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Rock Chip Repair

Tacoma’s Windshield Chip Repair Experts

City Glass & Upholstery of Tacoma’s windshield replacement clients receive a Preferred Customer card that entitles them to a free rock chip windshield service.

Windshield rock chip crack repair restores integrity the auto glass. It’s not as good as windshield replacement, but it improves safety and clarity. The price for rock chip repair is less than the cost of windshield replacement. Windshield repair usually improves the optical clarity of the damaged area. Give us a call at 253-272-1366 for more information or contact City Glass via email. Or visits our showroom and workshop at 1943 Tacoma Avenue South.
After a repair is completed, the appearance of the broken area improves, but it does not disappear from sight. There is always some scarring where the break was filled and it usually can be seen by looking at the glass and focusing on the repaired area. Windshield Repair usually improves the appearance of the damage up to 90%.

Auto Glass & Windshield Services

Windshield Replacement
Windshield Repair
Rock Chip Specialists
Tempered Door & Rear Auto Glass Replacement
Door Regulator Replacement & Repair
Sideview Mirror Replacement
All Installations Meet Factory Standards
Classic Car Glass Templates

The History of Windshield Repair Technology

Did you know that windshield repair is actually a recent innovation? This became possible when windshields began to incorporate multiple layers of glass in one windshield. Tacoma residents, with our frequently unpredictable weather, were some of the first to benefit from windshield chip repair. Laminated glass in windshields dates back to the great depression era, however it wasn’t until the 1970s that the technology advanced sufficiently to allow more than a cosmetic windshield repair. The first company to create a repair system was 3M corporation. This was called the Scotch Weld and introduced in 1971.

Over the years since then, technology for windshield repair and rock chip damage correction has advanced substantially. At City Glass of Tacoma, we’ve been along for the entire ride! We’re happy to be one of the first companies in the Pierce County area to help customers repair, rather than just replace, their windshields. Give us a call or visit our showroom and repair shop at 1943 Tacoma Ave in Tacoma, WA for your free estimate today! We’ll work with you to make it as easy and affordable as possible. You can trust City Glass and Upholstery to treat you right every time!

City Glass & Upholstery

1943 Tacoma Ave S,
Tacoma, WA 98402
(253) 272-1366

Mon: 8:30–4
Tues: 8:30–4
Wed: 8:30–4
Thurs 8:30–4
Fri: 8:30–4
Sat: Closed
Sun: Closed
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