National Forest Products Week: Green Tech for Tires

National Forest Products Week: Green Tech for Tires

Americans celebrate National Forest Products Week every third week in October. It is a recognition of the many products that come from our forests as well as the people who work to preserve the forest habitats. Part of the celebration is educating people about the...
Watch Out for These Tire Problems

Watch Out for These Tire Problems

Most drivers know very little about tires. When it is time to replace them, they often opt for the cheapest option, thinking that all tires are the same. Another problem among drivers is the lack of knowledge about tire maintenance. Many drivers don’t even bother...
Fall Car Care Tips

Fall Car Care Tips

October is the perfect time to give your car a little extra love before the harsh winter weather hits. Here are some tips to help you avoid costly emergency breakdowns during the cold months: Check the brakes and tires – Before inclement weather and hazardous road...
The Importance of Regular Tune-ups

The Importance of Regular Tune-ups

Cars need to be checked by a mechanic periodically in the same manner that people need to be examined by a doctor on a regular basis. Just as you don’t wait until you have a health crisis to see a doctor, you shouldn’t delay until your car hits breaking point before...
How to Determine a Tire’s Age

How to Determine a Tire’s Age

Most people buy new tires without bothering to check if they are really new. Tires are stored in warehouses, and they may be several years old by the time you buy and install them on your car. Then there is the question of how long you should keep the tires on your...
Why Lubricate Your Car?

Why Lubricate Your Car?

Your car comprises thousands of different moving parts, most of which are made of metal. There is inevitable friction and heat when one metal part moves against another. The heated parts will expand in size, and the friction will grow, resulting in greater wear and...