I Have Scratches In My Auto Glass! What Do I Do? Feature

I Have Scratches In My Auto Glass! What Do I Do?

Have you noticed some light scratches on your windshield? Yeah, those don’t look great when the sun hits them first thing in the morning. Especially if you have a lot!

If your windshield or windows have deep scratches then you should give us a call today so we can repair them or replace your vehicle’s auto glass so that your visibility is not affected by flaws.

But if the scratches are very light, then there are some steps you can take to address them.

What’s defined as a light scratch?

If you can run your fingernail over the scratch and it doesn’t catch, these tips will work for you! If it’s worse and your fingernail does catch on it, then you need to give us a call.

Sometimes you may think that a crack in your windshield is just a scratch because it doesn’t go through every layer of glass that makes up your windshield. Don’t assume! Call Taylor Auto Glass today so we can inspect the damage to your windshield and assess what needs to be done to ensure that your vehicle remains safe and your visibility is not compromised.

Do I have to fix a scratch on my windows or windshield?

It’s very important to fix any flaws on your auto glass because of the pivotal role it plays in the safety of your vehicle. Your windshield isn’t just glass for you to see out of while driving, it provides support for the roof of your car! Also, scratches can affect your visibility during your commute.

You should fix any flaws in your windshield, windows, or other auto glass on your vehicle to keep you and your passengers safe.
How can I fix a light scratch on my auto glass?

A light scratch can often just be polished away. This can completely remove a scratch or make it nearly invisible. All you have to do is use a special polish, mix it with water, and apply it to the scratch. You can buy a kit for this from an auto parts store.


If you find the scratch was worse than you thought after attempting to polish, give us a call to get your windshield replaced and safe again.  Don’t forget – replacement is covered by auto insurance most of the time!

Latest posts by Taylor Auto Glass (see all)