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Windscreen Replacement and Repair

We work with 15,194 garages nationwide so if you need windscreen replacement or a windscreen repair, we can help. The windscreen replacement cost near you can be discovered by entering your registration at the top of the page so what are you waiting for?

Top garages for Windscreen Replacement (7,960 found)
KJMotor Services Limited
177 Jobs Completed
Wigan
4.8 / 5

We are an established local independent garage and are proud to be members of Autofirst Network – a nationwide network of independent garages operating to the Network’s 6 core values of Capability, Consistency, Care, Clarity, Cost Effectiveness and Customer Focus. For your added peace of mind we are members of the Motor Ombudsman service which is approved by The Trading Standards Institute. In short, we are a local garage you can trust offering you the support and service guarantees of a national network, giving you complete peace of mind.

Mobile Mechanics and Tyres
2562 Jobs Completed
Barnet
4.9 / 5

Services provided:

-- Can build and assemble machines or mechanical components according to requirements
-- Able to Inspect machines, engines, transmissions etc. and run diagnostic tests to discover functionality issues
-- Will aim to troubleshoot reported problems and resolve them in a timely manner
-- Will perform thorough maintenance on machinery, equipment and systems
-- Will clean and apply lubricants to components
-- Will replenish engine fluids and components
-- Will provide consultation on correct maintenance and preventative measures
-- Can also undertake other duties (e.g. repair of hydraulic systems)
-- Can provide logs of work and report on issues

Experience:

Proven experience as Mechanic for 12 years.
Excellent knowledge of machinery and hydraulic, electrical and other systems and their components.
Experienced in using various precision tools (I have equipment to perform most mechanical work).
Will follow established procedures and practices with a strong commitment to health and safety.
Very good communication skills with problem-solving capabilities.
Very good physical strength and stamina

Qualifications:

BTEC national diploma motor vehicles (2 year course)
HNC motor vehicles (1 year course)
HND motor vehicles (1 year course)
IMI (Institute of the Motor Industry) MOT Certification NT / AE / Site Manager

Classes of Vehicles tested:

Class Descriptionwheeled vehicles (over 450kg unladen weight)
4 Cars (up to 8 passenger seats)
4 Motor caravans
4 Quads (max unladen weight 400kg - for goods vehicles 550kg and max net power of 15kw)
4 Dual purpose vehicles
4 Private hire and public service vehicles (up to 8 seats)
4 Ambulances and taxis
4 Private passenger vehicles and ambulances (9 to 12 passenger seats)
4 Goods vehicles (up to 3,000kg design gross weight)
4a Class 4 vehicles (9 to 12 passenger seats) with a seat belt installation checkPrivate passenger vehicles and ambulances (13 to 16 passenger seats)
5 Private passenger vehicles and ambulances (more than 16 passenger seats)
5 Playbuses
5a Class 5 vehicles (13 to 16 passenger seats) with a seatbelt installation check
5a Class 5 vehicles (more than 16 passenger seats) with a seatbelt installation check
7 Goods vehicles (over 3,000kg up to 3,500kg design gross weight

MTECH Auto Services
400 Jobs Completed
Caterham
4.9 / 5

Hi, my name is Kevin and I am a fully accredited ATA technician who has been working in this industry for almost 20 years. I operate as a mobile mechanic covering Surrey Sussex and Kent, coming to carry out repairs and servicing at a location and time to suit you. With being mobile, I have less overheads and so I can offer you a more competitively priced quote without compromising on the quality of my workmanship. I use good quality parts and all supplied parts come with a parts and labour warranty for your peace of mind.

I first started out working with main dealer Toyota, where I completed my apprenticeship and continued to work for 13 years. During my time there, the garage became a duel franchise of both Toyota and Citroen, and so I would say I have specialist knowledge of these two makes of cars.

Following my time there, I worked for a well-known local independent garage as a Senior Technician before deciding to start up my own garage. I developed my garage to a point where I had 5 staff working for me, however, I felt that this was not nearly as hands on as I enjoy and so I sold my business and have now decided to work alone as a mobile mechanic.

RJD Automotive
49 Jobs Completed
Evesham
5.0 / 5

RJD Automotive is based just outside kidderminster, no job is to small or big. We specialise in all aspects of keeping you and your vehicle on the road. We have a race team and also do alot motorsport vehicles also. Please get in touch for competitive prices and A class service.

SMS Motors
1370 Jobs Completed
Horton
4.7 / 5

SMS Autocare is dedicated to quality and value for money with the services we provide. We can offer full diagnostic testing, MOT and Service, mechanical repairs and much more.

Our experienced mechanics have various RMI/ATA accreditations and are always on hand to provide the help and advice that you need to get your vehicle back to full health. We have valuable links within the motor trade industry and aim to provide good value for money on all products and services.

SMS Autocare are proud members of the Retail Motor Industry Federation and the Trust My Garage scheme. All work comes with a 12 month / 12,000 mile parts and labour guarantee and we offer our customers a FREE collection and delivery service within 15 miles.

