Car Maintenance: Your Paint Job

August 29th, 2016

 

car maintenance

Maintain your car’s beautiful finish with these tips.

As part of your regular car maintenance, you check your tire pressure, examine your wiper blades, and ensure that your oil doesn’t need to be changed. Beyond basic steps to keep your car in good working order, car maintenance should also include what your car looks like on the outside (even though what’s inside counts too)! Help keep your car paint looking great and protecting your car by following these five simple steps of car paint maintenance. Read the rest of this entry »

Is Your Car Overheating?

August 19th, 2016

coolantWe are currently in the dead, sticky, popsicle-melting, scramble-an-egg-on-the-sidewalk portion of summer in the greater Maryland area. Whether you are a sun lover or a sun shunner, your car may be struggling to get through the intense August heat. As temperatures continue to rise, make sure that your car is able to keep cool and keep you safe all summer long. An engine running too hot can do major damage to your vehicle and potentially leave you stranded. Here are some ways to prevent your car from overheating this summer with car maintenance. Read the rest of this entry »

New Car Maintenance Tips

August 12th, 2016

 

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Loving your new car? Here’s what you should check out before you drive.

When you buy a new car you may think you’re good to go. However, it should be noted that not all new cars are created equal. This is to say that there may be a few things you want to check into before you head out for that long road trip in your brand new car. Today we’re going to be talking about some of the things that you should have looked at when you buy a new car. Ready to get started? Here we go! Read the rest of this entry »

DIY Car Repair Can Be Dangerous   

August 5th, 2016

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Make sure to contact a professional for car repair.

It’s always nice to be able to fix small issues yourself and not have the need to call in a professional. But, when it comes to something as important as your car, you should not try DIY repair. It’s dangerous, and you can actually make the problem worse.  There are the specific car repairs that you should never try on your own…

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Roadtrip Ideas for Summer

July 29th, 2016
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Ready to head out for your next roadtrip?

If you are looking for something more unique and memorable to do with your summer than a last minute staycation, or going to the same beach you’ve been going to every year since you were a small child, sink your teeth into these all american summer roadtrips. Buckle in and get set for adventure when you embrace freedom and turn a summer drive into an unforgettable adventure. Take a look at these road trip suggestions and get inspired to take your summer to the next level.


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Maximize Your Fuel Efficiency

July 22nd, 2016

 

fuel efficiency

How can you maximize your fuel efficiency?

Every single driver is always looking for ways to save money on fuel, especially as prices rise and fall at the drop of a hat. The ways that you take care of your vehicle and drive your car can have a dramatic effect on how efficiently gas is used. Here are some tips to save gas and maximize your vehicle’s fuel efficiency. Read the rest of this entry »

Brake Trouble? Get Help!

July 15th, 2016
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Are you having trouble with your brakes?

If you are having brake trouble, here are some tips you can use to solve your brake problems and get back on track. To check your brakes, step on the pedal and press it down. While you do this, pay close attention to how the pedal feels under your foot and evaluate the sensation carefully. Start your engine but keep your car in park and look out for these things.   Read the rest of this entry »

Windshield Wiper Saving Tips

July 8th, 2016

 

How are your windshield wipers doing?

How are your windshield wipers doing?

Summer in Maryland means awesome barbecues, beautiful late night drives, and insane downpours. As part of your summer maintenance, don’t forget to take great care of your windshield wipers, as they are your best bet for staying safe during summer storms. Read the rest of this entry »

Vehicle Electrical Maintenance Tips

July 1st, 2016

 

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Electrical problems always come with warning signs.

When you’re enjoying all that summer has to offer, you don’t want to have to stop for vechicle repair. When you apply the right maintenance tips, you can keep going through the hot sun without having to stop. Are you ready to dive into some simple but effective tips to keep your car performing at optimal levels? Why wait? Let’s go! Read the rest of this entry »

Driving Safely in the Summer Sun

June 24th, 2016

 

Wheel Alignment

Driving safely is important when you’re having the best summer ever!

Going out is a major part of taking part in summer fun. We all love to go to the beach, drop in for parades, and even take long road trips with family and friends. As we drive, it’s important to remember how crucial it is to practice safety tips. Are you ready to dive into some of the top tips for driving safely this summer? Let’s take a look. Read the rest of this entry »