Road Salt & How to Protect Your Car From it
With Winter, there isn’t just the ice and snow you have to be prepared for. You also have to be prepared for the after effects of the weather- which is road salt and sand. You’re probably thinking, “How much REAL damage can be caused road salt and sand, and if there is a potential for damage, WHY DO WE USE IT?” Don’t freak out. We will cover everything. Why do we use road salt? Since we live in New England, where the temperatures drop below freezing and has weather that causes slippery road conditions, we need the salt. As you’ve ….
4 Steps to Avoid Being Locked Out
It’s cold and unfortunately, it’s only going to get colder. You know what comes with cold? Ice. Ice can jam up your doors and locks and wreak havoc on your morning schedule by locking you out. It is imperative that you prepare your car for what lies in the long wintry road ahead. To prepare your car there are some places that need to be lubricated to keep the gears working and not freezing. The 4 places that need to be lubed are locks, latches, hinges, window channels and weather stripping. Why do you need to do this? This will ….
Breaking the Ice: Snow Tires vs SummerTires
New England winters are harsh and unpredictable. It could be sunny one day and a complete nor’easter the next. The one who’s hit the hardest during these couple of months? Your vehicle. Between the salt, grit, snow, sleet, hail, and ice, your car faces a lot of terrain and other issues. There is one way to prepare your car for what lies ahead – snow tires. I know I know. Snow tires can be expensive and they just sit in your garage for a majority of the year. But, they could actually save your life! All about the rubber! Standard ….
10 Cool Christmas Gifts for Your Car
Christmas is coming, along with a variety of holidays where we share gifts! Now one member of your family you might forget to get a gift for, is your car! Spoil your vehicle with one of these 10 cool gifts. 1. All-Weather Floor Mats Although you remind them time and time again, the kids and your friends never kick the snow off their feet before getting into the car. Protect your floors with some all weather floor mats! 2. Tile! You’ve probably lost something- keys, phone, wallet – and couldn’t remember the last place you put them. Tile helps ….