Archive for the ‘Tips and Tricks’ Category

When is it Worth it to Buy a Used Car?

Tuesday, November 10th, 2020
used suvs and cars angled overhead view in parking lot

Are you on a tight budget while shopping? You are not the only one. With a troubled economy and other uncertainty in the air, a lot of people are turning to used cars as a way to save money while car shopping. A used car will often have fewer features than a new car, but budget buyers must sacrifice features for affordability, but not every used car is actually going to be worth the lower price. Continue reading to learn more about when it is and is not worth it to buy a used car.

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4 Reasons a Car Overheats

Tuesday, November 10th, 2020
steaming car engine overheated hood up

Automotive technology has advanced a lot in the last decade, but not enough to eliminate overheating problems. Almost any machine can overheat, but there are mechanisms in place that are designed to prevent this from happening. If your car is overheating when you drive, it is probably for one of the following reasons. Be sure to get your car serviced as soon as you can, but the points below might help you understand the cause.

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3 Tips for Vacuuming Out a Car

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020
hand holding vacuum cleaning leather car seat

Everyone loves to drive a clean car, but that doesn’t mean everyone keeps their car clean. If you have problems keeping your car clean or haven’t been able to keep up with it, here is some advice you can use to help you vacuum your car. Some of this advice requires equipment, and some are just helpful things to remember. Continue reading below for 3 tips for vacuuming out your car.

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How to Make a Used Car Feel New

Thursday, October 8th, 2020
hand holding vacuum cleaning leather car seat

So, you just bought a used car. It feels great to have a new-to-you car, but you want that car to look good and drive like it’s new to everyone, right? There are a few things you can do to make a used car feel brand new. Read the rest of this entry for some advice on how to turn your used car into a car you will be proud to show off.

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What Should I Do to Prepare My Car for Summer?

Monday, June 8th, 2020
stock photo of man washing car with hose attachment

Summer is once again right around the corner. It’s already hot enough, but it’s just going to get hotter, so make sure you have your car ready for the heat. Everyone prepares for summer a little differently but read on here for a few pieces of general advice that can help keep your car in prime condition during extreme temperatures. 

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How Do I Keep My Car Looking New for Years to Come?

Monday, May 18th, 2020
person washing soapy car with water hose

There’s nothing like the feeling of driving a brand-new vehicle home from the dealership lot, getting out, and admiring it in your garage or driveway. That pristine look of shiny chrome, pearlescent paint, and the fresh smell of the interior are all things to be cherished, but none of them will last forever. At least, if you don’t keep up with maintenance, and cleaning both inside and out, it may start to rust, dim, and smell bad before the first full year is over. Read on for some advice on how to keep your car in prime condition for as long as possible. 

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How to bring home your Christmas tree safe and sound with your Volkswagen SUV

Tuesday, December 10th, 2019

Tips on transporting your Christmas tree

This is a prime time to grab the handsaw and head to the nearest Christmas tree farm. If you have an SUV, we have a few tips to help you transport your Christmas tree. Keep reading to learn how. 

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Is it okay to leave food in my vehicle during the winter?

Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
woman putting food in her vehicle

Food safety tips for the winter 

Winter is coming which means in comes the cold. Sometimes we want to take advantage of this by leaving our leftover food from dining out or groceries in our vehicles. Is this okay to do? We want to clear up whether or not this is a good idea to leave your food in your vehicle during the winter or not. 

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