How To Get Better Gas Mileage This Summer
Throughout the summer months, drivers often see gas prices increase, which makes getting out on a summer road trip or enjoying a day at the beach a little more expensive. Luckily, there are a few maintenance and general care tasks that you can do to ensure that your car gets better gas mileage this summer.
One of the best, and easiest, ways to make your car more fuel efficient is to maintain the tire pressure. We recommend checking your tire pressure regularly, as low air pressure can make your car less fuel efficient. In fact. . .
Written on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by
How Tires Can Impact Your Car’s Performance
Tires are one of the most important parts of your car, so it’s no surprise that different tires can affect the way your car performs. Knowing how tires can impact your car’s performance can help you choose the best set of tires for your needs. Here are some key points to keep in mind when purchasing new tires...
Written on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 by Alexa
Everything You Need To Know About Storing Car Tires
In Ontario, many car owners have two sets of tires: winter tires and all-season (or summer) tires. While having different tires is essential for staying safe in different weather conditions, what do you do with your off-season tires?
Storing your car tires properly can help to ensure they’re still in great shape when you come to switch them out next season. . .
Written on Friday, August 31, 2018 by
How To Avoid A Flat Tire
For drivers, there’s nothing quite as inconvenient as a flat tire. Whether it happens on the way to work or during a summer road trip, there’s never a good time to get a flat tire.
While some causes of flat tires are unavoidable, here are a few things you can do to prevent your car fr...
Written on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 by Danny
How To Choose The Right Tires For Your Car
If you’re not a tire expert, shopping for tires for your car can seem overwhelming and complicated. Unfortunately, you can’t just choose the first pair of tires you see, and a few key factors go into ensuring that you have the right tires for your vehicle.
The first thing you should do when shopping for tires is know what size tires you need. Tires come in a huge range of sizes. Many cars and trucks come with different sized tires, even on the same model. . .
Written on Thursday, April 19, 2018 by
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,...
Written on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 by
How to Maintain Your Tires
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.
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. . .
Written on Friday, December 9, 2016 by Nicole
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...
Written on Friday, November 4, 2016 by Nicole
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...
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...
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
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
Written on Sunday, October 16, 2016 by
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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