent further damage to your windshield. Once on-site, our technicians can check the extent of damage and offer you the optimal solution.

Criteria are used to determine what is the best Repair or Replacement 

Our technicians will suggest a solution based on the following aspects:

Level of damage

If large portions of your windshield have been damaged, then our suggestion will be to replace it. Windshield replacement tips include choosing OEM glass, ensuring proper installation, and following post-replacement care instructions.

Damage location

In case the windshield damage only consists of minor cracks or chips then our technicians will assess if the damage impairs the driver’s line of sight. For safety reasons, independently of the size of such crack or chip, if it threatens the line of sight then our advice will be to replace the windshield.

Cost-benefit ratio

Even if the windshield can be safely repaired, our technicians will evaluate what is most cost-effective to you, repairing the glass or replacing it.


In conclusion, after a hailstorm, it’s crucial to assess the damage to your windshield promptly to determine whether repair or replacement is the best course of action. Small chips and cracks can often be repaired effectively, but larger or more extensive damage may necessitate a windshield replacement. To ensure your vehicle’s safety and integrity, trust the experts at Blue Diamond Auto Glass for professional assessment and high-quality repair or replacement services.

February 1, 2020
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