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Ten Things Every Car Owner Needs

Ten Things Every Car Owner Needs

Image by StockSnap from Pixabay  A secret behind every great driver is always having the right tools within your reach. These tools help when you need assistance on the road to get from point A to point B with as little hassle as possible. As always, we aim our blogs to help you as a driver on the road, and in this blog, we will be highlighting 10 things you should always carry with you.  Choosing just 10 items to go on this list was difficult as many things can be helpful when on the road. However, with our years of experience, we found these 10 items to be the most common tools and equipment used by our staff and clients. We hope you have some of these in your car already, but if not, we ... read more

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Tire Rotating and Balancing; When Should You Do It?

Tire Rotating and Balancing; When Should You Do It?

Image by Ulrike Mai from Pixabay  What’s so important about balancing and rotating tires? The idea behind rotating and balancing your tires comes from preventing uneven tire wear, leading you to buy new tires more frequently. Rotating and balancing on the road helps stabilize your car by avoiding wobbling and vibrations from uneven and imbalanced tires.    These jobs are important to prevent big purchases that can hurt your wallet. In this blog, we will take a closer look at each job and when you should have it done by trained and certified technicians. The benefits of balance and rotation Both tire rotation and balancing help your tires have a longer life and improve you ... read more

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Spring Cleaning for Your Car: Tips and Tricks

Spring Cleaning for Your Car: Tips and Tricks

Image by Sasin Tipchai from Pixabay  Spring is upon us, which means we can look forward to better weather, warmer and brighter days, and the blossoming of flowers. Unfortunately, we can also look forward to spring cleaning. As it is common to focus on your home for spring cleaning, we wanted to remind you also to include your car! You spend plenty of hours in your car every week, either commuting to work or simply getting around. In this month's blog, we want to give you some tips and tricks for spring cleaning done right.   While there is the option for a professional cleaning service that will save you time, we wanted to offer tips and tricks geared towards doing the work yourself. Y ... read more

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Giving Your Car Some TLC This Valentine’s Day

Giving Your Car Some TLC This Valentine’s Day

Photo by Bruce Hong on Unsplash   It’s the perfect time of the year to show your car how much it means to you by showing it some TLC. Tender Love and Care goes a long way for your vehicle because your vehicle will last you longer, give you fewer issues, and you will feel more comfortable and safe behind the wheel. No matter your budget, there are ways to show appreciation for your loved vehicle.    In this month’s blog, we would like to list some of those ways to show your car some TLC. With Valentine’s Day approaching us, it is the perfect time to spend some attention on your significant others; your vehicle included. Please continue reading to see our top picks on how to show some TLC towards your car! &nbs ... read more

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Traveling Preparation for the Holiday Season

Traveling Preparation for the Holiday Season

Photo by Glenn Carstens-Peters on Unsplash   Holidays? Or holidaze! With the rush of the festive season here, there is much joy to go around. Still, when it comes to the preparation and scheduling of holiday travel, stress is inevitable. With congested roads, overcrowded airports, increased fares on hotels, rental homes, and car rentals, it is crucial to plan and be prepared for traveling during the holiday season.   Although planning may make you feel overwhelmed, you should know that these recommendations could help ease any extra holiday craze. Safety and preparation should always be the priority for the holiday season travels. These are a few recommendations we have for properly preparing.     R ... read more

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Staying Warm in Winter

Staying Warm in Winter

Photo by @shawnanggg on Unsplash   While it doesn't seem like the greatest idea to turn on your A/C in freezing temperatures, it can benefit your A/C system's life and function. One of the leading issues is the build-up of mold and bacteria due to condensation. Another issue is the breakdown of your A/C system caused by an extended period of time without use. To avoid these issues and further damage that can lead to costly repairs, we recommend running your A/C on full-cold for about 10-15 minutes every couple of weeks. Running your A/C this way will ensure the liquids flow properly and that the moving parts are thoroughly lubricated.    Using your A/C system simultaneously as your heating system will provide c ... read more

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The Right Time To Start Winterizing

The Right Time To Start Winterizing

Photo by Michael Odelberth on Unsplash   Winter weather is on the horizon, and now is the time to start preparing your car for mother nature's worst! The changing seasons bring warm thoughts of cinnamon-scented apple-cider and holiday gatherings, but it also brings the colder side of mother nature. Rain, sleet, ice, snow, and mud are all things you need to consider, and being prepared is better than being punished!    The right time to start winterizing is before winter fully hits! Now is the perfect opportunity to give your vehicle a once-over and make sure that it is ready for the months ahead. Frigid temperatures can wreak havoc on your vehicle, so we thought it would be great to compile a list of considerations ... read more

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The Best Weekend Getaways For Camping near Greenwood Village

The Best Weekend Getaways For Camping near Greenwood Village

Photo by Lucas Ludwig on Unsplash   As Summer starts to wind down, there is little time left for some last-minute spontaneous camping trips! Nothing is as relaxing as laying down in your tent while gazing at the stars.    If you want to go on a trip but are unsure of where to go, we got you covered! We have compiled a list of the best weekend getaways for camping near Greenwood Village to make it easier for you to pack your bags up and hit the road. The top five getaways we have chosen are;    Golden Gate Canyon: This park offers various campgrounds and cabins along wi ... read more

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The Best All-Season Tires for Colorado Driving

The Best All-Season Tires for Colorado Driving

Photo by Colin Lloyd on Unsplash   Summer is here in full, finally. Join us as we look ahead to the importance of seasonal tires on your car, with some insight on the industry’s best all-season tires! The tires on your car are as significant as the shoes you wear on your feet. If you clog in stilettos, you're going to mangle your toes. If you never change your socks, you're going to infect your feet and become ill. The rest of your body depends on wearing sensible shoes.   Shoes and tires are similar in that depending on the shoe we wear, the higher performance and safety our bodies will get out of them. The same way we invest in shoes, we all should be doing the same for our tir ... read more

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Daytripping in Greenwood Village

Daytripping in Greenwood Village

Photo by Alisha Hieb on Unsplash Welcome to May! Do you find yourself in need of a break? Spring is upon us, and it might be time to get out of the house. But with the weather a bit unpredictable, it might be good to find something we can do out of the house, but indoors.    We’ve gone through a list of things to do in Greenwood and picked out four indoor favorites and the obvious outdoor adventure for you to consider. Please take a look at our guide to Daytripping in Colorado!   Are you ready to go back into a movie theatre again? If so, The Landmark needs your support! They’re offering a selection of great film experiences-- not the usual mo ... read more

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