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Old 12-28-2016, 06:22 PM   #1
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Big windshield; little chips

Well have this huge piece of glass and i knew it was a matter of time got a few little chips. So the question is just find a "regular " chip repair guy or is there a difference in repairing MH glass? Want to avoid them running across the whole thing. First MH so just looking for some help before the dealer leads me down the prim rose path. LOL
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Old 12-28-2016, 06:24 PM   #2
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A chip repair guy will do the trick.
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Old 12-28-2016, 07:16 PM   #3
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Nothing special about the glass.
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Old 12-28-2016, 07:29 PM   #4
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Had mine fixed thru insurance at no direct cost to me. Same nation wide glass repair franchise company that did the daily driver. Took about 30 minutes at the house.
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Old 12-28-2016, 09:43 PM   #5
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I just went through what you're describing. Quite the experience because of the insurance I have, btw, their spokesperson goes by "floe" or something like that. Anyway, had 4 chips, drove 35 miles one way to a glass repair shop and had them repaired. Insurance company would only pay for 1 chip repair!!! Said it was company policy! Others were on my tap! Fought all summer but they finally reimbursed me for the balance. Buyer Beware when dealing with insurance!
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+1 Same as auto glass

The most important thing , IMHO, is get them repaired as soon as possible. Little chips become large cracks quickly. Rapid temperature changes, like cold windshield with hot defrost blowing on it, can cause windshield to break with the sound of a shotgun. Pretty scary and expensive.
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thanks for info

thanks i'll talk to \"floe" insurance. Appreciate advice
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I've used Safe-lite and they do a good job. Nothing special about the glass.
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We have had a series of chips repaired while on the road. There is a real difference in the quality of the work. Had one guy arrive in his little car with no ladders, and only basic tools. Used his lighter to draw the epoxy fluid into the chip area. I had to supply a ladder. Lousy job that distorts view. Had Safelite do a couple - very professional approach and first rate job. Both companies dispatched by National General Insurance. Deductibles waived both times.
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We have had a series of chips repaired while on the road. There is a real difference in the quality of the work. Had one guy arrive in his little car with no ladders, and only basic tools. Used his lighter to draw the epoxy fluid into the chip area. I had to supply a ladder. Lousy job that distorts view. Had Safelite do a couple - very professional approach and first rate job. Both companies dispatched by National General Insurance. Deductibles waived both times.

Yup, I would go for the best on this, especially if the insurance company is covering it at no cost!
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Ins company should pay for the total repair and would rather than pay out for the entire glass replacement ( less deductable ) Most of mine have been no deductable no ding on record for crack repair.I have seen mobile repairs do ok but the big guys generally have the facilities /equipment etc to do a good job.
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