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Windshield Repair Tips from State Farm

Windshield repairs can keep insurance costs down and hold down your premiums. Learn about next steps and the types of damage that can be repaired from State Farm.


  • Windshield Repairs keep costs down since your windshield will not need to be replaced.
  • By helping keep insurance costs down, you will hold down your own premiums.
  • There may even be some direct savings available to you, depending on where you live and other conditions.

Next Steps

  • Get things rolling by reporting a claim online.
  • You can call a third party administrator of State Farm at 888-624-4410, or contact your State Farm agent.
  • If you are a Massachusetts policyholder, please call 800-526-8210.
  • Canadian policyholders, please contact your State Farm agent.
  • File a glass claim and schedule an appointment to have the auto glass repaired or replaced.

This image shows the acute area (right in front of the driver) on a car windshield, an impact point on the car windshield, and the different types of small breaks: half moon, bullseye, combination and star.

Types of Damage That Can be Repaired

  • Typically, small breaks in the non-acute area (see illustration) can be repaired.
  • The acute area is right in front of the driver.
  • Small breaks that likely are repairable are: bullseye, star, half moon, and combination (see illustration).

Glass Repairers

  • Chances are the repairer has mobile equipment and will come to you.
  • If you take your vehicle to a facility these repairs usually take 20 to 30 minutes and can be done while you wait.

Why State Farm?

State Farm has always based its business on one principle: integrity. We'll make sure you get your life back on track in case the unexpected happens.

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