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Not BSA Windscreen Chip
« on: 29.10. 2017 15:02 »
My son chipped the windscreen on his new car, don't want to go through insurance. The website does not give prices. Has anyone got any recent repairs, prices please.

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Re: Not BSA Windscreen Chip
« Reply #1 on: 29.10. 2017 15:15 »
It says £25 at Halfords also I did see some diy  kit for repairing windscreen on Ebay other day and that was reasonable too cant remember how much exactly but was similar stuff a liquid that injects in and sets bonding the glass back together and stops water getting in. *conf*
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Re: Not BSA Windscreen Chip
« Reply #2 on: 29.10. 2017 15:32 »
I see a kiosk beside our local roundabout offering this service free. I presume your insurance pays for it.

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Re: Not BSA Windscreen Chip
« Reply #3 on: 29.10. 2017 15:55 »
But he said don't want to go through insurance ?  although im sure your right and it does not affect your no claims, would need to read the small print with the big light on  *smiley4*
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Re: Not BSA Windscreen Chip
« Reply #4 on: 29.10. 2017 16:03 »
It's his first insurance, we all know what they are like. Halfords at £25 all day long. Churchill will want their pound of flesh in the long run. Cheers lads.

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Re: Not BSA Windscreen Chip
« Reply #5 on: 29.10. 2017 16:11 »
But he said don't want to go through insurance ?
Sorry, missed that.

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Re: Not BSA Windscreen Chip
« Reply #6 on: 29.10. 2017 17:45 »
The repair is bound to be less than your insurance deductable. I would use a professional auto-glass shop with the vacuum apparatus to assure a good job. A bad job assures (in my opinion) an upcoming windscreen replacement.

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Re: Not BSA Windscreen Chip
« Reply #8 on: 30.10. 2017 12:44 »
I hear what you are saying on insurance. But on my policy they did small chips fixes for free – no questions asked. Presumably to try and ensure the damage didn’t spread leading to a screen replacement.
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Re: Not BSA Windscreen Chip
« Reply #9 on: 30.10. 2017 15:01 »
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small chips fixes for free – no questions asked. Presumably to try and ensure the damage didn’t spread leading to a screen replacement.

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Re: Not BSA Windscreen Chip
« Reply #10 on: 30.10. 2017 15:11 »
 I chipped two last year, insurance fixed them for free.

 I dont think its even that expensive to call an auto glass place and have them do it. I have seen this done at a local Denny's (restaurant) while someone had a leisurely lunch.

 Where I live its constant road construction, and chipped paint and windshields are a common occurrence.

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Re: Not BSA Windscreen Chip
« Reply #11 on: 30.10. 2017 18:07 »
Booked it in for £25 at Halfords. Happy with that so far, thanks lads.