Monthly Archives: February 2016

Taking a Step Above Your Competition With a Steel Snow Pusher

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Those who live anywhere in the northern part of the Midwestern part of the United States are very familiar with snowfall. Snow occurs in all of these areas for much of the winter; sometime as much as 6-7 months of the year. Snow can fall in inches or even in feet measurements. It can block driveways and store parking lots, causing a lot of disturbances and inconveniences for both homeowners and commercial building owners. In fact, Salt Lake City, Utah, Anchorage, Alaska, and Denver, Colorado, have each received eight feet of snow or more in their record high seasons. People still need to find a way to get around, and those who are responsible for snow plowing need to utilize the most time efficient and best product available to them.

A steel snow pusher is different than a normal snow pusher in tha (more…)

22 Feb 2016

How to Keep an Old Beater on the Road Proper Maintenance Guidelines

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The introduction of the automobile radically changed the way that Americans perceived distance, opening up a new realm of possibilities unbound by geographical location. It is estimated that by 2018 there will be 260 million cars on the road. As more vehicles are produced every year, one would think that a good number of Americans are upgrading their old cars. In fact, the average car on the road today is a record-high 11.4 years old. Without proper maintenance and repair, these vehicles may be on their way to the junkyard — here are some reasons why vehicle owners ought to look for a high quality automotive service in their area to get their vehicle inspected.

Regular Maintenance

As a general rule of thumb, many vehicle owners have their oil changed once every thre (more…)

19 Feb 2016

Hybrid Battery Replacement Without the Anxiety

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Honda is one of the brands that is almost synonymous with customer loyalty. The cars are reliable, fuel efficient and provide faithful service well beyond ten years. The introduction of hybrid cars like the Honda Civic hybrid cemented this loyalty by appealing to car owners who are concerned about the environment. The highly fuel efficient hybrids also cut down on harmful emissions. The savings add up too: Honda Insight mileage is around 61 miles per gallon on highways.

Fall in love with fuel economy
Hybrid vehicles are environmentally friendly both in terms of fuel economy and emissions. They are up to 20-35% more fuel efficient than vehicles that run on gas alone. (more…)

15 Feb 2016

Hybrid Car Battery Dead? Don’t Stress Here’s What You Should Know

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If you look at car ads these days, it seems like more and more car companies are starting to view hybrid vehicles as the next big thing. As the technology has developed, the price of purchasing a hybrid car has decreased, making them more accessible for mainstream purchase. In 2012, Statistic Brain reports that 4.5 million hybrid vehicles were sold around the world. The United States made up around 2.1 million of those purchases! You’ll hear great things from hybrid car owners — they’re easy to use, have great fuel efficiency, and their tanks cost significantly less than traditional cars to fuel. However, the one complaint you might hear is in regards to their hybrid battery, which will eventually give out. This can give hybrid car owners a sense of anxiety, and have them start thinking abou (more…)

14 Feb 2016

Take Care of Your Car and It Will Take Care of You

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One would think that any old auto dealer can sell you any old car and and you’d be off down any old road without a care in the world. Well, part of that might be true. You might be sold any old car by any old dealer, and for a while you might not have a care in the world. Sooner or later, however, you will find out just what your car is made of, both figuratively and literally.

The purchase of an automobile is a very significant thing. Taking proper care of that automobile could be the difference between it breaking down more frequently than it should and lasting into the hundreds of thousands of miles. The auto deal (more…)

10 Feb 2016

If a Whole is the Sum of Its Parts, Then You Better Make Sure the Parts are Genuine!

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Cars are the lifeblood of travel. You probably use one, or know someone that uses one, every single day! People use their vehicles to get to work, the store, visit friends and family, anything that involves traveling more than five blocks from your house is probably done in a car. But what happens when you car starts to fall apart? If the check engine light comes on, or something just doesn’t sound right, it could be a cause for worry. But if you’ve been taking care of your car, then the problem could be something that was entirely out of your control!

Vehicle neglect is one of the highest causes of injury and expenses in the automobile industry. Most cars are made with standard parts from various companies, but the one thing that you can do to make sure your car comes into your driveway intact is make su (more…)

04 Feb 2016

6 Tips for Buying a New or Used Car

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So you are thinking about buying a car. Maybe you want to buy a Chevrolet. It is a popular kind of car. There are more than one thousand songs that mention this kind of car. Since 1912, more than 200 million people have bought Chevys. In fact, every 6.5 seconds, someone buys a Chevy car or truck. If you want to purchase one, you may start by looking for new Chevy dealers locally.

Tips for Buying a Car:

  1. Set your budget. Take a real look at your finances. You may want to pull your own credit report to see exactly how you will look to creditors, if you are planning to take out a car loan from your bank, credit union or from one of the car dealers you talk to. Decide what you are willing and able to spend and do stick to that. This will do more than keep you from buying a car th (more…)

03 Feb 2016