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5 Tire Maintenance Tips

Tires are one of the most important parts of your car. These 4 pieces of rubber not only keep your vehicle on the ground, but they affect other aspects of driving such as braking, handling, and safety. Tires are the only part of the vehicle that has direct contact with the road. While tires are made of sturdy materials, they…

How to Store Summer or All-Season Tires for the Winter

When you live in the west where seasons change, you are bound to face different road conditions that can affect your car’s ability to stay on the tarmac. To ensure road safety, it’s imperative that you own specific tire sets for each season. Since winter is approaching, you’re probably going to switch to winter tires and store the others. However,…

Winter Maintenance Tips to Keep Your Car in Tip-Top Shape

With low visibility due to snow and slippery roads, winter can be a hazardous time to drive. No matter how experienced or skilled a driver you are, the winter elements, such as frozen mud, icy roads, and snowfall, can conspire against you and your car. As a car owner, you need to have your car regularly maintained and serviced the…

Is It Safe to Buy Used Tires?

Let’s face it: everyone is trying to save money, especially during the pandemic. Many vehicle owners do not pay much attention to those rubber hoops until it is time for a replacement. Replacing your tires could mean taking dollars out of your bank account. While there are other important things that you should be spending your money on, many vehicle…

Environmental Benefits of Buying Used Tires

There are an estimated over a billion vehicles in the world today. In Canada, more than 28 million tires are used and discarded every year. Given the size, volume, and inherent durability of these tires, disposing of them is no easy task. Most often, old tires end up in landfills, contributing to the growing pollution problems. It is everyone’s responsibility…

Factors That Impact the Longevity of Your Tires

The tires are the cornerstone of any car operational efficiency. It does not only connect your car to the road, but it also plays an important factor in the engine. That’s why you need to give equal attention to its maintenance. To ensure proper maintenance, you need to understand the factors affecting the life of a car tire. What are…

10 Great Tips to Get You More Mileage on Your Vehicle

A car is a necessity, pandemic or not. It’s a great asset for helping you reach your destination safely, especially when you need to get somewhere in a hurry. However, the car needs fuel, and gas prices are high these days. Knowing how to stretch your gas tank further can go a long way toward reducing your fuel costs, especially…

Maintenance Tips for Seldom-Used Cars 

Regular maintenance is an integral part of caring for a vehicle and it’s particularly important for vehicles that are unused for extended periods. As people stay holed up in their homes and limit their trips to the grocery stores in observance of stay at home measures brought about by the coronavirus pandemic, a great number of vehicles will seldom be…

Your Ultimate Guide to Changing a Flat Tire

So one of your tires suddenly blew while you’re driving at 70 mph down the highway. You want to be armed and ready for scenarios like this, as tires don’t choose where to blow (and when to blow). Learning how to swap out a flat tire on your own will save you time and effort, especially when roadside assistance isn’t…

Why You Should Use Winter Tires

There’s an annual debate among drivers as to the effectiveness of winter tires. You’ll hear many drivers claim that their all-season tires are good enough, or that they don’t want to waste money on another set of tires when their all-seasons are still in good shape. They may even point to the lack of storage space for an extra set.…