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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.…

Do I Need New Tires? 8 Signs to Look out For

Just like your feet start to hurt after you’ve gone on a long walk, your car tires can take a beating after you’ve driven a while. It’s not always a sign of bad driving; regular driving puts wear and tear on the tires over time. Tires simply get old and worn after long enough. That said, you’ll want to make…

Why Winter Tires Trump All-Wheel Drive in the Winter

For many who are used to the harsh weather conditions of a Canadian winter, it may seem like the logical step to opt for a bulky all-wheel drive to get to whichever destination without a hitch. However, this is not necessarily true. For the vehicle-savvy individuals, it all comes down to choosing the right tires for the job. Here are…

How A Proper Alignment Can Extend the Life of Your Tires

Each year, Canadians spend thousands of dollars replacing old tires. Little do they know, you can extend the life of your car’s tires just by getting the alignment done regularly. What exactly does a tire alignment entail? How does it benefit your tires and the rest of your vehicle? These are essential things that all drivers should know. You should…