Did you know that your car insurance may cover a cracked windshield? Storms, road debris and accidents can all damage your windshield, but you don’t always have to pay to fix it. Consider how you can get your car insurance to cover the cost of repair without raising your rates.
Get Comprehensive Coverage
Comprehensive insurance coverage is not legally required like liability coverage is, but comprehensive coverage will likely pay for your windshield damage. Check with your insurance agent about the costs of adding comprehensive insurance to your policy and all the benefits of doing so.
Understand Your Costs
Typically, insurance policies require you to pay a deductible before fixing something on your car. Fortunately, insurance companies usually handle chipped and cracked windshields differently. Insurers understand that broken windshields can easily happen through no fault of your own, so insurance companies will allow you to fix the damage via a …