Auto Body Repair

What to do after a car accident If an accident occurs, your first responsibility afterward should be to make sure the vehicle is turned off and to check on yourself, your passengers and the other drivers involved. Are there any injuries? Is anyone complaining of pain? Even if an injury appears minor, it’s often best … [Read more…]

Why Tire Care Is Important

While it’s easy to overlook those four patches of rubber called your tires, performing a few simple checks can yield better fuel economy and improved vehicle handling. Since most tire damage and wear is a result of driving on tires that are improperly inflated, tire experts suggest checking your air pressure once a month. Maintaining … [Read more…]

Hiring a professional auto painter

Hiring a professional auto painter Painting your vehicle may be too much for you to do on your own. In this case, you may choose to use an experienced professional automobile painter instead. Whenever choosing a professional, you should check his or her qualifications and make sure that that person is qualified or licensed for automobile … [Read more…]

Auto Windshields & Glass

Windshield replacement It can happen to anyone – and often there are few options to avoid it. You’re traveling down the highway or a long stretch of country road and – DINK! – a rock, pebble or some other piece of road debris strikes your windshield causing a ding, chip or worse yet a long … [Read more…]

Is Cheap Gas Bad for Your Car?

Gasoline is expensive and you’re looking for every way possible to save money at the pump. You already shy away from premium fuel, knowing that your car doesn’t require it. You’d like to save a few pennies per gallon more by going to an off-brand gas station. But you can’t get rid of the nagging fear: … [Read more…]

How Often Should You Rotate Your Tires?

CARS.COM — A good time to rotate your tires is when you get the oil changed, assuming you do that at least once a year and more often if you drive, say, more than 10,000 miles annually. Most vehicle manufacturers recommend that the tires be rotated on the same schedule as oil changes. In most cases … [Read more…]

What’s a Cabin Air Filter and When Should You Replace It?

CARS.COM — The cabin air filter, a feature found on most late-model vehicles, cleans the air that comes into the interior through the heating, ventilation and air-conditioning system. It catches dust, pollen and other airborne material that can make riding in a car unpleasant, particularly if you have allergies or other respiratory problems. Recommendations on when … [Read more…]

Tips to Save Money on Car Insurance

Auto insurance bears little resemblance to the financial services with which we’re all familiar. The amount we pay for coverage and what we get when we file a claim is based upon a confusing myriad of factors. But there are new trends that present some promising ways for smart women to save money on premiums. … [Read more…]