We call this an Angel or Propeller Rock Chip that is 
very rare.

Rock Chip FAQs

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What does a rock chip look like?
A rock chip is usually round or star shaped and may have lines radiating from the center. It has a black or silver color to it. Hint: If your rock chip looks like a white speck in the glass and has no dark areas, then this should not be repaired. It is only a nick.

What caused my rock chip to appear?
Normally a rock chip appears after a rock or other flying road debris hits your windshield.

Should I have my rock chip repaired?
In almost all cases you should have it repaired unless the rock chip is in the driverís line of sight, is over one year old or it has already been repaired. After the rock chip appears, do not put anything on the windshield except water or window cleaner. You may be tempted to apply cleansers, rain repellents, soap, baby oil, foreign chemicals, glue, garlic juice, vinegar and finger nail polish, but these products will only make it more difficult to repair.

How Big?
We can repair rock chips from the size of a Pea up to the size of a Quarter and in some cases up to the size of a Silver Dollar. As long as the glass missing from the center of the rock chip is less than the end of pencil eraser, we can do the rock chip repair.

Will my rock chip disappear when repaired?
Your rock chip should become noticeably clearer when repaired. However, clarity is dependent upon the size, age, amount of glass missing from the center and the quantity of fragmented glass within the break. Note: chemicals applied to the rock chip may prevent the windshield repair resin from adhering to the glass.

Will my rock chip ever form a crack?
The possibility of your rock chip forming into a crack is greater now if not repaired. But if you repair the rock chip before it turns into a crack it will not spread under normal conditions. A rock chip could form a crack if there is a drastic change in temperature (ex. washing you car on a very hot day with cold water) or if internal or external stress occurs to the windshield.

Can you repair when windshield is wet?
In the months of May thru September the sun UV Rays are at it strongest here in Houston, TX. If your windshield has gotten wet please, allow your vehicle to set in direct sunlight for 3 hours prior to repair. The rest of the year may take several days to a week depending on the weather. Please note there is always a chance your chip can spread into a crack while drying in the sunlight. However, if there is any water in the break thatís not visible by the technician then the repair may appear more visible. In most cases the rock chip damaged area will turn milky white forever when water is in the break.

How long does it take to repair?
Typically it takes about 30 minutes but could take an hour depending on the individual rock chip being repaired.

How much for a rock chip repair?
How much for a rock chip repair? If it is smaller than a Dime 10¢, it would cost $49.95 and Nickle 5¢ to Quarter 25¢ Size $54.95 anything larger that is repairable would should cost $59.95 For additional chips price may vary. See store for pricing. *For long crack repair see FAQ Cracks.

What is your warranty on rock chip repair?
Should a crack spread further than the original end points, a refund shall be given upon inspection. This windshield is guaranteed against defective material or workmanship as long as the present owner continues to own this vehicle.