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Check Your Car Before Your Winter Road Trip!

December 14, 2018 5:49 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The holidays are almost here, which means you will be planning gatherings with friends and family. If you are expecting to make any long road trips this holiday season, the last thing you want to run into is car trouble. It’s good idea to check your tires and a do a regular maintenance check on your vehicle at least twice a year, and the start of the winter season is a great time for an inspection. Here are a few tips for doing a pre-road trip vehicle check this winter. Test your lights and horn: Have someone stand outside the... View Article


Does Winter Cause Extra Cracking in Your Tires?

November 30, 2018 5:48 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

How long did your last pair of sneakers last you? Maybe six months or, if you bought a top-quality shoe, maybe a couple years. Your sneakers wear out rather quickly because of all the wear you put on them. If you’ve ever used a step counter, you know how much you expect from your shoes. Now think about your tires. You put thousands of miles on your tires, and tires are exposed to the elements like rain, as well as harsh chemicals. Tires go through a lot, so it’s not surprising that they start to crack after a while. If... View Article


How Putting Larger Tires on Your Car Can Affect Your Vehicle

November 9, 2018 5:29 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Cars are meant to be functional, but they can also make a strong visual statement. Many car owners love to take care of their vehicles and make changes to improve their appearance. One of the most popular aesthetic changes that’s become more common in recent years is the installation of large tires on a car. This type of tire replacement in Lubbock, TX offers enhanced visual appeal and can have some positive effects on handling and performance, but it’s important to understand all of the potential downsides of larger tires before you decide to make the switch. The importance of... View Article


The Most Common Causes of Flat Tires

October 26, 2018 5:29 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

There’s nothing quite as stressful as dealing with a flat tire while you’re driving. Getting a flat tire may cause you to lose some control over your vehicle, increase the risk of accidents and cause you a serious inconvenience. While flat tires can happen suddenly and without warning, there are some things that you can do to prevent getting a flat tire while you’re driving. By following a few simple tips from a tire shop in Lubbock, TX, you can significantly increase your safety on the road: Bead leaks: Your tire bead is the part of your tire that rests... View Article


Keep Your Heater and Defroster Working Well This Winter

October 9, 2018 4:48 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The warmer days at the end of summer are nearly gone. Cool fall weather is right on summer’s heels, and soon after that will be winter. The best way to stay safe while driving and navigating the sometimes scary road conditions often encountered in winter is to perform preventative maintenance checks prior to a significant temperature drop. It’s important to maintain the heating and cooling system in your car before you need it to do any heavy lifting during the winter months. Here’s how to maintain your vehicle’s heater functions this winter to avoid the need for auto electrical services... View Article