Choosing the right tires is an essential part of operating a vehicle. But what kind of tires do you need? Deciding whether to use all-weather, all-season, or winter tires? The answer depends on where you live, the conditions you typically drive in, and your budget. In this post, we will discuss the attributes of all-weather,... Read More.
by Lori Straus Tires have come a long way from the wooden wheels used on wagons in centuries past. And aren’t we grateful for that? But not all tires are created equal. In this blog post, we’ll quickly drive you through (pardon the pun) what you need to consider when buying your next set of... Read More.
by Lori Straus Although winter is nice for allergy sufferers—no pollens to contend with—it does come with a negative for everyone: as the temperatures outside drop, a car’s engine produces more particulates, which could affect your cabin air after the season. In this blog post, we’ll explain what that means and why spring is a... Read More.
by Lori Straus When shopping for a car, you may be tempted to focus only on obvious features like all-wheel drive vs front-wheel drive, a vehicle’s look, and if there’s space for all your family inside. But also make sure you’re evaluating the payload capacity of the vehicle. That means check that the car can... Read More.
by Lori Straus We see this familiar scene every winter: vehicles on the road with last night’s 10-cm snowfall still on the roof, chunks of snow blowing off toward the car behind. But how eager are we to admit that we’ve also gotten into a vehicle without clearing the snow off the roof? That’s one... Read More.
by Lori Straus Why spend money on your car when you can save it? Follow these tips below to save money on your vehicle right now. In the winter, we usually turn our car on early to warm it up. However, only the first minute or two make a difference in the interior temperature of... Read More.
by Lori Straus A well-maintained car will last you years, and a proper budget will let you enjoy your vehicle without constantly worrying about money. We’ve collected a few New Year’s resolutions for you and your care so that you’ll get the most enjoyment out of your vehicle. General Maintenance Keeping your car in shape... Read More.
By Lori Straus One thing no one looks forward to in winter driving is ending up in a snowbank. At best, you may have accidentally straddled your car over a parking medium you didn’t see because the snow was too deep. At worst, your car drove nose first into a ditch and your windshield is... Read More.
by Lori Straus Snow and ice are around the corner in southern Ontario, but it’s already shown its face in parts of Northern Ontario. With the change in weather comes the change in driving habits. Below you’ll find five driving habits you should change for the winter. Your Winter Driving Kit Checklist Change from your... Read More.
By Lori Straus Winter is fast upon us, which means changing your tires. Save yourself the lineups and a few dollars by booking your own driveway instead to change your winter tires. (A word of warning: tires are heavy. Your car is heavier. Please proceed with caution, and if you’re at all nervous, consider booking... Read More.