This has probably happened to you: you are driving on a road and suddenly a pebble hits the windshield, causing it to burst. This crack, perhaps insignificant, causes discomfort when driving. But here, we’re going to show you a homemade trick to fix that crack.
If you choose to leave this rift, it will begin to enlarge over time. Therefore, you should take action and repair it as soon as possible. This homemade trick posted on YouTube will show you how to do this, but first we’ll give you a hint of what you shouldn’t do with your vehicle when it’s cold:
- Warm water: If your car’s windows are frozen, you should never pour hot water over them. You run the risk of causing a serious break in your window due to temperature changes.
- Newspaper: Do not cover the windshield with newspapers. These can be frozen to the window and unlikely to be removable again. Not very useful when you need to drive your vehicle.
- Car starting: is your car having trouble starting? Turn off all things that use energy, such as radio, heating and lighting. Then try again. After starting the vehicle, you can turn everything else back on.
Homemade trick to repair cracks in the windshield
In this viral YouTube video, ChrisFix explains how to fix a small crack in your windshield in a few simple steps. Start by cleaning the glass with glass cleaner or alcohol and a microfiber cloth.
First, apply alcohol to the cloth, it is important not to splash it on the glass. Then youtuber uses a cheap windshield repair kit that includes a number of components that will be used to recover the windshield. Watch the video below.