Monthly Archives: January 2017

Used Car Sales On the Rise

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Are you thinking about buying a used car? In today’s modern day and age, there many factors to consider when buying a new car. How large of a car do you need? Do you have a favorite make or model? What about a favorite color? Do you want an environmentally friendly vehicle or a gas guzzling truck? Are there special features you want? And finally, how much are you willing to spend? For answers to all of these questions and more, all you have to do is visit a car dealership. Many people actually enjoy visiting car dealerships, because studies show that an estimated 84 percent of consumers thoroughly enjoy buying a used car, or even a new car, in person. Another 43 percent of (more…)

17 Jan 2017

The Importance of Protecting the Cosmetics of Your Vehicle

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Vehicle maintenance requires much more than regular tire rotations, oil changes, and vehicle inspections. Although these maintenance tasks are extremely important, they are not inclusive of the services that are required to hold the overall value of your vehicle. Your vehicle?s interior condition and exterior paint and consistency are also important. Most buyers are not willing to purchase a vehicle that is in great shape, if the paint is chipped and faded out. Ensure that you are taking the necessary cosmetic prevention steps.

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In most cases, you do not have a decision on the type of paint that is used on your vehicle. You probably purchased it as is, either new or used, from a dealership or a private seller. If the vehicle is newer, it is also unlikely that (more…)

10 Jan 2017

Why Should I Install All Four Winter Tires?

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How’s your car faring? Simply checking your oil levels and occasionally cleaning off your front windows isn’t quite enough when you’ve got additional problems to worry about whenever you gear up for a long drive. With so many potential accidents waiting to happen, why not be as proactive as possible and nip some of the most common statistics in the bud? Vehicle neglect causes the American economy well over $2 billion every year in car repairs, lawsuits, medical bills and insurance charges. Let’s take a look at what visiting tire companies can do for you and everyone else on the open road.

What Is Vehicle Neglect?

Just as it says on the tin, vehicle neglect is when you don’t regularly tend to your car or truck and leave it open to a wide variety of minor or severe pr (more…)

09 Jan 2017

Do You Have Your Winter Tires Installed?

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Winter has arrived! How are your winter tires looking? One of the most essential things you can do for your car this season is dropping by your local car shop and letting them take a look at your tires — even an average set can potentially set you back financially and put you at greater risk for a crash. If you’re not sure where to start (cars are complicated machines, after all), then look below to learn about vehicle neglect habits in the United States and all the little things you should know when visiting a car tire company.

Vehicle Neglect

It’s easy to get caught up in day-to-day life. However, neglecting your vehicle can have some serious long-term ramifications. Neglecting vehicles has been found to cost the American economy well over $2 billion every single (more…)

06 Jan 2017