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How to Make Your Tires Last

How to Make Your Tires Last Your tires are an investment, and like any investment, you want it to last. Extending the life of your tires isn’t just a good idea for saving you money, it can also keep you safer on the road. Whether they’re winter tires, all-season tires or summer tires,...

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Written on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 by
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How to Maintain Your Tires

How to Maintain Your Tires in Guelph, ON

Your tires are one of the most important parts of your car. They are the barrier between your car and the road, so keeping them maintained is important for your safety. Plus, keeping your tires properly cared for can help to extend their life, so you don’t have to shell out money for a new set before it’s necessary. Follow these steps to make sure your tires last as long as they should.

1) Inspect your tires regularly

If your tires are damaged or starting to show signs of wear, it might not be obvious unless you give them a good inspection. Make sure you’re giving your tires a good once-over every. . .

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Written on Friday, December 9, 2016 by Nicole
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How to Prepare Your Vehicle for Winter Driving

It’s that time of year again: time to start preparing your car for the winter! With a couple of tweaks here and there, your car will soon be ready for the cold, snowy and icy conditions ahead. Here’s how to prepare your vehicle for winter driving. Get Winter Tires No matter what else y...

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Written on Friday, November 4, 2016 by Nicole
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Tips for Safe Driving This Fall

You know the dangers of winter driving - but did you know driving in the fall can also have challenges and dangers? Before you head out on the road this fall, whether you’re taking a road trip or just getting to and from work every day, read our safety tips for fall driving. 1) Watch for leav...

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Written on Friday, November 4, 2016 by Nicole
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What’s the Difference Between Air- and Nitrogen-Filled Tires?

When it comes to the tires on your vehicle, you have lots of options, and we believe in educating our customers to make sure they make the right choice for their lifestyle. From tread to rims and everything in between, there’s a tire combination to fit your vehicle. But did you know you can al...

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Written on Friday, November 4, 2016 by Nicole
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When Is It Time to Replace My Vehicle’s Tires?

Do you know how to tell when your tires need to be replaced? The tires on your car offer a wide range of functional and safety benefits, so keeping them in good shape is essential for any car owner. Here’s how you can tell if your tires need to be replaced. Check the Tread Pattern You should...

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Written on Friday, November 4, 2016 by Nicole
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Information on Spare Tires 

It’s a good idea for every car owner to have a spare tire in their vehicle in case of an emergency. There are a few options available for spare tires, so we’re here to help explain their d... read more

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Tire Tip #7 – Mixing Winter Tires Could Be Dangerous 

Mixing tires with vastly different tread patterns, internal construction, and size can be dangerous for you and your vehicle read more

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Winter Tire Tip #6 – Narrower Winter Tires Are More Effective On Snow and Ice 

Narrower winter tires will have more weight-per-square-inch, which helps to push them down through the snow, or dig into ice to get you the grip you need. You can think of this like a pizza cutter effect. read more

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Winter Tire Tip #4 – Use Nitrogen to Maintain Winter Tire Pressure 

While both oxygen and nitrogen filled tires experience a change in pressure when the temperature changes, the change in nitrogen filled tires is less drastic. read more

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Why is my tire indicator light always on? 

Each year, we have people come in who ask us why their tire indicator light won't turn off. Fortunately, we can usually determine why this is happening after asking a few simple questions. 1. Doe... read more

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Holiday Gift Idea 

Have you started your holiday shopping yet? With holiday season well under way, the stores are packed with people looking for unique gifts for their family and friends. Holiday shopping can be fun for... read more

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Winter Tire Tip #3 – Be Sure You Can Stop In Time This Winter 

ABS prevents your car from locking up the brakes by pulsing them when you apply pressure to the pedal. read more

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Winter Tire Tip #2 – Winter Tires Begin To Work Under 7*C 

During Ontario winters, it’s not uncommon to see snow, slush, and ice on the road all in one day. Paired with below-freezing temperatures, these road conditions can create quite the driving experience. What many people don’t know is that all-season tires lose their effectiveness when the temperature drops below 7 degrees Celsius. read more

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Winter Tire Tip #1 – It is Dangerous to Have Only 2 Winter Tires 

Contrary to popular belief, having only two winter tires on your vehicle actually makes it more dangerous to drive. Since winter tires have a majorly different design than other types of tires, it is ... read more

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What to Include in an Emergency Roadside Kit

What to Include in an Emergency Roadside Kit  In the summer, having your car break down can be an inconvenience but in the winter it can become dangerous quickly if you’re not prepared. This is why we recommend that all car owners keep a well-stocked emergency roadside kit in their veh...

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Written on Thursday, September 24, 2015 by Brian
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Tips for Safe Winter Driving

Tips for Safe Winter Driving  Another winter will be here before you know it! Winter driving can test even the most skilled driver, so before the snow falls take the time to review these winter driving safety tips:  Before You Hit The Road  - Make sure your tires are properly...

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Written on Thursday, September 24, 2015 by Brian
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Why You Should Book Your Winter Tire Appointment Today

Why You Should Book Your Winter Tire Appointment Today  We may still be having summer weather, but believe it or not now is the time to start thinking about winter tires. There are three main reasons why we always suggest that our clients start booking winter tire appointments at the end of ...

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Written on Thursday, September 24, 2015 by Brian
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Alloy Wheels

Alloy Wheels, More Than Just Looks  Alloy wheels are more popular today than ever before. They offer an affordable way for car lovers to customize their car or truck, but did you know they can improve the handling characteristics of your vehicle too? Alloy wheels started to become popular i...

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Written on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 by
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Caring for Your Tires in the Spring

Even though it feels like this winter will last forever, spring is on its way! That means that it's time to start thinking about changing over your winter tires. In this blog we will give you all the information you need to care for your tires this spring so that you can keep your them in the best c...

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Written on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 by
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