There are three different types of auto glass that can be used to replace your windshield: dealer glass, aftermarket glass, and Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) glass. … Like dealer glass, OEM glass will be the same as what came out of your vehicle. Replacing glass with another brand makes no difference at all.
Does windshield glass have different grades?
There are three types of windshield glass that can be used on your vehicle; dealer glass, aftermarket glass, and Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) glass. … Some glass brands may be different, but this really does not make any difference.
Are all windshields made the same?
Not all glass is created equally and replacement glass for auto windshields clearly demonstrates this. If your car has a large crack in its windshield that you need to replace, you have options. There is OEM glass: that is your windshield will be replaced with an identical windshield made by the car manufacturer.
What is the best replacement windshield brand?
The companies that offer OEM windshields also offer the dealer windshields, with the top three manufacturers again being PPG, AP Tech, and Pikington.
Does insurance cover windshield?
If you have comprehensive coverage on your auto policy, your windshield repair or replacement is covered. Windshield repairs are completed at no cost to you, and replacements are subject to your deductible.
What type of windshield does Safelite use?
Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) auto glass is made by the same manufacturer as your original glass. Original Equipment Equivalent (OEE) auto glass is made to the same standards, but by a different manufacturer. Our customers can choose OEM or OEE prior to service.
How much is a Toyota windshield?
The complete Toyota Tacoma glass replacement can cost between $600 to $2000, but anyone rarely ever needs such a service. Specific glass replacement units, such as windshield or back glass, can range from mere $100 to $500 or so, again depending on the quality of glass you need.
Do you tip a Safelite repair person?
always tip for exceptional service, no matter what the service is.
How strong is windshield glass?
5x Stronger Than Steel
A flawless fiber of glass pulled lengthwise is five times stronger than steel! Although glass is quite strong, it’s also very brittleand the brittleness explains why glass breaks so easily. But windshields in cars and airplanes are much more resistant to breaking than regular glass.
What is the difference between OEM and OEE glass?
OEM is glass that was made by the same manufacturer. That’s what OEM means- Original Equipment Manufacturer. OEE means it’s original equipment manufactured that also makes glass for a different vehicle.