Category Archives: Tire Service

Your Tire Condition May Pose a Danger: Safety Tips

There’s a fine line between good tire traction and losing control while driving. Accidents happen in the blink of an eye, especially when your tire tread is worn down or you pick up a nail driving down your street. From tire tread to tire alignment, many factors come together to ensure a safe – or […]

Tips For Making Your Tires Last Longer

We all know how expensive tires are, so whatever can be done to ensure a longer lifespan for them, great. There are many ways you can make your tires last longer, from making sure your alignment is correct to making sure they are properly inflated. All it takes is a good vehicle maintenance routine to […]

The Differences Between a Tire Plug and Patch

You may have used the terms tire plug and tire patch interchangeably, but the truth is, they have their differences. If you ran over a nail or other sharp object when driving and it punctured your tire, it’s good to know you may not have to replace the whole thing. It all depends on the […]

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 […]