By Lori Straus Where would we be without tires? We expect them to carry us from point A to point B, stop our vehicle on a dime when we slam on the brakes, and help us safely navigate the roads. In fact, we rely on them so much that we even change them to fit... Read More.
by Lori Straus You’ve likely been told over the years to wash your hands after going to the washroom and also after handling cash. In fact, some stores won’t even handle cash today for fear of transmitting the coronavirus. (The Bank of Canada has asked stores not to do so, because not everyone has access... Read More.
by Lori Straus With regular updates from the government, it’s sometimes hard to know who’s open and who isn’t. Vehicle repair shops have been deemed an essential workplace in Ontario, so you can still have your car repaired during the pandemic. However, it is far from business as usual for car service. Before you take... Read More.
by Lori Straus COVID-19 has shone a new spotlight on disinfection and a new layer to spring cleaning your car. But disinfecting your vehicle differs from disinfecting your home. Two words of warning: First, please remember that we are neither doctors nor infectious disease experts. However, we ensured that the information we are presenting here—as... Read More.
By Lori Straus Leaving your vehicle inactive for several weeks or even months doesn’t give your car a rest. It can actually damage your car if you don’t properly maintain it. In this blog post, we’ll cover the basics of maintaining your vehicle while you’re not driving it often, if at all. Clean Everything Out... Read More.
by Lori Straus Choosing the right tires for your vehicle can sometimes overwhelm you. Perhaps performance tires look enticing, but they’re not suitable for winter driving. By the same token, all seasons sound like you only need one set of tires for the entire year; however, if you live somewhere where winter temperatures drop below... Read More.
by Lori Straus Studded tires provide the ultimate grip on icy roads. However, they face heavy regulation in Ontario. In this blog post, we’ll give you a quick overview on the status of studded tires. What Are Studded Tires? Studded tires have small metal studs spread out throughout the tire tread and better grip soft... Read More.
by Lori Straus If the first General Lee can be restored and driven after spending over three decades in a junkyard, then with a little care and disciplined maintenance, you should be able to enjoy your own vehicle for a long time, too. You’ll find loads of tips online about how to extend the life... Read More.
by Lori Straus Windshield washer fluid is not a one-size-fits-all situation. Your car, where you live, and what season it is will all dictate what kind of windshield washer fluid you need. What Is Windshield Washer Fluid? Basically, windshield washer fluid comes in two basic formulas, depending on the season: bug season and frost season.... Read More.
By Lori Straus Whether we like them or not, extended warranties are part of the shopping process these days. Whereas it makes no sense to buy one for your desktop computer, you might buy one for the laptop you carry with you everywhere. And like computers, getting an extended warranty on your vehicle makes sense... Read More.