Tab Automotive
269 Jobs Completed
Harrow
4.9 / 5

Dealing with main dealers and independent car garages can get quite stressful, especially with busy home life and work schedules, so therefore why not choose a knowledgeable IMI approved, qualified Mobile Technician who has a vast number of years experience dealing with all types of vehicles from your standard to your high-end, luxury and classics.

Tab Automotive thrives on delivering a first class service to all it's client's by providing a professional & efficient service in a timely manner, and most importantly at your own doorstep, work place or wherever you prefer.

All London and surrounding areas are covered.

Ross Champion Motors Ltd
4 Jobs Completed
Horsham
5.0 / 5

Business operates a mobile service doing vehicle service, brakes , suspension and parts fitting. Contracted to a car hire company at present, looking to expand .
We supply a affordable service with a quick turn around time and a fully insured.

Brooklands Fast Fit
1112 Jobs Completed
leeds
4.7 / 5

Brooklands have been here for 25 years. We are proud in everything we do and carry everything out to a high spec.
Brooklands technicians carry over 15 years of experience an have delt with many aspects of different makes and models over the year, they all carry the correct qualifications from MOT licence’s to NVQ 2&3. We ain’t afraid to to take on any job an work constantly around the clock the get vehicles back on the road the same day.
We carry out a wide range of diagnostic test's and checks, to service and repairs we also do mot's. As on the otherhand we also carry out a wide range of body work and reapirs too..

Brook Street Motors Bury
520 Jobs Completed
Bury
4.9 / 5

Brook Street Motors are an established independent garage in Bury. We are Vauxhall specialists with over 10 years main agent experience under our belts. We have a wide experience of all other vehicle makes in the motor industry, so we are able to carry out repairs on most makes and models.

We have been on this site for over 2 years now and have excellent feedback ,both here and on other platforms. We also have good reviews on our own website, please feel free to check. We take customer service and satisfaction seriously, and pride ourselves on word of mouth for a lot of our work.
Every car leaving our premises is checked over for safety and peace of mind.

We offer a free collection and delivery service or the use of one of our courtesy cars, subject to availability.

Niche Autos LTD
1128 Jobs Completed
Wakefield
4.9 / 5

OFFICE CONTACT NUMBER IS (WAKEFIELD) 362 072 Established for many years, we are a family run business that believes in great customer service to encourage repeat business with every customer. Our pricing is very competitive and all of our mechanics have the best equipment at their disposal to get the job done correctly and efficiently. We undertake all aspects of vehicle repairs, MOT tests, Clutches, Brakes, Exhausts just to name a few as well as very competitive rates on vehicle detailing using only the very best products

TD AUTOS
267 Jobs Completed
Tunbridge wells
4.8 / 5

Hi my name is Tony I’ve been in the motor trade for a number years plus I owned my own garage for around 10 years but decided to go mobile as I wanted to cut overheads and I actually prefer doing mobile work. I’m fully skilled and very good with electrics and fault finding.

Trade Tyre and Service Centre
278 Jobs Completed
Alton
4.9 / 5

Trade Tyre and Service Centre are experienced repairing all makes of cars . We have dealer level trade technicians so you can have total peace of mind when your vehicle comes to us, that it's in good hands .

We are based half a mile from Alton town . Although, we do offer a free collection and delivery service . Our reception has free WiFi and free coffee and tea facilities whilst you wait for your vehicle .

LM MOTOR CLINIC
28 Jobs Completed
KIlmarnock
5.0 / 5

Located in a prime location in Kilmarnock, a state of the art centre offering repairs, servicing, diagnostics, exhausts and tyres for all makes of cars and vans. We also do Pre and Post MOT work for all vehicles. Recovery service offered. Free pre-winter checks.

Genesis Autos
669 Jobs Completed
liverpool
4.3 / 5

Genesis Automotives is a mobile car repair service dedicated to giving your automobile the treatment it needs to perform well and have a long lifespan. We are currently based in the local area and are the most reliable mobile car mechanics available in the area. If you would like to see what we can offer you, connect with us by filling the form below. We are always ready to attend to your inquiries.

Kerr tech Motor engineers LTD
927 Jobs Completed
Rutherglen
5.0 / 5

Our established family run business offers automotive services at great rates. Our roles include MOT's, servicing, electrical work, brakes steering and suspenison, tyres, clutch and gearbox repairs and anything a bit crazy.. Engine forging turbo upgrades boost controllers.. Project rebuilds.... ( all finished upgrading will be set at low boost and standard ignition timing , car will need to be taken to tuner for dyno run and corrective adaptions)

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Windscreen Replacement & Windscreen Repair
Frequently asked questions
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How much does windscreen replacement cost?

The cost of replacing an entire windcreen will change depending on the car that you own. The prices shown below are not indicative of exact costs, they are simply averages. The best way to get a precise quote is by entering your details in the box at the top of the page.
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How long will a windscreen replacement take?

Ordering and waiting for delivery will be the longest aspect of having a new windscreen fitted as the actual application of repairing the windscreen will not take long as it is a relatively simple process.
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Where can I go for windscreen replacement?

