Go Back   iRV2 Forums > iRV2.com COMMUNITY FORUMS > iRV2.com General Discussion
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Reply
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 05-10-2011, 07:07 PM   #1
Senior Member
 
rvjimmy's Avatar
 
Newmar Owners Club
Freightliner Owners Club
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Almond, Wisconsin
Posts: 1,455
Windshield insurance

Does Anybody know about policies that cover glass breakage. I have read a lot about coverage but where do you get it, does Good Sam's have a policy or who does.
__________________

__________________
2002 Newmar Dutch Star DP3569 330 CAT - Toad Jeep Liberty, DW is the Nagivator. Work to travel and everything revolves around the price of diesel.
rvjimmy is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 05-10-2011, 07:20 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
Tha_Rooster's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Georgia
Posts: 4,513
I thought they all had glass coverage they came to my house and change a HR windshield for me no problem. Some policies have a reduced deductible for windshields.
__________________

__________________
2007 Fleetwood Revolution LE 40V
Tha_Rooster is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-10-2011, 07:24 PM   #3
Senior Member
 
wa8yxm's Avatar
 
Damon Owners Club
Workhorse Chassis Owner
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 22,792
Where you get it: Same place you get collision or comprehensive. Talk to your insurance agent.. What do they cover... Read the fine print, as you may know insurance compnies invented fine print (in partnership with banks) so be sure to read the fine print.. Varies from policy to policy.
__________________
Home is where I park it!
wa8yxm is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-10-2011, 07:45 PM   #4
Senior Member
 
rvjimmy's Avatar
 
Newmar Owners Club
Freightliner Owners Club
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Almond, Wisconsin
Posts: 1,455
I checked all that stuff but someone posted something about buying extra policy for like $125. Windshields can be in the $500 to $1000 and up range and he said it was better to have the added policy. My deductibe is $1000 so I quess I would have to pay for a windshield so thats why I ask if anyone knows, thanks for the info.
__________________
2002 Newmar Dutch Star DP3569 330 CAT - Toad Jeep Liberty, DW is the Nagivator. Work to travel and everything revolves around the price of diesel.
rvjimmy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-10-2011, 07:51 PM   #5
Senior Member
 
777 Driver's Avatar
 
Monaco Owners Club
Join Date: Feb 2010
Posts: 745
OK, I'll admit I'm a little obsessive about a clean windshield. So, when we bought our coach, the dealer offered a product that claimed to do all kinds of things to make the windshield 'better'. Water runs off, reduces night glare, makes the glass stronger (to reduce chips/cracks), etc. Plus, after the product was applied, the windshield was covered for chips/cracks for 5 years (no deductible).

Now, with less than 3,000 miles (and no experience with a non-coated windshield on my RV, I'm not ready to give a glowing endorsement of the product. No chips or cracks, either...so I can't attest to the warranty.

Anyway, the product is Crystal Fusion. Here's a link to their website: CrystalFusion

Part of my reason for buying this product was to keep any windshield claims separate from any other claims I might need to make.

It's a beautiful view out my one-piece windshield. I'm sure the replacement cost would be significant.

Take care,
Stu
__________________
"A superior pilot is one who uses his superior judgement to avoid situations which might require the demonstration of his superior skills."
Anthem 42DEQ in production
777 Driver is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-10-2011, 09:14 PM   #6
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Bluff Dale, TX
Posts: 565
Glass coverage is part of my insurance coverage on the MH. When we went to Alaska I paid a couple of dollars more and dropped the glass deductible from $250 to $100. Didn't have to use it.
__________________
Most RV batteries live a long and useful life, some are murdered.
2000 National Sea Breeze F53
1998 CRV Toad
garym114 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-11-2011, 09:21 AM   #7
Senior Member
 
Not a Clue's Avatar
 
Fleetwood Owners Club
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Orange County, Ca
Posts: 359
Our insurance policy has a safety glass coverage part for an extra $38.00 per year it covers the windshield, no deductible.
__________________
Linda, Robin & Buddee(Cavalier)
09 Fleetwood Fiesta 29', 08 Vue Demco/UBS
http://thetravelsoflindarobin.blogspot.com/
Not a Clue is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-11-2011, 09:53 AM   #8
Senior Member
 
Triker56's Avatar
 
Fleetwood Owners Club
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 3,946
In Florida all full coverage policy's come with a 0 deductible for windshields.
No matter what Insurance Co. you have.
Liability only policy's no coverage.
__________________
99 Discovery 34Q ISB
2014 MKS AWD EcoBoost Toad
Fulltime Since "99"
Triker56 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-11-2011, 12:20 PM   #9
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Full Timer / Vagabond
Posts: 609
I am insured by Progressive. I have $500.00 deductible collison, $500,000.00 liability and full glass coverage with no deductible which has paid for one windshield repair so far. I also have liability coverage on my trailer insurance.

