Friday, April 19, 2013

Safety Tips for Driving in Inclement Weather


Chances are if you turned on the news at some point the other day, you saw the extreme weather that has plagued the state of Illinois and surrounding states. While it was luckily not a fatal or extensively damaging storm, it still rocked the third-largest city in the United States. This increased weather caused countless delays to morning commutes and the roads in general. While flooding cause a great deal of these delays, careless drivers caused their fair share. This prompted us to write this article of helpful tips for when you’re driving in rainy or inclement weather.

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Emergency Items You Should Have in Your Car For Winter

Headed out on a trip this winter? Being prepared is the greatest defense you have against icy roads. While a car warranty and roadside assistance are crucial should something go wrong, having a few emergency items in tow is never a bad idea. 
 
Here are the top ten things you should keep in your car to help ensure you have the supplies needed to wait out a worst case scenario:

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Tips for Getting Rid of Rust


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Nobody likes seeing rust on his or her car. It’s an eyesore, it stains fabric, and it can ruin the interior or exterior if not removed. Though there is car warranty coverage for bad transmissions and worn out belts and car insurance to help cover your own health, rust is a factor that is not usually included when it comes to coverage of your car’s health.
Thus, dealing with rust swiftly can be crucial in keeping your car in good shape.

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Five Ways to Keep Your Car Looking Like New


Whether or not you have an auto warranty, you should take good care of your car. Sometimes, owners let the little details slip away from them and end up with a vehicle that looks five years older than it is. Most of the time, cars that have a good-looking exterior also have a well-maintained engine and interior. There are some easy ways to keep your car looking great even if you reside in a part of the country where weather and other elements wreak havoc on a car’s body and motor.

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Tips for Using Snow Chains


Snow chains should be a part of every vehicle, especially if you live in cold weather climates that are prone to inclement weather. Tire performance decreases in cold weather and only the addition of chains helps gain back some of the traction when driving on ice and snow.

While knowing how to put on snow chains on is important, however, knowing which type to buy is equally so. Should you be traveling in ice-prone territory this year, be sure you have snow chains in your trunk. You never know when you’ll need them after all.

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Be Prepared for the Holiday Road Trip


Going on vacation during the holidays can be the most exciting time of the year but it also can be a very rough time, especially if you are road tripping. Simple safety tips for holiday road trip can save you plenty of money and it can also save your life in some cases. Check out this long list of tips that one should go through before traveling.

Check the condition of your vehicle:

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Common Types of Extended Auto Warranties


If you are looking around at getting an auto warranty, you might want to do your homework first. While having additional coverage after the manufacturer’s warranty ends is always a good idea, you want to be sure you get coverage that will work best for you and your situation. Check out the three most common types of extended auto warranties before making a decision.