You may need to go to a specialist with the correct fitting equipment, however, many garages have the capacity to carry out this type of service as it is a common problem. To get estimates from garages which can carry out the work, enter your reg in the box at the top of the page.
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How is a new windscreen fitted?

The new windscreen will be carefully delivered to the garage of your choice following your agreement on price. The mechanic will make sure that any shards of glass are removed from the frame of the car and then proceed to fit the new windscreen with care and precision. The repair work is straightforward so the labour cost should not be too high.

Average rating for  Windscreen Replacement  bookings

4.88

433 reviews

Windscreen Replacement cost

The cost of a Windscreen Replacement can vary depending on your car due to differences in the cost of the glass, but you can expect to pay between £150-£200. Take a look below at the average quote on WhoCanFixMyCar.com for some of the top car makes.


Windscreen Replacement Cost by Car Make
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Ford£237.43
Vauxhall£216.40
Volkswagen£214.85
BMW£228.57
Audi£230.85
Mercedes£289.54
Citroen£226.12
Peugeot£249.13
Toyota£237.67
Renault£216.13
Nissan£215.59
MINI£225.19
Volvo£246.04

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 19/10/2020 and 17/01/2021.

Chipped and Cracked Windscreens

Even if you have a small chip it is important that you take care of the issue as it could get worse over time.

A small chip could very easily turn into a major crack as a car vibrates when it's driven, bumps in the road can also cause damage to glass quickly.

If there is damage in your windscreen and you have an MOT due, it is essential that you have the issue resolved before the test as it will affect the line of sight test and your vehicle could fail.

Fortunately having a windscreen repaired is not a complex job, even if the whole piece of glass must be removed and a new one installed.

If you are not sure if you need to replace a windscreen or to repair a windshield, use the advice below to assess the problem properly so you can make the right decision.

If your car windscreen is broken you should have the issue addressed immediately.

It is also important to remember that a cheap car windscreen replacement may not always be the best option as the job could be rushed and further problems caused.

The best practice is to get a mobile windscreen replacement or garage windscreen replacement which can be carried out by a top-rated garage with an excellent customer satisfaction record.


Windscreen Replacement Cost

If you need a full windscreen replaced, the cost will depend on your car as the price will vary from one to another. The size of the whole windscreen is a factor when it comes to price, so a Range Rover windscreen replacement will be more expensive than a Fiat Punto windscreen replacement.

You can find cheap windscreen replacement deals by entering your details at the top of the page. Once you have got quotes for windscreen replacement, you can choose the best deal for you.


Can you drive with a cracked windscreen

Technically, you can drive with a cracked windscreen, however, if the crack covers your view of the road, you cannot legally drive the vehicle as your ability to see other cars and the road will be impaired. Even if your view is not impaired, it is not advisable to drive with a crack in a windscreen because the crack will get much worse as vibrations travel through the glass and make the problem worse.


Is your windscreen covered by insurance?

Windscreen repair and replacement will not be covered by third party insurance. So if you are wondering, ‘is windscreen cover worth it?’, the answer is yes because you will have to pay out of your own pocket if a crack appears on your windscreen or a chip appears.


How do you keep a cracked windshield from spreading?

The only way to prevent a windshield crack from spreading is by having a mechanic assess the damage and apply a specialist repair solution to the damage. However, if the crack is beyond a certain size, it will not be possible to repair the damage. If you are a long way from a mechanic but have a crack in the windshield, make sure to drive as carefully as possible on your way as even a small bump on the road may cause the crack to get to a point beyond repair.


How long does it take to replace a car windscreen?

If you need an entire car windscreen replacement, the service is simple and can be boiled down to four steps.

  1. Your vehicle will have protective material covering the area around the windscreen which will shield the bodywork and interior of your car.
  2. The seals or glue which holds the windscreen in place will be cut by the mechanic and removed from the car.
  3. Special primer agent will be applied to the framework of the vehicle and allowed to dry and a bonding glue will be applied to the new windscreen before it is fitted into place. This will ensure a strong hold is secured.
  4. The sticking agent needs at least an hour to dry and the vehicle cannot be driven away before this time.

This process should not take much longer than an hour though it may change from one garage to another.


Repairing a chipped windscreen

Repairing a chip can be easier than a crack though there are rules to having this type of service carried out.

  • A chip has to be smaller than a £2 pound piece to be filled, if its bigger an entire replacement will be required.
  • The chip has to be at least 3cm away from the edge of the windscreen to be repaired.
  • If the damaged area is within the line of sight of the driver (an area of 30cm) the damage cannot occupy an area bigger than 10mm.


Where can I get my windscreen replaced?

Finding a mechanic you can trust to do a good job and charge a fair price, is not always easy which is why we simplified the process.

We work with a network of 15,194 mechanics and garages across the UK so we can find competitive windscreen repair or replacement deals for you.

To find the best windscreen repair or replacement service in your region;

  • Enter your car registration number
  • Give us a few details about your car and your requirements
  • We’ll send you a great selection of quotes from mechanics and garages in your area

You can then compare the quotes and read reviews from previous customers to find the best deal in your area, before booking the local windscreen replacement or repair online.

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