Protect Yourself, Your Belongings and Passengers – Replace that Broken Car Window

Posted by on Aug 12, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Broken windows in cars can be dangerous to occupants and to belongings in the car.  Car window replacement can be troublesome, time consuming and worst of all, expensive.  Operating a motor vehicle with broken glass can be dangerous for several reasons and should be avoided if possible.  Choosing a company to perform your car window replacement repairs should be an easy task but it is not.  There are a many companies that claim they can do the service, though you will need to do some research and verify their work prior to arranging any car window replacement work.

Even travelling at 40 km/h can cause unnecessary trouble, even pain, for passengers when bugs and other road debris enter your vehicle.  This is just one of the problems you or your passengers may face when there is a window missing on your vehicle.

Noise is also a concern when you need a car window replaced.  Wind and other road noises will fill your car making it hard to carry on a conversation or hear the radio.  That unnecessary wind can also ruin your alone time while travelling.  Car window replacement may not be something you want to do but it is probably something you need to do.

Burglars look for cars with windows already broken out, either open or covered with plastic.  These cars represent easy targets for burglars looking for a quick grab and go since there is no glass in a window there is less noise to worry about.  Burglars are not stupid, they look for the quick turnaround, the easy target, the fast buck and if they see two cars parked nearby and one has a broken window, guess which one they are going to burglarize first.

If you need a car window replaced but don’t feel it is a necessity, just remember that the next time it rains.  A missing window in the rain can make driving a miserable experience- no one likes little drops of water flying in the window at 80+ km/h or a wet seat to sit in.  Other elements can make it into your car if you are skipping getting that car window replacement work done.  Heat during the summer and cold during the winter- no matter how good your AC/heater is it cannot battle a big gaping hole in your car and the air flow that represents, even if you are parked.

Lastly, a missing window is a just an eyesore, it is hard to be proud of your car if you are skimping on car window replacement work.  That is like having missing teeth in the front of your mouth that need to be fixed.  It can lower your self-esteem and your interest in doing things with friends due to fear of ridicule.

Having a broken car window replaced may not be high on your list of things to do but it is one of the best things you can do for your safety, the safety of your passengers and the safety of your stuff.