How much will it cost to remove scratches, water stains, graffiti or just polish out a pitted window?
Of course, it depends. Is this flat glass? Is this a curved RV front windshield? Is this a very large glass tabletop? Is this glass from a classic car?
Like all service work, the price of repairing or restoring an unknown is very difficult. Here are some considerations to help you determine the cost of repair.
First, there is a minimum. Meaning, the minimum charge for any glass repair, resurfacing or polishing is (in general) $250.00. NOTE: This is not per scratch. If for example, you had 3 windows all on one service call, the same minimum applies even if for all three windows the total was $250.00.
(Note: Other Glass Scratch Repair companies might charge more, might charge less. Find a Glass Scratch repair company in the Business Directory )
Additionally, there might be travel time.
And in all honesty, it is entirely possible that the cost of repairing a window can exceed the cost of replacing a piece of glass, even including the factoring in the labor. The larger the piece of glass, the more expensive it is to replace, which in comparison can make repairing the piece of glass a better deal.
It is unlikely that the complete surface of a window would need to be resurfaced, but there ARE indeed those unique situations where something like that can occur. Usually, however, a window will have a scratch or two, or a bit of vandalism that needs to be removed. In such a case, NOT counting any travel time, a high-end cost for an AVERAGE large storefront window could be between $300-$800.Please remember this is just a generalization, and there are cases where this can be higher.
Going to the other extreme (for example), a large glass table 10 feet long, 4 feet wide that is heavily scratched could require up to a couple of days of careful work. Yes, the price would reflect this – and is very dependent on a case by case basis.
Hopefully this information gives you a basic idea as to pricing, and if our service matches your budget and we can solve your problem – please contact us. We are delighted to restore your glass back to excellent clarity!