Fall Car Care Month Checklist: Be Ready for Old Man Winter

October is Fall Car Care Month. Now is the perfect time to go out and perform some basic maintenance on your vehicle before the cold weather sets in. Cold temperatures magnify existing problems, so it’s worth taking a little time now to ensure your vehicle is ready for trouble-free driving in the months ahead. Here

How to: Detail Your Car at Summer’s End

Have summer trips left your car looking a little worse for wear? Keeping your car clean isn’t purely for comfort and aesthetics. Regular detailing will keep rust at bay and make your interior last longer, extending your vehicle’s life and protecting its value. Right after the weather extremes of summer and winter are perfect times

It’s Child Passenger Safety Week.

Connecticut passed new laws regarding child safety seats in July of this year, increasing the current weight and age requirements. The new laws go into effect on October 1, 2017. Infants and toddlers must remain in a rear facing safety seat until they are 30 pounds AND 2 years old. Children must use a five-point

If you had to leave at a moment’s notice, would you be ready? Would your car?

  September is FEMA’s National Preparedness Month.   You often hear advice on keeping emergency supplies in your car in case you are stranded in the snow. While that’s good advice, it’s better to be prepared year round. Roadside emergencies or neighborhood evacuations can happen anywhere, at any time of year. Give yourself peace of

How long can your car last? As long as you want!

With proper care and use, a vehicle can outlive generations of owners. According to the Car Care Council, other than a major accident just about the only reason for a vehicle to go to the recycling yard is neglect. Alarming fact: every 20 minutes Americans dump enough cars into junkyards to form a stack as