myWindshield makes it simple and fast to find quality auto glass repair shops and mobile technicians across Alaska. We are partnered with some of the best windshield repair shops in Alaska who are skilled at performing front windshield, side and back glass repairs and replacement for a wide variety of vehicles including cars, SUVs, vans and trucks.
You can take your car into one of the many affordable auto glass repair shops listed below or have them come out to you, wherever you are, to provide mobile glass repair and replacement services. Feel free to browse through our partner auto glass technicians below and request a free quote or simply pick up the phone and request same-day or next day service so you can get back on the road safely.
How much will auto glass repair or replacement cost in Alaska (AK)?
Windshield repair and replacement costs vary significantly across the United States, and in Alaska the cost tends to be higher than the national average cost for these services. The cost drivers tend to be the make and model of your vehicle, the severity of the damage, to some extent the age of the vehicle, and your insurance policy.
Newer vehicles equipped with sensors, cameras, and ADAS systems tend to require more specialized labour since they must also be calibrated properly, which can also drive up costs.
On average, auto glass services cost an average of $274 in Alaska, ranging from between $225-290 depending on the auto glass shop. Each auto glass shop listed above operates in Alaska, so find out how much your windshield repair/replacement will cost by clicking on “GET A QUOTE” above. Partners listed here on myWindshield will respond to you with a free, no-obligation quote for the service, so feel free to choose the partner you prefer most.
Windshield repair in Alaska made easy
Road and highway conditions in the great state of Alaska can cause lots of problems for your vehicle, including the windshield. It’s often said that there are only two seasons, winter and construction season. That means lots of flying gravel and debris from the road can end up flying right into the windshield and leaving behind a rock chip or a crack.
It might not seem like much at first, but if ignored, that little crack can develop into a fully-blown spiderweb of cracks extending to the edges of the windshield. At that point, repairs will either cost much more than anticipated, or they might be impossible and thus a complete replacement will be required.
Small hairline cracks can grow quickly if your vehicle is driving over rough, uneven surfaces or poor quality roads, since the vibration rattles the windshield and causes any cracks to spread. Best to have your windshield repaired before it’s completely structurally compromised.
For these reasons, it’s best not to delay having your windshield looked after. It is important for keeping you and your passengers safe, and it also helps you maintain clear, unhindered visibility of the road ahead.
The good news is that modern windshield repairs tend to be quick and efficient since high-quality resin compounds are cured with UV lights, thus strengthening the windshield and filling in the cracks. Auto glass technicians listed here on myWindshield can get the job done quickly, sometimes even in half an hour, which lets you get back on your journey safe and sound.
Most motorists want to save a buck or two here and there on automotive repairs, including windshield repairs, but if you think you’ve found a good that seems too good to be true, chances are that it’s a scam. Unfortunately, some less reputable mechanics will rush out the job using low-quality parts and materials in order to promise you that rock bottom deal. Not only can this create problems with your insurance provider later on, but you could also be putting yourself and your passengers in great danger as well.
Use myWindshield today to find qualified, reliable, and thoroughly vetted windshield glass repair shops near you, anywhere in Alaska. Our partners will give you great service at competitive prices.
Windshield laws and regulations in Alaska (AK)
Laws and regulations in Alaska require that:
- Vehicle type: all vehicles with enclosed passenger seating must have a windshield.
- Windshield manufacturing: all windshields for vehicles manufactured after July 1, 1968 must be resistant to shattering with safety glass glazing.
- Free of obstructions: the windshield, side or rear windows cannot be obstructed with signs, posters or opaque coverings.
- Windshield wipers and defrosters: every vehicle must have functioning windshield wipers to wipe away rain, snow and moisture and working defrosters which blow hot air onto the windshield.
- Tinted windows and windshields: windshield tint is only allowed on the top five inches of the windshield. Red tint is prohibited on windshields and any other windows. Metallic, mirrored, or reflective tints are also prohibited in Alaska.
- Windshields are free of rock chips or cracks: Alaska laws require that the driver’s field of vision cannot be hindered by cracks or chips. There are no details given as to maximum diameter sizes, lengths, distances from other cracks, etc.
- GPS devices and smartphones: these devices are permitted to be mounted on the windshield in Alaska.
Failure to follow the laws on windshields in Alaska can lead to fines and citations by law enforcement, although there are no specific fine amounts in the state. The officer can use their discretion to determine the infraction and issue a ticket. Rather than taking your chances on Alaska’s roads, use myWindshield to find a reputable auto glazier near you in Alaska to repair any rock chips or cracks on your vehicle’s windshield.
Affordable auto glass repair and replacement in Alaska (AK)
Wherever you find yourself in the largest state in the Union, from Anchorage to Fairbanks, use myWindshield to get connected with reliable auto glass repair shops and mobile auto glaziers near you. Our platform makes the whole process of repairing or replacing your windshield, side and rear glass easy and hassle-free.
We've auto glass technicians covering most towns and cities in Alaska (AK)
- location_on Anchorage
- location_on Juneau
- location_on Fairbanks
- location_on Badger
- location_on Knik-Fairview
- location_on College
- location_on Tanaina
- location_on Lakes
- location_on Wasilla
- location_on Sitka
- location_on Kalifornsky
- location_on Ketchikan
- location_on Meadow Lakes
- location_on Kenai
- location_on Steele Creek
- location_on Palmer
- location_on Gateway
- location_on Fishhook
- location_on Bethel
- location_on Chena Ridge