Entries by Windshield Centers

Addressing that Crack in Your Windshield

Windshield damage can strike at any time. One moment you’re listening to one of your favorite songs, and the next a rock is hitting your windshield. Sometimes, you get lucky and no damage is inflicted. Other times, however, you’re left with a lovely crack on your windshield. Regardless of if the crack is small or […]

The Effect of the Summer Heat on Your Windshield

Did you know that the leading cause of windshield damage is temperature change? With summer coming up quick, your windshield could be at risk for chips or cracks. Dramatic changes in heat or cold can alter the integrity of glass, making your windshield and any existing damage vulnerable. Most cracks only affect the first layer […]

The Science Behind Your Windshield

Windshields have gone through one of the biggest evolutions since the automobile was invented. The earliest car windshields were made using ordinary glass and shattered easily, injuring passengers and those nearby. Starting with Fords in 1919, the process of glass laminating was used to increase safety. Modern windshields are a little more complex than early […]

Top 4 Driving Tips

It is important to practice caution on the road. Here are the top 4 driving tips for every season and driving situation: Drive Defensively Always keep a 2 second reaction time distance between you and the car in front of you. And make that a 4 second cushion in slippery or low visibility weather. Be […]

Helpful Tips to Buying a Car on Craigslist

Craigslist is a massively popular website for advertising. Millions of people use Craigslist for selling and buying products, services, apartments, and job hunting. Craigslist has recently become very popular for auto sales. However, with the occasional horror story related to Craigslist sales, many people have avoided Craigslist. Using common sense and a few tips, Craigslist […]

Heat & your Auto Glass

The relationship between heat and the automobile is something of a constant battle, especially here in North Carolina. Extreme heat can do a number to cars in terms of overheating, tire damage, engine performance, and most other parts of the vehicle. One area we have the most experience with is of course auto glass. Heat […]

Five Common Driving Misconceptions

After years of driving on the road, you may consider yourself a good driver and for the most part you are correct. You have probably heard a lot of driving tips from a number of people, but how do you know if they are true or not. Here is a list of five common driving […]