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Will my windscreen chip pass its MOT?

8.4% of cars normally fail the MOT on windscreens. Windscreen inspections have been part of the annual MOT test since 1993. We were instrumental in advising the Department of Transport on the MOT rules and we bring that knowledge and expertise when we repair your windscreen. There are clear rules about what must be repaired in different…

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Windscreen Repair – How it Works

Windscreen repair is a cheap but proven alternative to replacing damaged windscreens. A windscreen repair is accomplished by injecting a specially formulated liquid resin into the damaged area. The resin is then cured with UV light to make a structural bond with the glass and then scraped flat to the surface of the glass and…

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Volvo Windscreens

Many new Volvos have advanced safety features integrated into their front windscreens like “City Safety” which calculates the distance to the car in front and also applies the brakes if a collision is imminent. These safety features need to accurately see through the windscreen glass to work effectively and if a sub standard non genuine…

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Beware of fake insurance repairs

Please feel free to send us your bad repairs and we will publish them. In every one of these cases the windscreen company charged the customer or their insurer for the job!

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Amlin, Hastings, Admiral and Direct Line special offer

If you are insured with Amlin, Hastings, Admiral (Elephant, Diamond, Bell ), Direct Line ( Churchill, Privilige, Tesco, NIG*, Ford Insure ) then Glass Doctors offer a special rate to allow you to get your screen fixed and not have to claim through your insurance company which could affect future premiums ( note: that this is different from…

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REPAIRING YOUR WINDSCREEN DOESN'T HAVE TO BE A HEADACHE

Glass Doctors would love to help you today

At Glass Doctors our trained technicians are able to repair approximately 95% of the windscreens that we inspect quickly and easily from as little as £72.