People haven’t given much thought to what makes their windows go up and down. It’s not until something goes awry that they begin to wonder how to fix it. The window regulator controls your windows. It’s a very simple device that is powered by a small motor and electrical current. When it malfunctions most glass repair companies will replace the entire device. This gives yields more profit for them. In many cases the window regulator and truck glass can be repaired. We will not charge you for unnecessary services. If we can repair the device so that you can get a couple more years out of it, we will.
Repair vs. Replacement
As a layperson, you won’t be able to discern whether you need a replacement or a simple repair. In many cases repairing one component may be all that is required. Our expert window technicians are able to determine if the regulator should be replaced or repaired. The cost difference between the two is nil. It is faster to replace the entire device but costs more because of the part. To remove the device, take it apart then reconstruct it, consumes more time. If the existing device allows you to get a few more years of use out of it, we will do our due diligence to repair it. The technician will help you make the most financially sound decision.
Do you really want to go back to manual windows? You never miss the water until the well runs dry. Powered windows offer a level of convenience that our parents in the 60’s and 70’s never dreamt of. Yet, when it powered windows were introduced to the mass market, everyone had to have one. Car salesmen and women all over the world capitalized on this new feature. When window regulators cease to function, some naïve souls try to tough it out. Even in 91 degree heat, they will attempt to drive with the windows rolled up. Fully functioning powered windows gives car owners an extra layer of security against theft and prevent heat stroke during the summer months.
The technicians at El Paso Total Auto Glass are trained in the highest standards. As a company, we stand by their craftsmanship. Each technician has been carefully vetted and comes to us with years of experience. That is why we feel so confident in offering a comprehensive warranty. Our warranties cover the workmanship and the part. Should you have any issues with your window regulator following a repair or replacement, feel free to contact us for a swift remedy. We believe that life shouldn’t be complicated. As long as we hire the best and train them to our standards, our customers can rely on our work and drive with confidence.
Custom Fabricated Parts
If you purchased a window regulator from your local retailer or on line, you can expect to pay $300-$500. The cost depends on the manufacturer, quality and the retailer. We purchase directly from the manufacturer in bulk and therefore are able to cut costs. If we can save you a couple hundred dollars, we will. By utilizing custom fabricated parts, we are able to extend the life of your window regulator. In many cases, when the technician hears the sounds of gears grinding she is able to discern the source of the problem immediately. Installing customized parts typically takes less than one hour.