Archive for the ‘Tips & Tricks’ Category

Should You Buy or Lease Your Next Vehicle?

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019
family shaking hands with salesman'

When it comes time to get a new car, you are always faced with the question of buying or leasing. This decision is completely up to the shopper as everyone has their own opinion. If you are not sure which path would be the right one for you to take, you have come to the right place! In this blog, we will walk you through the benefits of each side. Keep reading below to learn more! (more…)

How do I choose the right vehicle for me?

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019
2019 tiguan

Time for a new ride? Finding your next vehicle can be exciting but it can also be overwhelming if you do not know what you’re looking for. If you do not already have a specific vehicle in mind that you know you will be getting, there are some things to consider first to help the shopping process. Keep reading below to learn more! (more…)

How can I prevent my car from being broken into or stolen?

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019
burglar by car

Unfortunately, we live in a world where theft and stealing is a regular occurrence. A lot of things are out of your control when it comes to other people stealing things, but there are a few precautions that you can keep in mind when it comes to protecting your vehicle from being stolen or broken into. Keep reading below to learn more! (more…)

How do I change the headlights on my car?

Thursday, July 18th, 2019
car with headlights on driving at night

Even if you are driving the speed limit and are following the other laws on the road, you can still be stopped by an officer if one of your headlights are burnt out. Your vehicle’s headlights are not only for your safety to see where you are going, but also for the safety of others so that they can see you while on the road. But what about when one or both of your headlights burn out? Replace them yourself by following the few simple steps that we listed out below! (more…)

How do I change the oil in my car or truck at home?

Monday, July 8th, 2019
oil being poured into engine

Is it almost time for an oil change on your vehicle? It might be time for you to consider taking care of the oil change yourself to save some money and give you the confidence that the job is done right! Although some people believe that this is a job that can only be done by a mechanic, changing your oil can be done in just a few simple steps! Watch the step by step video below to learn how to correctly change the oil in your car or truck! (more…)

Bicycle Safety Tips to Keep in Mind this Summer

Thursday, June 27th, 2019
silhouette of biker

Summer is here and that means warm weather and sunny days. This is the perfect time for people to get on their bikes and ride around town. Although it may be fun to take your bike to work or to someone’s house, make sure that you are being alert! Keep reading for a few helpful tips! (more…)

Summer Checklist for Your Vehicle

Wednesday, June 19th, 2019
two mechanics looking under hood

Are you and your family planning a summer road trip? Now is the perfect time to explore a new destination while making a few stops along the way! Whether you are traveling with friends or family, you want to be prepared for the upcoming trip. Make sure that your vehicle is prepared too by checking on a few routine maintenance matters. Keep reading below to learn more! (more…)

Are you washing your own car this summer? Check out these helpful tips!

Thursday, May 16th, 2019
man washing side of car

It can be very cost-effective to wash your own vehicle. If you wash your car correctly, you will get the same clean and shiny results that you would expect from a car wash machine. If you are interested in learning how to correctly wash your car this summer, you have come to the right place. Keep reading below for a few helpful tips to keep in mind in the upcoming months of warmer weather! (more…)

What do I do after being involved in a collision?

Friday, March 15th, 2019
two vehicles in a collision

If you have just been in an accident, there are probably 100 thoughts racing through your mind right now. The important thing is to stay calm and figure out what to do first. If you are able to, follow the steps below! (more…)

Are online credit applications safe for me to use?

Tuesday, February 12th, 2019
are online applications safe

If you are looking into making a big purchase such as a vehicle, you may have the opportunity to get pre-approved for financial help by filling out a credit application on their website. Although this seems like it would be convenient, is it safe to use? Keep reading below to find out! (more…)