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Winter Driving Tips to Get You There Safely

Black suv driving in the snow, winter driving concept.

It's that time of year again: winter weather is coming, and it's coming fast. Are you (and your car) ready for the perils of driving on snowy, icy, and just plain cold roads? Here are a few winter driving tips to keep you safe and cozy this season!

Everything You Need to Know About Tire Rotation

Auto mechanic working on car tires

Tires are, in many ways, the things that make the world go 'round. They're also pretty crucial for the safety and reliability of your car. They're also a fairly significant investment. With tires being such a critical piece of the transportation puzzle, it's smart to understand tire rotation and everything that goes into it.

Why Proactive Vehicle Maintenance?

Auto mechanic working in garage. Repair service.

With winter weather almost upon us (and, on some days, already upon us), it's more important than ever to make sure your car is up to the challenge. Sure, you can wait until something goes wrong and then make pricey repairs, but it's safer for you and your wallet to do proactive maintenance right now. A little work today saves a lot of heartaches tomorrow!

Keep Your Car Happy This Fall

White car on a forest trail in fall leaves during autumn.

Autumn leaves and cooler temperatures may be fun for us, but they're not always good news for our cars. Here are a few car maintenance tips to keep you and your vehicle safe, happy, and far away from the repair shop this season!

Prepping for Fall

Fall weather may already be upon us, but that doesn't mean it's too late for car maintenance. Remember, a little work now will save you more work and even more money in the future. So roll up your sleeves, grab your keys, and get ready to show your car some TLC this autumn.

Don't Drive on an Empty Tank!

fuel tank on empty

Have you ever been driving along, maybe with your windows open and maybe singing your favorite song at the top of your lungs, only to see your gas light come on? "Oh," you might have thought, "no big deal. I'll handle it some other time." Whether this sounds familiar or not, the truth is that it really is a bad idea to drive on an empty tank--and here's why.

Seasonal Car Maintenance: Ready for Autumn?

car driving through fall leaves

With high temperatures and long days, it might feel like summer is never going anywhere--but the truth is that autumn is just around the corner. Whether you're ready for fall or not, it's vital to get your car prepped and ready for another new season.

Summer Car Maintenance: Simple DIY Tips

woman checking oil

When most people hear the words "car maintenance," they don't expect to hear the word "easy" any time soon. However, with these simple tips, you can keep your car happy and healthy through the summer months--all with your own two hands!

Why Independent Auto Repair Shops are the Way to Go

customer talking to local mechanic

The question of where to take your car for repairs may be a difficult one. Should it go to the dealership, or should it go to an independent repair shop? Dealerships come with a number of problems that often lead drivers to go to their local repair shop instead.

Here are some important reasons many car owners choose independent shops. 

Tips for Car Maintenance in Hot Summer Months

car maintenance high temperatures

Summer can be as hard on a car as the winter months. During the warm season, there are a number of ways you can make the hot weather easier on your car to minimize the amount of wear it puts on your vehicle.

Auto Maintenance Services for a Healthy Engine

Vehicle Multipoint Inspection Checklist

When it comes to our personal health, we might take vitamins or go to the gym (or at least pay for a gym membership and set an alarm and plan to go). So what do we do for our cars to make sure their engines stay healthy so they can get us where we're going for years to come?

Here are a few automotive preventative maintenance services that will keep your engine healthy.