Category Archives: Tire Service

How to Check Your Tire Pressure

Maintaining the proper tire pressure in your vehicle is important for many reasons, from better mileage to increased safety. Plus, it will ensure a longer lifespan for your tires. No one wants to have to replace their tires, at great expense, sooner than they have to. It’s a good idea to check your tire pressure […]

Top Reasons to Maintain Functional Shocks

Your tires’ health depends on the state of your shocks. Shocks are responsible for reducing and slowing down the magnitude of vibrations that occur when driving your vehicle. Kinetic energy changes into heat, which is removed via the hydraulic fluid in the shocks. To minimize this vibration energy, shock absorbers will dissipate this before it […]

Why You Shouldn’t Mismatch Tires

For optimal safety and performance, you shouldn’t place the same tires on every wheel position on your vehicle. Stick to the same brand, size, load index, tread pattern, and speed rating for both the front and rear. That’s because mismatched tire constructions and sizes can pose a danger. Always follow the vehicle manufacturer’s recommendations for […]

8 Things to Know About Tires

How do you know for sure when it’s time to change your tires? This can be challenging, especially if you don’t know when you bought them or put them on. Reputable tire retailers usually have knowledgeable staff members who can help you choose new tires. They can check their database to check your vehicle’s wheel […]

Establishing Your Tire Budget

Whenever you have to pay for a big-ticket item, your first thought is usually – does it fit in my budget? It’s a good question, and one that you should absolutely ask. But how do you figure out what that budget is, especially when it comes to new tires? You may do some initial research, […]

Best Tires For College Students

If you’re a college student, especially a commuter, you’re likely on the go a lot. You can’t afford the time disruption or the big repair bill you’d get if your car broke down or your tires popped. It’s enough that you have to remember your laptop, your books, your charger and your phone. You don’t […]

How to Drive Safer Around Potholes

Potholes are a common road hazard, and every driver has encountered them at some point or another. All drivers should know how to avoid them, navigate them and even drive over them if left with no choice. We’ll also discuss how to take care of your tires and vehicle when damage does occur. How to […]

What Should You Have in Your Emergency Car Kit? Every car should have an emergency kit, no matter how new or old your vehicle is. You just never know when an emergency or dire situation will arise, so it’s always better to be prepared than be caught without. In addition to stocking your car with […]

Are Electric Car Tires Different From Regular Car Tires?

In short, yes. You’ve likely seen the emerging popularity of electric vehicles. Perhaps you even own one. With an emphasis on low emissions and eco-friendly transportation, sales of electric vehicles have risen dramatically in recent years, increasing by 80%. It’s important to realize that there are key differences between gas-powered vehicles and electric vehicles, and […]