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Best Ways To Improve Gas Mileage

Best Ways To Improve Gas Mileage

Photo by Marek Studzinski on Unsplash   Best Ways To Improve Gas Mileage   If you own a car, you have to take care of it. This is a given. Not only will taking care of your vehicle make you safer on the road, but it also makes your car more efficient and less wasteful. That means paying attention to things like tire pressure and fuel efficiency.    As the fuel prices go up, so do seductive advertisements recommending that if you spend a lot of money on their products, you’ll save at the pump. Don't fall victim to false claims!!   At Antero Automotive in Greenwood Village, we want to warn you of the dangers of chasing fuel mileage. Your engine will only run as well as it was designed to run. Your ... read more

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Emergency Preparedness Kit for Your Car: What Should It Include?

Emergency Preparedness Kit for Your Car: What Should It Include?

Image by MasterTux from Pixabay   Do you have a safety kit at home in case of emergencies? Did you know you can also have one in your car? While different in some aspects, the idea stays the same: being prepared for an accident or emergency. When on the road, you may just be focused on getting from point A to point B. However, you never know when you might run into an emergency and may need tools to get the proper help you need. In that case, it is always a great idea to have an emergency kit in your car for accidents and emergencies on the road.   In this month's blog, we wanted to address safety on the road, and more specifically, how to prepare an emergency kit that you can have ... 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 Dry Fire Season and You: Evacuation Planning

The Dry Fire Season and You: Evacuation Planning

Image by sippakorn yamkasikorn from Pixabay   August brought us the dry weather and heat, and now September leaves us once again vulnerable to wildfire. It’s wildfire season on the West Coast again. With droughts playing a significant role this season, we want to discuss fire safety and evacuation planning.    Your friends at Antero Automotive care for your safety and would like to remind you about the finer points of creating a plan for evacuation in case of a fire. It is essential to plan ahead. Since several aspects go into an effective evacuation plan, it can be easy to miss a thing or two. We have made a list with some of our top tips to help you plan ahead of the fire ... 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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