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How to Avoid Hitting a Deer

How to avoid a deer hit

Slow down. Watch for deer especially around dawn and between the hours of 6 p.m. and 9 p.m., when they’re most active.   Be aware. Look out for deer-crossing signs and wooded areas where animals are likely to travel. If you travel the same route to and from work every day, you may find deer… Read more »

Top Four Fall Driving Hazards

Fall is here. You may not notice it right away, but your time on the road is affected by the shorter days and changing weather. Stay alert this fall. Here are some things to look out for when you’re on the road: 1. Rain and wet leaves As the weather cools down, the rain picks… Read more »

Does detailing add to your car’s value?

Auto Detailing Restores & Protects Weather and the sun’s UV rays cause your car’s paint to fade and dull.  In addition, your finish experiences scratches, oxidation (rust) and parking lot dings.  Wheels also get quite dirty. All these factors can lower your car’s resale value.  Here are a few steps that can help protect and restore… Read more »

Winter Driving Tips

winter road safety

Winter is here and snow is in the forecast. Here are a few tips from the PA Dept. of Transportation that may help keep you & your family safer while you travel this season. Carry a winter emergency travel kit. Listen to weather and travel advisories, but if you don’t have to travel in bad weather,… Read more »

Car Care Tips for College Students

We came across this very informative post on carcareins.org. These are good tips for anyone who wants to keep their vehicle in good working order.  By performing routine maintenance on your vehicle, you can decrease your chances of getting into an accident, which in turn will help keep your insurance premiums and auto repair costs… Read more »

It’s a New Year. Declutter & Organize Your Garage!

Welcome to a new year! Research shows us that 80% of New Year’s resolutions are broken by the second week in February….so if one of your resolutions is to get your home cleaned & organized,we’d like to help you beat those odds.  We hope this handy checklist will help. Let’s start with something we know… Read more »

Preserve your ride with regular DIY fluid checks

A little car care goes a long way to preserving your ride. These DIY tips can keep your vehicle running in tip-top shape. One of the easiest – and, perhaps, most important – ways to maintain your car is by regularly checking fluid levels. Experts say you should examine most of your car’s fluids –… Read more »

The first tailgate party?

Tailgating is an American tradition that traces its roots back to the civil war.  Some historians link the First Battle of Bull Run to our current tailgate party. It was the U.S. Civil War’s first major battle and the curious traveled from Washington DC to Manassas, Virginia to cheer on their team, Union or Confederate…. Read more »

Tips For A Safe Road Trip With Your Pet

Whether it’s a trip to the veterinarian or a family vacation, car travel with your furry friend can be highly stressful, both for you and your pets. If you’re planning to take a trip with pets in tow, these tips from the ASPCA will help ensure a safe and comfortable journey for everyone. Remember, no… Read more »

The most effective way to Communicate for Better Automotive Service

Today’s cars are equipped with digital dashboards, oxygen sensors, electronic computers, unibody construction, and more. They run better, longer, and more efficiently than models of the past. But when it comes to repairs, some things stay the same. Whatever type of repair facility you patronize–dealership, service station, independent garage, specialty shop, or a national franchise–good communication between… Read more »