Here’s a list of questions we hear frequently and their answers.
Only companies with a valid Florida license for Motor Vehicle Repair and who carry Liability Insurance should be on your “short list”. If in doubt, ask for documentation.
In general, insurance companies will only pay for OEM glass under 2 circumstances: 1. If your vehicle is CURRENT MODEL YEAR or 2. In the case of certain vehicles, although rare, OEM is the only thing available.
OE stands for Original Equivalent. The vast majority of insurance companies approve these products for replacements. There is a BIG difference in quality depending on the manufacturer. Insist on OE products from PGW, Pilkington and FYG. These companies are actually the manufacturer of many OEM glass products, so you truly are getting an Original Equivalent.