- Tires January 15, 2020
Are Used Tires Safe? The Dangers of Used Tires
Purchasing used tires may seem like a good way to save money, but be aware of the potential dangers associated with these tires.
- Maintenance January 6, 2020
What Voids Your Car Warranty? Here’s What You Need to Know
When it comes to servicing your vehicle, you have more options than just going to the dealer.
- Tires December 19, 2019
How to Choose the Right Tires for Your Car
Shopping for tires can get really overwhelming really fast. What tire size fits your car? What are the best tires on the market? What features do you need to stay safe on the road? How do you get the best value for your money? We know it’s confusing to pick the right tires for your […]
- Maintenance December 11, 2019
How Often Should You Change the Engine Air Filter?
It’s a classic story of getting duped at the auto repair shop … the salesperson comes up to you, gets down on one knee, and presents a filthy-looking air filter for you to inspect: “It looks like you need to replace your engine air filter, ma’am.” But how do you know if you need a […]
- Safety November 26, 2019
Is It Against the Law to Have a Cracked Windshield?
Driving with a cracked windshield is many things: it’s dangerous (it compromises the safety of your car in even a minor accident), it’s frustrating (how did this even happen?), and it’s embarrassing (no one likes a beat-up ride). But is a cracked windshield illegal? It depends. The crack’s severity and location play a role in […]
- Safety November 25, 2019
The Winter Driving Checklist Every Driver Needs
Winter weather can be magical. Snowmen, snow days, and frosted forests are some of the great joys of the season. However, this same weather can wreak havoc on roadways. Black ice, snow drifts and slick roads make winter driving dangerous! If you can, stay home during severe weather. But if you must venture out, read […]
- Tires November 15, 2019
How Do Tire Warranties Work?
Unlike most consumer products with months-long warranties, tire manufacturer warranties and guarantees go well beyond the norm for consumable products with coverage for multiple years.
- Tires November 3, 2019
How Long Should Tires Last? 6 Factors to Consider
If your tires are out of commission, so is your car. Think about it: your tires are your car’s only contact with the road. They need to be in tip-top shape to ensure your safety and the safety of other drivers on the road. So, how long should tires last? The straightforward answer is “it […]
- Maintenance October 26, 2019
Where Can I Get My Car Inspected in VA and What Can I Expect?
Ah, the annual car inspection. It’s practically a rite of passage for Virginia drivers. While some bemoan and dread it, it doesn’t have to be a difficult process. If you take some time to learn about what goes into a car inspection and what you can do to prepare before your appointment, this can be […]
- Maintenance October 24, 2019
How to Navigate Your Brake Estimate
Your brakes play a significant role in the safety and functionality of your vehicle. If you can’t stop or slow down when you need to, you put yourself and other drivers at severe risk. For that reason, you should never put off brake repairs and replacements. Whether you need a simple pad replacement or brand-new […]