It happens frequently. You're driving behind a large truck and it spits out a stone right at your windshield. Ding. That little ding turns into a chip in your windshield. You think, "it's tiny, not worth fixing." A week goes by and now that tiny chip is a spider web that looks like it was created by Charlotte herself. Now what?
If a chip or crack in your windshield is smaller than a dollar bill, your insurance company will typically send out a repair company to your home or office to fix the damage if you open a claim.
If the chip or crack is larger than a dollar bill, the windshield will need to be replaced as it is important to maintain the integrity of the windshield to keep you and your passengers safe. Your windshield is the single most important safety feature of your vehicle, keeping objects out and you in.