2016

  • Signs Your Car Needs New Tires: A Guide For Beginner Drivers

    Car maintenance can seem a bit overwhelming when you're new to driving! Aside from oil changes, the other big maintenance factor you'll need to worry about is changing your tires. Tires can last anywhere from 20,000 to 50,000 miles. Clearly, this is a big range, so you'll need to keep a close eye on your tires to be sure you replace them when needed. Here are three signs your tires need to be replaced. [Read More]

  • Auto 101: 3 Easy Tips For Identifying Worn Tires

    Every time you drive, your tires take a beating. Over time, they will eventually wear out and need to be replaced—as worn tires can be extremely dangerous. If you are like most people, you probably don't know when your tires need replacing. While it might seem difficult, it is actually fairly easy. So what are the warning signs that you need to replace your tires? Here are three signs: 1. Vibration While Driving [Read More]

  • New Wheels For Your Ride? 3 Tips To Keep Them In Pristine Condition

    If you've purchased premium wheels for your car, you want to make sure you take care of them properly. While you're driving, your wheels are picking up particles of brake dust, as well as dirt from the road. If you live in an area that experiences heavy snowfall or freezing temperatures, you may also have particles of rock salt or other thawing agents on your rims. Here are three simple ways to clean your wheels and leave them looking brand new. [Read More]

  • 4 Things To Keep In Mind When Purchasing New Tires This Spring

    If you need to purchase new tires this spring for your vehicle, make sure that you keep the following four things in mind as you go through the tire-purchasing process. #1 Check Out The Shape Of Your Car Before Getting New Tires Before you get new tires put on your vehicle, really inspect the old tires. Do any of your tires show significantly more wear than your other tires? Are any of your tires more worn out on the inside edge? [Read More]

  • Three Different Signs That Your Vehicle's Wheels Need Balancing

    When your vehicle's wheels are properly balanced before they're installed, they'll provide you with a smooth ride that promotes even tire wear. The bad news is that balanced wheels can lose their balance over time -- but the good news is that you can visit a tire and wheel specialist to get things back in proper working order. Even if you're not an automotive enthusiast, there are a variety of indicators that suggest that it's time to get your wheels balanced. [Read More]