Auto Glass Repair &
in South Carolina
Auto Glass and Windshield Replacement
Replacing and installing new glass on an automobile is pretty straightforward once you call the professionals. We first come out to your location. We’ll remove the damaged glass and clean the area so that there are no remnants left over or debris to get in the way of a clean install. Then we’ll set the new glass with the proper adhesive to bond with the frame. And that’s it!
Mobile Windshield Replacement Services
If you are stuck at work or at home and unable to come to us, contact Century Glass for mobile windshield replacement services. Our technicians are certified by the AGSC for replacement and chip repair services.
We Are Your Auto Glass Repair Specialists
Not only has Century Glass been repairing glass in Columbia since 1991… they are also the best in the business. All of our auto glass technicians are AGSC Master Certified technicians and many are certified to perform ADAS feature recalibration. Finally, we only use superior products in our installations.
When we say “superior”, we mean it. We are one of the few companies that offer a one hour drive away time for a windshield replacement and always offer lifetime No-Leak Guarantee. To top it all off, when available, we use Clear Advantage windshield from Pilkington, a premier auto glass that not only tuned to dampen wind and engine noise, but that also reflects and absorbs up to 65% of the heat that enters your car. There is a difference in glass companies, that is why you should trust your vehicle’s safety with Century Glass. Contact us today.
DID YOU KNOW?
Did you know that you have the right to choose who replaces your auto glass? Back in 2012, the South Carolina Legislature passed Bill H4042 into law that makes it illegal for a third party, like your insurance company, to force you to go to a particular auto glass shop to have your vehicle worked on. This puts the power in your hands to insist on a reputable company with a proven track record no matter who the 800 number recommends.
Windshield Replacement and Repair FAQ
How Long Do Windshield Chip Repairs Usually Take?
Our average turnaround for windshield chip repairs is approximately 30 minutes.
How Does Windshield Repair Work?
Our technicians will first clean out the damaged areas. If technicians determine that the windshield can be repaired, they will inject a clear resin into the cracks. The resin is then exposed to UV light that cures the material and bonds it with the glass. After the excess resin is cleared out, the strength of the windshield is restored and, often, the damaged area is hardly noticeable.
How Long Does Windshield Repair Last?
With the expert care Century Glass provides, the repaired area can last the lifetime of the windshield.
How Big of a Crack Can Be Repaired on a Windshield?
The viability of any repair will depend on the assessment of the technician in the field. Typically, a good rule of thumb is that if it is larger than a quarter, then it can’t be repaired. However, new techniques and technologies are changing this rule of thumb, so it would be best to contact us for a free quote today.
How Does Windshield Replacement Work with Insurance?
This depends entirely on your policy. Comprehensive auto coverage may pay some or all of the costs to replace a windshield. If someone else was at fault, you might find that their insurance will cover the damage. We can help you work through some of the specifics of your policy and help you with the information we have to file a claim if the situation warrants.
Is ADAS calibration necessary?
If you have a newer vehicle, then chances are the answer to this question is YES!! Recalibrating your windshield is important to the safety of the driver and their passengers. This process adjusts the vehicle’s camera functionality to ensure that your lane departure warnings, adaptive braking and other safety features operate at manufacturers standards after the windshield is replaced.
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Call the Glass Experts at Century Glass
Century Glass is the glass company you can count on. We have a team of glass professionals who can assist you with your windshield, shower door, and home glass needs. We understand reliability and convenience are key. Our customers enjoy not just clearer glass, but see life’s moments more clearly.
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