With the super cold winter we have had this year, there was a lot of freezing and thawing. This leads to expansion and contraction of glass in your windshield. If your windshield already had a chip or crack the expansion and contraction will cause the crack to grow. This is one reason why it is important to take care a crack or chip in your windshield while it is small so that it can actually be repaired instead of replaced. A windshield repair can often be claimed on your insurance at no cost to you. Windshield claims, which are also referred to as comprehensive auto insurance claims, apply to chipped, cracked, or broken windshields. If you carry comprehensive insurance, you can file a windshield claim to cover the repair costs completely. You will need to check with your insurance but in many states there is a zero deductible on windshield repair or replacement.
In states where there is a deductible, you need to check on how high it is. Call American Auto Glass to see what is the repair cost for your chipped or cracked windshield? Thoughtful consideration should always precede filing an insurance claim. Depending on the policies of your insurance provider, any claim, regardless of the cost, may cause your premiums to jump. This is referred to as a surcharge. Thankfully, most auto insurance providers won’t apply a surcharge to a windshield claim.
If you opt to file a windshield claim, you should file as soon as possible. Be sure to file before taking your vehicle in for repairs. Your insurance representative will review your policy with you, making sure you are covered for windshield repair. Once cleared, take your vehicle to American Auto Glass. They are the number windshield repair shop in the Cincinnati area. With American Auto Glass you can call your insurance company, tell them that you are using American Auto Glass and provide the needed information and that is it. American Auto Glass will come to you or you can drop the car off at their shop. It is that easy and convenient. Keep in mind that depending on your insurance coverage plan, some providers may pay the entire repair cost if you opt to have the windshield repaired rather than replaced. This, generally, applies to chipped windshields which can be inexpensively repaired but may apply to completely replacing the windshield as well.
So it can be a simple as 1 phone call to your insurance company and 1 phone call to America Auto Glass to schedule you appointment and you are done. So don’t let that small chip turn in to something bigger and more costly, let American Auto Glass take care of your windshield repair in Cincinnati, Dayton or Northern Kentucky.