April Car Care Tips

April is National Care Care Month in the United States, with the Car Care Council encouraging drivers from coast-to-coast to take some time to assess the health of their vehicle(s). Not only does making sure your vehicle is in good shape ensure your family’s safety, it also keeps your vehicle’s re-sale value high and helps… Read More »

SPRING CLEANING

While you’re cleaning your house, office or cottage this month, don’t forget about your family vehicle! Here are a few quick tips for making sure your car is looking spiffy as we head towards summer in Greenville: WHEELS Your tires and rims have a tendency to collect unsightly elements like sand, mud and salt over… Read More »

Biggest Driving Distractions

Preventative maintenance is important for keeping your vehicle safely on the road, but just as important is safe driving practices! Every day, about 100 people die in car crashes, and 90% of all crashes are caused by driver error. Being distracted behind the wheel is dangerous, to yourself, your vehicle, and others. So put down… Read More »

The Importance of Proper Wheel Alignment

When you’re driving here in Outagamie County, you’ve got a lot to worry about with road conditions (especially in the winter!), other drivers and various hazards to contend with. As such, your own vehicle’s health and drivability should be one thing you don’t have to worry about and keeping up with your maintenance schedule is… Read More »

Washing your Car in the Winter

Does it sometimes feel like it’s next to impossible to keep your car clean during a Wisconsin winter? The constant precipitation and fluctuating temperature means that puddles, mud, etc. are tough to avoid. Even though it’s a challenge, there’s a major reason that you should make a concerted effort to keep your vehicle as clean… Read More »

Are your Tires Ready for Winter?

Now that the weather is cooling down in Outagamie County, it won’t be long before snow and freezing rain start showing up in the forecast. With the roads about to get treacherous, it’s a great time to make sure that your tires are ready to handle the slick/slippery conditions they’re soon to be tasked with… Read More »

New Car Fact Check

As the calendar turns from summer to fall, car dealerships tend to ramp up their advertising efforts to try and unload a given year’s model. Sometimes, these ad campaigns will make grandiose claims that may seem tempting to a car owner, always remember that the cost of a new car is ALWAYS HIGHER than maintaining… Read More »

Wax Vs Polish Your Car – Which Is Better

It is extremely important to keep the exterior of your car in good shape, and vehicle wax and polish products are some of the best ways to protect it and keep it looking great. However, there are subtle differences between the two and more to it to decide which is better for your car exterior.… Read More »

What To Do If Your Car Catches On Fire

Seeing smoke pour out from under your hood can be a scary thing to witness. If this happens, it’s important to remember to stay calm and to have a plan of action. What To Do First The first thing to do is determine if it’s smoke or steam that is coming from your engine. In… Read More »