If you’re the owner of a Class A, B, or C RV, its windshield is an essential element for your safety. Your RV’s windshield takes the impact of wind, stones, debris, and any other thing that might be kicked up from another vehicle or fall from a passing semi and strike it. Retaining your RVs windshield in tip-top shape should be your primary priority. Here’s the reason why:
Perhaps you get a couple of chips in your RV’s windshield. No big deal, right? Incorrect! surprisingly, those couple of chips can impact the strength of your windshield. Once a chip begins, it is going to turn into a deep crack. That crack is going to penetrate the whole windshield, making it weak and a danger when driving.
How Much Does It Cost To Replace My RV’s Windshield?
As with a lot of RV parts, the windshield replacement cost is going to differ subject to the size of your RV. Larger RVs with larger windshields will cost more than windshields that are standard sized on a camper-vans or regular sized vehicles. RV windshields can also have specialized designs that increase the price.
As a benchmark, the cost for replacing a windshield on an average vehicle that is not a RV typically runs around $200 to $800.
How Much Does Class A Windshield Replacement Cost?
There are multiple reasons why Class A RV windshield replacement is going to cost more than replacing an average vehicle’s windshield. First of all, the windshield is a lot larger than a standard cars windshield. The windshields are also differently designed– a lot come in two part that are required to be installed adjacent to one another. They are also manufactured out of a different material than average vehicle windshields since they are a larger surface area on the front of your RV.
You can presume to pay around $1,000 to $5,000 for the complete replacement of your Class A RV windshield.
How Much Does Class B Windshield Replacement Cost?
A Class B RV uses the same kind of windshield as an average van so the cost is significantly lower than that of a Class A RV windshield. You can assume to pay between $200 to $800 to replace a Class B RV windshield, the cost of the replacement of the windshield on an average vehicle.
How Much Does Class C Windshield Replacement Cost?
Class C RV’s also have larger windshields that are required to protect larger surface areas than an average vehicles windshield. The cost for a Class C RV windshield replacement is consequently going to be more costly.
How are RV Windshields Replaced?
Even though replacing RV windshield can be costly, it is important to let the professionals do the installation. Not installing your RV windshield correctly could lead to leaks, enabling air, water, dust, and other irritables entering your RV. It could also lead to stress fractures or could possibly fall out while you’re driving. You could possibly damage a good (and costly!) piece of windshield in the process of attempting to install it. It is worth the cost to hire professionals to install your RV windshield safely, securely and most important, correctly.
RV Windshield Insurance
Windshields for RVs are featured items, and occasionally your insurance won’t cover the expense. Each state, and insurance programs, are different, so make sure to check beforehand, and prepare. Many insurance companies are going to set a cap on what they will spend on a replacement windshield. Other companies are going to ask for an increased deductible for RV windshields. When you have full-coverage insurance, take the time to find out what it does and doesn’t cover.
Additionally, inquire if your policy covers RV windshield repair. The cost to repair a windshield is a lot less costly than the cost of completely replacing it and might be a better option if your whole windshield does not need replacing.
Dave’s Metro Auto Glass Offers Windshield Replacement
Dave’s Metro offers cheap windshield replacement to all areas of Phoenix including:Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe, Chandler, Glendale and more. We offer on-site or off-site windshield replacement which allows us to come to your home, office or anywhere else in the Phoenix Valley. We can handle windhsield replacement for Semi trucks, RV’s and Buses, Heavy Equipment Glass, and more. We also offer custom glass cutting.
At Dave’s Metro Glass we want your repair to be hassle free. This is why we offer a free mobile service to you. We want our customers to know that they have the option to come in the shop but when they prefer mobile service there will be no extra charge. In most cases, we are able to provide mobile service the same day!