5 DEFENSIVE DRIVING TIPS TO HELP YOU AVOID ACCIDENTS
More than 30,000 people die each year in the United States in car accidents, and millions more are injured. These accidents also cause billions of dollars in property damage, but many could be easily avoided. Practicing basic defensive driving can help you keep you and your family safe when traveling. Here are five tips to get you started. Read More
COMBATING RUST: HOW TO WIPE OUT RUST BEFORE IT DAMAGES YOUR CAR
If you own a car, you probably know that sinking feeling of polishing your car back to a sparkle after a thorough wash and wax, only to discover something disturbing in the corner of a door or under the trunk lid. A bubble under the paint, or a brown spot. It's rust. Virtually every car owner will deal with rust at some point, due to the simple fact that cars are made out of steel, which contains iron. Rust is iron oxide- a substance created when iron reacts with oxygen in air or water. Read More
3 SIGNS YOU NEED TO REPLACE YOUR WIPER BLADES
Your wiper blades aren't the most visually appealing part of your car, but they play one of the biggest roles in keeping you safe. Wiper blades give you a clear line of sight to the road ahead by displacing the dirt and moisture that collects on your windshield.... Read more
SPRING CLEANING YOUR CAR IN 3 EASY STEPS
Spring cleaning? it's a yearly ritual in Northeast Ohio. A chance to scrub the floors, wash the walls and tidy up the yard.
Your annual spring cleaning ritual should extend to your car, too, as nothing batters a car quite like an Ohio winter. Salt, dirt and moisture collect in every corner... Read more
HOW TO MEASURE YOUR TIRE TREAD USING A U.S. PENNY
New tires have an average tread depth of about 10/32 of an inch. It's enough to create adequate friction for steering, accelerating and braking, and it allows the channels between the treads to funnel away rain and snow, which prevents your car from losing traction and hydroplaning. Read more...