Category Archives: Tips and Tricks

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When to Change the Wiper Blades on your Car

Wiper blades are very handy tools that keep you seeing clearly in the middle of a storm. However, these blades don’t last forever, so you will need to change them every so often. It’s recommended that you replace your wiper blades every six to twelve months, depending on your local weather patterns and the materials that your blades are made of. Here are three common signs to watch for so you know when to change the wiper blades on your car. Read the rest of this entry >>

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Sedan Models That Offer the Best Fuel Economy

Are you in the market for your next vehicle and are looking for something that is efficient? Whether you have a long commute to your day job or are looking for an efficient car to take on road trips, there are plenty of options to choose from. Today’s vehicles are constantly improving to provide drivers with impressive fuel economy. Below we have listed out some of the top-rated sedans when it comes to their fuel economy. Keep reading to learn more! Read the rest of this entry >>

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Step by Step to Change the Headlights in Your Vehicle

Headlights and taillights are essential parts of every vehicle. They help to get drivers to their destinations safely while also making the vehicle visible to other drivers that are on the road. This is why it is important to make sure that both of your headlights are always working, not to mention it is illegal to drive with burnt-out headlights. Keep reading below to learn how to change your own headlights! Read the rest of this entry >>

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Step by Step Guide for Changing a Flat Tire

When it comes to changing a tire, no one wants to be in a situation where they have to do it, yet it is important to know how. Make sure that you are prepared if your vehicle ever gets a flat tire while you’re on the road. Take some time to check and make sure that all of the proper equipment is in your vehicle, including the spare tire. Then, watch the video below to see how it is done step by step! Read the rest of this entry >>

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Is it safe for my dog to be in the car with the windows rolled down?

Having a dog, in many ways, is like having a child. You care for them, feed them and enjoy their company. Your dog trusts you and believes that you will take care of it. One thing that many pet owners do that they do not realize could be harming their furry friend is they leave them in the car by themselves. Doing so can be very dangerous and even fatal on a warm or hot day. This is why it is important to plan ahead and not bring your dog along with you if they are going to have to stay in the vehicle once you reach your destination. Make sure that you are taking the best care of your pet dog. Keep reading below for more helpful information! Read the rest of this entry >>

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

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! Read the rest of this entry >>

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Games for Kids to Play on Road Trips This Summer

I spy with my little eye, a road trip! Are you and your family planning any fun road trips this summer? Summer vacation is the perfect time to take some time as a family and find a destination that is worth it. But what about all of the time spent in the car? If your kids tend to get bored or impatient when it comes to traveling, there are plenty of games that you can play to pass the time. Keep reading below for a few options to try out! Read the rest of this entry >>