Talk to your insurance agent about glass coverage.
It is all the glass that is usually covered not just the windshield.
__________________
Ralph & Snickers
2006 3500 Chevy Dually - 8.1 - Allison
2006 30' New Horizon - Solar
ralper is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-11-2011, 12:44 PM   #10
Senior Member
 
sniggles's Avatar
 
Winnebago Owners Club
Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 103
we also have progressive same coversage, also covers windshields.
__________________
Sniggles
2 old folks, 3 little dogs
2015 Jayco Whitehawk 24RBS, 2013 F-150
sniggles is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-11-2011, 01:38 PM   #11
Registered User
 
Fleetwood Owners Club
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Granite Falls, NC
Posts: 1,156
Blog Entries: 8
WORD TO THE WISE......
I took my pick up in to have the oil changed at one of those Grease Monkey.

I was sitting in the lobby when a tech. came in and asked whom my insurance was with. I told him Formost and why did he need this information. he said my windshield had a ''stone crack'' in it and it needed to be repaired. He said he could do the repair and my insurance company would pay for the repair with no cost to me. I asked where the ''crack'' was located in the windshield and he said in the passanger side of the windshield. He said not to worry about it because my insuance would cover all repairs. I asked how much for the repair and he said $65.00 to fix the ''crack''. I went outside and sat down in the passenger seat and could not see a ''crack in the windshield''. He pointed to what could have been a microscopic chip in the windshield and told me that this is where your trouble is and it needs to be repaired at no cost to you. To find it he took a grease pin and rubbed the windshield and then took a rag and rubbed the windshield to reveal the ''crack''..... He again told me that it was ''FREE'' and was covered by my insurance. I told him to stick it and refused the service because it was a ''SCAM''... He seemed very upset and told me that if I would have it ''repaired'' I would get a ''discount'' on my next oil change at Grease Monkey.
I guess the moral to the story is to watch these people that want to fix a bad place in your windshield that they need a microscope to find.

I am ready for our troops to come home today.......
__________________
Seajay is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-11-2011, 02:17 PM   #12
2LT
Senior Member
 
2LT's Avatar
 
Triple E Owners Club
Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 644
Our insurance broker put us with Progressive for our MH. The policy has 'windshield' glass coverage with NO deductible.
__________________
2LT is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-11-2011, 07:17 PM   #13
Senior Member
 
Chuck 1935's Avatar
 
Winnebago Owners Club
Freightliner Owners Club
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Shadow Hills,CA 91040
Posts: 3,020
I have Allstate and am in the process of replacing the passanger side in my Motorhome. On the RV I have $250 deductable and $0 deductable on my cars. The added cost to have $0 deductable on my Motorhome was not woth the extra cost unless I was knocking out a windshield once a year.
__________________
NOTE; I am not responsible for typos, poor grammer or misspelled word !
04 Itasca, Meridian 34H, 330 Cat/2003 CR V Toad
1933 Ford 3 Window,as seen in Bye Bye Birdie
Pvt. E1 Retired, Shadow Hills,Ca.
Chuck 1935 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-12-2011, 05:52 AM   #14
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: texas
Posts: 2,268
i also have progressive no deductible
__________________

__________________
whem2fish is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Rubber seal above windshield repair Dutch Star Don Monaco Owner's Forum 15 02-01-2011 04:55 AM
2005 Windshield Problems - Popping Out calflyer National RV Owner's Forum 6 04-14-2010 07:52 AM
Windshield Wipers DLane Newmar Owner's Forum 13 12-16-2008 09:51 AM
Ventana Windshield Wiper Ineffectiveness on a One Piece Windshield Spikester Newmar Owner's Forum 3 10-11-2008 07:44 AM
Under-Licenced - Overweight - No Insurance!! Stan Birch Canada Region 14 08-30-2005 04:46 PM

» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 09:22 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.