WINDSHIELD REPLACEMENT TIPS
A broken windshield is usually the result of an unpleasant incident, like a rock or other debris hitting the glass, or intentional damage by vandals or thieves. You’ll deal with your insurance company for repair or replacement. Make life a little less unpleasant to be informed and understanding your experience options.
The best advice is that windshield replacement should not be a do-it-yourself project. The windshield plays an integral role in keeping you safe in an accident. A significant structural support for the passenger compartment is also provided. A windshield is designed to keep occupants in the vehicle, while soften the blow when passenger comes into contact with the glass.
You should know what you want before talking with an insurance adjuster or schedule a repair. You have three options when it comes to choosing a new windshield replacement. Be prepared with the following information when you are ready to schedule repairs:
- Provide the designation of your car make, model and model year.
- Describe the special features such as the original tinted windshield, rain sensor or a rearview mirror that dims automatically attached when a vehicle with bright lights behind you.
- If you have comprehensive car insurance, you will need the name of your insurance company, policy number and the approximate date on which the damage occurred.