Yearly Archives: 2021

How Often Do I Need to Wash My Vehicle?

How Often Do I Need to Wash My Vehicle?

Your car is a huge (but excellent) investment, which is why some car owners make it a part of their routine to take proper care of their automobiles. Maintaining your vehicle entails everything from auto detailing, brake checks, oil changes, tire rotations, and more. In fact, getting a solid and fresh car wash for your vehicle is just as important too. Some may only wash their car a few times per year, while others only clean it once weekly. The question that most people wonder is how often should they really be washing their vehicle? And is there such a thing as too much?   As a rule of thumb, we recommend you wash your vehicle every two weeks. However, various factors, including the environment you drive, may influence the frequency of needed car washes. If you live in a polluted city, near the salty beach, or have to go through dirt or mud roads every day, then you may need washes more often. Most people think that your car wash experience is limited to the summertime; it ... read more

What Is The 30-60-90 Maintenance Plan?

What Is The 30-60-90 Maintenance Plan?

Have you ever heard the term "30-60-90 service plan?" What about the "factory scheduled maintenance plan?" These terms are pretty much the same thing, and they both refer to the auto maintenance schedule that car manufacturers plan for your vehicle. The reason the program covers these three numbers is simple. The interval between each maintenance service is roughly 30,000 miles. Many people see this program as optional, considering their vehicle might seem like it's working fine.    However, the service is essential for the long-term health and condition of your car or truck. So now that you have an idea of what the 30-60-90-maintenance plan is, you might wonder how important it is and what type of services it may include.   Your factory maintenance schedule is more important than you might think. Here's why you should stay on top of it: Your warranty may demand it.  Some car companies emphasize 30/60/90K maintenance that not abiding ... read more

What Are the Benefits of Auto Detailing?

What Are the Benefits of Auto Detailing?

There's nothing better than the feeling of hopping into a sparkling, clean car. At first, car detailing might seem like washing your vehicle or "giving it that extra shine." However, there are various benefits of car detailing that extend beyond an average car wash. Let's go into detail (no pun intended) on car detailing and what the services and benefits include.   What Is It? Car detailing is a deep cleaning of a car to make it look as close to new as possible. The standard is to correct every single detail on both the interior and exterior. The process usually includes the following: Complete hand wash and dry  Removal of all bugs, tar, and sap from the exterior Clean and gloss tires and rims Application of wax Interior vacuum Floor mat cleaning Clean and condition on leather surfaces Interior and exterior window cleaning Shampooing carpets Deodorize interior and more. Benefits of Car Detailing Increases Resale Value A professional detaili ... read more

Getting your Car Ready for College

Getting your Car Ready for College

Congratulations. You are now a freshman! What's better, you are bringing your ride to college. Of course, your car will offer you the freedom and convenience most students crave while at college. You do not have to worry about moving around during breaks, and you can even plan for a relaxing road trip with your friends. Even so, it is crucial that you drop by an auto repair shop and have your car inspected and repaired to ensure it is ready for college. Here is one of the essential maintenance checklists to ensure your vehicle is in tip-top shape. Check the Fluids Besides engine oil, several other fluids keep your car running and performing at its best. Besides oil change, have your mechanic take a look at your vehicle's power steering fluid, brake fluid, transmission, antifreeze, windshield wiper fluids, to mention a few. Tires Are your tires well aligned? Are they well inflated? Or are they at risk of hydroplaning or blowing out? During the inspection service, t ... read more

Top Signs Your Vehicle Needs Brake Service

Top Signs Your Vehicle Needs Brake Service

Your vehicle's most paramount safety feature is without a doubt its braking system. As the anchor is to a ship, so are brakes the chief source of deceleration, making it the foremost line of defense against mechanical injury. It, therefore, goes without saying that your vehicle's brakes should in optimum operating condition as any divergence would mean harm to the occupants of your car. The following are the top 6 signs that your braking system needs urgent attention: 1. Unusual sounds when braking. Oftentimes, this is the first of many telltale signs. If your car produces squeamish sounds upon pressing on the brake pedal, consider this a warning signal that the pads should be checked as they could be worn out. 2. If your brake pads appear thin. Brake pads are those odd-looking pieces of metal that are visible through the spaces of your wheel spokes. As a rule of thumb, brake pads should not be thinner than 1/4 inch. If they appear to ... read more

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