Entries by Windshield Centers

Carolina Windshield Centers a Member of the Auto Glass Safety Council

Carolina Windshield Centers is a proud member of the Auto Glass Safety Council. The AGSC is an important organization in the auto glass industry. The AGSC is a non-profit organization that has developed the only auto glass safety standard, the Automotive Glass Replacement Safety Standard (AGRSS). The AGSC is supported by auto glass shops like ourselves. We […]

Back to School Driving Tips

When the kids go back to school, it can really free up your schedule, but it certainly won’t free up the roads! In the morning and afternoon, the roads are teeming with school buses, young pedestrians, and teen drivers. Give buses the space and respect they need. Never ride too close behind a school bus. You […]

Windshield Repair in your Driveway!

We don’t want to put extra things on your to-d0 list. Our goal is to make the windshield repair or replacement process as easy as possible for you. That is why we offer mobile windshield replacement services. We can come to your home or workplace to deliver high-quality and safe auto glass services for your vehicle. […]

What is a windshield bully?

A windshield bully is a shady auto glass repairman who tries to force their services on car owners that do not actually need auto glass or windshield repair. They often prey upon car owners in parking lots, at car washes, and even at home. They will typically approach the car owner claiming that their is auto glass […]

Car Tips for Traveling with your Dog

Traveling with your dog is a great way to make your vacation or trip a lot more fun. Many families and dog owners don’t want to to leave their best friends at home and are planning dog friendly trips. If you aren’t flying, this means you will be bringing your dog in your car with […]

Gorilla Glass Could Be Used in Automobiles

Gorilla Glass, which, if you own a smartphone, might be in your pocket or purse right now, could be making its way into your car as well. The glass, made by Corning, is a chemically-strengthened glass that is used by most major smartphone manufacturers. The glass is very strong and durable, and at the same time lightweight. […]

What is OEM Glass?

OEM glass is Original Equipment Manufacturer glass. Every car manufacturer has their own specifications that they use when installing windshields and auto glass into their vehicles. When we install OEM glass into a vehicle, we are using a virtually identical piece of equipment to the originally installed auto glass. To the untrained eye, all windshields […]

Windshield Replacement Services throughout North Carolina

Carolina Windshield Centers provides expert windshield repair and replacement services throughout the state of North Carolina. We provide our leading services from three different auto glass shops in the state. We have a shop in Hickory, NC. Hickory is the major city in the Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton Statistical Area, commonly referred to a the Unifour. From our Hickory shop, […]

The Risks of Texting and Driving

Texting and driving, which can also be referred to as “distracted driving”, is one of the most dangerous activities you can do on the road. But unfortunately, many drivers do it! According to the Washington Post, 49% of adult drivers admit to texting and driving, with similar numbers found among teen drivers. And texting and […]

The Development of Auto Glass

In 1903, French chemist Edouard Benedictus dropped a beaker filled with dried cellulose nitrate. The glass broke, but it did not shatter. The cellulose nitrate kept the pieces of glass bonded together. Benedictus had invented what would later become the base for laminated safety auto glass. While laminated auto glass wouldn’t be used in automobiles […]