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Do You Need a Car Windscreen Replacement and Repair Service?

Your windscreen is much more than a piece of glass: it’s an essential part of your car's safety equipment. However, despite the strength of most windscreens, cracks are a common problem. Cracks can manifest in a variety of ways; they may appear as starbursts, with cracks extending outwards in different directions, or as a simple, single crack. In any case, you should repair your windscreen as soon as possible to avoid having to replace the entire thing, which can prove expensive.

If you notice a crack or chip in your windscreen, there are three factors to consider: its size, its position and how long the damage has been present. In the majority of cases, a professional can quickly and easily repair a windscreen if the chip damage has been caused by something like a small stone.

To ensure your safety and that of your loved ones, consult a car windscreen replacement and repair specialist in the event of a crack or break to determine the best course of action. HaMuch can help you find the right people for car windscreen replacement near you!

What Does a Professional Car Windscreen Replacement and Repair Contractor Do?

Expertise in this area is indispensable, especially when it comes to completely replacing a vehicle’s windscreen. Specialists must use only original parts that meet the quality requirements of the car’s manufacturer. The repair and replacement process for a damaged windscreen includes:

  • Inspection and diagnostics: Mechanics will inspect the crack and determine whether they can repair the damage without replacing the entire windscreen. This will not only save you time and allow you to get back on the road faster, but it will also save the cost of an expensive repair.
  • Cleaning the windscreen: The specialist will use suction to remove as much water and dirt from the repair area as possible.
  • Repairing the damaged windscreen: A windscreen specialist will fill the crack with a type of resin that cures under ultraviolet light. Excess resin is then removed so that the windscreen surface is uniform. The resin adapts to the glass, giving you a functional windscreen. Specialists can also take care of windscreen tinting if this is something you want installed, ensuring it complies with the strict legal guidelines.
  • Replacing the damaged windscreen: If necessary, technicians will remove the current windscreen and insert a new one using special primers and adhesives. When the adhesive dries, you are safe to continue driving.

How to Find a Car Windscreen Replacement and Repair Specialist Near You?

To find a specialist in car windscreen repair near you, follow our simple three-step process:

  1. Post your job: Find your location, either by typing in your postcode or town, or selecting from our extensive list of regions, counties and cities in the UK. We ask you to select your maximum budget, so that you never pay more than what you can afford. Post the details of your job and we’ll match you with tradesmen in your area who are qualified and experienced to do the work.
  2. Get quotes: We’ll send your job listing to car mechanics in your area. We’ll notify you via text when three tradesmen have expressed interest in your job.
  3. Select your tradesman: Review the profiles and experience of the tradesmen interested in working with you. You can use HaMuch to read customer reviews from people just like you, compare rates and see how close they are to you. You can even communicate with tradesmen to discuss the work before making your decision — you’re in complete control!

Our search tools are designed to help you find a tradesman that best suits your needs, budget and location.

If you need your windscreen repairing or replacing, HaMuch can help. We list qualified, vetted professionals who can cater to your vehicle’s needs, whether you are looking for an MOT service for your motorbike or a car valeting service. Enter your postcode today to find a tradesman near you.

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Rates for Tradesmen in the UK

Builder

Builder: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Builders
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Broadland£22£176
Fife£35£237
Amber Valley£28£199
Vale of Glamorgan£27£186
Wolverhampton£25£200
Canterbury£25£191
Bury£31£197
Brighton£28£211
Ipswich£26£177
Wychavon£26£197

Carpenter & Joiner

Carpenter & Joiner: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Carpenter & Joiners
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Manchester£31£186
Maidstone£28£215
Aberdeen£25£199
Salisbury£25£160
Newcastle-upon-Tyne£20£171
East Riding£22£185
Highland£25£202
South Bedfordshire£31£224
Stockton-on-Tees£37£198
Carmarthenshire£18£153

Electrician

Electrician: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Electricians
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Cambridge£35£243
St Albans£41£247
Windsor & Maidenhead£41£255
Charnwood£28£204
Dundee£34£262
West Wiltshire£37£249
Waveney£25£240
East Hampshire£31£230
Braintree£34£238
South Bedfordshire£38£249

Gardener

Gardener: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Gardeners
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Arun£27£221
Newcastle-upon-Tyne£39£254
Mid Bedfordshire£22£152
Renfrewshire£32£258
Windsor & Maidenhead£28£212
Kirklees£22£130
Isle of Wight£23£170
Thanet£27£235
Pembrokeshire£25£200
Plymouth£14£100

Locksmith

Locksmith: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Locksmiths
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Norwich£42£190
Bury£48£256
Reigate & Banstead£49£274
Sheffield£37£175
Southend-on-Sea£20£160
Newbury£130£130
North Tyneside£41£258
Thamesdown£28£180
Bristol£39£222
Aylesbury Vale£58£205

Cleaner

Cleaner: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Cleaners
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Poole£16£84
Bracknell Forest£18£137
East Hampshire£18£138
Salisbury£30£180
South Oxfordshire£22£167
Newport£26£190
Breckland£15£120
Swansea£16£102
South Lanarkshire£95£600
Stroud£36£255

Car Mechanic

Car Mechanic: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Car Mechanics
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Wigan£36£249
Renfrewshire£10£50
Blackpool£60£150
Flintshire£35£175
Nuneaton & Bedworth£38£293
Aberdeen£40£280
East Ayrshire£37£200
Barnsley£32£221
North Ayrshire£37£200
Bracknell Forest£41£231

Heating Engineer

Heating Engineer: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Heating Engineers
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Swale£45£266
Wealden£49£269
Highland£40£320
Maidstone£44£250
South Ayrshire£37£217
West Lothian£39£273
Bridgend£36£218
Bassetlaw£33£225
Bury£45£237
Portsmouth£41£246

Plumber

Plumber: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Plumbers
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Gwynedd£28£222
Dover£44£239
South Somerset£31£254
Maidstone£44£247
Derby£37£234
South Lanarkshire£36£257
Mid Sussex£46£263
East Ayrshire£36£195
Norwich£39£234
Birmingham£38£227

Painter & Decorator

Painter & Decorator: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Painter & Decorators
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Basingstoke & Deane£27£195
Wolverhampton£20£151
Liverpool£23£158
Gateshead£21£150
Carmarthenshire£15£115
Leeds£22£157
Bury£23£164
Chelmsford£26£172
North Ayrshire£20£172
Brighton£51£208
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