Archive for the ‘Tips and Tricks’ Category

How do I change the oil in my car or truck at home?

Thursday, July 11th, 2019
oil being poured into engine

Is it almost time for an oil change on your vehicle? It might be time for you to consider taking care of the oil change yourself to save some money and give you the confidence that the job is done right! Although some people believe that this is a job that can only be done by a mechanic, changing your oil can be done in just a few simple steps! Watch the step by step video below to learn how to correctly change the oil in your car or truck! (more…)

Is it safe for my dog to be in the car with the windows rolled down?

Wednesday, July 10th, 2019
dog with shades on driving car

Many people consider their pet dog to be a part of their family. In many ways, your dog is like your child. A common mistake that a lot of people seem to make over and over is leaving their dog alone in the vehicle on a hot day. You would never do this to your child, so why would you do it to your dog? This mistake can be fatal to your furry friend. You should always avoid leaving your pup in the vehicle all by themselves, especially during the summer months. Keep reading below to learn more! (more…)

How to Properly Prep Your Vehicle for a Road Trip

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019
man talking to mechanic in shop

When you are planning a trip, you want to make sure that your vehicle is in tip-top shape. Prepping your vehicle means doing some things yourself and also possibly scheduling an appointment with your local mechanic. Watch the video below to learn more! (more…)

Games for Kids to Play on Road Trips This Summer

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019
family smiling out windows of car

If you are one of the families who takes a road trip every summer, then you know that sometimes it can be challenging to keep the kids entertained for that long. Although the destination and the memories are worth it once you make it, the journey there can be long. Luckily there are plenty of games for your children to play in the car that should keep them occupied for a bit! Keep reading below for a few ideas! (more…)

Bicycle Safety Tips to Keep in Mind this Summer

Monday, June 24th, 2019
silhouette of biker

Summer is here and that means warm weather and sunny days. This is the perfect time for people to get on their bikes and ride around town. Although it may be fun to take your bike to work or to someone’s house, make sure that you are being alert! Keep reading for a few helpful tips! (more…)

Summer Checklist for Your Vehicle

Friday, June 21st, 2019
mechanics looking under hood

Are you planning any trips this summer? The warm weather and break from school make the summer season a popular time for families to plan their next trip together. Make sure that your vehicle is up to the test before your plans get too close by following this short checklist that we have put together below! Keep reading to learn more! (more…)

Common Mistakes Most Drivers Make With Their Vehicles

Wednesday, June 19th, 2019
cleaning inside of vehicle

When it comes to owning a vehicle, most drivers want to take the best care of their vehicle as possible. Even though some drivers think that they are doing good for their vehicle, they could be doing things that could be harming it. The video below highlights a few common mistakes that a lot of drivers make when it comes to their vehicles. Keep reading below to learn more! (more…)

Driving Tips for Traveling in Severe Weather

Thursday, May 30th, 2019
severe weather driving tips banner

Weather can be unpredictable and sometimes we are caught out on the road when it strikes. Although no one wants to be out and about when bad weather happens, it is important to know what to do in case it does happen. If you want to be prepared for severe weather, be sure to keep reading below for a few helpful tips! (more…)

Best Way to Wash your Vehicle in the Summer Heat

Wednesday, May 29th, 2019
man looking down the side of his car washing it

Most vehicle owners know that it is important to stay on top of washing their vehicle, but what they don’t know is that the washing process can be different in each season. Specifically, in the summer when the weather is warm, it is important to work quickly during the washing process. Keep reading below to learn some helpful tips to follow! (more…)

What are some ways that I can lower my auto insurance bill?

Thursday, March 28th, 2019
couple doing research on laptop

Auto insurance is a necessary evil that all drivers need to have. Although you need to have it, you might be paying more than you need to. If you are interested in learning a few helpful tips to possibly lower your auto insurance bill, be sure to continue reading below! (more…)