What to do if you have a chip in the windshield of your vehicle

What do you do if you have a chip in the windshield of your vehicle? 

If you’ve ever been driving around Tampa and seen a chip in the windshield, The sight of a new crack or chip on your windshield can prove frustrating and you’ve probably just wanted to what hit your car. There are several types of windshield chips and each has their culprit.

There are different types of cracks that may require you to bring in your vehicle for windshield repair.  While windshield cracks are generally caused from objects such as hail, rocks, or other road debris hitting your windshield they can often occurs without anything touching the windshield, such as a large variation in the temperature – those auto glass repair’s start at the edge of the windshield.

Experts at Gerber recommend having your windshield crack inspected immediately because there is a chance of it spreading and getting larger the longer you leave it.   To have your windshield inspected, visit Gerber Collision and Glass to find the auto glass repair location nearest to you.

With over 100 locations to serve you, and a written lifetime guarantee on all work, we are your hail windshield repair specialist!


Gerber Collision and Glass Can Help

Gerber Collision and Glass Can Help

Gerber Collision and Glass realize that an accident can be very stressful on you and your family.  Even a minor collision can have a tremendous impact on your psyche and your wallet.  We’re here to alleviate these worries.  We have over seventy years of experience in the auto repair industry.  We have some of the most qualified auto technicians in the business.  Whether it’s a simple repair or a full restoration, Gerber Collision and Glass are committed to total customer satisfaction.

We use the most state of the art computerized paint systems to complete the job right the first time.  We also offer a lifetime guarantee on all of our work.  We know that being without a vehicle is tough.  If you need a rental car or a courtesy vehicle, we can arrange this as well for you.  There is no job too big or too small.  We have expanded our offices throughout Canada and the United States, including our new office in Tampa, Florida.  Visit us at Gerber Collision and Glass.com for more information on our services and office locations.

What to do when you get hail damage on your vehicle

What to do when you get hail damage on your vehicle.

What do do when you get hail damage.

Your vehicle was damaged in a hailstorm. Now what? The process of getting it repaired can be even more frustrating. Running around town getting estimates takes up a lot of time, and it can be confusing. Hopefully the following information will answer some of the questions you might have and help you save a great deal of time.

First, contact your insurance company to start the claims process. Do not be hesitant to file a claim for fear of the insurance premiums being raised. Hail damage should be covered under your comprehensive coverage and is considered an act of nature. Filing a hail claim should not cause your premiums to go up. most major insurance companies now endorse dent repair for automobile hail damage.

Next, your insurance company inspects your vehicle’s hail damage. Often they will give you a list of body shops they recommend you go to for repairs, such as Gerber Collision and Glass.

Backed by our Lifetime Guarantee, our qualified, experienced technicians will repair your vehicle to its pre-hail condition. Our computerized paint systems offer superior colour matching capabilities to restore your vehicle’s cosmetic appearance, and our paint booths use cutting-edge ventilation systems to ensure a flawless finish.

We inspect the repair at several quality check points throughout the process to ensure that we deliver on our service promise. Once the repair is complete, the vehicle is thoroughly inspected once more before we return it to you.

It’s raining, it’s pouring…. Gerber fixes ALL auto glass needs!

Picture this: It’s been raining for the last 4 days and the sun is FINALLY out, and it’s warm and humid. You get into your car and “sniff, sniff. Where is that mildew smell coming from? My windows are all up.” Well, even the slightest gap in your window, or cracked windshield, can cause water to seep in and cause mold and mildew to grow. That can make your car stink and look unattractive from the inside. If you suspect your car’s window has a leak, or if your windows or windshields have a crack in them, make sure to bring it over to us, Gerber Collision and Glass! We can take a look and fix ya right up!

Our customer service records speak for themselves:

Gerald had some work done recently on his car, and said “I had some front end damage to my car, took it in and I was impressed with the staff and facility. The staff was knowledgeable and the shop was very neat and clean, very professional operation. They called twice a week as promised and gave me updates on my cars progress. When I picked it up, it look just like it did the day I picked it up from the showroom. I was very impressed and will use Gerber Collision again, when I need body work done to any of my vehicles.”

We also make auto glass replacement and windshield repair services easy with our mobile auto glass services. If something happens while you’re at work and you can’t leave the office, don’t worry we’ll take care of it while you keep working!