by Lori Straus Owning a car means you own a very complex piece of machinery that seems to come with its own language when it’s in trouble. Do you hear regular knocking under the hood? Or squealing? Or perhaps more of a grinding? And what do these sounds mean? In this blog post, we’ll cover... Read More.
by Lori Straus There are definitely times when you’ll want to maintain your car yourself. Perhaps you want to save a few dollars on cleaning, or you regularly clean your car as part of your maintenance routine. However, a professional detailing job has its benefits, and we’ll cover them in this blog post. What Is... 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 With winter pretty much here, we can no longer ignore those off smells emanating from some hidden corner in our vehicles. We can’t open windows during our drive, and because cars can get so cold, we keep them closed as we heat up the interior, intensifying odours. Thankfully, you can take steps... Read More.
by Lori Straus Washing your car with extremely little water can have an amazing benefit on the environment. However, it may still be unknown to many car owners. In this blog post, we’ll quickly cover the basics of waterless car washes. How Much Water Does a Car Wash Use? The numbers vary, depending on the... Read More.
by Lori Straus Finding a trusted mechanic to repair your car is important for not only the condition of your vehicle but also for your own peace of mind. Is the mechanic overcharging you? Taking shortcuts? Or being honest with you? Ideally, you don’t want to wait until you’ve been in an accident or need... Read More.
How long is too long before you need to scrap your vehicle? We’ve compiled a few questions to ask yourself to help you decide if your car’s seen better days and is now destined for the scrap heap.... Read More.
Finding a good auto mechanic can help keep your vehicle running for years, limit maintenance costs, and ease the stresses of repairs caused in an accident. A good mechanic can also come in useful when buying a used car. But you don’t want to wait until you need a mechanic before you start looking.... Read More.
Bill Sanderson bought his first car—a Nissan 240SX—before he had a license. But it wasn’t to drive. He wanted to repair it and add performance modifications to it. Now, over a decade later, he’s a licensed technician who specializes in repairing and servicing European and exotic cars in Canada.... Read More.
We’re at that point in the year where our knees tremble at the thought of checking the weather: will there be snow? But check it we must, and it tells us that yes, spring is on its way. Which means…time to clean your car! Below you’ll find a checklist of car maintenance tips for spring. Happy cleaning!... Read More.