How to fix your Honda’s chipped windshield
A chip in your vehicle’s windshield can mean big bucks. Even a small chip can quickly spell trouble for your pocketbook if it’s not addressed quickly. These seemingly harmless chips can grow quickly into long cracks, which is certain to result in a full windshield repair. Fortunately, there are a variety of things you can do to tackle to problem while it’s small. Not all chips can be repaired, but if you’re working with a small chip, you may be able to repair it yourself.
Best DIY windshield repair kits
There are certain types of windshield damage that can be fixed with a DIY kit. These are often the result of stone damage. Chips that go into the windshield at a shallow or perpendicular angle can be repaired. However, if you have spider cracks, long cracks or surface damage, it might be time for a new windshield.
Windshield repair kits are available from a variety of stores and brands, including Rain-X, Loctite, Blue Star and Windshield Pro. Some glass repair shops will even offer chip repair for a fee. When in doubt, do your research and don’t hesitate to contact your local glass shop and your insurance company.
How much does it cost to replace a windshield on a Honda?
Prices are dependent on where you live, who is providing the service and the Honda model you have. Costs could be upwards of $500. It all really depends. No matter what, we can agree that replacing an entire windshield is expensive. That’s why if you see a chip on your windshield, seal it up using a DIY windshield repair kit or have your local glass repair shop do it. There are many options.
Have you ever had to repair your windshield? What products or services did you use? Let us know in the comments below.