Question: Purchasing More Supplies
How Many Windshields Can I Repair Before Purchasing More Supplies?
With your initial windshield repair kit purchase, you average about 100 repairs, depending on the system. The cost to purchase enough product to repair another 100 windshields, only costs about $100.00 or $1.00 per repair. This includes MagniBond Resin, Premium Pit Resin or Premium Pit Plus Resin, Injector End Seals, Carbide Burs, Curing Tabs, Razor Blades, etc.
If you’re not sure what system is right for you, our System Cost Comparison Sheet to help you decide which system will best meet your needs.
For such a simple service, windshield repair is high value and easy to add to an existing operation. Why offer windshield repair services? According to the National Windshield Repair Association’s Repair of Laminated Auto Glass Standards, windshield repair is defined as “…a permanent process that can be used to repair a laminated windshield.” Here, we examine the benefits to both your business and its customers.
Also, according to a 2003 article in Auto & Flat Glass Journal, “… one in every seven of these vehicles (on US roads) has repairable windshield damage – which makes windshield damage more common than a flat tire.” A luxury automobile manufacturer that utilizes Delta Kits equipment in all of its North American repair facilities estimated that one in ten US vehicles has repairable windshield damage.
There are over 248 million vehicles on the road today. Estimating the number of vehicles with repairable windshield damage between 24 and 30 million. For example, with an average price per repair of $55 the total annual market for windshield repair is between $1.3 and $1.6 billion.
Finally, with the increase in windshield repair services being advertised on a national basis… Read More