Best Practices in Summer to Help Your Car Get Better Gas Mileage

White car on the freeway in summer.Between the summer vacation miles you’re going to wrack up on your car and the need for AC in these hot New England summers, anything and everything you can do to increase your miles per gallon will pay dividends – especially with gas prices as they are in 2022. If you’re not ready to get a new vehicle (or go electric), here are some best practices to start to help your car get better gas mileage – both under the hood and outside it. [Read more…]

How to Maintain and Safely Drive on a Spare Tire

A woman's arm reaching into a car trunk to remove the spare tire.While most recognize the importance of maintaining their tires, it can be easy to forget about the one sitting in your trunk. If you’ve never needed to use your spare tire, you may be thinking that it’ll work as good as new when you one day need it. However, accidents arising from poorly maintained or faulty spares are surprisingly more common than drivers may think. Let’s review some tips on how to maintain and safely drive on a spare tire to ensure you’re not at higher risk when it comes time to use one. [Read more…]

Tips to Maintaining Your Car During Quarantine

Man performing car maintenance and cleaning dashboard during quarantine.Though you likely don’t have many places to go during the COVID-19 lockdown doesn’t mean your car should suffer from neglect. It’s easy to let something like vehicle maintenance slip your mind given the severity of the pandemic. Still, the longer your car sits idle, the more risk it has of incurring permanent or expensive damage. Fortunately, we have advice for maintaining your car during quarantine to ensure its road-ready by the end of the lockdown. [Read more…]

4 Tips for Summer Car Care

4 Tips for Summer Car Care Time to get that A/C cranking! Summer is here and all the dust, heat, and busy traffic that comes with it can have harmful effects on your vehicle. Understanding how to properly take care of your vehicle in the summer can prevent many issues further down the road. To get you started, here are four helpful tips on summer car care that will keep your vehicle in ideal condition over the summer months. [Read more…]