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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.

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