Facts about windshield replacements

Facts about windshield replacements

Windshields are known for protecting the inside of your vehicle, stopping bugs, rocks, and any external element that can get into the car. It is most likely to protect you (the driver) and any passenger from injuries during an accident. Therefore, having your windshield in optimal conditions is a must at all times. 


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Windshield plays an important role in your vehicle safety. Taking good care of chips and cracks is crucial. For that reason, we want to share some facts about windshield replacements in this post.

Facts that you may not know about windshield replacements:


Size is not relevant

Windshields were designed not only to protect the inside of the car from external components, but they are also engineered as the keystone in your vehicle structure. It doesn’t matter how small or big the crack is, it will compromise your car safety. It’s imperative to have your windshield in the best conditions by always choosing the more secure option: the replacement. 

Prevention is always best

Dedicating some time to checking your windshield every other week, you can always ensure it’s in good condition. Besides that, we also recommend always practicing some tips to protect your windshield, like no slamming doors, avoiding parking in the direct sunlight, etc.

You can read more about it in our previous blog: Tips to protect your windshield.

Windshield replacement is one of the Most Common Insurance Claims in Orlando, Florida.

Another interesting fact about windshield replacement is that it is one of the most common auto insurance claims types in Orlando, Florida. An estimated 35% of all vehicle insurance claims are due to windshield damage. Whether your windshield suffered damage from having chips, cracks, or from debris on the road, your insurance company should pay for your windshield replacement. Depending on the type of insurance you have, your policy can fully or partially cover the replacement cost.

Final thoughts

Yours and your loved one’s safety are first! Trust your vehicle to only experts for your auto glass replacements. Contact Y & L Auto Glass for more information – we provide free quotes and work with your insurance.

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