The companies that offer OEM windshields also offer the dealer windshields, with the top three manufacturers again being PPG, AP Tech, and Pikington.
What is the best windshield company?
Best Overall: Safelite Auto Glass
Wherever you are, there’s a good chance that Safelite can repair or replace your windshield: The giant in auto glass repair boasts more than 700 shops and 6,000 mobile glass repair partners spread across all 50 states.
Does Safelite use OEM or aftermarket windshields?
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.
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.
How bad is it to drive with a cracked windshield?
Though not an immediate danger, if the crack is large, near or touching the edge of the windshield, the glass may have to be replaced and driving the car is not recommended. Driving with a broken windshield should also be avoided whenever the damaged glass impairs the vision of the driver.
How do I know if my windshield is OEM?
OEM Auto Glass
The lowest bidder is given the contract to make the windshield and is licensed to stamp the glass with the automakers’ name and logo – this is done to let consumers know they have original equipment manufactured auto glass.
Do you tip a Safelite repair person?
always tip for exceptional service, no matter what the service is.
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.
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.
Does windshield replacement affect car value?
It most likely wouldn’t change the value of your car, unless your current windscreen is significantly damaged. If the windscreen is cracked and broken, it will detract value from the car. Fixing it will increase its value. That being said, fixing it won’t significantly increase the value of the car.