Tinted Windows For Summer!

Windows down, arms out, radio up, that’s what a nice summer day looks like to us here at Granite City Collisions. Summer is coming and there is nothing like freshly tinted windows to spice up your ride for the summer time fun. Tinted windows might be just the thing your vehicle needs to boost the exterior look while also helping protect your eyes when the sun is shining all day long. Why Get Tinted Windows? We all know how great tinted ... Read more

Sliding On Ice – We Have The Fix For Your Fender Bender

Mount Airy has already seen its fair share of snow and icy weather this winter and with inclement weather comes the unfortunate increase in driving accidents. At Granite City Collisions, safety comes first. We would like to share a few tips for driving in winter weather and common repairs that we can help you fix. Granite City Collisions is here to help fix your fender bender and get your vehicle back on the road. When icy weather and cold temperatures hit, the ... Read more

Spotlight on Darren Grey

Darren Grey is the Manager at Granite City Collision Center in Mount Airy. He has been involved in the automotive industry his entire life, and worked in the body shop at Flow in Winston-Salem before joining Granite City Collisions 5 years ago. Darren is a dedicated employee and loves the work he does for the owner, Scott McCorkle. “I love this aspect of the business,” Darren said. “I love taking cars that are destroyed in a crash, piecing them back together, ... Read more

Staff And Project Photos!

The staff at Granite City Collision Center is working hard by repairing collision damages, doing paintless dent removals, repairing and replacing glass, fixing wheel and frame alignment, and many other projects. Below are pictures of the team at Granite City Collision Center working on some of their collision repair projects.  Schedule you vehicle repairs by calling 336-786-2119.         Read more

Donate that Old Car or Fix It?

Can’t decide if it’s time to say goodbye to your old wheels? There comes a time when all cars must retire, but often times it only takes a few touch ups to extend a vehicle’s life on the road!  Granite City Collision in Mount Airy, North Carolina is the best place to make the decision to donate or fix. Highly qualified technicians are there to help advise. But first consider a few questions:   How many miles are on the vehicle? Under 200 ... Read more

Vehicle Survival Tips for Winter Driving Conditions

Vehicle Survival Tips for Winter Driving Conditions (Granite City Collision wants you and your vehicle to be safe this winter.) It’s wintertime in the Carolinas. Time for majestic snowfalls in the mountains. Time for a snow day for the kiddos. And, unfortunately, time for vehicle accidents.   In a perfect world, you wouldn’t need Granite City Collision. In this perfect world, drivers wouldn’t venture out in winter weather conditions unless it’s an emergency. These drivers wouldn’t brake suddenly and over-correct their steering when they start ... Read more

The Difference is in the Paint!

At Granite City Collision Center we use only the very best paints to touch-up or completely re-coat your vehicle. Our trained technicians have plenty of experience with all types of automotive paints, and they know exactly which is the best to use and how best to apply it. Don’t waste time going to other body shops who promise perfection but present you with a shoddy paint job. Get the job done right with us at Granite City. The type of paint used ... Read more

Hail Damage Repairs

An oftentimes unpredictable event of owning a car is the potential for damage from extreme weather conditions.  We all know that with long exposure to the sun, the paint can fade on your car.  So it’s always better to keep a car out of the sun and other weather conditions if possible. However, when it comes to extreme weather, especially the fast moving and unpredictable kind, there’s no time to shelter your car.  When there’s no time to prepare, certain extreme weather ... Read more

Auto Frame Straightening

Granite City Collision is known in Surry County as one of best for repairing serious damage to a vehicle after a car accident.  Although we have a ton of experience making cosmetic repairs, we’re one of the few auto body shops that are equipped to handle the bigger repairs like auto frame damage. Most frame damage comes from more serious collisions, however, cars are built today to prevent injury.  So even in low level collisions, cars are designed to take the brunt ... Read more

Detecting and Repairing Electrical Problems

Detecting an electrical problem in a car can be challenging and time consuming.  This is because there are dozens of electrical components needed to route power in your vehicle's electrical system and these can vary greatly according to vehicle make, model and age. The electrical system in your car includes the vehicle's battery, alternator and starter. Many new vehicles also feature sophisticated computer systems that affect functions like steering, brakes, sensors, and more. All of these electrical components make it difficult to ... Read more
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