Your boat’s windshield is an important job, deflecting wind and water when you’re out on the lake and preventing you and your passengers from getting completely soaked. When your boat glass becomes damaged, repairing it right away is a matter of safety.
At Lebanon Glass, aside from our professional boat glass services, we’re also seasoned boat glass repair technicians.
Our team can repair all types of window glass on everything from yachts to fishing boats, including:
- Glass doors
- Glass hatches
- Custom glass designs
How to Avoid Boat Glass Damage
Most of the time, the damage to your boat windshield is out of your hands, and the need for repairs and replacement will be an emergency-based issue.
However, you don’t need to worry though. We can send our team the same day when necessary. There are several ways to avoid these issues though, to the best of your ability.
This unnecessary pressure can cause your boat windshield to crack, split, and break easily. We can work with different sealants to repair the issues. However, we also have access to the best boat windshield replacement in the industry. Our team can even help you find one that will stand up to more pressure if you are the more adventurous boater.
Cover When Docked
It is vital to get a proper cover for your boat and windshield while it is not in use. This will help protect your boat from damaging UV rays of the sun and any debris that may get blown around in a storm.
Be Mindful of Debris
When you are out boating after a storm, be wary of going into areas where there is debris floating around in the water. The branches, sticks, and other debris can get swept up and hit the windshield, causing cracks and chips.
Furthermore, look out for low-hanging branches which can scratch and damage your windshield.
One of the vital steps you can take when being vigilant about protecting your boat’s windshield is being a safe driver. Consider other boats and floats at all times. Doing this not only protects you and your boat but also your passengers and all those around you.
No Matter the Boat, Lebanon Glass Can Help!
Our professionally trained and fully equipped team have studied all the techniques and methods for repairing and replacing boat windshield as fast as possible. Our goal is to keep you on the water for as long as possible.
Lebanon Glass can also work on any boat within your dock. Whether you have a speedboat, yacht, cabin cruise, and more, we can handle them. It’s important to get you a professional to help you with these repairs and replacements. When you try to fix the chips and cracks yourself, it can lead to unsafe boating practices, costlier repairs, and premature replacements.
Why Should You Repair Cracked and Damaged Boat Glass Immediately?
Below are some of the reasons why you should have your boat glass repaired immediately when it becomes damaged.
Several of your boat’s controls and instruments can be found behind the protective cover of your windshield. If your windshield becomes shattered, these instruments and controls become vulnerable. It presents a potential safety hazard for you and your passengers or even those around you on the lake.
Protects Your Interior
The interior of the boat is designed to handle a little moisture. However, getting completely soaked is another issue altogether. Repairing damaged window glass can keep water from damaging the furnishings inside your boat’s cabin and prevent mold and mildew from setting in.
If you have a broken windshield, it can decrease your visibility while driving. A damaged side window can impede your view of the lake when you’re inside the boat.
Increases High-Speed Safety
If your boat glass has even the slightest damage, boating at high speeds becomes an extremely risky activity. When the integrity of your broken glass fails when you’re traveling at a high speed, the projectiles of shattered glass pose a threat to everyone inside your boat.
Glass Boat Replacement
The glass of your boat can be made from a multitude of different glasses. The team at Lebanon Glass can help your boat get the necessary glass replacement. We have over 40 years of experience and we gladly put it to use on every boat we handle.