When to replace your tires

Tire tread Tire manufactures suggest you replace your tires when they are worn down to 3/32 of an inch. State requirements allow you to go as low as 2/32 of an inch. These guidelines are to protect you from tire failure. Losing a tire while on the highway or even in the city can cause serious damage to you and your car. The tread on tires serves several purposes. One crucial aspect is to help … Read More

Make Tires Last Longer

  Your tires are one of the most underrated parts of your car. The technology and durability of each tire is truly remarkable.  If kept in a climate controlled warehouse, a tire can last a lifetime. And even once it’s on your car, it’s not unreasonable for your tire to last ten years. However, most tires last significantly shorter than that. There are several factors that determine the life of your tire, the first of … Read More

Winter Driving Preparation

  Every year we have a deep-seated hope that winter won’t really come, and even if it does it will probably be nice and mild. It’s only human. And so we wait for a big storm to convince us that we better prep our cars. Now that we are well into winter, here are a few key elements of winter safety: Tires Type Ideally, you have all-season tires. These are tires designed for increased traction in … Read More

Checking tire pressure

It is important to monitor your tire pressure. Throughout the year, as temperatures change, tire pressure also changes. Tires with low air pressure have less traction, run hot, and get worse gas mileage. The good news is, checking your tire pressure is relatively easy if you are comfortable using a few tools. If not, you can always bring your car into us, and we’ll check your air pressure for free! The sticker If you want or … Read More