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.
With stores all over the state and one in Memphis and one in Joplin, we get to experience a lot of fun outside of work. Our Central Arkansas locations in particular have a few fun upcoming events in their cities! North Little Rock, Jacksonville, Conway, and Bryant are all great cities with a lot to offer! Our Discount Auto Glass team wants to share a few ideas for some Central Arkansas outings ... Full story
With this nice springtime weather, it’s about that time of year again where we all load the pups up for an adventure around town or to the dog park. Of course, we want them to enjoy hours before a road trip. That way, he doesn’t get carsick and you’re not left with a mess.
Though most dogs love the opportunity to hang ... Full story
It is that time of the year again where that greenish-yellow sheen on your car is sure to show up. Unfortunately, Spring comes with the residue of pollen, tree sap and bugs on our windshields and car exteriors. Here at Discount Auto Glass, we have come up with some cleaning tips for the most common springtime car messes.
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