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6 Types of Windshield Damage You Can’t Afford to Ignore

Your windshield provides both structural support for your vehicle and critical protection for you and your passengers. But if the glass suffers chips or cracks, your safety may be at risk. Though many drivers see repairing minor auto glass damage as an optional pursuit, taking care of windshield chips and cracks really isn’t discretional—it’s essential. Below, the windshield repair experts at Centennial Auto Glass outline the four types of windshield damage no driver can afford to ignore.

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Top 3 Road Trip Destinations in Iowa

Ready for a weekend getaway? Check out our top picks for road trip destinations in Iowa if you need some trip-planning inspiration!

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Live on a Rural Road? Tips on Protecting Your Windshield

Driving on a rural, gravel road is a sure way to get scratches and dents on your car. And while you may not care about being perfectly "show ready," you probably want to protect your car's glass at the very least.

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Should You Use a Gas Station Squeegee on Your Windshield?

Do you clean your windshield when you fuel up your car or truck? Check out what you should know about using gas station squeegees to clean your auto glass.

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How to Find the Best Local Auto Glass Repair Shop

Auto glass repair scams are everywhere these days. And even if you think you’re a pretty good judge of who’s who, scammers are well-practiced and not always easy to detect. If you don’t know how to tell the difference between a quality auto glass shop and a shady operation, you could easily fall victim to a scammer the next time you need any of your vehicle windows repaired.

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Safely Remove Ice From Your Auto Glass With These 4 Tips

Whether you park in your driveway overnight or your vehicle sits for hours in an outdoor parking lot at work, you’ll inevitably end up removing ice from its windows at some point. And while ice removal might seem pretty self explanatory, there are actually plenty of ways you can do it wrong and put your auto glass at risk for damage.

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8 Things You Must Do to Ensure Your New Windshield Replacement Lasts

If you’re getting a windshield replacement soon, understanding proper post-replacement auto glass care is imperative. What you do (or don’t do) during the 24-48 hours after you get a new windshield will dictate how well the new glass adheres to your vehicle and how long it lasts.

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Auto Glass Tools: What Expert Technicians Use for Auto Glass Replacement and Repair

When a vehicle needs a windshield replacement, how do auto glass repair technicians go about removing the existing glass? And how do they get the new windshield to stay in place? It all comes down to using the right tools.

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Avoid the Crack: 5 Simple Ways to Prevent Windshield Damage

Not all windshield cracks and chips are preventable. Sometimes, you randomly discover windshield damage that appears to have come from nowhere. But the truth is, most windshield damage is caused by simple neglect. That might mean neglecting to practice safe following distance while driving, neglecting to park safely, and the list goes on.

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Got a Broken Side Mirror? 3 Reasons You Need to Replace It Immediately

A cracked, shattered, or missing side mirror may not seem like a big deal, but that assumption can put your safety at risk. At Centennial Glass, we always stress the importance of having fully intact auto glass, regardless of whether it’s a windshield, a rear window, passenger windows, or side mirrors. If you’ve got a broken side mirror, here are 3 important reasons you need to seek out immediate auto glass replacement.

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