Proper Maintenance is Important in Summer

Keeping your vehicle in efficient condition is important. It is even important in the summer because you will probably take a vacation or long road trip. When the vehicle is properly maintained, it will operate more efficiently and at top performance levels. If there is an odd noise or something is wrong with how the vehicle handles, it can because there is an issue with the vehicle. Contact us so we can inspect the vehicle for you.

Maintenance

Air Pressure

Remember to check the air pressure in the tires on a regular basis. The tires are the only part of your vehicle that makes contact with the surface of the road. Overtime they will age and start to wear down. You will want to check the air pressure in each one. Also remember to check the tread on each tire. The tread is important because it will allow adequate grip if the road is wet and slick. We can also inspect the tires for you. This will ensure they are in proper driving condition. read more

See Clearly with New Windshield Wipers for your Car

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The windshield wipers and wiper blades are one of the most important parts of your vehicle. Unfortunately, these are often overlooked until they are extremely damaged. Windshield wipers help improve your ability to drive safely. The windshield wipers are used when it is raining or snowing to keep our front and back windshields clear. This allows the driver to see in front of or behind the vehicle better.

Windshield Wiper Use

The more windshield wipers are used, the more they will wear. The wiper blades wear down and stop working with age. This is because contaminants in the air, oil, sunlight and dirt contribute to weakening your windshield wiper blades. With that deterioration, your blades are less and less able to keep your view clear and unobstructed. Just like having a chip or crack on the windshield, wiper blade deterioration makes it dangerous for you to drive. read more

Keeping the Windshield Clean

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Why should you keep your Windshield Clean

Keeping the windshield clean and clear can help provide you with the best visibility possible when you are driving. Knowing what is ahead on the road can allow ample time for you to react to the situation. If you notice a crack or divot in the windshield, it is recommended to have it repaired as soon as possible. This can help make sure you have a clear and straight view of the road ahead of you.

One of the single cheapest ways to make sure your windshield stays in good shape is to replace your wiper blades often. Most blades aren’t hard to snap off and replace, nor are they expensive. An inspection of the wiper blades also is easy. Run your hand along one at a time and feel along for holes in the edge or torn pieces of rubber that could mean that the windshield wiper is ineffective. If it leaves significant streaks during a rainstorm or does not appear to be hugging the contour of the glass, than it might be time to look into a replacement windshield wiper blade for the vehicle. read more

Windshield Protection and Maintenance for your Vehicle

Keeping the windshield in the best condition possible is important. It is the part that will help you to notice other objects and drivers that are around you. The windshield will help to keep you and your passengers safe when traveling. Keeping the windshield clean and clear can help provide you with the best visibility possible when you are driving. Knowing what is ahead on the road can allow ample time for you to react to the situation. If you notice a crack or divot in the windshield, it is recommended to have it repaired as soon as possible. read more

The Importance of the Windshield Wipers

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While windshield wipers might not be one of the first things you think of when you think of parts of your car, but they are still a very important component. When driving in poor weather or rainy conditions it can result in reduced visibility. To ensure that you can see properly, make sure to have the windshield wipers replaced when they start to show signs of wear. Since the windshield wiper blades are inexpensive, having them replaced is a good idea. You can also bring the vehicle in and we can inspect the wipers for you. We can also check to make sure that the windshield wiper fluid is also topped off. This is beneficial because the fluid can clear off the windshield if you get road grime or dirt on it. read more

Improve the Visibility with Proper Windshield Wipers

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Windshield wipers help to clear off your windshield if it is raining out, or clearing off substances that seem to get stuck to it. This could be road grime, dirt, or insects that hit your vehicle. To help get the best visibility possible, make sure that you inspect the windshield wipers on a regular basis. When checking the windshield wipers, make sure you know what size you need for your vehicle. Also make sure to check the windshield wiper fluid. This is beneficial because the fluid can work with the wipers in order to remove any debris or grime that could be on the windshield of your vehicle. read more