What’s worse than running late when you're running out the door to be somewhere? Not being able to see through a condensation-filled car window when you’re already late. So why do car windows get foggy and what can you do to eliminate this issue? We have a few tips and helpful reminders that’ll get you back on the road in no time!
First things first, ... Full story
With fall quickly approaching, cooler nights are right around the corner. With that, we can expect to have a few foggy mornings on our early morning work commutes where we squint through a thick layer of white fog. But have you ever thought about what creates the white wall of fog?
Fog typically occurs on clear nights when the earth’s surface is cooling the mois ... Full story
If you’ve ever gotten a chip in your windshield, you probably know it’s best to get it repaired as quickly as possible. That seemingly small knick can worsen over time and before you know it, a large crack will have spread across your entire windshield.
So what exactly causes windshield cracks to spread? There are many factors that can make the damage wor ... Full story
Summer is winding down, school will be starting soon, and many of us will be taking last minute vacations before we settle into fall and winter. Road trips with family or friends are always a fun way to leave town for a few days, but you never know what lies ahead of you when you set out on the open road. Having a roadside emergency kit is one smart way to be prepared if any unforesee ... Full story
Entering a parked vehicle on a summer afternoon could easily be one of the worst parts of your day. Research shows that a car’s interior temperature rises approximately 19 degrees in roughly 10 minutes. Now consider being parked in 100-degree heat after two or more hours. The interior could reach 150º and the dashboard and seats could be as hot as an oven, reaching nearly 2 ... Full story
While plenty of drivers can operate a vehicle with a cracked vehicle and it not limit their view, it’s not something you want to ignore for very long. Rather than taking a risk and experiencing one of the many potential dangers of driving with a cracked windshield, let our expert glass specialists at Discount Auto Glass hook you up with a brand new one. ... Full story
Summer can be a tough season on our vehicles. High temperatures are not kind to their batteries, cooling system, or tires which can threaten the life of any of these systems. To help avoid car problems, we recommend you follow these tips and take the best care of your vehicle especially during summer months.
Change your oil and ... Full story
It’s not at all uncommon to see road debris on the interstates and highways … torn up tires, pieces of wood, glass, metal, or even a larger item like furniture that has fallen out of someone’s vehicle while they are moving. It is challenging to avoid road debris, especially because you usually don’t see it until you’re about to hit it. Dangerous road debris can be ... Full story
It’s about that time of the year … the time when you get in your vehicle to go somewhere and you’re met with blistering, sweltering heat. Then you’re faced with having to cool your car down as quickly as possible, so you don’t sweat through your entire drive. Our Discount Auto Glass team has a few tips and tricks to help cool down your vehicle quickly.... Full story
Although the first windshield wipers were invented in 1903, they weren’t standard on vehicles until around 1916. The next year, the first windshield wiper powered by an electric motor became available, followed by the washer system in the mid-thirties. Through the years, these inventions have been pivotal to vehicle safety when driving in inclement weather.