Detailing your car not only makes it look nice, but it can also increase the resale value of your vehicle. That’s why we’ve put together a list of tips for auto detailing. From the basics to expert tricks, we’ve got it all. According to Popular Mechanics, you should normally start with the carpet and mats so you don’t forget about some of the hard to reach places. Try using a stiff brush to knock free any dirt, and spray compressed air in any area that is hard to reach. If you don’t own a quality wet/dry vacuum, stop by a local car wash for a coin operated machine. Want that Read More →

when you need new tires

Knowing when you need new tires is one of the most important parts of owning a car, and luckily it’s easy to tell. Here are some tips you can use to tell when your tires are worn out. First of all, age is a big factor in your tires. If you’ve had them for five years or more, have them inspected once a year or so to make sure the tread isn’t too worn and is wearing evenly. Ten years is the absolutely maximum—if your tires are approaching ten years old, get them replaced! You should also check your tread depth every once in a while. Check your owner’s manual Read More →

spring car maintenance

We are a couple of short weeks away from the official start of spring. That means it’s time to get your car up to date on all of its maintenance, clean it up, and hit the road for this season’s first road trip. To make sure your car is ready to go, follow our spring car maintenance checklist. Check the battery. Car batteries take a beating in the winter. Though we don’t see the cold temperatures the northern states get, it’s still a good idea to have your battery checked. If it’s nearing the end of its life, have it replaced as soon as possible. Inspect the tires. Tires get Read More →