Irvine Back Glass Replacement

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Back glass is mostly made of tempered glass. Thus, its breakage is different from windshield breakage. Tempered glass (back glass) “explodes” into small pieces when it breaks while laminate (windshield) mostly remains intact. This is designed for safety purposes whereby you are not trapped in your vehicle.

At Auto Glass Repair of Irvine, we have certified technicians who have the required skills set on back glass replacement in Irvine. Contact us through our main line (949) 518-0619 so that our technicians can provide you with our wide variety of services.

Common Causes of Back Glass Damage

Several factors cause the damage of back glass. Let have a quick look at these.

Debris and Stones

Road debris and stones sometimes fly off the road and crash onto the back glass, causing it to crack or even shatter. Sometimes, other cars on the road kick up stones that hit your back glass, resulting in the back glass’ damage


They do happen from time to time and can result in damage to the back glass. Flying hockey, cricket, and golf balls can result in damage to the back glass.

Bad Weather

Hailstones can cause back glass damage. Blown tree branches can leave the back glass damaged.

Incorrect Installation

This can be caused through installation by untrained staff or by poor-quality installation equipment. As Auto Glass Repair of Irvine, we recommend you seek our expert services on such installations.

Temperature Fluctuations

Sudden temperature fluctuations can cause damage to the back glass.

Steps Involved in Rear Windshield Replacement

The steps involved include

  • Conducting an assessment of the damage
  • Removal of the damaged glass
  • Insert a new rear windshield of high-quality glass
  • Ensure functionality of the sensors that are the defroster
  • Vacuum the debris and broken glass in the interior 
  • Clean auto glass on the vehicle

Convenient Mobile Service

Auto Glass Repair of Irvine offers mobile replacement services at no extra cost to you! We bring the repair shop to your home, workplace, or your convenient location. This eliminates the hassle of taking time out of your busy schedule to drive to the auto shop and wait for your replacement.

Our technicians can complete a full rear windshield replacement in an hour, thus getting back on the road safely in no time.

Call (949) 518-0619 today to set a convenient appointment that resonates with your busy schedule.

How Long Does It Take to Replace a Rear Windshield?

From removing the damaged glass to the installation of new glass, the entire process takes roughly an hour. The vehicle needs to stay stationary for an additional one hour for the urethane to cure to ensure its durability fully.

What should I look for After Windshield Replacement?

Make sure the installation was carried out as required on your windshield gasket. Examine closely for gaps and bubbles in the seal around your windshield.

Can My Insurance Cover the Cost of Windshield Replacement?

This mainly depends on your type of insurance coverage package. Standard insurance coverage may cover the costs of replacement but may charge a deductible fee for filing a claim.

What Can You Not Do After Windshield Replacement?

Don’t put unnecessary stress on the new glass. Also, avoid power washers.

Give us a call on any automobile glass repair or windshield replacement. At Auto Glass Repair of Irvine, we got your back. Talk to us at (949) 518-0619 for the best technician services and better prices on all glass services.

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