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  • How long do windshield wiper blades last?

    Tuesday 11 April 2017

    We love to get questions about routine car maintenance.  One that we seem to get pretty often is "how long do windshield wiper blades last?".  So we came across this article in our reading on the internet and thought it would be good to share! Windshield wiper blades don't get the respect they deserve. They remove rain, snow and sometimes even ice and dirt from the windshield of your car and they do it quickly and smoothly, at the push of a button. They endure extremes of... read more

  • How often should I replace my car battery?

    Tuesday 11 April 2017

    Last week we tackled how often you should replace your windshield wiper blades so, naturally, we thought we would tackle the conundrum of how often to replace your car battery.  We found another great resource to share with you on the internet that we thought has a lot of value in it!  When your car battery is behaving, it’s pretty much a silent partner.  It does its job and doesn’t demand very much attention.  This, of course, is when a battery is behaving. ... read more

  • Round and Rubber, But Always Evolving

    Thursday 06 April 2017

    Did you know that the tires we use today are vastly different than the tires used years ago?  We found this interesting article that beautifully gives the history of major evolutionary changes in our car tires!   Changes in tire tech keep pushing the performance and handling envelope. Back in the 19th century, before carriages left their horses behind, wheels served mainly to reduce the effort required to drag a payload across often unpaved... read more

  • 6 Simple Spring Car Care Tips

    Thursday 30 March 2017

    Spring has technically sprung here in Ballston Spa, NY and despite mother nature trying to get us down with her last few rogue storms, you just can't help getting outside to enjoy the sunshine!  Why not work on sme spring car care while you make the most of the warming days of spring and get your car in top shape?!  Here is a great article that we found while we were scouring the internet looking for some resources to share with you! Wash and Wax A good, thorough wash and wax is t... read more

  • Testing GM’s Teen Driver System: Like a Toddler Leash, But for New Drivers

    Monday 20 March 2017

    Ah yes, the smell of that learners permit and then the newly issued license, the feel of all 4 wheels turning on the open road and the freedom to go to the mall with out mom or dad in tow!  That's right, we are talking about teen drivers!  We all remember our first car and first time we drove that car anywhere.  But, times have changed and there are many more distractions for new drivers than ever before.  And let's face it, you may not want to be IN the car with them... read more