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Chip Repair

Chip Repair

Why Should I repair my chips?

  • It is easier on you. It can usually be done while you wait or while you are at work
  • It is easier on your vehicle.
  • It is better for the environment.

What is the windshield repair process?

Windshield repair is a permanent process that removes air from the break and replaces it with a durable resin. The process bonds the glass to the resin, restores strength to the windshield, improves the break’s appearance, and prevents the break from spreading.

What types of damage can be repaired?

2.5 inch cracks, bullseyes, chips, star and combination breaks can be repaired if:

  • The damage fits into an area 2.5” in diameter, or if it fits under a drivers license.
  • The damage is not in the critical area (8.5” x 11”area directly in front of the drivers vision).

What do I have to do to have a repair performed?

All you need to do is contact Southwest AutoGlass. Inform the glass specialist you speak to that you have a chip or crack and need a repair made. They will assess the issue and dispatch a glass technician to your location. The cost is only $59.95 and Southwest Auto Glass will help you with your insurance claim. You can also order this service online by clicking order now.

Why is it easier on me?

Southwest Auto Glass will come to you with our professional mobile service. This will save you time and frustration in getting out of work to take your vehicle to the shop. Repairs also help reduce insurance costs and therefore could reduce your premiums. In addition, all deductibles are usually waived when you choose to repair your windshield instead of replacing it.

Why is it easier on my vehicle?

Glass repair is easier on your vehicle as the factory glass does not have to be removed, thus the factory seal and structural rigidity is not disturbed.

Why is it easier on the environment?

Since the glass does not have to be replaced, there is less glass being discarded into landfills.

The diagram below shows the normal types of chips and cracks that can be repaired.


James Curtis Cox

September 1, 2021 at 2:18 am

Hi, my chip is in the middle of the windshield, about an inch above the dash, but below the windshield wipers. It can be covered with a credit card so it is not very big. What would it cost for you to repair it in El Paso? Thanks!

Loydleslie Revels

September 1, 2021 at 7:14 pm

I have 3 chips in my windshield. they are all pinhole cracks. i do not want to use my insurance. what is my estimate on this repair if i bring my vehicle in to you?


    September 8, 2021 at 2:48 pm

    Good Afternoon Loydleslie,

    If the damage is still smaller than the size of a quarter, it can be repaired. The cost for a windshield chip repair is 59.95 plus tax out of pocket and takes approximately 15 to 20 minutes. An additional chip on the same windshield is only 25.00 more per chip up to two.

    In some cases, depending on your insurance company, it is covered 100% and free to you. We have two locations to serve you and offer mobile service as well for a nominal fee.

    We are happy to set up an appointment as soon as possible. Our hours of operation are aligned with demand and it is best to make an appointment to have work done.

    We are still practicing most of the covid guidelines. Normally, we are open Monday through Friday at both stores from 8 am to 5 pm and Saturdays from 8 am to 2 pm at the Montana Ave. store. Please let me know if I can assist you further.

    Thank You,

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