Hello there Mac lovers…
Have you ever wondered why the screen on your 13″ or 15″ MacBook Pro with Retina Display looks so amazing? Yes, the “retina” piece has a lot to do with it – Retina displays have a pixel density that’s so high, your eyes can’t discern individual pixels at a normal viewing distance. This gives content incredible detail and dramatically improves your viewing experience.
The other slightly lesser known fact is that they are assembled in a clean room which mates the LCD with the glass and “seals” the entire assembly from the elements and the environment – The problem with this is that fixing a cracked screen or glass cannot be done by the “casual” technician. They are simply too hard to separate without the proper tools and techniques.
We recently had a customer try to make the first attempts at removing a glass panel on his own:
Can you see that discoloration in the middle of the screen in that picture? That where he tried to heat it up. He said that the glass bubbled out like a balloon, and when it cooled it returned to “normal” shape.
Yes, heat is part of the process, but you cannot put these screen assemblies into an oven, in front of a space heater or use a hairdryer to correctly remove the glass. Physics simply doesn’t permit it. Kudos to this customer for trying to resolve this repair on his own; it how I got started in the business (repairing stuff on my own), but this was like starting to hike by trying to conquer Mt. Everest. Not likely!!
At Mission Repair, we have repaired thousands of MacBook Pro Retina Screens; and our pricing beats the competition, and most certainly beats Apple’s replacement price by a few hundred dollars!
If you find yourself in a bind and have a cracked MacBook Pro Retina Display, do not try to do it yourself – you may end up causing more damage than you want to deal with. Give us a call 844-459-0105 or you can place your order online here. We’re ready to help you.