Have you noticed windshields are getting cracked more often in Northern Colorado? You are not the only one.

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This has been great for windshield repair companies, but incredibly frustrating to both Northern Coloradans and insurance companies.

An Important Note About Chipped Windshields

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If you get a chip on your windshield you should get it fixed as soon as you can. Chips can easily turn into cracks. A small chip can turn into a bigger problem leading you to replace your entire windshield.

Fort Collins Residents Are Frustrated

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A message board has brought attention to cracked windshields in Fort Collins, Loveland, Greeley, and across Northern Colorado.

I’ve been living in Colorado for 1 year and I’ve already replaced my windshield twice during that time. It’s about to be a third time because I have 3 cracks currently on my windshield. Why??? - u/sinkholethug

Many Northern Coloradans jumped into the conversation and talked about their experiences and frustrations.

The Most Common Reason Windshields Are Cracked

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Many Coloradans say that they are experiencing more cracked windshields lately. The conclusion that the residents came to was I-25. I-25 has constantly been under construction for the past five years.

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Thankfully, we are near the end of the current project on I-25. A large chunk of the 19-mile project is complete and construction is supposed to conclude soon.

The Other Top Reasons

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To be frank and simple, rocks are the biggest reason. When you are behind are large vehicle like a semi-make sure to increase your following distance.

Also, there are a lot of dirt roads here in Northern Colorado. Make sure to watch your speed so you do not damage your vehicle.

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