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3 Things To Ask When Having An Estimate Done For Vehicle Body Work

6 April 2016
 Categories: Automotive, Blog

If your vehicle is in need of body repair, you will probably want to have an estimate done first. If your insurance company is paying for the work, for example, you may be required to do so. Even if you are the one who is paying out of pocket, it is important to have estimates done so that you can choose the right body shop and prepare for the costs. When having the estimate done, however, there are a few questions that you should ask to help ensure that you are happy with the process and repairs. Read More …

Two Auto Paint Care Tips For The Winter

6 April 2016
 Categories: Automotive, Blog

The harsh winter months can pose serious threats to your car's exterior paint. Unfortunately, there are many drivers that are unaware of the threats that the winter can pose to their automobiles. To help keep your car exterior safe, you should make sure to keep the following couple of wintertime car care tips in mind. Wax Your Car Before The Start Of Winter The winter months can bring large amounts of snow and ice, which causes local governments to use deicing chemicals to help keep the roads safe. Read More …

3 Ways To Save On Your Teen’s Car Insurance Premiums

5 April 2016
 Categories: Automotive, Blog

Do you have a teen who just got their driver's license? If so, you may see a big increase in your car insurance premiums. Car insurance companies often view teenagers as having an elevated risk level when they're behind the wheel. Part of the reason is that teen drivers just don't have as much experience as other drivers. Another is that many teens are distracted by cell phones, the radio, and even friends in the car. Read More …

Troubleshooting A Car That Won’t Start

4 April 2016
 Categories: Automotive, Blog

No matter how long you've owned a car or how familiar you are with the parts under the hood, there's always something you may not have encountered before. The good news is that there are many common problems that you can easily troubleshoot, even if you're inexperienced. For example, you should understand how to respond the first time that your car refuses to start in the morning. Here's a look at two common causes for starting problems to help you start your troubleshooting. Read More …

Patch Or Plug? Which Of The Two “Ps” Does Your Tire Need?

1 April 2016
 Categories: Automotive, Blog

When you're dealing with a damaged tire, you're usually faced with three basic options: Tire replacement, tire patch, or tire plug. For severe damage like shredding, tire replacement is the only way to go. However, many tires are damaged in fairly small ways, such as punctures due to nails or screws. In cases where the tire is damaged in only a small area, a tire patch or plug is often the right choice. Read More …

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Making Your Car Happy

When my car started having serious trouble, I knew that I needed to do something to make things right. Although friends and family members pressured me to sell it and to buy a different car, I decided that it might be worth it to focus on repairs. I took the car to an automotive shop in my area, and they started focusing on finding what the problem was. It took a little money to get things fixed, but it was still a lot less than buying a new car. This blog is all about making your car happy and investing time into that old ride.